Accommodations

Your guide to kid-friendly lodging – hotels, resorts, campgrounds, and vacation rentals – as well as deals and specials to stretch your family vacation dollar.

What’s in New York City for Teenagers? Ask a Teen Concierge

by Sandra Foyt

If you want to know what’s in New York City for teenagers, ask the Teen Concierge at Omni Bershire Place in Manhattan’s Upper East Side. I had a chance to interview Larissa Horn, the the Teen Concierge behind Omni Berkshire’s Teen Connect Program when she was […]

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Golden Arrow In Lake Placid; Green and Family-Friendly Too

by Sandra Foyt

If it were left up to Jenn Holderied, Golden Arrow Resort’s General Manager and second-generation proprietor, all of Lake Placid would be certified as a Green destination. As it is, the young mom and local Ice Meister has been instrumental in helping the hotel earn Audubon […]

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Hilton Garden Inn Staten Island: a Family-Friendly Budget NYC Hotel

by Sandra Foyt

The best-kept secret to finding a budget NYC hotel is that there’s more to the Big Apple than Midtown Manhattan. New York City is composed of five boroughs: Manhattan, Queens, Brooklyn, The Bronx, and the often-forgotten Staten Island.  Because it’s frequently overlooked, Staten Island lodging […]

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Mirror Lake Inn, a Gracious Family Resort in Lake Placid

by Sandra Foyt

100,000 twinkling white lights covered the hilltop property, turning the frozen exterior into a magical winter wonderland. Mirror Lake Inn in Lake Placid, New York was just as I remembered – gracious, gorgeous, and serene. When last I visited the award-winning resort and spa, spring […]

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The Pine Hills Inn; Historic Lake Placid Hotel

by Sandra Foyt

If a storied history and charming owners were all that were needed to produce first-rate lodging, then The Pines Inn in Lake Placid, New York would be the best hotel in the Adirondacks. Alas, other accommodations in the area offer lakefront property, heated pools, signature spa treatments, […]

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Dallas Art Lives at the Omni

by Sandra Foyt

In a state known for doing things on a grand scale, it may come as no surprise to learn that Dallas is home to the largest contiguous urban arts district in the nation. And that at the center of the Dallas art scene is one […]

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Havelis of Rajasthan

by Sandra Foyt

In our travels through India and Nepal, we have had occasion to stay in a variety of accommodations – from the over the top luxury of The Leela Palace to the rural village tea houses of Nepal. But the prize for most eccentric lodging goes to a haveli […]

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High Peaks Resort: Luxury Living in the Lap of the Adirondacks

by Cie McCullough Buschle

Going to visit Lake Placid? The High Peaks Resort offers accommodations within walking distance of everything in the village. My kids and I recently were invited to spend a few days as the guests of the High Peaks Resort in Lake Placid. Years ago, back […]

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The Leela Palace

by Sandra Foyt

“India is going to be extraordinary,” said a travel writing friend who knows a thing or two about amazing places. And yet nothing could have prepared me for The Leela Palace, a hotel that prides itself on meeting luxury with grace. Bypassing Louts at the […]

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Hotel Review: Andaz Wall Street in New York City

by Gina Martin

The New York City Downtown area and Financial District has been developing into a residential and tourism area over the past several years. I recently stayed at the Andaz Wall Street, and highly recommend it for everyone – families, singles, couples, you name it. With […]

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