Travelocity’s New Study Forecasts a Season of Family Reunions

Most parents surveyed say they’ll travel for leisure in the next nine months

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Here’s What New Research Says About Reading Fiction & Language Skills

Can those sappy tween romance books actually have a benefit?

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This Is the Most Planned Family Vacation for 2021 (According to Experts)

Are you already dreaming about your post-pandemic trip?

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A Recent Study by Travelocity Predicts Most Families Aren’t Going Home This Holiday Season

Travelocity is sharing its top tips to travel with confidence during COVID-19.

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Flora Lotta Fun: Pick Your Own Flowers

Grab your wellies, your buckets and your cameras, and make a bee line to one of these five flower farms–each within an hour drive from downtown DC.

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Here Are the Newest Details on Disney’s Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance

The newest ride in Galaxy’s Edge will have new technology never before used on an attraction.

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Make a Splash (Rain or Shine): D.C.’s Best Indoor Pools

Whether your little ones are destined for Olympic gold remains to be seen, but there’s no time like the present to get them in the water. Here’s a look at some of the best indoor watering holes in the area.

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No-Fail Travel Hacks That’ll Score You the Best Airfare Prices Every Time

Check out these tips before you book your next family vacation.

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You Can’t Use Disney Fastpass at Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge. Here’s How to Survive

There will be no shortcuts in the new Star Wars land—but it’s not all bad news.

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This Is When You Should Go to Disney World in 2019—& When You Shouldn’t

Here are some insider tips along with info about Disney Parks’ changes to its ticketing system.

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Navy Pier: Getting Better with Time

Navy Pier is opting for a facelift at age 100 and boy is she looking more beautiful than ever. Let us show you what the fuss is all about!

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What 3 Words Are Disney Parks Employees NEVER Allowed to Say?

Omitting these three little words is how Disney makes a visit to their parks even more magical.

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Cool Comforts: The Best Outdoor Pools to Beat the Heat

Feel like you’re melting? Grab your swimsuits and floaties and check out one of these watering holes. 

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Traveling This Summer? Here Are 8 Easy Travel Hacks to Save You Money

These travel hacks will keep your pocketbook full and your brood happy.

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How to Get Excited About Exercise (So You’ll Actually Do It)

Hating exercise is all in your head. Here’s how to change your perspective.

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The Very First Dr. Seuss Museum Has Arrived, and Here’s Why It Rocks

If you’ve got a crew of Cat in the Hat fans, you need to make plans to visit the Amazing World of Dr. Seuss—the first and only Seuss-inspired museum in the country.

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25 Things I’d Rather Do Than Prepare (And Go) To An IEP Meeting

Photo: US Department of Education via Flickr
I’d rather change my name to MC HB aka Tenacious Cakes and tour the country spitting mad rhymes about the dangers of Easy Bake Ovens than go through another IEP Meeting.
Which is…

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These Parents Quit Their Jobs to Travel the World With Their Toddler

photo: Travel As They Grow
When new parents Terry and Jennifer Constant found that their jobs were getting in the way of spending time with their newborn they decided to quit, sell their house, and travel the world in a…

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Cheers! Couples Who Drink Together Stay Together, Study Finds

Photo: Nate Beach-Westmoreland via Flickr
So is alcohol the secret to a long-lasting relationship? According to The Journals of Gerontology Series B: Psychological Series, yes! 2,767 couples who had been married for an average of 33 years were interviewed. It …

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7 Great Stores with Play Areas

Where do you find quality clothes at outstanding prices, along with some fun thrown in too? Here’s your insider’s guide to consignment clothes for kiddos.

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Leisure Games at Icicle Brewing Company

Just when you thought you didn’t need another reason for drinking beer, the Icicle Brewing Company in Leavenworth has gone and created another way to love a cold one with the Leisure Games.

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What You’re Missing by Not Being a D.C. United Soccer Fan

Don’t know much about soccer? Not a problem! It’s easy to follow (ball in net = goal), and the game is only part of the experience.

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A Swimwear Shop That Boasts Suits, a Tiki Bar, and a Play Area

It’s time for that annual event you may very well dread…bathing suit shopping. And while you may have a suit or two that can hang in for another summer of pools, lakes, sprinklers and water slides, it really is time…

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Family Summer Camp at the BEACH in Santa Barbara CA

This all-inclusive, weeklong family summer camp has been described as, “The best vacation since becoming parents.” With world-class activities, and an outstanding staff of college age counselors, there truly is something for everyone at the Family Vacation Center.
Family Activities…

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Insider’s Guide to Pacific Northwest Ballet’s Nutcracker

Are visions of sugarplums dancing in your child’s head?  Pacific Northwest Ballet is putting on a spectacular performance of the all-time holiday favorite, The Nutcracker. With sets by Maurice Sendak (Where the Wild Things Are) and various adaptations to the…

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Kid-Friendly Dogpatch Dining

Looking for a meal out with the toddler in tow but tired of your usual list of kid-friendly restaurants?  Why not visit a sunny slice of San Francisco and try the vibrant Dogpatch neighborhood?  The area around the intersection of…

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