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Chicago’s Biggest Book Fair Is Back July 23-26

Jul 9, 2015
The Newberry Book Fair on July 23-26, Chicago’s biggest annual used book binge, has something for every reader.

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Taking the Kids Weekly Column for planning a family vacation. Search tips for a family vacations and find family friendly vacation ideas.

Seeing More Than the Typical Sites in NYC


Visitors to New York have their pick of world-class and iconic sites...But there is a lot more to New York than the tourist track more
Destinations, Families & Groups, Travel Topics, Volunteer & Service, Weekly Column | comments


Joining Forces on Vacation


Maybe it’s the economy. Maybe it’s the need to reconnect with friends and family. At beach houses and on sailboats, city condos and mountain cabins, families and friends are joining forces on vacation more
Families & Groups, Last Minute Deals, Travel Topics, Weekly Column | 2 Comments


Surviving (Maybe Even Enjoying!) a Road Trip


No matter how snazzy the car and how short (or long) the trip, the biggest challenge is keeping the kids amused along the way. And that’s clearly a challenge a lot of us will be facing this summer. more
Families & Groups, Getting There, Parks & Outdoors, Travel Topics, Weekly Column | comments


Meeting Up with Shaun White at Skateboard Camp in the Cayman Islands


The 22-year-old champion skateboarder and snowboarder has come down to Grand Cayman, his parents and sister in tow, to inaugurate Skate Cayman more
Families & Groups, Parks & Outdoors, Snow Vacations, Travel Topics, Weekly Column | comments


Taking the kids camping


Often families say the things that went wrong on trips are as memorable as what went right and that's certainly true when you are camping and so completely out of your comfort zone more
Backyard Vacations, Families & Groups, Parks & Outdoors, Travel Topics, Weekly Column | comments


Learning New Tricks at Caribbean Resorts This Summer


This summer, whether you want to learn to dive with your tween or snorkel with your kindergartner, teach your grade-schooler to sail or fly on a trapeze, you'll find plenty of opportunities at Caribbean resorts -- at prices that are surprisingly affordable. more
Beach Vacations, Destinations, Families & Groups, Parks & Outdoors, Travel Topics, Weekly Column | comments


Kansas City here we come


This summer, when we're all watching our vacation budgets so carefully, let's remember there is a lot to see and do wherever you live -- and those cities -- large and small -- want and need your business as much as far flung destinations. more
Destinations, Families & Groups, Lodging, Travel Topics, Weekly Column | comments


To sky country in summer


Yes, ski resorts in summer. They might just be the best vacation value going in this summer of great vacation values. Ski instructors around the country whisper that they came to the mountains for the snow but stayed because of the glorious mountain summers. more
Destinations, Families & Groups, Last Minute Deals, Lodging, Snow Vacations, Travel Topics, Weekly Column | comments


TO PRAGUE


Another day, another castle. But no one's complaining. Not in Prague, which many now call The Paris of the East. It's crowded with tourists on this brilliant summer day. more
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Checking out 21st-century resort kids’ programs


Hyatt heralded the movement toward kid-friendly resorts 22 years ago when it started the Camp Hyatt program here... Today you'll find innovative programs at resorts across the country and beyond more
Destinations, Families & Groups, Lodging, Travel Topics, Weekly Column | 6 Comments





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