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To make your travel plans, you got to have
a resource for airfare bargains?
Check out this
site (click here) for discounted air bargains by city.
For a list of family-friendly airlines for
your next family travel adventure
article (click here).
If you're heading with your family to Europe
then you must visit
site (click here), which offers several discounted airfares
Europe and also the Flightpass program.
To find that cheap, last minute airfare,
site (click here).
They feature hundreds of discount airfares from several destination
cities throughout the US and abroad.
is a new website (click here) that will be offering cheap,
With a commitment to, and understanding
of, the special needs
of families, this company offers travel off-the-beaten path;
to places where there's no path at all. And share experiences
as a family, will never forget.
Choose from a wide variety of adventures and voyages customized
for families with children. This company offers trips that interest
parents as well as preschoolers and teens.
Family Friendly river launches can show you how to
redisover that adventurous, easy-going parent inside of you
one who only comes out to play when somebody else is shouldering
the work and sweating all the details. Each adveture
has one guide designated as "Fun Director," helping to keep
Advetures offers a real world without artifice. They offer
family adventure trips for families with children from toddlers
teens, and finds that the most appropriate and popular family
are Costa Rica, Panama, Africa, Turkey, Peru, Ecuador-Galapagos,
Guatemala, the Yucatan, Belize and Alaska.
This site offers links to a variety of family adventure vacations.
Destinations change often so check them out regularly!
safari is the perfect adventure to share with children or
grandchildren?an incredible experience that will stay with
throughout their life! It's the excitement in a child's eyes
they see their first safari animal that led us to create this
itinerary designed for the specific needs of multi-generational
family adventure travel directory is a listing of companies
that offer family adventure travel trips throughout the world.
is world's only educational and enthusiast's organization dedicated
to all aspects of the amusement park. In this site you will
be able to find out about NAPHA, its publications and its events.
click on a state and get a list of amusement parks or scroll
down to the state you are interested in and click the link!
guide has special columns, message boards, trip reports, park
guides, ride reviews, links, some park maps, and an even a Rumors
Room. A good site to get in-depth information.
is a comprehensive A-Z listing of Amusement and Theme Parks
site has information geared toward helping an individual or
family member plan a vacation. Includes park reviews, links
to official park web sites, insider information, and links to
weather forecasts. In addition it also has information and fun
stuff, geared toward the amusement park and roller coaster enthusiast.
Includes pictures, a quiz, and other fun stuff.
is definitely a comprehensive list of amusement parks and roller
coaster links. It is being update constantly and covers family
entertainment centers, amusement,. Theme, and water parks, roller
coasters, Disney Parks, and can even link you to ride companies,
organizations, and merchandise.
In Connecticut, the Chester
Bulkley House Bed and Breakfast (click here) welcomes kids
and offers families tons of activities including: golf, tennis,
bicycling, horseback riding, shopping, and sightseeing including
Mark Twain's house
For a list of several other family-friendly
B&B's, check out Family.com's article .
Travelers Choice (click here) is another great resource
to find your family the best B & B Inn. This site features information
on all the Inns, and B&B's throughout the US, Canada, Mexico
and Europe. You can also do a "search" on the ones that are
Survive The Drive Family Road Trips Made Simple with things like TV/VCR rentals for the car, activity kits, games, and snack packs.
Getting there is half of the fun! For road
conditions, directions, tourist and other driving information
this site (click here).
The Internet has tons of "driving direction"
sites like: www.mapquest.com
(click here), http://maps.expedia.com
(click here), www.interstate4u.com
(click here) not only gives you door to door directions
but also information about the highways exits including available
restaurants, rest stops and local attractions.
If your family's driving vacation is like
Lampoon's Vacation, then you might want to visit www.roadsideamerica.com
(click here) which features some of the this country's most
wackiest tourist attractions like a huge ball of twine or a
monument dedicated to a patriotic pig.
If your family likes a more calm, relaxing
scenic route, visit this
site (click here). They provide a list all the scenic byways
in the US and also Canada and Mexico.
