Traveling with Children/family vacay

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so my family wants to go to a once in a lifetime vacay over winter break with the kids (one is under 10) and the break is from December 25- Jan 5. We want to go somewhere warm, safe, and kid friendly. My father is getting older and does not want a long flight especially because the kids too. I personally, don't mind a long flight. We dont want to go to any random place, we want to go somewhere new, because, North america and europe can get boring. My mother wants to go somewhere where it is warm, only where it is warm. WE NEED HELP PICKING A DESTINATION!

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Hi, Jacky -

I'd be glad to offer some suggestions, but you've left out some critical information here - especially where you live!

Also, you say you want to go someplace new, but you haven't mentioned where you have traveled before.

It would also be helpful to know what kinds of things your family likes to do on vacation - for instance, some people love to relax on the beach, while others find that kind of vacation boring. Does your family like outdoor activities, amusement parks, museums, just relaxing, etc??

I'd be glad to offer some suggestions if you can provide a bit more information.

FYI, my experience is mostly US-based.

Sue

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Suzan Jackson

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I am a writer specializing in topics related to family, especially enjoying travel and the outdoors with children. My husband and I have traveled extensively with our own 2 sons - now ages 10 and 14 - since they were infants. I can advise on travel by air or car and on a variety of destinations across the US. We also enjoy many outdoor activities with our sons. For more information, see my websites: www.travelfamily.net and www.outdoorfamily.net.

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Traveling with my own 2 boys since they were infants, by air and car, to a wide variety of destinations, both urban and outdoor. Writing about travel with children.

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FAMILY FUN magazine
See my website www.travelfamily.net for articles and tips on traveling with kids.

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