Spring Ski Deals: From California to Vermont

By Eric Peterson

Enjoy spring skiing at its best in California, Utah, Wyoming, Vermont, and Colorado with these ski deals and discounts.

Traveler's Ski Report: What's New at Vail and Beaver Creek, Colorado

By Eric Peterson

These affordable hotels and ski deals near Vail still let you enjoy one of Colorado's best ski slopes and apr├Ęs-ski scenes.

Traveler's Ski Report: Brian Head Resort, Utah

By Eric Peterson

Head to this southern Utah ski resort for family-friendly slopes and budget-friendly ski deals, all just a three-hour drive from Las Vegas.


Traveler's Ski Report: The Ogden Valley, Utah

By Eric Peterson

Find affordable alternatives to Park City at Powder Mountain and Snowbasin, in Utah's Ogden Valley.

Traveler's Ski Report: Crested Butte, Colorado

By Eric Peterson

This low-key Colorado resort has fresh powder and affordable ski deals, such as a Parents Ski Free package for families.

Ski Deals: Colorado, Lake Tahoe, Jackson Hole & Whistler

By Eric Peterson

Want to ski more for less? We've rounded up the best winter deals and events at ski resorts in Colorado, Lake Tahoe, Yosemite, Jackson Hole, and Whistler, B.C.

Ski Deals Around the West: California, Oregon, New Mexico & More

By Eric Peterson

January is Learn to Ski and Snowboard Month, or when you can save on ski packages at popular resorts in California, Oregon, and more.

Traveler's Ski Report: Aspen/Snowmass

By Eric Peterson

Where to ski, stay, eat, and be seen in Aspen/Snowmass, Colorado.

Yellowstone National Park: Winter Wonders & Activities

By Eric Peterson

Bundle up for a winter tour of Yellowstone, where you can ski, snowshoe, snowmobile, and enjoy Old Faithful's beauty -- minus the crowds.

Ski Deals: Colorado, California, Utah, Wyoming & Canada

By Eric Peterson

Dig into affordable ski packages in Aspen, Lake Tahoe, Whistler, and other great Western U.S. ski resorts.

Traveler's Ski Report: Two Early Birds in Colorado

By Eric Peterson

Loveland Ski Area and Arapahoe Basin bring ski deals and friendly competition to the slopes.

Traveler's Ski Report: Winter Ski Deals in the Western U.S.

By Eric Peterson

Score lift tickets and discounts at ski resorts in Colorado, Montana, Utah, Wyoming, and California. You can also use this guide to help keep track of when your favorite ski resorts open for the season.

New York City: The 7 Best Restaurants for Kids (and Grown-Ups)

By Alexis Lipsitz Flippin

Don't be shy about taking your children to these seven kid-friendly restaurants, which are a culinary treat for adults, too.

How to Do Charity in the Caribbean: Don't Send Money, Bring Crayons

By Alexis Lipsitz Flippin

Sometimes making a big difference is as easy as stuffing a box of crayons in your carryon.

Top Cruises for Kids From Ages Four to Seven

By Heidi Sarna

Some cruises just have more kid-appeal. Though these ships are clear winners when it comes to entertaining children between the ages of 4 and 7, the parents will enjoy the ride, too.

8 New York City Attractions Made Just for Kids

By Pauline Frommer

While children will enjoy most New York City's attractions, there are a handful of museums, zoos, and aquariums especially geared to the tastes of the Sponge Bob set.

Video Report: How to See the Best of Istanbul

By Pauline Frommer

From Topkapi Palace, to the Blue Mosque, to off-the-beaten-path sites, Pauline Frommer shares insights on Istanbul.

Video Report: The Ins and Outs of RV Travel

By Pauline Frommer

Thinking of getting behind the wheel? Pauline Frommer visits CNN to discuss tips and strategies for getting the most out of RV travel.

Motoring Minus Meltdowns: Tips for Toddler Road Trips

By Suzanne Rowan Kelleher

Take some tried-and-tested advice from experts and readers for how to make the most of your family's time on the open road.

Lazytown Star Shares Iceland Tips for Teens

By Sascha Segan

To get into the teenage mindset, I turned to probably the world's greatest expert on Icelandic tips for American teens, Nick Jr. star Julianna Mauriello.

7 House Rental Agencies That Make Disney Feel Like Home

By Jason Cochran

In most guidebooks, the home rental option is relegated to a single box or a few wan paragraphs, but for value, renting a home -- especially in Orlando -- is quite simply the best way to go.

Sticking Around NYC for a While? Where to House the Family

By Heidi Sarna

The pros and cons of hotels, furnished apartments and other long-term options for an extended stay in Manhattan.

Ten Mother-Daughter Vacations That Won't Drive You Apart

By Erika Clarke

NOTE: These deals have ended. Please verify current promtions and prices directly before booking.

Mickey Does Hong Kong Proud, Mom Does Same for Kids

By Heidi Sarna

If you're heading east with the family, definitely don't miss a day at Hong Kong Disneyland. Though the year-old park has had its share of bad press in the region -- from rants about too few attractions to crowding -- on a recent trip, I was hard-pressed to discover the truth behind the gripes. We absolutely loved it.

The Best Cruise Ships for Families with Children

By Heidi Sarna

Take it from the mouth of babes -- in this case, my almost four-year-old twin boys. They've been on 12 cruises and counting, the first at the ripe old age of nine months. Between us, we know a good family ship when we see one.