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Obidos, Portugal, for the Family

The small town of Obidos, Portugal, with its Medieval architecture and rich history, makes for an interesting side trip for your family when visiting nearby Lisbon. The city’s compact size makes it easy to see in just a day or two, but, once you enjoy its enchanting charm, you might just decide to stay longer. […]

Rome in a Day

Do you and your partner have a single day to explore the Eternal City while on a long layover or at the beginning or end of a cruise? You can do it — and get a great sense of this history-soaked city — if you plan ahead. First, save long tours at Vatican City and […]

Indiana Dunes National Park

Indiana Dunes National Park is the newest park in the national park system and, with its easily accessible location just south of Chicago (there’s even train service available from the city), it makes for a perfect visit when you’re in the area. Pristine Beaches Given the park’s setting on Lake Michigan, it goes without saying […]

Family-Friendly Kansas City

Kansas City is more than just tasty barbecue and beautiful fountains. In addition to a 200-acre zoo, a LEGOLAND Discovery Center and one of the largest urban parks in the country, Swope Park, the city has some of the nation’s best art, history and specialty museums for families. Art The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art isn’t your […]

Norfolk, Virginia, for Art-Loving Families

Norfolk, Virginia, has plenty of family-friendly attractions, including its science center, Nauticus and Battleship, Wisconsin. But, the city also has an artsy side family members of all ages will enjoy. Check out these three family-friendly attractions for art lovers. Chrysler Museum of Art This free art museum houses one of the largest glass galleries in the United […]

“D’Urban” Renewal

With its photogenic attractions and food scene, Cape Town, South Africa, practically sells itself, and has been doing just that for the past 25 years, between its lush and varied landscapes along the Atlantic Ocean to the “winelands” to museums and shopping. On the Indian Ocean coast in the KwaZulu-Natal province, Durban has just as […]