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  • 7 Best West Coast Beaches for Families

    With just more than a month left of summer, it's high time we all hit the beach. From a hidden gem in Southern California to kid-friendly tide pools in Oregon, here are our picks for the West Coast's best.

    Posted by Fodor's Guest Blogger on July 31, 2012 at 5:42:14 PM EDT in Family, Outdoors
  • Best Family Beaches on the East Coast

    Trips to the beach are the ultimate summer pastime—where memories of splashing in the water and building sandcastles are made. Here are the best East Coast beaches for families young and old.

    Posted by Fodor's Guest Blogger on July 09, 2012 at 4:05:03 PM EDT in Trip Ideas, Family, Trip Ideas
  • 7 Summer Reads Set in Prime Beach Destinations

    Beaches are more than just the perfect summer setting—they're also prime places for fictitious dramas to unfold. These new novels do just that on some perennial favorite beaches.

    Posted by Kristine Hansen on July 04, 2012 at 1:30:49 PM EDT in Trip Ideas
  • Ultimate Summer Travel Checklist

    Summer means vacation, but that means different things to different travelers. So to make sure every holiday, no matter the style, goes off without a hitch we turned to experts and rounded up this fool-proof checklist.

    Posted by Fodor's Guest Blogger on June 25, 2012 at 6:32:30 PM EDT in Travel Tips
  • Tips for Enjoying a Summer Beach House

    Ah, the beach house. Where summertime get-togethers create unforgettable memories. To kick the season off, we put together our list of essential tips, whether it's your house or you're the guest.

    Posted by Fodor's Guest Blogger on June 22, 2012 at 12:50:04 PM EDT in Travel Tips
  • Today's Top Headlines: May 25, 2012

    From falling airplane doors to too-short hemlines in the UAE, and from synchronized swimming to Top Chef Masters, here's all the news we're poring over this morning.

    Posted by Nicole Campoy on May 25, 2012 at 10:57:47 AM EDT in Hotels
  • The Insider's Guide to the Hamptons' Beaches

    Feel like luxuriating in the Hamptons this summer? To feel like an instant local (and look like one) we put together an insider's guide to the area's best beaches.

    Posted by Rachel Felder on May 23, 2012 at 12:48:07 PM EDT in Trip Ideas, Trip Ideas
  • Boca Beach Club Launches Family-Friendly Amenities

    Beachfront outpost to Waldorf Astoria's historic Boca Raton Resort & Club, the "barefoot elegance"-branded Boca Beach Club—set in chichi Boca Raton, Florida—is making a playtime-fueled power play for the family market. A bevy of new kid-friendly amenities have rolled out this year, with their most recently announced "kite concierge" and partnership with Random House Children's Books, the latest in a steady stream of family-minded initiatives.

    Posted by Elissa Richard on May 02, 2012 at 12:21:07 PM EDT in Trip Ideas, Family
  • Our Favorite Beach Styles For Spring

    Savvy travelers know that the best sun-soaked deals of the season are in spring, before the beaches crowd up. So for anywhere you're headed, here are some of our favorite spring beach styles.

    Posted by Bee Shapiro on April 20, 2012 at 10:38:19 AM EDT in Trip Ideas, Style
  • Spring Travel Deals in the DR, Mexico, and Honduras

    Avoid the typical and touristy spring break destinations by heading just outside the popular hubs. Instead of Punta Cana, try Barahona; skip Cabo and go for Todos Santos. These off-the-path retreats offer a refreshing spring break experience (sans college kids, crowds, and all-inclusive mega resorts) and are home to a few choice hotels—all three below are members of Small Luxury Hotels of the World and are offering packages that will save you 30 percent off spring travel.

    Posted by Stephanie Johnnidis on March 16, 2012 at 6:47:10 PM EDT in Deals, Hotels