For the latest information on RV'ing in
the US and abroad, visit:
www.rvsite.com (click here). They have access to phone numbers,
addresses, and web links for family-friendly Campgrounds, RV
& RV Accessory Dealers & Manufacturers, Car & Truck Dealers
& Manufacturers, RV Clubs & Associations, RV Mail Order Companies,
National & State Park Reservations, State & Local Tourism Bureaus,
Auto Clubs & Road Service, and Rental Reservations. You can
also find guidance and information to help you buy or sell a
RV or accessories.
Another great resource for RV's and Camping
is the National Association of RV Parks and Campgrounds. Their
website is: www.gocampingamerica.com
(click here). There you will find tons of information on
RV parks, camp grounds, membership campgrounds and resorts,
cabin and lodge resorts and industry suppliers. They also have
a link to their Go Camping America website that offers families
lots of information about campgrounds in your area, order brochures
of RV and camping parks; message boards and even some campfire
For a directory of over 14,000 campgrounds
and RV sites throughout the US and Canada, check out: www.the-campground-network.com
In Jamaica, both Beaches Boscobel Resort & Golf Club and Beaches Negril have received rave reviews from our readers. Both of these all-inclusive resorts cater to families, and provide an extensive array of activities and resort amenities. Beaches Negril is located on a beautiful stretch of beach, and has a large new waterpark opening shortly. Both resorts offer day and evening programs for kids and teens. Two other excellent properties in Jamaica are the Franklyn D. Resort and its sister property, FDR Pebbles. Families with young children are particularly well cared for at the Franklyn D. Resort, as its vacation nanny program is exceptional. The resort also offers unusually spacious accommodations, which is perfect for families with teens. Teens are given special attention at FDR Pebbles, which has an adventure and activities program specifically designed for their needs and interests.
In Bermuda, stay at the renovated Elbow
Beach Resort (click here) , they offer families the "Bring
The Family" Program, which features a free daily kids' camp
(primarily designed for 4-12 year olds) from May 1 through September
30. Beach combing, storytime, pool games, resort exploration,
and outdoor water balloon fights are just some of the fun activities
kids can enjoy. In addition, kids 12 and under eat free. Babysitting
services are available. For information on additional family-friendly
hotels in Bermuda, visit Bermuda's Tourist website at: http://www.bermudatourism.com.
When visiting the Bahamas, be sure to visit
the Atlantis Resort at Paradise Island. This family-friendly
resort has water sports, tennis, golf, great dining with 24-hour
room service, beautiful beaches and a superior kids program.
For a list of other family-friendly hotels and resorts and other
information visit their tourism website at: www.bahamas.com
For other information on hotels, activities,
weather, and much more visit www.caribbeantravel.com
(click here) for your travel planning needs.
To find the best beaches for you and your
family in the Caribbean, don't forget to read Expedia's best
25 beaches at: www.expedia.com
For the latest hurricane forecasts, visit:
(click here). This is a great resource when planning your
Caribbean vacation during hurricane season from June through
For your free travel planner to the Caribbean,
(click here), which is the official travel and tourism website
for all of the Caribbean islands. This website features the
latest news, and detailed information on accommodations and
activities throughout the islands.
Go to www.exitguide.com
(click here) to get tons of hotel room discounts as much
as 50% off your stay.
To receive a $5 dollar off discount coupon
for a night's stay at a Travelodge near you, just visit www.travelodge.com
(click here) and answer their small questionnaire and they'll
email the coupon to you.
For a whole list of family-friendly destinations
that won't break the bank read Family.com's article at: family.go.com
For most families, money is an important
asset while on vacation. To find the nearest ATM at your travel
destination, visit: www.visa.com
For detailed weather forecasts in your area
and destination city plus latest tropical weather visit the
Weather Channel's website at: www.weather.com
When traveling abroad, this freebie comes
in handy: it's a currency converter. Visit:
this site (click here).
A comprehensive guide to Disneyland in California. From exploring
to booking this site can help you plan the perfect Disneyland
A superb online magazine devoted to Disney, especially Disneyland
and Walt Disney World. Disney directory included.
