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Best "Free" Family Vacations

At a time when many families are tightening their belts and trimming back their budgets, vacations may have gotten pushed off the top of the agenda. But if you decide to plan a vacation and you’re looking to get a lot of bang for your buck, you’ve got plenty of choices. In fact, several of the country’s top destinations have plenty to do for free. » Read more

Top 10 Kid-Friendly Disneyworld Vacation Rentals

Top 10 Kid-Friendly Disneyworld Vacation Rentals by Margaret Wong, www.enrout.com.

Kids Playing Hooky – Is It Ever OK?

Is it ever OK to allow your children “play hooky” – to skip school – for a special reason? While schools will almost unanimously come down on the “no” side of this question, many parents believe that it can’t hurt to take the kids out every now and then for a family trip or event. » Read more

Five Great Family Vacation Destinations

Thinking about heading out of town with the family? There are plenty of exciting destinations beyond Disneyland and Disney World that will give your kids plenty to do, see, and learn. Whether you’re looking for beaches, mountains, history, peace and quiet, or the buzz of a big city, chances are you can find a great place for a vacation that’s family-friendly as well. » Read more

Today's Family Man "With or Without You: When is Traveling Better With the Kids?"

By Gregory Keer

Once you become a parent, the whole concept of vacation changes. Really, can you call it a “break” when you’re lugging overstocked diaper bags, managing meltdowns in previously quiet museums, and fielding complaints about how boring nature is? » Read more