Video: Travel's Best Family Adventures 2015

This year, embark on an adventure that the whole family will love.
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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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Skeletor
Skeletor

Skeletor

Skeletor and Lion-O live on Hembrough’s desk in his home office, and a Deloreon from Back to Future sits nearby just in case they need to make a speedy departure. 960 1280

Elizabeth Fraser  

Raiders of the Lost Ark

Raiders of the Lost Ark

A shelf in Jordan’s personal office is home to toys from Star Wars, Ghostbusters, Raiders of the Lost Ark, Thundercats and Swamp Thing. A lone Chuck Norris figurine stands guard in his Karate Kommado. 960 1280

Elizabeth Fraser  

Work Friends

Work Friends

“I like to feel comfortable when I work, and if that means bringing in some toys to make the day fun … so be it!” says Jordan. 960 1280

Elizabeth Fraser  

The Mad Bubbler

The Mad Bubbler

Jordan inspects a precious collectible from the Thundercats’ community: the never-produced Mad Bubbler, which was recently offered on the market for $13,000. 960 1280

Elizabeth Fraser  

Mickey Mouse

Mickey Mouse

Mickey Mouse and an original Batman painting add some whimsy to the Hollywood Heroes’ offices. Original artwork from toy lines is among the most requested by customers says Hembrough. 960 1280

Elizabeth Fraser  

An assortment of new toy and collectibles at Hollywood Heroes. 960 1280

Elizabeth Fraser  

Drag Races

Drag Races

“We used to race the Bat Mobiles and Deloreons against each other in the parking lot, but we had to stop. We literally got no work done during the day,” says Hembrough. 960 1280

Elizabeth Fraser  

Treasure Chest

Treasure Chest

Jordan opens a treasure chest of vintage Star Wars goodness. “How can I call this work, when I enjoy my job so much and have fun doing it?” asks Jordan. 960 1280

Elizabeth Fraser  

Hollywood Heroes

Hollywood Heroes

Jordan inspects vintage Star Wars action figures at his Hollywood Heroes warehouse. He calls this process “anti-working.” 960 1280

Elizabeth Fraser  

The main wall in the warehouse holds toys from Star Wars, Jurassic Park, Star Trek, and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. 960 1280

Elizabeth Fraser  

Jordan unpacks a box of the original “Heroes on the Half Shell” from Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. 960 1280

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An assortment of newer toys sits on the packing shelf awaiting shipment to their new homes. 960 1280

Elizabeth Fraser  

Shrinky Dinks

Shrinky Dinks

An assortment of pop culture collectibles from days gone by: Carebears, Hot Wheels, Shrinky Dinks and Disney toys. 960 1280

Elizabeth Fraser  

Jordan's Favorites

Jordan's Favorites

Vintage Star Wars toys are among the best selling and most stocked in Hembrough’s inventory. Jordan admits they’re also his most favorite to personally collect. 960 1280

Elizabeth Fraser  

Small Figurenes

Small Figurenes

Count Chocula, Beetlejuice and Spiderman are among Jordan’s smallest figurines. He says they’re especially popular among collectors for their compact size. 960 1280

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Vintage car-model kits that will do extremely well at an upcoming auction. 960 1280

Elizabeth Fraser  

As the temperature rises in the Caribbean during the summer, airfare and hotel rates to places like St. John drop. 960 1280

  

Between May and December, Maho Bay Camps on St. John is a bargain for families. 960 1280

  

The beauty of a Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, vacation: a week at a budget-friendly hotel for under $1,000. 960 1280

  

Family deals at the Myrtle Beach Sea Mist include admission to the resort's own water park. 960 1280

  

In the afternoon at Medomak Camp in Rockland, Maine, everyone heads to the lake. 960 1280

  

Swimming, sculling, sailing and, of course, kayaking are among the most popular activities at Medomak Camp. 960 1280

  

The Ace Adventure Center in Oak Hill, West Virginia boasts a prime location on the New River Gorge National River. 960 1280

  

At the Ace, you can carve some family-bonding time into the summer with wild outdoor adventures for one set price. 960 1280

  

Shake up your summer routine with an urban getaway to Boston. 960 1280

  

With no slush and snow underfoot, it's a great time for a stroll along Boston's Freedom Trail. 960 1280

  

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