The Walt Disney World official site with theme park guides,
park hours, hotel information, online ticket purchasing, and
vacation planning guides.
Detailed information on each of the on property Disney hotels,
, Virtual Tour to MGM, Epcot, and the Hotels0 Rate the Attractions
at Epcot, MGM, and Animal Kingdom, and See the Results of the
MC rate the attractions.
online resource designed to make your WDW Vacation a "Magical"
Here at Disney World - The Online Guide, you'll find all you need to help plan your trip to Walt Disney World.
This site has links to dude ranches nationwide. Check back often,
it is updated frequently!
The dude ranch vacation of your dreams is within easy reach.
Unsure of how to get started, much less how to pick the right
dude ranch for you? Help is available.
Here you will find the best of ranch country to the world. You
will find information about dude, guest, resort, fly fishing,
cattle drive, hunting, white water rafting, luxury, resort,
and cross-country skiing ranches and lodges.
With 30 years of experience, these ranch vacation experts are
ready to find you the perfect place to fulfill your hankering
for Wild West adventure. Like a friend on the inside, they can
give you the lowdown on everything from horses to hot tubs.
This site gives you a map of Dude Ranches, a complete listing
and their favorites. There are 100's to choose from.
This site is a comprehensive listing of Guest Ranches in North
America. Included are links to just about anything you could
possibly want to learn about these incredible vacation spots.
Rome In Limo provides exceptional sightseeing tours in Rome, personalized cruise shore excursions in ports of call throughout Italy, and a variety of other tours and services. This firm is an excellent choice for families who are vacationing or cruising in and around Italy. The company's staff utilizes plush Mercedes cars and vans and delivers highly responsive service. Guides treat guests like family, provide insider knowledge of their destinations, and know how to save time and avoid crowds so you can see as much as possible. All tours are completely customized to each group's interests. Transfers from airports and cruise docks are also available.
Scotland, Ireland, New Zealand, and he USA. With Home at First,
each destination and each culture is different, each vacation
is designed to provide travelers the maximum of independence
and planning flexibility, using the best quality lodging, air
and ground transportation, and the lowest possible cost.
site has it all! Planning services, discounts, Hot Deals, up
to date reviews of kids programs on major lines, and cruise
reviews. You can read reviews written by everyday cruisers that
have been there. This really is a one stop shopping resource.
features a new family oriented cruise line monthly. These cruises
are specifically designed with families in mind. In addition,
this site gives you access to individual cruise specialists
in your area.
Cruises and Tours Family cruising site offers in depth information
about all the major cruise lines. This site can answer specific
questions regarding programs and family activities available.
site offers first hand insight to family cruising. Maddy Cohen's
first hand knowledge and experience in the family cruising arena
are an invaluable asset for any family planning and relaxing
and enjoyable family cruise. This site also includes a lot of
good information for the first time family cruiser.
access to some of the top cruise lines, World Wide Cruises is
a one stop shopping experience for family cruising. World Wide
Cruises offers knowledgeable, courteous, specially trained cruise
and travel consultants and specializes in family cruises.
Go Too Travel provides you with specific and meaningful information
on lodging, activities, and restaurants that are perfectly suited
to a unique, exciting vacation that is fun and satisfying for
every member of the family. They will help overcome the difficulties
of traveling with children and help you put the fun back in
family vacationing. With a variety of different travel options,
Kids Go Too can satisfy most family travel needs.
site is a one stop resource for Family Vacation Packages. With
European Tours, Hawaii packages, Mexico Travel, Family cruises,
Caribbean Resorts that are all family oriented you can plan
the perfect family vacation. For grandparents who are searching
for creative ways to strengthen ties with their grandchildren,
this site offers exciting travel tours with grandchildren. This
site offers tours in the US and Africa, Europe and Australia.
They truly are all encompassing!
