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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. 

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.

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.
A Family Vacation in Egypt: Exciting and Relaxing
A family vacation in Egypt, visiting many of the ancient sites in Cairo and Luxor and relaxing on a three-day cruise on the Nile.
Tips for Living Abroad with Kids
Alexandra Regan provides tips for people who want to live abroad with their children, living abroad with kids
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Toronto: Fun for Kids and Parents Alike
Toronto: Writer Cathie Arquilla takes her son to Toronto and explores the science museum, the Royal Ontario museum, and historic Unionville, and they dine like medieval knights at a jousting tournament.
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.
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.

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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

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.
A Family Fun Blast-off in Huntsville, Alabama
Tim Leffel and his family travel to Huntsville, Alabama and visit the U.S. Space and Rocket Center, the Huntsville Botanical Gardens, the Constitution Village historic center, the Unclaimed Baggage Center in Scottsboro, and numerous other attractions.
Portovenere, Italy With Kids
Portovenere, Italy with kids.
Portovenere, Italy: A Great Place to Vacation with Kids
Alexandra Regan and her family explore the beaches, the picturesque harbor and the rocky fortress of Portovenere, Italy.
Glaciers, Lattes and Stupid Salmon: A Family Cruise through Alaska
Dawn M. Barclay and her family take an Alaskan cruise aboard Royal Caribbean's Radiance of the Sea.
Strasbourg, France: A City to Enjoy with the Kids
Strasbourg, France: great attractions and activities for kids in Strasbourg, France, Strasbourg with kids
Dijon, France: Full of Kid-Friendly Surprises
Dijon France with kids: A kid-friendly city, where to eat in Dijon and places to stay with kids.
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.
Buzios, Brazil: A Family Adventure
Buzios: Andrea Bailey visits the sun-drenched beaches of Buzios, Brazil with her husband and her baby.
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.
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.
Oman: Traveling with an Infant
Oman: Andrea Bailey writes about a trip to Salalah, Oman, with her six-month-old baby.
Boston With Kids: A Real Family-Friendly Destination
Jacqueline Church lists the many great activities for kids in Boston.
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
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