Ultimate Family Travel

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Park City offers family-friendly skiing in Utah with mountainside accommodations so you can hit the slopes easily. 960 1280

Park City Mountain  

Park City boasts 114 trails, with a nice mixture of easy, moderate and advanced trails for skiers of all levels. 960 1280

Park City Mountain  

Kids under 6 ski and snowboard for free at Aspen Snowmass, so you can spend that cash in lessons to get wee skiers moving. 960 1280

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Bond with the kids on the ski lift to the top of any of the 4 peaks that make up the skiing terrain at Aspen Snowmass. 960 1280

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Snowshoe Mountain in West Virginia is a great ski weekend getaway for families in the mid-Atlantic. 960 1280

Snowshoe Mountain Resort  

Kids can master their boarding skills and learn some new tricks at Snowshoe's terrain park. 960 1280

Snowshoe Mountain Resort  

Enroll the kids in half-day or full-day ski school where they can navigate Snowshoe's slopes with their peers. 960 1280

Snowshoe Mountain Resort  

Sneak away for a mid-week ski trip to Okemo, VT, and enjoy discounted ski school prices and shorter lift lines. 960 1280

Skye Chalmers, Okemo Mountain Resort  

Okemo's network of trails promises something for skiers of all age and levels. 960 1280

Skye Chalmers, Okemo Mountain Resort  

The Westin Riverfront Resort and Spa in Beaver Creek is a winter wonderland with plush accommodations and great skiing. 960 1280

Westin Riverfront Resort and Spa  

At Westin Kids Club, kids learn about Colorado's Native American history, play games and make ice cream from snow. 960 1280

Westin Riverfront Resort and Spa  

The Mount Washington Hotel is a stylish destination that boasts 434 acres of stellar skiing in Breton Woods, NH. 960 1280

Mount Washington Hotel  

Pirates in Training
During "So You Want to be a Pirate,' kids hear stories of pirate adventures, learn what it takes to be a pirate and enjoy a visit by Captain Hook, who stops by to inspect his new pirate recruits.
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Weird Science
Disney Cruise Line offers a wide range of activities designed to ensure that kids of all ages have a magical cruise experience. At Oceaneer Lab, young cruisers participate in a science experiment to create a gooey green substance called Flubber.
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Disney Cruise Line  

Whimsy With Water
One of the age-specific pools aboard Disney Cruise Line ships, the Mickey Pool is geared towards kids and features a central pool, 2 shallow pools forming Mickey's ears and a giant water slide.
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Disney Cruise Line  

Fine Wine 101
A sommelier instructs guests aboard Disney Cruise Line on the finer points of wine during a tasting seminar aboard the Disney Magic. Hands-on activities, how-to demonstrations and in-depth tours of the ship are all part of a specially designed adult enrichment series aboard 7-night cruises.
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Disney Cruise Line  

It's Game Time
"Diversions" adds a new dimension to the nighttime entertainment district aboard the Disney Magic and the Disney Wonder. Themed as a traditional sports pub and filled with flat-screen plasma TVs, guests can cheer for their favorite sports teams or gather to watch their favorite TV shows. This venue features a diverse range of adult activities, from trivia-based game shows to board games to sing-along karaoke.
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Disney Cruise Line  

Dive-in Movie
Disney Cruise Line guests can now enjoy poolside movies on a brand-new, state-of-the-art jumbo LED screen affixed to the forward funnel. While at the Goofy Pool, families can gather and watch movies, popular TV shows and major sporting events.
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Lend Me an Ear
The toy-sized adventure that charmed audiences in the Disney/Pixar blockbuster film Toy Story comes to life in the all-new stage spectacular "Toy Story ' The Musical" presented aboard the Disney Wonder cruise ship.
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Gene Duncan/Disney Cruise Line  

Bering Sea Crab Fisherman's Tour
Disney Cruise Line will sail to Alaska for the first time in the summer of 2011. The Disney Wonder will sail 7-night Alaskan cruises, departing from Vancouver, B.C. In Ketchikan, guests can watch skilled Bering Sea crab fisherman reel in the catch of the day, get an up-close glimpse at golden king crab and snow crab, and enjoy a delicious seafood feast with the crew while hearing stories of life at Bering Sea.
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Todd Anderson/Disney Cruise Line  

Panning for Gold
As part of the new Alaska itinerary, Disney Cruise Line guests will be able to experience the rich history and customs of Alaska and pan for gold in Skagway like miners from the famous Klondike gold rush.
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Todd Anderson/Disney Cruise Line  

Fragonard Perfume Factory
Departing from Barcelona, Spain, the Disney Magic will sail 7-, 10- and 11-night cruises in the Mediterranean in Summer 2011. In Villefranche, France, guests can customize a special scent during a Port Adventure that includes a visit to the Fragonard perfume factory.
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Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
The Disney Wonder's 7-night Mexican Riviera itinerary includes a meet-and-greet with friendly dolphins in Cabo San Lucas with an educational and immersive Port Adventure that even includes the opportunity to touch, feed and swim with these gentle creatures.
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AquaDuck Water Coaster
Disney Cruise Line introduces a cruise industry innovation on the Disney Dream with the debut of AquaDuck, the first-ever shipboard water coaster. Stretching 765 feet in length and spanning 4 decks in height, AquaDuck uses powerful water blasters to propel guests around the perimeter of the ship's top deck.
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Todd Anderson/Disney Cruise Line  

Goofy's Sports Deck
Atop Deck 13 of the Disney Dream, Goofy's Sports Deck features Max's Courts ' 2 sports courts for guests to enjoy athletic activities and group play.
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Todd Anderson/Disney Cruise Line  

Disney's Oceaneer Club - Andy's Room
In Andy's Room on the Disney Dream, the world of Disney-Pixar's Toy Story films comes to life. Children can rearrange features on Mr. Potato Head, crawl though the coiled body of Slinky Dog and get behind the wheel of an oversize, remote-controlled race car.
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Yoga on Deck
With a glorious sunrise as their backdrop, guests gather on the upper decks of the Disney Dream for a rejuvenating yoga class. Disney Dream offers a number of complimentary group exercise activities such as yoga, Pilates, aerobics, stretching and spinning.
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Todd Anderson/Disney Cruise Line  

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An Emperor Penguin chick tries to stay warm on frozen sea ice on a sunny afternoon in Snow Hill Island, Antarctica. 960 1280

Paul Souders  

Aurora, a 20-year-old Beluga whale, swims with her newborn calf after giving birth at the Vancouver Aquarium in Vancouver, British Columbia. 960 1280

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Wilbear, a four-month-old polar bear cub plays in the water at the Wilhelma Zoo in Stuttgart, Germany. 960 1280

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Pictured here at a year old, Wilbear the polar bear cub sits in his basket at the Wilhelma Zoo. 960 1280

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An exhausted little seal pup yawns and lies in the snow in front of its mother. 960 1280

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A baby hippo swims with its mother at the Hongshan Forest Zoo in Nanjing, Jiangsu Province, China. 960 1280

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A baby Russian sea otter (top) is carried by its mother on the surface of a fish tank at the Sunshine International Aquarium in Tokyo. 960 1280

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A one-month-old dolphin named Zeus swims beside its mother, Mancha, at the Madrid Zoo. 960 1280

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