Grown-up Getaways, TravelTuesday Q&A, Week Long Getaways, Weekend Away

#TravelTuesday Q&A: Grown-up Getaway in South Florida

Florida Keys | family travel

Q: Hey Playgound! Vacationing with kids is great but do you have any recommendations for a winter weekend couples getaway to Miami/Florida Keys? Just a quiet spot with good food, good beach, good room. Nothing wild, loud, fancy or with kids! Thanks — Sarah D.

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TravelTuesday Q&A, Walt Disney World Done Right

#TravelTuesday Q&A: Where to Stay at Walt Disney World

Walt Disney World | family travel

Q:  Hi Playground, Are you still up on the Walt Disney World scene? We’re finally taking our son, now 9, before he’s too old (it’s borderline already). My husband researched and we’re wondering about either spending more money on a resort that might be fun in itself, or going for something like an inexpensive condo that would just be a comfortable place to sleep. One option we thought was fun was Animal Kingdom Lodge, but do you think it’s worth $400 a night when the attraction is the parks? Or is it valuable to take it easy for a day or several half days and enjoy a resort setting? Thanks! ~ Allie T.

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Travel Tips, Reviews, & Giveaways

Cyber Monday Family Travel Deals and Steals

Cyber Monday Family Travel Deals

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Looking for amazing family travel deals? Cyber Monday has become the online equivalent for the shopping thrills of Black Friday, especially when it comes to great prices for hotels and resorts. Plan out your kid’s school vacations for the next year now, and you’ll be able to save hundreds, perhaps even thousands, of dollars from what you’d pay without these special one-time offers on some of the top family-friendly properties in North America.

Check out the Cyber Monday family travel deals and steals below now — many start early — and then keep checking back between now and November 28 — we’ll keep updating as we get the lowdown on these big bargains:

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TravelTuesday Q&A, Week Long Getaways, Weekend Away

#TravelTuesday Q&A: A Small Family-Friendly Gem in the Florida Keys

Florida Keys | family travel

Q:  Hi, I wanted to get your tips on where to stay in the Florida Keys — any place you have been and like? We’re not really resort people, and all the Key West B&Bs we’ve looked at seem designed for two people, not families. Thanks! ~ A.B.

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Hot Fun in the Summertime, TBT: Travel Scrapbook, Week Long Getaways

#TBT: Travel Scrapbook ~ Captiva Island

Captiva Island, Florida.

#TBT: Playground reader Jennifer Sransky shares this photo of her husband and youngest daughter at South Seas Island Resort in Captiva Island, Florida this summer.

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Happy travels!



All-Inclusive Family Resorts, Week Long Getaways, Weekend Away

Club Med Sandpiper Bay Resort: Something For Everyone in the Family

Club Med Sandpiper BayFour pools; a high-flying trapeze experience; tennis, golf, and volleyball lessons; all-you-can-eat dining; a luxurious spa; and a gorgeous water-side setting make Club Med Sandpiper Bay in Port St. Lucie, Florida, a perfect destination for families of all ages. Imagine a sophisticated European vacation and a classic American summer camp rolled into one and you get the Club Med experience.

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