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  • 9 Things to Do With Kids on Maui

    For when the kids get bored of building sandcastles while the parents hang out at the tiki bar, here are nine activities and destinations guaranteed to entertain the youngsters and the young-at-hearts alike.

    Posted by Leslie Lang on July 29, 2013 at 8:57:00 AM EDT in Family, Trip Ideas
  • 7 Top Farm Stays Around the World

    Craving an escape from your multitasking, tech-filled days? We recommend a farm stay, where the tactile pleasures of feeding animals, picking blackberries, and wading in a stream can be more restorative than a day at the spa. These 7 properties give you a taste of the simple life—if only for a week.

    Posted by Blane Bachelor on July 25, 2013 at 12:56:24 PM EDT in Hotels, Outdoors, Travel Tips, Trip Ideas
  • Expert Tips for Your Next Vacation Rental

    Vacation rentals are hot right now. And while they've been big for a while in Europe, they're gaining ground in the US. So we compiled some expert tips to make sure you rent right for your next trip.

    Posted by Jimmy Im on November 30, 2012 at 12:50:18 PM EST in Travel Tips
  • Ultimate School Vacation Planner

    What's the first thing you (should) do when the kids go back to school? Look at their vacation schedules and get to planning. Take our expert tips on how to plan for a year of great family getaways.

    Posted by Heather Morgan Shott on September 03, 2012 at 3:30:06 PM EDT in Family, Travel Tips
  • The Trick to Coming Home from Holiday

    We don't know about you, but we tend to get fewer chocolates left on our pillows at home. We also have to turn down our own beds. Here's how to artfully come home from holiday. (Hint: Don't.)

    Posted by Pepita Diamand on July 30, 2012 at 10:54:18 AM EDT in Travel Tips
  • Best Time to Visit Disney Parks

    One of the hardest decisions when planning a Disney vacation is deciding when to go. So we put together a cheat sheet for when to visit—and when to avoid— Disney Parks worldwide.

    Posted by Leigh Jenkins on May 30, 2012 at 2:19:20 PM EDT in Family, Travel Tips
  • 10 Top Kid-Friendly Hotels

    The prospect of traveling with children can indeed seem daunting, sometimes so much so that the very idea of it keeps families from leaving home altogether. Rest assured, there's hope out there yet for your next kids-inclusive vacation, thanks to these 10 family-friendly hotels that offer plenty of fun for the kiddies, without skimping on the amenities for adults.

    Posted by Fodor's Guest Blogger on February 14, 2012 at 11:42:40 AM EST in Hotels, Family
  • 5 Steps to a Successful Home Exchange

    The home exchange concept isn't new, but its popularity is rising, thanks to the difficult economy and the proliferation of online sites that connect potential travelers. Follow our five steps to ensure every home exchange is a resounding success.

    Posted by Fodor's Guest Blogger on January 23, 2012 at 6:14:18 PM EST in Travel Tips, Trip Ideas