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Italy’s Best Beaches for Families

Almost completely surrounded by the Mediterranean and Adriatic seas, Italy and its islands have miles of beaches washed by warm waters. These range from large, exuberant holiday resorts to secluded little coves known to locals. When choosing beaches for your family, look for Blue Flag status, which indicates water quality and safety, and also for […]

Bali Break

by Kristy Alpert I took my seat on the floor beneath a large wooden pergola alongside a handful of fellow travelers sporting sun-kissed tans and eager eyes. A trio of girlfriends in their 40s huddled together to my right while a clean-shaven man, who seemingly swapped his business suit for board shorts, took his place with […]

Creature Features on Oahu’s North Shore

If your kids spend their summer vacation at the beach watching sand crabs scurry, looking for sharks’ teeth and spotting dolphins from the balcony, this Hawai’ian resort has your animal adventurers in mind. Turtle Bay Resort on Oahu’s North Shore is situated on 840 acres, with five miles of unspoiled beach, 12 miles of hiking […]

Hilton Head Health

Moms with daughters, granddaughters, sisters and cousins often travel together to spa resorts; at Hilton Head Health, I also lunched with a dad and daughter, both return guests. H3 is an all-inclusive getaway with fitness facilities and resort amenities, including a pool on campus and beach, golf and tennis facilities, a naturalist and watersport activities […]

What to Do With Kids on Prince Edward Island

You might know Prince Edward Island for its famously sought-after fresh shellfish, like oysters and mussels; as the home of Anne of Green Gables; or, perhaps, your family doesn’t know the area well enough at all. The beautiful island is comprised of hundreds of miles of stunning beaches, a blossoming foodie scene and top-notch family-friendly […]

Earth Day by the Bay

Celebrate Earth Day in San Francisco with the help of Alcatraz Cruises and Hornblower Cruises’ Respect Our Planet promotion, offering free and family-friendly activities, Saturday, April 20, 10 a.m.–2 p.m. Prepare to feel the cool bay breeze while joining earth-friendly activities and programs suitable for all ages. This Earth Day, and every other day, Alcatraz […]