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.

Hotel Review: Marriott Courtyard In Ithaca, NY

by Sandra Foyt

I didn’t plan to spend much time at the hotel. When I won a two-night stay at a Courtyard Marriott anywhere in the continental US, my first thought was to go to Ithaca – of course. My daughter had Spring Break coming up, and this […]

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A Family Visit to Mark Twain’s Hometown in Hannibal, MO Is an Adventure of the Imagination

by Sandra Foyt

One of the best reasons for family travel is to broaden a child’s horizons. Combine travel with a good story, and amazing things happen. In the few weeks that my kids and I undertook the Read Across America Road Trip of 2009, my son developed […]

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Win an Orlando World Center Marriott Resort Stay, Disney World Park Hopper Passes and so much more!

by Sandra Foyt

Remember how I told you to save the date for the Holiday Fundraiser and Silent Auction to benefit Rensselaer Plateau Nordic (RPN) on Monday, December 5, 2011? Well, Dear Readers, it’s happening tonight – and it’s going to be AMAZING! And not just because I’ll […]

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Slopeside Condo – From Bedroom Slippers to Ski Boots at Sunday River

by Sandra Foyt

A slopeside condo at Sunday River Ski Resort offers budget lodging with the perks of a luxurious splurge. To tell the truth, I’ve always envied those privileged folks with their slopeside condos. “How easy it must be to ski in and out of your home,” […]

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Is There a Snoring Problem In Your Bedroom?

by Sandra Foyt

Do you or your spouse snore? As far as marital problems go, this one is a biggie. A major source of stress in many households, snoring often goes unaddressed because no one wants to admit that they snore. My husband and I have argued about […]

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Mega Sale at Bahamas Atlantis!

by Sandra Foyt

If you’ve been following our series on Bahamas Atlantis family vacations, then you know that it’s a dream-come-true destination with a hefty price tag. But for two weeks only, that price has dropped with savings of up to 60% for stays Jan. 1 – March […]

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Bahamas Atlantis: Best Tips for Budget-Friendly Family Vacations

by Sandra Foyt

A family vacation at the Atlantis resort in the Bahamas is one of those dream trips, like going to Disney, which create memories that will last a lifetime. It’s a dream-come-true for children, but it can be a nightmare for parents on a budget. Here […]

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Making the most of a city break in Paris

by Guest Post

The following is a guest post by Alex Sobota and Thomas Lukjaniec, oh-holidays.com. So you’re planning to take a short break to the ‘city of lights’ with your loved one, Europe’s most romantic city and a fairytale destination for couples. Although the prospect of taking […]

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An Entertaining Villa Family Adventure in St. Thomas

by Sandra Foyt

The girls, well, not girls, not anymore, sat at the kitchen table sharing a bottle of wine. Their men snacked on chips and salsa at the granite island, while the kids scattered to distant parts of the villa. It was to have been a pool […]

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Going Bad In South Dakota: Tourist Traps and the Badlands

by Sandra Foyt

As we headed out to Yellowstone, I heard a slight grinding sound coming from the nether regions of my 2003 Chevy Suburban. It wasn’t particularly disturbing, but I casually asked Traveling Companion to keep an eye out for an auto repair shop as it couldn’t […]

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