The Perfect All-Year Resort: The Fairmont Princess Scottsdale

Nestled in the heart of beautiful Scottsdale, Arizona and set against the backdrop of the McDowell mountains, lies the ultimate in family friendly fun, relaxation, and hospitality: the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess. This gorgeous AAA Five-Diamond resort is truly an oasis in the desert. Having just completed a $60-million renovation, this hotel features nearly 650 spacious guest rooms and boasts activities that will keep your youngest kids and Mom and Dad busy and entertained while being surrounded with some of of the most beautiful grounds you have ever seen. With five heated pools, two water slides, an incredible spa, tennis and basketball courts, four award-winning restaurants and two full 18-hole golf courses; the Fairmont Princess has something for everyone!

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The Ultimate Family Getaway in Mexico

If you’re thinking about taking a family vacation then look no further than Club Med’s all-inclusive resort in Cancún, Mexico. Leave the small hassles of normal vacations behind and let Club Med staff take care of you while you enjoy time with loved ones. Club Med’s Cancún Yucatán location is ideal for families looking to get away to a tropical paradise. With an intimate atmosphere, brand new family suites, programs for kids as young as 2 (babies are welcome too!), beautiful vistas, and a large menu of activities, you and your family can create the perfect day every day of your vacation.

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Turnberry Isle Resort: Unique Miami Escape

 Turnberry Isle Resort Unique Miami Escape

Are you tired of the usual luxury chain hotels?  Are you searching for an uncommon destination for your next vacation–one that holds its own character and allows for you to unfold something new throughout your journey?  An independent luxury hotel from the Autograph Collection is the answer.  Once in a lifetime you must visit Miami and bask in the sun at Turnberry Isle Miami.

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End Your Summer With A Splash: 4 Family-Friendly Water Resorts

Summer is coming to a close and kids are heading back to school. But vacation season doesn’t have to end! Below we profile four family-friendly water resorts across the country great for one last summer-fun experience before getting into full-on school mode. These resorts are also a perfect destination any time of the year. Below we profile two scenic resorts in Florida and an Arizonan resort perfect for big families which all boast great weather year-round, as well as an indoor water resort located in New Jersey!

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The Perfect Babymoon to the Southwest

The Perfect Babymoon to the Southwest

Are you hoping and dreaming for a little time away before the baby comes? A Babymoon, of sorts, to reconnect with your partner and celebrate your love and connection as a couple, before becoming a family? If you’re in the market for a posh location in the Southwest, where tradition meets luxury, look no further than the Four Seasons Rancho Encantado.

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How to Take Me Time on Mother’s Day

Taking Me Time on Mothers Day

With Mother’s Day coming up, husbands all over the United States are scrambling for ideas and asking their wives what they would like for their special day. The art of pleasing a woman is difficult. Gifting doesn’t come easily to men, in general. You could always refer them to a Mother’s Day Gift Guide, like the one our editors put together this year, or….

Or you can get selfish. For once in your motherhood career, you can say “I deserve this!

And by this ,we mean the one thing no mother ever gets enough of – ME TIME! Time to relax and recharge, time to get away, recenter or to just have fun.

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Castle Hotel: A Playground For Adults

Castle Hotel, a playground for adults
Continuing our series of posts on where to lodge while visiting Orlando, we would like to bring to you a slightly different hotel- one that is perfect for a little adult getaway. Whether you’re escaping to have a babymoon and hit the coasters, taking an anniversary trip with your loved one, or going to Orlando for a convention, the newly redesigned, re-opened Castle Hotel is a perfect place to stay that brings the whimsy of childhood into the adult atmosphere.

This post is part of our series on hotels in Orlando area. You can read more about Orlando in our extensive Orlando Travel Guide for Families.

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Sea World with Renaissance Orlando

Renaissance Sea World, A Resort for Sea Lovers

 This post is part of our series on hotels in Orlando area. You can read more about Orlando in our extensive Orlando Travel Guide for Families.

Do you have a sea animal lover on your hands? Is your child obssesed with dolphins, sharks and whales? Then you should certainly take him to Sea World, Discovery Cove and Aquatica in Orlando and to make a trip even more special, stay at a nearby Renaissance Sea World to get special perks, tours and front-of-the-line access.

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Home Away From Home at Grande Vista, Orlando

Home away from Home at Grande Vista, Orlando (2)
We are about to let you in on a secret! One that will allow you to save money and stay in comfort, and decide on a resort for your next trip to Orlando. Three words: Marriott Vacation Club. Here’s two more words: Grande Vista. Imagine an expansive resort with all the amenities, one and two bedroom villas  and rates under $160 for most of the year, plus reward points that can be redeemed for future vacations! Yes, it’s a reality! Read on!

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Resort Living at Reunion, Orlando

Resort Living at Reunion, Orlando

What family doesn’t love Orlando with its kid friendly activities, world class parks all in one place, outlet malls and warm weather year round? But how do you pick from literally hundreds of resorts, hotels, and motels to ensure that your vacation is fun, relaxing, and fits your budget? Here are some of our favorite resorts in Orlando- from the most luxurious to the most affordable.

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Waldorf Naples Getaway: Affordable Luxury

Everyone wants a vacation in luxury, but not everyone can afford it. If you have a big family but a small budget, this next hotel in Naples, Florida is exactly for you.

If you hadn’t read about why you should absolutely take a vacation to Naples, click over to our Naples feature for things to do and fun to have there. If you’re already convinced, continue reading to find out how you can save money but live it up in a beautiful and grand Waldorf Astoria Naples.

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