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Paradise in the Heart of Orlando – Loews Sapphire Falls Resort

You have a lot of choices for where to stay when planning a vacation to Orlando, Florida. Not all hotels and resorts are created equal though. Don’t just stay at any boring old hotel. Live a little, and pick a world class resort that is a destination in itself. Loews Sapphire Falls Resort transports you to a tropical paradise. The grounds are lush and full of palm trees and other tropical greenery. Beautiful blue waterfalls cascade around the grounds. The rooms and suites are fantastic. The pool is luxurious and so much fun, and you get some amazing benefits that make experiencing all the excitement at Universal Studios even better. 

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Talking to Your Kids about Tragedy

Parents strive to shield their children from painful situations. We want their childhoods filled with laughter, joy, and a sense of being carefree because we all know that one day the inevitable will happen – our children will see, experience, and feel the pain from tragedies. Many times these horrible situations will be far removed from our children. It will be something they hear about at school, see on television, or read about online. There are times, however, where our children experience the unfathomable. They may still be little or they may be adults, but as parents one thing never changes: we don’t want them to ever feel that pain.

Nonetheless the world is a scary and unforgiving place. It is our job as parents to do our best to teach our children how to cope with such horrific events such as the massacre in Orlando, and how to reach beyond the initial scope of pain and hate to one of empathy and love for those most affected. 

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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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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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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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Orlando Travel Guide for Families

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If you’re looking for a family-friendly destination that adults will love as much as kids, then look no further than Orlando. Orlando is called “The City Beautiful” and with all its theme parks and attractions, combined with it’s location in the Sun Belt, this destination promises a trip to remember for the entire family. We’ve put together a guide to the best attractions, best places to stay, and best places to eat, so read on and start planning your next vacation for Orlando.

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