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Jul 28, 2015, 05:30 ET

The Best Amusement Parks for Families in 2015

 Family Vacation Critic, TripAdvisor's family travel site, has released its annual list of the Best Amusement Parks for Families. The list was...

May 05, 2015, 05:30 ET
Family Vacation Critic Favorite Hotel Recipient: The Caribbean Club (Photo Credit: Julie Corsetti)

The Best Hotels for Families in 2015

 Family Vacation Critic, TripAdvisor's family travel site, has announced the winners of its second annual Family Vacation Critic Favorite...

Apr 01, 2015, 05:30 ET
Virginia Beach -- Photo Credit: Virginia Beach CVB

The Best U.S. Beaches for Families in 2015

 Family Vacation Critic, TripAdvisor's family travel site, has announced the winners of its annual Best Beaches for Families list, naming the...

Mar 12, 2015, 05:30 ET

Five New Family Hotels to Visit in 2015

 Family Vacation Critic, TripAdvisor's family travel site, has compiled a list of the five most anticipated family hotels launching in 2015,...

Dec 18, 2014, 05:30 ET

Four Family Travel Trends for 2015

 Family Vacation Critic, TripAdvisor's family travel site, has announced the top family travel trends to watch in 2015, based on new programs...

Oct 15, 2014, 10:35 ET

5 Tips for Planning a Family Ski Trip on a Budget

According to a recent survey of Family Vacation Critic's Family Travel Parent Panel, 62 percent of parents report that the most challenging part of...

Sep 10, 2014, 05:30 ET

New Travel Award Names the Top Hotels for Families

 In its first annual hotel awards, TripAdvisor's family travel site, Family Vacation Critic, has released a list of the top hotels for...

Jul 22, 2014, 06:30 ET

5 Budget-Friendly Amusement Park Tips for Families

 According to a recent TripAdvisor survey*, 60 percent of U.S. respondents plan to visit an amusement park in 2014, with more than a quarter...

Jun 11, 2014, 06:30 ET

New Guide for Families Flying with Children

With more people flying this summer than in the past six years (210 million passengers are expected to fly on U.S. carriers from 6/1-8/31*), Family...

Apr 24, 2014, 05:30 ET

The Best U.S. Beaches for Families in 2014

According to a recent survey*, summer beach trips are the most popular vacation choice for families traveling in 2014. With so many great beaches...

Apr 02, 2014, 06:30 ET

The Best Caribbean All-Inclusive Resorts for Families

After a long winter, families are gearing up for warm summer escapes, and interest in all-inclusive resorts remains strong in 2014. "All-inclusive...

Feb 19, 2014, 05:30 ET

Hotel Openings Target Families in 2014

 With nearly 90% of parents reporting* that their children's preferences influence vacation destination decisions, hotels are targeting...

Jan 14, 2014, 06:30 ET

What's New for Family Travel in 2014

 Family Vacation Critic (http://www.familyvacationcritic.com) has released its annual list of the top 10 destinations introducing new...

Dec 03, 2013, 16:00 ET

Capturing the Magic of the Holidays in a Hotel

 Though the stockings may not be hung by the chimney with care, families that are traveling over the holidays still have plenty of festive...

Sep 16, 2013, 06:30 ET

The 10 Best Cities for Families

 While the hustle and bustle of a visit to a big city can be exciting for kids, a recent poll* by Family Vacation Critic®...

Jun 17, 2013, 07:00 ET

The 10 Best Beaches for Families

According to a recent survey* from Family Vacation Critic®  (www.familyvacationcritic.com), an online family travel planning guide,...

Apr 10, 2013, 09:35 ET

Top 10 National Parks for Families

With National Park Week coming up April 20-28, Family Vacation Critic® (http://www.familyvacationcritic.com), an online family travel planning...

Jan 16, 2013, 05:30 ET

Top 10 Family Vacations in 2013

 Families kick off the new year by starting their vacation planning, according to Family Vacation Critic®...

Oct 03, 2012, 05:30 ET

The Best Haunted Happenings for Families

With Halloween right around the corner, Family Vacation Critic® (http://www.familyvacationcritic.com) has released its picks of this...

Aug 29, 2012, 05:30 ET

The 5 Best Vacations for Families this Fall

 With shorter lines, lower travel costs and cooler temperatures, Family Vacation Critic® (http://www.familyvacationcritic.com)...