Vacation Tips

Take along our good advice and ideas on your next trip. Try these vacation tips to help you plan your next trip, get the best deals, travel lighter, and keep the kids having fun.

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Canceled for Coronavirus: The Scoop on Refunds, Rebooking, and More

From tips on getting through to customer service to when to cancel upcoming flights, experts explain how to navigate refunds or rebookings on flights, cruises, hotels, theme parks, resorts, events, and more amidst the coronavirus pandemic.
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We Tried Every Experience at Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge and These Are the Best Ones

From building lightsabers to taking a ride on Rise of the Resistance, these are the best Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge experiences for kids and adults, plus tricks to make the most of your family's visit to a galaxy far, far away.
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7 Genius Family Travel Hacks to Try on Your Next Trip

Parennial Travel founder Erica Jackson Curran shares road-tested tips for traveling with kids.
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How To Spend a Family Fun Weekend in Houston

A year after Hurricane Harvey, Houston is back on track and ready to say “Howdy” to families.
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The Ultimate Guide to Planning a Last-Minute Trip to Walt Disney World

It’s okay if you’re not a planner. Experts sort out where to take shortcuts and which vacation to-dos must be taken care of ahead of time. 
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9 Crazy, Fun, and Unexpected Ways to Pump Up Your Summer Road Trip

Forget license plate bingo—these road trip activities will leave your kids begging for more time in the car.
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More Vacation Tips

19 Tips for Camping With Kids

Leave the screens behind and pitch a tent at your nearest campground for a nature-filled, home-away-from-home your kids won’t forget.
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Are We There Yet? 10 Travel Activities for Kids

Our readers' top 10 ideas for keeping things playful and stress-free on the road
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5 Tips for Going on a Cruise With Your Baby

Before climbing aboard with your baby, it's important to know the facts and ensure smooth sailing.