Time Family Travel is a full service travel agency that specializes
in complete family vacations for parents with young children
(6 years of age and under). This site is designed to help you
find that special vacation place for you and your family. They
have Cruises, Dude Ranches, Farms, Tropical Islands, ALL-INCLUSIVE
RESORTS, Disneyland and Walt Disney World Packages, Exotic Locales
and Great Family Entertainment.
site includes hand picked properties that offer well managed,
on-site kids' programs, not previously available as well as
Akumal and Fiji. And you will find new exciting features such
as Southern Africa, Alaska, Italy and even a French chateau
- all catering to families traveling with children.
company specializes in tailor-made vacations for groups and
families Looking for a small family-run B&B, a medieval castle,
or a French chateau? Arranging unique excursions to foreign
lands is a specialty. Whether it's a pilgrimage to the Holy
Land, a tour of the British Isles, a bar mitzvah or bat mitzvah
in Israel, they can make your group tour or family vacation
an exciting and enlightening experience.
Family Adventures offers Exciting Trips Designed by Families
for Families. They specialize in exotic and faraway lands. Places
like Tanzania, Costa Rica, Nepal, Egypt, Alaska's wild areas,
and the Galapagos Islands. Take just a few steps outside the
normal boundaries of your everyday existence and experience.
Let them do the planning and take care of the details.
can help you with virtually any piece of planning--even picking
the destination, whether on land or at sea. They will find the
best family-friendly places to stay and eat based not only on
your budget, but also on what interests your family-- where
to shop, what theme parks to visit, or any number of other choices.
the Exciting Opportunities of Worldwide Adventure Travel for
the Whole Family! This site has links to over 50 companies that
offer family adventure travel trips throughout the world. In
addition, this site offers accurate information regarding health
immunizations needed for foreign countries, travel warnings,
current exchange rates, and even the times around the world!
wholesale tour operator specializing in vacation travel for
today's families offering... low rates at preferred family friendly
hotels, resorts and area attractions worldwide! This site also
offers services for families traveling to Europe.
Family Travel Network Compendium
Family Travel Network has tried to untangle the web for you.
There are lots of sites that cater to families wanting to travel.
We've listed the great and no so great sites here in this handy
Family Friendly Fun
Family friendly fun offers
a wide variety of family fun, family life, and family health topics including:
adoption, baby care, celebrations and parties, children and teens, disabilities and special needs,
education, family health and fitness, family fun and games, gardening and recreation, seniors and
grandparenting, and much more
With Kids - Home Page http://travelwithkids.about.com
site is part of the About.com family of websites. Teresa Plowright
features family travel deals, vacation ideas, state by state
travel guides and lots more. There are some super links to other
areas as well.
Travel Files - http://www.thefamilytravelfiles.com/index.html
worldwide family vacation options travel with children Sign
up for their Family Travel Ezine or power search the site. The
vacation ideas area is very helpful. They know that families
come in all sizes and combinations and provide a variety of
Travel : Family Travel Preview Travel http://www.previewtravel.com
known for their booking engine. Their family travel area features
family top picks, real deals, in the spotlight and tidbits.
Get practical advice in their tips area too.
Family Travel http://expedia.com/daily/family/
is Microsoft's online booking engine and family info site. They
feature family travel deals, resources, news and advice. Their
community area holds family chats and has message boards.
| Travel: Baby http://www.babycenter.com/travel
site foucses on travel while pregnant and with a little one.
Their Airline Travel with Small Children area lists what each
carrier provides for parents. Don't miss the trips to skip feature.
Family Vacations & Travel is part of cyberparent.com.
show parents how to truly enjoy their kids on family vacations.
Check out their features on enjoy traveling with children, relaxing
on family vacations, take a cruise and flying with children.
site is brought to you by the folks at Disney. They feature
the Disney travel corner, travel checklists, city guides and
deals. You can sign up for their newsletter and read articles
from Family Fun magazine.
on Board - http://www.familyonboard.com/
for Safe, Happy Travel We're a catalog for family travel and
vacations! On-Line Catalog Check out all the travel gear and
on-the-road entertainment to make family travels fun! You can
get some super deals in the bargains area. They feature a secure
site for ordering online or you can call in your order.
