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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.

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Christmas in Edgartown: Fun for the Family

Christmas in Edgartown: Fun for the Family
Cynthia Roderick and her sisters feast and laugh and sing at the 'Christmas in Edgartown' festival on Martha's Vineyard.

China: A Wonderful Family Destination

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.

Boston With Kids: A Real Family-Friendly Destination

Boston With Kids: A Real Family-Friendly Destination
Jacqueline Church lists the many great activities for kids in Boston.

Beyond the Hotel: Alternative Family Lodgings Around the World

Beyond the Hotel: Alternative Family Lodgings Around the World
From campgrounds to villa rentals, houseboats to college dorms, there are numerous affordable and interesting alternatives for family lodgings.

A Family Vacation on Menyawakan Island, Indonesia

A Family Vacation on Menyawakan Island, Indonesia
A Family Vacation on Menyawakan Island, Indonesia

Eastern Puerto Rico: Real Adventures of Families in Paradise.

Eastern Puerto Rico: Real Adventures of Families in Paradise.
Eastern Puerto Rico; Real adventures of families in paradise.

A Young Adult's Trip to Kenya

A Young Adult's Trip to Kenya
A trip to Kenya including a visit to a Masai Village.

GoNOMAD in China 2002

GoNOMAD in China 2002
Visiting China with a child. Tips on best ways to see the sites and not go crazy

GoNOMAD in Hong Kong

GoNOMAD in Hong Kong
Lauryn and Josh Axelrod go to Hong Kong.

Top Ten Family Vacations for 2013

Top Ten Family Vacations for 2013
Top Ten family vacation destinations for 2013 | Kyle McCarthy previews the best places to take your family in the new year.

North Carolina Minor League Baseball

North Carolina Minor League Baseball
Minor League Baseball: North Carolina's Biggest Block Party

De Smet, South Dakota: A Family Visit to the Little House on the Prairie

De Smet, South Dakota: A Family Visit to the Little House on the Prairie
Vicky Schippers writes about a visit to De Smet, South Dakota, where a visitors center, several museum buildings, and an annual pageant honor Laura Ingalls Wilder, author of the 'Little House on the P ...

Saharan Soccer: Traveling with Children in Morocco

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.

Australia: On The Trail of Possum Magic: When a Storybook is Your Guide

Australia: On The Trail of Possum Magic: When a Storybook is Your Guide
Family Travel Down Under: On The Trail of Possum Magic: When a Storybook is Your Guide

Buzios, Brazil: A Family Adventure with Brigitte Bardot

Buzios, Brazil: A Family Adventure with Brigitte Bardot
Andrea Bailey visits the sun-drenched beaches of Buzios, Brazil with her husband and her baby.

Pyramids to Panajachel: A Family Vacation in Guatemala

Pyramids to Panajachel: A Family Vacation in Guatemala
Guatemala Tim Leffel takes a family vacation in Guatemala with his wife and daughter. They visit the splendid Mayan ruins at Tikal, take a language course in Antigua and visit Panahachel on Lake Atit ...

Mongolia: Journey Through The Wild, Wild East

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 GoNOMAD.com

Family Fun in Goblin Valley, Utah: A Rare Jewel of Nature

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.

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Lewiston, Maine,
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Nova Scotia with hosts Brad Shepard and Bo Sullivan on WHYN-AM 560.
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Duding with Dad: A Family Vacation in the American West

Duding with Dad: A Family Vacation in the American West
Annie Montgomery and her family have a tradition of spening time with their father at the Brooks Lake Lodge near Dubois, Wyoming.

Read More About Family Travel on GoNOMAD

Read More About Family Travel on GoNOMAD
Family Travel: Links to stories about family travel on GoNOMAD.com

Lexington, Kentucky: Where Bourbon, Betting and Breeding Are a Family Affair

Lexington, Kentucky: Where Bourbon, Betting and Breeding Are a Family Affair
Lexington, Kentucky: Where Bourbon, Betting and Breeding Are a Family Affair
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Reeling with Family :New Hampshire's Whites

Reeling with Family :New Hampshire's Whites
New Hampshire's White Mountains. Kate Cosme casts her line and visits the family attractions.

Vero Beach Florida: Far From Miami's Crowds

Vero Beach Florida: Far From Miami's Crowds
Vero Beach Florida, with sophisticated dining, lodging plus local attractions like kayaking, biking, fishing and nightlife

Winter & Summer Adventures in the Idaho Panhandle

 Winter & Summer Adventures in the Idaho Panhandle
Shelley Seale visits goes horseback riding on Schweitzer Mountain in the Idaho Panhandle and bikes the famous Hiawatha Trail.

Costa Rica Family Travel: Updated for 2013

Costa Rica Family Travel: Updated for 2013
Costa Rica family travel | Where to stay, eat and what to do in Monte Verde, Playa Tamarindo and Manuel Antonio Costa Rica

Ireland--First stop in the around the world journey

Ireland--First stop in the around the world journey
Ireland--First stop in the around the world family journey

Stowe, Vermont: A Classic New England Town

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.

Squam Lake, New Hampshire: The Perfect Place for a Father-Daughter Getaway

Squam Lake, New Hampshire: The Perfect Place for a Father-Daughter Getaway
Stephen Hartshorne and his daughter Sarah visit Squam Lake in New Hampshire where they find great theater, fine art, fine dining and scenic splendour.

New Zealand For Kids page 2

New Zealand For Kids page 2
New Zealand For Kids- page 2

A Three-Generation Vacation in Carlsbad, California

A Three-Generation Vacation in Carlsbad, California
Carlsbad California:A Three-Generation Vacation in Carlsbad, California

Ten Best Learning Vacations for Family Vacations

Ten Best Learning Vacations for Family Vacations
Ten best learning vacations for family vacations.

Two Moms on the Road to VA Beach

Two Moms on the Road to VA Beach
Virginia Beach: A Spring Break for the Kids with two moms in charge. Taking the kids to a summer resort in April.

Taking the Kids to London

Taking the Kids to London
Taking the Kids to London, a guide to family travel with kids in England and London.

The NJ Coast: Finding Twilight Down the Shore

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.

GoNOMAD In Singapore

GoNOMAD In Singapore
Taking a tour of the Singapore Zoological Gardens and other sites in Thailand

Pringles, Coke, & Mt Everest: A Family Trek in Nepal

Pringles, Coke, & Mt Everest: A Family Trek in Nepal
Nepal | Pringles, Coke, and Mount Everest: Family trekking in Nepal.

GoNOMAD's Top Ten Family Vacation Destinations

GoNOMAD's Top Ten Family Vacation Destinations
Associate Editor Stephen Hartshorne writes about GoNOMAD's Top Ten Family Vacation Destinations, listing stories about places from Peru to Italy to Wyoming.

Church of St. Pietro, Portovenere, Italy.

Church of St. Pietro, Portovenere, Italy.
Church of St. Pietro, Portovenere, Italy

Antarctica For All Ages: The Trip of a Lifetime

Antarctica For All Ages: The Trip of a Lifetime
Chloe St. Paul takes the trip of a lifetime to Antarctica.

From Tuk-Tuks to Trekking: Thailand North to South With Kids

From Tuk-Tuks to Trekking: Thailand North to South With Kids
From Tuk-Tuks to Trekking: Thailand North to South With Kids

 
 


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