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This year, embark on an adventure that the whole family will love.
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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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A member of Brazil's Xikrin nation holds his adorable baby during the Indigenous Nations' Games in Pagagominas, Brazil. Some 600 Brazilian Indians from 29 ethnic groups will compete in sporting events including tug-of-war, spear-throwing, blowgun and soccer. 960 1280

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A baby sits in a basket while her mother buys tickets at a bus station in the Sichuan Province of Chengdu, China. During the traffic peak of the Chinese Lunar New Year, millions of migrant workers and students return to their hometowns. Chinese travelers will make an unprecedented 1.97 billion journeys by bus, train, plane or ship during the busy traffic period. 960 1280

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Sometimes travel can be a bit overwhelming, even for the youngest of humans. 960 1280

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Bhutanese voters stand in a queue to cast their ballot outside a polling station in Thimpu. These were the first parliamentary elections ever held in the isolated Himalayan kingdom's history. 960 1280

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A child dressed in a carnival costume stands in a pram decorated as a basket during a special Pram Parade in the centre of Kiev. Up to 20 families with their children took part in the event. 960 1280

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One-year-old Ren Yaoyao plays at an ancient gate inside the Temple of Heaven in Beijing, China. The Temple of Heaven is a popular recreational spot among locals and a favorite destination among tourists in China's capital. 960 1280

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A youngster arrives at the Emirates Airlines check-in area for first and business class passengers. 960 1280

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A woman carries a child as she walks along the main road to Goma in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo. 960 1280

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A boy eats ice cream on a 32-degree Celsius day on the first weekend of the summer school holidays in Kriens, Switzerland. 960 1280

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Three-month-old Kiyomi Happe sits on top of a leaf of the Victoria Amazonica at the Rotterdam Blijdorp Zoo. Children could be photographed on top of the leaf, under the condition that they do not weigh more than 33 lbs. The Victoria Amazonica blossoms over 2 nights producing flowers that are white on the first night and then turn pinkish-red by the second night. Its leaf could have a diameter of up to 2 1/2 meters. 960 1280

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A Bolivian woman and her child stand with other presidential supporters in La Paz, Bolivia. Judging from the big yawn, they've been standing awhile. 960 1280

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A mother carries her baby to board a train at the Wuchang Railway Station in Wuhan of Hubei Province, China. 960 1280

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All aboard! Something outside of their train window has certainly caught the attention of this father and son. 960 1280

  

With the best seat in the house, this little guy awaits the appearance of Pope Benedict XVI to celebrate Mass at Yankee Stadium in New York. 960 1280

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A local woman rides her bike with her child in a basket around the Wetland area in Dongtan. Dongtan Eco City is planned to be built on Chong Ming Island southeast of Shanghai. 960 1280

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Jones family at the Colorado Gator Farm
Jones family at the Colorado Gator Farm

Jones family at the Colorado Gator Farm

Our first family adventure is at the Colorado Gator Farm. It's the only educational farm in the US that encourages people to come and learn how to handle gators. The Jones family decided to take on the challenge. 960 1280

  

Ashley handles an alligator

Ashley handles an alligator

Ashley works with instructor Josh Stokely to learn the ins and outs of handling gators of all sizes. 960 1280

  

The Jones family at the Colorado Gator Farm

The Jones family at the Colorado Gator Farm

A trip like this is not glamorous; expect to get dirty fishing the alligators out of the ponds. In the end it can be rewarding! The Jones family couldn't be happier to show off their gator handling skills. 960 1280

  

Cortes family on the Stars and Stripes yacht

Cortes family on the Stars and Stripes yacht

The Cortes family boards the legendary America's Cup yacht, Stars & Stripes, for an adventure on the high seas. 960 1280

  

Alexis & Jizelle Cortes take control of the Stars and Stripes

Alexis & Jizelle Cortes take control of the Stars and Stripes

Alexis and Jizelle Cortes take control of the Stars & Stripes yacht. 960 1280

  

Silvia Cortes has a private massage at Hotel del Coronado

Silvia Cortes has a private massage at Hotel del Coronado

Silvia Cortes has a private massage at Hotel del Coronado. The family also enjoyed a 5-star meal prepared by a private chef and a relaxing evening under the stars at their personal beach fire pit complete with handmade s’mores. Yum! 960 1280

  

Tommy Moe gives families ski lessons in Jackson Hole, WY.

Tommy Moe gives families ski lessons in Jackson Hole, WY.

For a skiing adventure, families travel to Jackson Hole, WY, to get a private ski lesson from Olympic champion Tommy Moe. After, he takes the whole gang out on the slopes; he knows the runs better than anyone else since he lives there. 960 1280

  

Mark and Griffin Reinecke in Eugene, OR getting ready to climb 250 feet.

Mark and Griffin Reinecke in Eugene, OR getting ready to climb 250 feet.

If becoming one with nature is your idea of fun, then camping in trees is something to try. Father-son duo Mark and Griffin Reinecke head to Eugene, OR, to sleep among the Douglas fir trees. 960 1280

  

Meltdown, a 600 year old Douglas Fir

Meltdown, a 600 year old Douglas Fir

Mark and Griffin climb 250 feet (it takes an hour) to get to the top of a 600-year-old Douglas fir. Their treeboat is complete with cots for their overnight stay. 960 1280

  

Jason Seppa, an instructor from the Pacific Tree Climbing Institute

Jason Seppa, an instructor from the Pacific Tree Climbing Institute

Jason Seppa, an instructor with the Pacific Tree Climbing Institute, trained Mark and Griffin for their journey to the treestops. He was also on-hand to make sure they made it up the 250 feet safely. 960 1280

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Club Med Sandpiper Bay's circus academy

Club Med Sandpiper Bay's circus academy

The Llopis family participates in the Club Med Sandpiper Bay's circus academy in Port St. Lucie, FL. 960 1280

  

The trapeze at the Club Med Sandpiper Bay's circus academy

The trapeze at the Club Med Sandpiper Bay's circus academy

Students at the circus academy learn to walk the tight rope, tumble on the trampoline, juggle like a clown and fly through the air on the 2-story outdoor flying trapeze. At the end they perform for other guests. 960 1280

  

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