Travel Forum http://www.familyonboard.com/
site requires membership. Some information is available to the
public for free. Features include family travel deals, news,
bulletin borad and travel specialists. You can request a free
sample of their monthly newsletter.
Travel Times http://www.familytraveltimes.com/
is a subscriber based web site that features a bi-monthly newsletter.
Dorothy Jordan is the publisher. Highlighted articles from past
issues are on the site for free.
Values: Women.com http://women.com/travel/family/values/
Vacation Deals for Families This site is searchable by region,
season and activity and is part of Women.com.
Hull -O-Farms offers a "working farm" experience complete with
baby animals, Milking the cows, helping deliver a calf, feeding
the pigs and baby calves, as well as participate in many more
real farming activities.
The Pennsylvania Farm Vacation Association Inc., link shows
all the participating facilities in Pennsylvania. If you are
looking for a relaxing B&B vacation or a real "working" vacation
in Pennsylvania, this site has them all.
This Main Farm Vacation B&B Association site shows listing of
B&B farm vactions in Maine. Some of the links features include
a Llama farm, organic farms raising Scottish Highland cattle,
goats, chickens, and various vegetables or just relax and enjoy
Find the perfect farm vacation in Vermont. These links will
connect you to more than 15 of Vermont's finest vacation farms.
This list has farm vacation spots locating from California to
Pennsylvania that include a variety of different activities.
This will connect you to information for the perfect farm vacation
Farm and Home Stays are a popular and affordable way to tour
Germany. This site provides links to Bavaria, Baden-Wurttemberg,
Lower Saxony, Schleswig-Holstein, North Rhine-Westphalia, and
comprehensive guide to the Orlando area for families. Lots of
great links to some of the less popular attractions.
site is an online vacation guide provided by the Florida Travel
and Tourist Bureau. They are the largest Internet hotel and
resort wholesaler specializing solely on Florida. FTTB also
has great savings on automobile rental reservations, up to 40%
off retail rates.
is the official tourism marketing agency site for the state
of Florida. There is detailed information on activities, accommodations,
events, visitors services, and much more.
Florida Magazine features an in-depth vacation guide. There
are maps, attraction listings, beaches, recreation, etc.
site is chock full of information for tourists including camping
and State Park listings.
site has reviews, diaries, chats and more all geared to the
traveling teen. You can get at teen perspective on a variety
of destinations and hints for making traveling with your teen
you are looking for an adventure to challenge your teen's mind
and body, this is the place to do it! Adventure Sports offers
a variety of biking, kayaking, and riding adventures the Colorado/
1979, Sail Caribbean has led teenagers from around the globe
on unparalleled adventures in learning, fun, and personal growth.
No prior experience is required and only a desire for water
sports, exploring new islands and cultures, and relaxing with
new friends is necessary.
Tours of America was created six years ago to create a nurturing
and secure environment which meets the needs and desires of
today's teenagers, while allowing them to experience personal
growth as they learn more about themselves through community
living. Tours are offered in the West, East Coast, New England,
and Alaska. A new teen golf tour has just been added.
YMCA Camp in Wilmington Delaware offers a variety of programs
geared toward providing a fun and safe atmosphere for growth
while promoting the utmost respect for nature. Adventures offered
include white water rafting, backpacking, rock climbing, mountain
biking, hiking, and a Chesapeake Bay excursion.
site is filled with travel tested travel tips. It has a Main
Section, Regional Tips, While You Travel, Tips for Travel Operators,
Tips for Teen, Tips Links, and a Travel Tips Newsletter.
site has wonderful reader tips, these are parent tested!
site in a comprehensive information source for travel to Asia,
the Middle East, and Africa. Each section has guides to states
and their unique travel tips.
State Department's Office Travel Warning and Consular Information
Sheets are a good source of information regarding foreign travel
restrictions and warnings.
Travel Secrets is a compilation of the best information from
our professional travel agent course and now available to the
travel consumer in an easy to understand set of guides, links,
Complete Carry On Traveler, offers an exhaustive (some might
say exhausting) detail on the art of traveling light, living
for an indefinite period of time out of a single (carry-on-sized)