For a family-friendly Florida vacation, you may already have dollar signs and Mickey ears in your view. Skip the crowds and enjoy a quieter reprieve in one of the state’s quaint, off-the-beaten-path towns like Lakeland. While technically a college town, it is far more subdued than you might think.
Celebrating International Women’s Day and Women’s History Month as a family is a great and easy excuse to get a group of loved ones together while sprinkling in a little education for the kids. Whether on a budget this month or just looking to celebrate in a low-key way, there are plenty of ways to enjoy the day and month without going all out.
While urban wine country might sound like an oxymoron, it’s actually a reality at the stunning City Vineyard in New York City’s Tribeca neighborhood. The water-side venue is the perfect host for your next event — whatever that may be, from 20 to 200 guests and from cocktail party to plated dinner.
Skiing doesn’t need to break the family budget. Annual sales, swaps of used and outgrown equipment and avoiding the big glitzy ski resorts can all cut costs dramatically. So can taking advantage of advance online ticketing and special money-saving ski-and-stay family packages. Many areas have free skiing for children, and the age limits can be as high as 12.