Desert Oasis at Omni Rancho Las Palmas


For a relaxing desert escape with plenty of options for keeping cool, look no further than the Omni Rancho Las Palmas Resort & Spa located in Rancho Mirage, CA. Forget just lounging by the pool, families, in particular, will love the lazy river, waterslides and fountains in Splashtopia. The newly renovated 444-room resort offers a tranquil setting with 240 lush…

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City Luxury at Omni San Francisco Hotel


The four-Diamond Omni San Francisco Hotel, located in the bustling financial district, offers luxury accommodations, five-star amenities and access to high-end shopping at nearby Union Square. The 17-story hotel has old San Francisco charm with elegant Austrian crystal chandeliers, Italian marble, Mahogany walls, and custom iron railings. With a cable car stop right out front, it’s easy to access many…

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Unplug and Unwind at These Remote Destinations


Need help breaking your family’s technology addiction? Tripping.com has put together 5 completely off-the-grid vacation rentals that will allow you and your family to get totally, 100% unplugged. From remote Caribbean beach-front stays to tracking wildlife during an elephant safari, you and your kiddos will be so immersed in the travel moment that you may just forget your Password ID…all of them!…

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El Capitan Canyon Offers Luxury Camping


Camping at El Capitan Canyon does not require lugging sleeping bags, fiddling with tent stakes, or packing a cooler full of food. Guests sleep soundly in comfortable beds and dine on hand-crafted pizzas while enjoying the sights and sounds of nature. This hassle-free style of camping is perfect for families wanting to get a feel for the outdoors without having to do…

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LYFE Kitchen Serves Up Flavor


With sixteen locations throughout the United States, LYFE Kitchen is preparing sustainable, flavorful meals for its many customers. Casual Dining at LYFE Kitchen With an organic modern decor, earth toned furnishings, and photos of sprawling farmland, the restaurant welcomes guests with a live herb wall in the entrance. Although the herbs growing on the display are not used in the…

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Fitness Camps Offer Healthy Vacations


Looking good in a swimsuit is never easy. Parents might want to treat themselves to a week away without the kids at a fitness camp to focus on keeping slender while enjoy a getaway. Gone are the days of starving at a “fat camp.” Now, there are weight-loss camps that are more like spas than boot camps. With menus that offer low-calorie,…

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Stargazing at JW Marriott Los Angeles


The JW Marriott Los Angeles LA Live hotel is the perfect place to spot movie stars, to crash after catching a concert at the Staples Center, to chill at the rooftop pool and full-service spa, or to indulge in a variety of dining experiences. Although children are certainly welcome, parents might enjoy visiting this lux resort for an escape without the kids to…

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Retro Vibe at Laguna Beach House Hotel


Laguna Beach House (formerly the Laguna Cliffs Inn), located in Laguna Beach, California, has recently undergone a $1.5 million renovation that gave the tired hotel a new, fresh and hip vibe that reflects the coastal town in which it is located. With decor that blends coastal chic and vintage surf, guests will feel both at ease and pampered. Retro Rooms at…

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Go Behind the Scenes at Universal Studios


Universal Studios Hollywood, located in Southern California, satisfies thrill seekers and movie buffs with action-packed rides and behind-the-scenes looks into the world of movie making. All new attractions this year include Fast & Furious -Supercharged, Nighttime Studio Tour, and Jurassic Park’s Raptor Encounter. Fast & Furious – Supercharged at Universal Studios Hollywood The latest attraction at Universal Studios Hollywood is the Fast & Furious…

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Mosaic Hotel Provides Chic Luxury


The Mosaic Hotel, Gemstone Hotels & Resorts, has recently undergone an extensive multi-million dollar renovation and has relaunched as a sleek, modern boutique hotel offering luxury accommodation and upgraded amenities. The 49-room property redesign was created by London-based design firm Luxlo and combines a modern and artistic look that celebrates the California lifestyle with natural tones and materials including Mosaic’s signature sage, as well as bright…

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Medieval Times’ Provides Knightly Entertainment


At Medieval Times in Buena Park, California, guests are transported back to a time when kings and queens ruled the land, knights fought for honor, and peasants ate with their hands. This truly entertaining family dinner theater captures all of the senses, from smelling and tasting a feast featuring roasted chicken and buttered corn, hearing the roar of the crowd as they…

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Stay Cool on a Desert Vacation


Don’t let the summer heat get you down during a family desert vacation, such as Palm Springs. Here are some tips to help you keep cool when the temperature rises. Find a Mister: Find a desert vacation hotel or restaurant that has water misters. The light spray will feel refreshing on a hot day. Resorts such as the Hyatt Palm Springsand…

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