Few places on the plaanet are as family-friendly as Cancun and the Caribbean Coast of Mexico. But the region offers far more than just sun and sand: there are real adventures that the entire family can participate in. Here are our picks for some of the best of them.
Orlando has more than 118,000 hotel rooms—but not all resort pools are equal. Check out some of the best swimming areas that the vacationland serving Walt Disney World and Universal Orlando has to offer.
When the traditional Thanksgiving at home feels too routine—and this year you aren't feeling like spending forever cooking a turkey—we've found the perfect escapes for that long weekend. Some are cheap, some perfect for large gatherings, and some are just the ultimate Turkey Day destinations.
Traveling with kids is rewarding, but difficult—a child can turn from a grinning sweetheart to a grumpy rascal at the slightest hitch. With input from experts, we've compiled a list of destinations to avoid at all costs so that travel-happy families can cruise through their journeys.
Florence may be a must-see Italian gem, but the hill towns of Tuscany, rich in culture and history, promise equally unforgettable Italian experiences. Explore these Tuscan treasures one Piazza at a time with this thrilling week-long itinerary that includes museum touring, wine tasting, and of course, window shopping through mazes of medieval cobblestone streets.
Make the most of your time in England with our week-long itinerary. Through short bursts of travel, we'll take you through the best of London and then on to such storied locales as Windsor, Oxford, and Stratford-upon-Avon. History, nature, art—the best way to experience England.
Sure, you could spend your entire family vacation at the beach. But Hawaii has so many other attractions that kids (and their parents!) love. Here's our picks for the best of 'em.
Walt Disney World and Universal Orlando work hard to make sure their customers never leave their property. If you take that bait, though, you're missing a whole lot of fun. Here's what to do in Orlando.
Even though sharing a vacation house with another family saves money, provides pals for your kids, and can add fun, the experience comes with a potential pitfall: destroying the friendship. Know the answers to these considerations first.
Lots of companies claim to be "kid-friendly," but it takes a lot more than simply having a welcoming attitude to be truly suitable for children. Before you book that family holiday, ask these vital questions.
Lots of hotels say they'll let you stay with your dog—but at many, the price is steep and support is weak. But some American hotel companies truly do go the extra mile to welcome you and your animals.
The growing chain of lodge-style indoor water parks finally makes it way to California and sets up shop. Does Southern California need indoor flumes, and would it make a fitting addition to a trip to Disneyland? We were there at its opening to see.
Learn a bit about New York City history, interact with the city's real-life Village People, and turn part of your vacation into a low-key Amazing Race with this do-it-yourself game/tour.
Are you traveling to see relatives for the holidays? These tips from noted relationship experts could make the experience both more harmonious and more pleasurable.
Follow these instructions to file a complaint to one of the most prevalent companies in America, Delta Air Lines, which is often ranked #1 in customer complaints.
Scotland's government makes researching your ancestry easier than in most places. Here's where to go in Scotland to find your roots—and what to know before you make the trip.
The new land, targeted to very small children and based on the wildly popular English characters, opens in Massachusetts.
In only four days, one family saw the 1400s, 1800s, mid-twentieth century and a glimpse of the future -- all without leaving the West Midlands. Here's how they did it.
After a slow start to the ski season, now is the time to book a last-minute ski trip to Vermont, Colorado, Montana, Utah, and other popular ski destinations.
Bummed out by the lack of snow at some ski resorts? Find out what's new at Colorado's Winter Park Resort, the lucky recipient of a recent blizzard.
Big sky and big slopes draw skiers to Montana's Whitefish Mountain Resort, near Glacier National Park. Check out what's new at Whitefish, and learn why skiers keep coming back.
Scoop up these winter deals on lodging and lift tickets at popular ski resorts in the U.S. and Canada.
Book now for ski deals on lift tickets and lodging at popular ski resorts in Vermont, Maine, California, Utah, Colorado, British Columbia, Alberta, and more great winter destinations.
Whether you stick to the bunny slope or prefer to tackle the black-diamond trails, check out what's new for the 2011-12 ski season at resorts in Vermont, Maine, Colorado, California, and more.