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A Magnifique Family Vacation in France’s Posh Courchevel Ski Area

Sure Courchevel is one of France’s toniest and best-known ski areas, but did you know it’s also family-friendly? For those unfamiliar with the region, Courchevel is part of Les Trois Vallees ski areas and comprises six valleys. Its levels — situated more or less on top of each other — are named according to their […]

Wine Tasting with Adult Children

As a little girl, my family lived in Southern California. During a summer road trip, we were en route to Yosemite National Park when my parents “surprised” us with a side trip to Napa Valley. Considering my sister and I were in the second and fifth grades, respectively, we were not too excited at the […]

Apartment Vacations in Paris Are a Breeze for the Family

The city of romance with kids? Yes, it can be done with a family, and it doesn’t have to be at a sterile hotel, either. For those reluctant to gamble in the Airbnb lotto comes a similar concept that offers up more service: Paris Perfect. Each apartment is vetted by local staff who speak English […]

Most Popular Family Travel Destinations This Holiday Season

Luxury travel network Virtuoso examined more than $40.7 billion in travel transactions to discover the hottest destinations for this year’s fall and holiday travel. Do your family’s upcoming travel plans make the list? Based on future bookings, the most popular destinations for American travelers this fall and holiday season are Italy, France, South Africa, Israel, […]

Girls Getaways with European Waterways

Family life can be challenging, and sometimes a getaway with girlfriends — whether it’s your mom, your daughter or just a group of like-minded BFFs looking to escape the responsibilities of home for just a little while — is the perfect antidote. This year, European Waterways introduces a Girls Getaway hotel barge charter option that bundles […]

Giddy Up: Vacations for Horse Lovers

Love horses? Pony up your holiday dollars and head for the farm or the field. Whether you want to just get away from it all in the city or hightail it in true luxury, there are plenty of once-in-a-lifetime equine options. Explora Patagonia Patagonia’s gaucho cowboys are legendary, and you can travel with and like […]