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Family TravelThe Philae Temples in Egypt. Photo by Alexandra Regan.

OK, you've done Disney World, now what?

Whether it's dog sledding or safaris, exploring ruins of ancient civilization, swimming with dolphins on an unspoiled island or taking off for a 'round theworld adventure, GoNOMAD offers a wide new world of independent and alternative options for travel with kids.  Kate Cosme is our Family Travel Expert, she writes frequently about the best places for family vacations. 

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Discover kid-friendly destinations, alternative programs, cruises lodgings, tours and tips and introduce your kids to the thrill of travel the GoNOMAD way.

Our intrepid GoNOMAD writers have found great ways to have fun all over the globe and learn about history, geography and culture in a way that goes far beyond classrooms and schoolbooks.

In our Family Travel Section, they share their stories with you.

Exploring Peru With My New Family
Jenny Hartshorne visits Peru with her new blended family and everyone has a fabulous time exploring the Amazon Rainforest and the Sacred Valley of the Incas.
Minor League Baseball
Batter up! It’s Time for Real Baseball -- Minor League Style
Saharan Soccer: Traveling with Children in Morocco
Cass E4rikson travels to Morocco with her 10-year-old son, and the two travelers receive a warm welcome everywhere they go.
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Duding with Dad: A Family Vacation in the American West
Annie Montgomery and her family have a tradition of spending time with their father at the Brooks Lake Lodge near Dubois, Wyoming.
Mongolia: Journey Through The Wild, Wild East
A guide to traveling in Mongolia, with detailed information on where to stay, where to visit, what not to miss and how to get the best deals when you are there. Explorer's guide on
Vero Beach Florida: Far From Miami's Crowds
Vero Beach Florida, with sophisticated dining, lodging plus local attractions like kayaking, biking, fishing and nightlife, how far is vero beach from miami

Travel Sounds 7 minute Interview segments

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Listen to GoNOMAD editor Max Hartshorne talk travel:

NEW! Porquerelles, France, Rep of Georgia Vancouver 
Big Bear Lake CA
Lewiston, Maine, Toulouse 
Sevierville,  Tennessee, 
Nord Pas-de-Calais France 
Nova Scotia,   Champagne France

Swimming With Dolphins in Honduras
Pamela Conley and her family swim with dolphins in Honduras
New Zealand's South Island: Adventures in Pure Paradise
Lauryn and Josh Axelrod travel to the South Island of New Zealand, where they have all kinds of wonderful adventures hiking, kayaking, ice climbing, wildlife watching, and exploring.
The Other Bali: Learning to See and Love Bali After the Bombs
The other Bali: Learning to see and love Bali after the bombs.
Traveling With Kids in Japan
Lauryn and Josh Axelrod visit Japan.
Family Fun in Goblin Valley, Utah: A Rare Jewel of Nature
Goblin Valley Utah:Emily Fagan and family have a ball hiking in the Valley of the Goblins, and Little Wild Horse Slot Canyon in Utah.
Dijon, France: Full of Kid-Friendly Surprises
Alexandra Regan, a Portland Oregon woman, spends time with her children in Dijon France and discovers its kid-friendly charm, where to eat in dijon
Old Orchard Beach Maine: For Families with Children of All Ages
Kate Cosme takes her family to Old Orchard Beach, Maine, for their vacation and finds that this historic seaside town has something for everyone, expecially families with children of different ages.
China: A Wonderful Family Destination
Moumita Deb takes a tour of China with her husband and two children, visiting Shanghai, Beijing, Xian and Hangzhou, and describes the warm and friendly welcome they received.
Peru's Manu National Park: A Family Adventure in the Amazon Jungle
Environmental Scienties Michael Space and his family go on an adventure into Manu National Park in the Peruvian Amazon where they encounter an incredible variety of exotic plants and animals.
The NJ Coast: Finding Twilight Down the Shore
The New Jersey coast | Max Hartshorne and his family take a vacation at the New Jersey shore where they find amusement rides, sweeping beaches, kitsch and a singing ice cream shop.
Stowe, Vermont: A Classic New England Town
Stowe, Vermont:Cathie Arquila and her family visit Stowe, Vermont, where they do some Spring skiing and enjoy the many attractions of this quaint New England town.
A Family Vacation on Menyawakan Island, Indonesia
A Family Vacation on Menyawakan Island, Indonesia
New Zealand For Kids page 2
New Zealand For Kids- page 2
Eastern Puerto Rico: Real Adventures of Families in Paradise.
Eastern Puerto Rico; Real adventures of families in paradise.
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