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Pile Everybody Into the Car

Family-friendly destinations accommodate all your travel companions — whether they include babies, pets, teenagers, grandparents, or all of the above. From the wide selection of parks in Orlando to the golfing, shopping and swimming in Myrtle Beach, family trips are a time for enjoying what you love with the people you love.

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Blue Mountain Brewery and Hop Farm

Blue Mountain Brewery and Hop Farm

Blue Mountain Brewery brings the revolution of real, hand-crafted American beer to our corner of the world. 960 1280

  

Hill & Holler Farm-to-Table Dining

Hill & Holler Farm-to-Table Dining

Hill & Holler provides a modern farm-to-table experience in a rustic setting with a fine-dining atmosphere. 960 1280

  

Shopping on the Virginia Beach Boardwalk

Shopping on the Virginia Beach Boardwalk

This resort city features family attractions, outdoor recreational facilities, miles of beaches, and a diverse selection of restaurants and shopping opportunities. 960 1280

  

Camping on the New River

Camping on the New River

Camping in Virginia can mean anything from back-to-basics primitive to well-developed tent sites with electricity and water hookups to RV sites with resort-style amenities, such as cable TV! 960 1280

  

Enjoying Rappahannock River Oysters

Enjoying Rappahannock River Oysters

With 7 different oyster regions and its status as the largest producer of fresh, farm-raised oysters in the country, Virginia has become the oyster capital of the East Coast.  960 1280

  

Shenandoah National Park Hiking

Shenandoah National Park Hiking

Shenandoah National Park is a beautiful, historic national treasure that includes the scenic, 105-mile-long Skyline Drive, along with more than 500 miles of hiking trails for families to explore. Camping is available in the park, as are modern lodge facilities and full-service restaurants.  960 1280

  

Bay Creek Resort

Bay Creek Resort

Discover a seaport that retains its 19th-century beauty while you’re pampered with modern amenities, hospitality and family vacation fun! A furnished vacation home in Cape Charles, VA, is base camp for your own Eastern Shore family getaway!  960 1280

  

Virginia Beach Family Vacation

Virginia Beach Family Vacation

As a premier resort area, Virginia Beach offers numerous recreational, historical and cultural opportunities. With 28 miles of public beach area and its popular 3-mile boardwalk, Virginia Beach is a prime family vacation spot. 960 1280

  

Kings Dominion, a 400-acre theme and water park, is home to more than 60 rides and attractions. There's something for every member of the family.  960 1280

  

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Marriott's Aruba Surf Club

Marriott's Aruba Surf Club

There are few hotels this nice on Aruba, with immaculate rooms, a large beach with water sports and a modern fitness center. And the Surf Club has family-style figured out: ping pong tables by the pool, a Nintendo Wii lounge for teens and a Lazy River -- a long, slow-flowing pool that carries rafters from one side of the property to the other.

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Majestic Elegance Punta Cana

Majestic Elegance Punta Cana

Opened in late 2008, the 600-room Majestic is newer, cleaner, and more modern than most all-inclusives on the island. Its giant pool, soft-sand beach, great beds, nightly entertainment, and fun kids’ club make it a popular choice among families on spring break.

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Argonaut Hotel

Argonaut Hotel

This nautical-themed hotel is whimsical yet elegant, with well-kept guest rooms, a restaurant that serves delicious fare and a free nightly wine reception. The hotel sits along Fisherman's Wharf, the city's family-friendly stretch of waterfront with a trolley-car terminus, the ferry to Alcatraz and plenty of shops and restaurants.

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Atlantis Paradise Island Resort

Atlantis Paradise Island Resort

Brimming with activities for kids and teens, Atlantis is a true Caribbean playground. The resort has 11 spectacular pools (including several kids' pools), a 141-acre water park, a speedway for racing remote-control cars, a rock-climbing wall and a marine habitat with sharks, stingrays and dolphins -- and that's just the beginning.

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Dreams Punta Cana Resort

Dreams Punta Cana Resort

A megaresort with uniquely attentive service, Dreams Punta Cana will appeal to kids and adults alike: The Explorers' club offers a full schedule of activities for young children (like nature tours), and teens will love organized sporting events and the teen disco at night. A huge pool and a name-brand liquor for adults' is a really great deal.

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AM Resorts  

Hilton Hawaiian Village

Hilton Hawaiian Village

The largest resort in Hawaii, the amenity-packed Hilton Hawaiian Village has more to offer families than any other property in Hawaii: 5 pools; tons of animals on the grounds, including parrots and penguins; and calm, coral-reef-protected waters at the beach. Thanks to the Penguin Club, which plans field trips and activities for kids, you can relax sans kiddies.

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Hotel Casa Del Mar

Hotel Casa Del Mar

One of Los Angeles' only hotels directly on the sand, the beautiful Casa del Mar is home to spacious, luxurious guest rooms, a classy pool overlooking the ocean and an excellent spa, gym, and seafood restaurant. If that isn't enough, the amusement-filled Santa Monica pier is just a 15-minute walk away, and a 22-mile bike path passes by the hotel.

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The Leading Hotels of the World, Ltd.  

Loews Miami Beach Hotel

Loews Miami Beach Hotel

In a central part of South Beach and directly on the beach, the extravagant Loews boasts one of the area's biggest, best pools and a popular sushi spot as well as six other restaurants and lounges. Families will love it here: Enthusiastic counselors host beach tours and Nintendo Wii competitions at the Kids Camp, the Toy Library loans out beach shovels, and the hotel can even send DVDs and PlayStation games up to your room.

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Lowes Hotels Resorts  

Rose Hall Resort and Spa

Rose Hall Resort and Spa

One of Jamaica's best hotels, Rose Hall's modern features, professional service and huge on-site water park make this relaxed, beachside golf resort popular with families. The waterslides, waterfalls and swinging bridges of the Sugar Mill Falls water park are bound to be a hit with the kids, but a high-tech gym, a quality spa and 6 tennis courts make Rose Hall popular with parents, too.

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Hilton Worldwide  

Trump International Beach Resort

Trump International Beach Resort

The centerpiece of this beachside hotel may be its grotto-style pool, but the accommodating, genuine service truly adds to a stay here. And families will feel right at home: The large, family-size rooms all have kitchenettes, and many suites also include washer/dryers. Plus, unlike at other Miami hotels, the Kids Club at the Trump is free. Fees apply for meals and some art projects.

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Trump International Beach Resort  

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