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#TravelTuesday Q&A: Oregon or Puerto Rico for a First Big Kid Adventure

puerto rico family travel
Q: Hi Playground! I’m planning a big first airplane trip with my 9-year-old son, departing from the Philadelphia area. Trying to decide between a summer adventure to Portland, Oregon, or an early winter getaway to Puerto Rico. What do you think? ~ Thanks! LK Berry

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#TBT: Travel Scrapbook ~ First Family Vacation on Martha’s Vineyard

martha's vineyard family travel

#TBT: Georgette’s oldest daughter on her first family vacation at Oak Bluffs, Martha’s Vineyard, 2004. She wasn’t so sure about the beach, but learned to love it.

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#TravelTuesday Q&A: Beachside Getaways in Waikiki, Hawaii

Waikiki, Hawaii

Q: We’re heading to Oahu over the summer and would love to find a beachside hotel in Waikiki. Any suggestions? Thanks! ~ FM

A: Hi FM, Hawaii is beach paradise, and Waikiki is among the best known, and most beautiful sandy spots on Oahu. But not all hotels are directly on the beach.

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#TBT: Travel Scrapbook ~ Picture Perfect Provincetown

Provincetown, Massachusetts

#TBT: Playground reader and photographer Chanda Hall shares this picture perfect photo of her daughter in Provincetown, Massachusetts, 2015.

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#TravelTuesday Q&A: Spring Break Sweet 16

Spring Break

Q: Hi Playground: Do you have any ideas for a sweet 16 trip for late April spring break? It will be four of us: My daughter and her friend and me and the other mom. The girls want somewhere warm with a beach and other kids their age and we’d be there 3-4 nights. The girls are interested in Atlantis, the moms were hoping for something not quite as hectic. ~ Thank you! Shari S.

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#TravelTuesday Q&A: Spring Break in Palm Springs, California

Palm Springs California | family travel

Q:  Hi, I’m planning a spring break in California. We’d love to go to Palm Springs, but it turns out that the Coachella music festival takes place around the same dates. Can we still make it work? And do you think two teen boys (14 and 18) will like the California desert? ~ Thanks! MR

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#TravelTuesday Q&A: Tips for a Belize Family Vacation

Belize

Q: Hi Playground!   My family (two daughters in middle and high school, my husband and I) are going to Belize for Spring Break and wanted to see if you have any tips before we go. Anything special we should see or do while we’re there? Thanks ~ CS

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Favorite Family Travel Finds from Around the Globe at The NY Times Travel Show

ny times travel show 2017 | family travel

Georgette and Melissa took a trip around the world this weekend, without having to leave the NYC area! We  attended the New York Times Travel Show at the Jacob Javits Center in Manhattan. We sat through panels, chatted with travel experts, sifted through brochures, and got the skinny on everything cool in family travel for 2017.

Want to know where to go in the coming year? Here are a few of our favorite finds:

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