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Bangkok hotel offering high-end and high-up New Year's specials
By Paul E. Kandarian, Globe Correspondent If you find yourself in Bangkok over New Year's (and really, it's a much warmer choice than icy Boston),...
Frenchmanís Reef offering family package
By Paul E. Kandarian, Globe Correspondent Strapping on a jetpack to hover above the water doesn't sound like usually family vacation stuff. But they got...
Lions and tigers and bears — oh my! See baby animals from around the world.
April vacation week is hard upon us. Most families could use a break. But the economy is still convalescing. For many, though, a quick, restorative overnighter is still a possibility.
Wearing lab coats and working alongside Pfizer scientists, pint-sized chemists can make batches of the delightfully icky substance, play with robots, or look through a giant kaleidoscope.
With spring vacations and the end of school fast approaching, now is the time to plan a family adventure.
A tough winter is even more reason to turn this February school vacation into an escape from the ordinary.
With the new year arrived, its a perfect time to consider new adventures. New England offers plenty of newly opened attractions, as well as new perspectives on art and history and new twists on familiar sports.
Children are captivated by the darndest things. Thankfully, New England is home to a variety of not-so-ordinary attractions.
With crisp fall air signaling the prospect of long days inside, October offers a last chance to savor the outdoors without being all bundled up.
The Gentle Touch program at Westmoor Park is a class designed to teach toddlers how to approach animals with scales, shells, feathers, and fur.
These food-themed destinations are sure to satisfy kids' cravings for good snacks and fun.
Many overnight experiences are geared for groups, but given its popularity, most places also offer family sleepover options for children and their parents.
With roughly 6,000 miles of coastline, the region offers countless ways to experience the ocean and history, many beyond day trips to the beach.
Known for its lighthouses and natural beauty, the Pine Tree State has plenty of places that make childhood summertime trips worthwhile.
With its rich history, New England gives children ample opportunity to step back in time, to explore the lives of famous people, places, and eras.
There's no such thing as 'same old' to a youngster or parent imagining new New England destinations full of fun.
Hotels are going to great lengths - and heights - hoping to attract families to activities geared to entertain and connect with nature.
Here are some suggestions for kid-friendly winter getaways that offer a chance to explore, to learn how things work, or to experience winter in a new way.
Part aquarium, part science museum, the New Bedford Institution of Savings is now a repository for wealth of a different kind.
At the Children's Museum and Theatre, tots to teens are not only expected, but encouraged, to touch everything.
Who said vacationing had to be expensive, and that staying home was boring? See hot spots around Massachusetts that a family of four can visit for under $50.
Get ready to savor a scoop — or three. Discover 20 of New England's top ice cream locales.
Crowded, cavernous, noisy, and sometimes a bargain, water parks aim to please the children, not you.
When traveling with children, options are a good thing. But simplicity is better.
Story It's no day at the beach
Paddle, pop up, rinse, and repeat in Cocoa Beach, Fla., where the consistent waves are ideal for beginners.
Life is newborn and cuddly this time of year, especially down on the farm. Explore the sights and smells at these family friendly New England farms.
Boston for kids
Find great kids' deals for museums, restaurants, and more around the Hub.