Getaways/Vacation Destinations

How to Take a Family Vacation During the School Year (and why you should)

Children having a fun beach day.

More and more families are traveling during the school year. Here’s how to minimize the impact—and maximize the benefits—of school-year vacations. Last January, my family took an epic 11-day vacation to Oahu, Hawaii. We swam, snorkeled, hiked and—most importantly—bonded. The best part? Our kids, twin boys in fifth grade and …

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Ski Liberty

  Liberty Mountain in Carroll Valley, Pennsylvania Let me first tell you: We are not a skiing family.  My husband grew up in Lafayette, LA, and I grew up riding horses wherever my Army family happened to be stationed.  In our early adulthood, we separately learned to ski, never moving …

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