Hotels

A trip to Kauai, the Garden Island makes for a perfect tropical family holiday. Stay off the beaten path at the Fern Grotto Inn in Wailua.

Paradise Found on Kauai at Fern Grotto Inn

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During our Hawaiian travels over the years, we’ve enjoyed a variety of accommodations, including condos, hotels, timeshares, and even a bed and breakfast on our honeymoon. None were quite as unique or as enchanting as our home-away-from-home at the Fern Grotto Inn. This secluded collection of a 1940s-era plantation house and river cottages in the Wailua River Valley is unique and perfect for the right kind of traveller. If you want to enjoy Kauai in your own independent way, Fern…

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San Diego is one of America's best and most popular family-friendly destinations. Enjoy epic family fun in the sun with a stay at Loews Coronado Bay Resort.

Family Fun in the Sun at Loews Coronado Bay Resort

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San Diego is one of America’s best and most popular family-friendly destinations. If you really want a relaxing getaway for a long weekend visit or staycation in the city, head west to Coronado. Here, you can enjoy epic family fun in the sun with a luxurious stay at Loews Coronado Bay Resort. Loews Coronado Bay Resort sits on a private 15-acre peninsula surrounded by the Pacific Ocean and Coronado Bay. Guests enjoy beautiful views of the city, marina, Pacific Ocean…

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The historic Benjamin Hotel in Midtown Manhattan is the perfect pied-à-terre for a luxury family getaway in New York City.

Why The Benjamin is the Perfect Pied-a-Terre in New York

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For those travelling families interested in being close to the action of Times Square, the Broadway theatre scene, and in good proximity to many other New York attractions, a stay at The Benjamin Hotel New York  is the perfect choice. This historic hotel in Midtown Manhattan has been serving business and theatre-loving travellers since 1927. It’s very well situated on the Metro Subway Line #6. And just a ten-minute walk to Times Square and Broadway theatre district. For our one-week stay in New York,…

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Whether you want ski-in, ski-out, or a hotel pool with a view, here are six of the best Whistler hotels for families to stay and play this season.

The Absolute Best Whistler Hotels for Families

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Whether you want to ski-in ski-out, or are looking for the best hotel pool in the village, the resort community of Whistler, British Columbia, has accommodation options for every family’s taste and budget. Our family has stayed in many of Whistler’s most fabulous hotel properties, and each one has its own charm and advantages. (Free wifi is standard throughout all of the hotels, so I haven’t listed it separately in each mini-review.)  Here are six of the best Whistler hotels for families…

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Soak in summer at Harrison Hot Spring Resort, a perennial favorite holiday destination for travelling families for over 100 years. (via thetravellingmom.ca)

Soaking in summer at Harrison Hot Springs Resort

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With majestic Mount Cheam overlooking Harrison Hot Springs, you’d be hard pressed to remember that you’re in British Columbia and not in some Alpine valley. It is that scenic. Scores of travellers who’ve been visiting this area since the 19th century must have thought so as well, given the popularity of this resort town. Harrison Hot Springs is an easy 90 minute drive east of Vancouver, along Highway 1. As you pass the urban sprawl of the Fraser Valley, the landscape…

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