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Saving on Your Extravagant Weekend Staycavation – Social Distancing Edition

Pandemic news can be emotionally-distressing and hard to escape, especially while limited travel is advised. To help with that challenge, here are five of our favorite websites to help with "Staycavations" - especially during times of social distancing.
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At Play in Amsterdam and Bruges

Like many large cities, Amsterdam has plenty of things to see and do that are geared towards families. Spend a few days exploring, throw in a long weekend in Belgium’s nearby Bruges, and you’ve got the makings for a great family vacation.
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5 Secrets to a Fun, Frugal Family Vacation

What’s the secret to ensuring you have an enjoyable, stress-free family vacation without going over budget? Don’t plan your next family vacation without these helpful tips!
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3 Simple Ways You Can Afford a Fun Vacation with a Limited Budget

Looking for a way to travel on a budget? Check out our three tips for getting a bang for your buck when planning your next vacation!
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Glamping in the Missouri Ozarks

If you’re like Colleen Kelly, there’s nothing more enlightening than experiencing this world’s natural beauty. There’s hardly a better feeling than waking up in a warm, cozy bed, brewing up a pot of coffee, and drinking it outside in the crisp fall air as you take in the sights and sounds of nature all around
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Keeping Cool in the Florida Keys

When it comes to planning a family getaway in the Sunshine State there’s no need to wait until winter’s chill sets in. The Florida Keys offer so much for families, you can justify a trip at just about any time of year. Even during the hot summer months, aquatic activities and amazing resort pools promise
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Top 4 Chicago Hotels with Delicious Hot Breakfasts

Our Top 4 Chicago Hotels with Delicious Hot Breakfasts When you’re on vacation, most of the time you find yourself rushing out of your hotel in the morning, ready to take on the day, even if it means skipping breakfast. The “Hilton Breakfast Alliance” is on a mission to transform breakfast, taking it from a
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Top 7 for la Famille à Paris

Paris, the city of light, has so much to offer all age groups. The city has something for everyone. Whether it be exploring the millions of parks, cafes, canals, museums, or just walking through the city itself, there are so many highlights. One of our writers, Lena Mobin, who currently lives in Paris has found
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Tips for an Amazing Family Adventure in Muskegon, Michigan

Three hours from Chicago resides the hidden gem of Muskegon, Michigan. Located on Michigan’s west coast, this lakeside city is an ideal spot for your next family vacation. With plenty of dining, marine experiences, museums and, of course, Michigan’s largest theme park and water park, you and your family will find plenty of activities to
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A Stroll Through Shenzhen

For most, a trip to mainland China means visiting the environs of Shanghai or Beijing with perhaps a tour to The Great Wall, or Shaanxi Province and the Emperor’s terra-cotta warriors. But for those who prefer a more local experience without sacrificing fine cuisine and luxurious digs, I would recommend a stroll through Shenzhen. Located
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12 Reasons You’ll Have the Perfect Day in CocoCay

Perfect Day at CocoCay recently launched as an epic beach day experience totally worthy of putting on your must-do family vacation list. CocoCay, a private island in the Bahamas that you can only visit via Royal Caribbean cruise ship, underwent a $250 million dollar transformation that includes endless ways for your family to bag thrills
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A Portland, Oregon Family Vacation: Stop and Smell the Roses!

Looking for a unique location for your next family vacation? Then pack your bags for a trip to Portland, Oregon! Known as the “City of Roses” for its ideal climate to grow roses, this eco-friendly city is an ideal place to travel with your family. My sister, Catie Keogh, and I recently returned from a
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