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Family vacation ideas

Looking to take a family vacation? Use our guide to help you choose your next excursion—whether it be a cruise from NYC to the sandy beaches of the Bahamas, an all-inclusive resort within two hours of the city or an amusement park where kids get to meet their favorite characters.

Sesame Place

Sesame Place Photograph: Courtesy Sesame Workshop

  • Disney Cruiseline

    Cruise ships

    Want to set sail to the Caribbean? Four of the biggest cruise lines now have a ports of call in New York or New Jersey.

  • Lake Mohonk

    All-inclusive resorts

    Plan an escape any time of year to one of these all-inclusive resorts.
  • Please Touch Museum

    Children's museums

    Take a day (or weekend) trip to one of these children's museums.
  • Sesame Place

    Theme parks

    These tot-friendly theme parks are perfect day or weekend trips for families.

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