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Local Trips: The J. Paul Getty Museum’s “Saturdays off the 405!”

“Saturdays off the 405” is such a unique experience in that it combines a concert vibe with the educational and spirited ambience of the historical Getty Museum. Like its other location – the Getty Villa in Malibu, California – the Getty’s Los Angeles center provides hours and hours of enjoyment by offering sculptures, paintings, gardens, and other forms of art, both visual and audio.

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Find Spring Break Fun in the Cities!

Maybe all you can manage this spring break is a long weekend. Here are some city getaways that are guaranteed to please, even if you have just a few days.

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Enjoying the Beach with Sesame Street!

Beaches Resorts by Sandals are making every kid’s (and some adults) dream come true by bringing the loveable characters of Sesame Street to the shore for you! As a proud sponsor of Beaches, the Caribbean family beach resort is ensuring that the colorful cast of characters is on site at their resorts to make every kid’s dream come true!

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Staycations: Family Vacations Right at Home

A fun and interesting take on intensive planning and going away for family vacations is something known as a “stay-cation,” where the traveling is all done to a destination such as your own backyard or even to a grandparent’s house for a night of fun and family togetherness. These types of vacations ensure that family time is still adhered to even with busy schedules, as well as catering to the travel bug that bites add odd times of the year. A “stay-cation” can turn any night or weekend evening into a cause for celebration. And the great thing is that they run on minimal planning and are very kid-friendly!

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Dealing with Travel in the Digital Age

There has never been more access to social media from a barrage of outlets as there is now. Whether a phone or netbook or notebook or mini-notebook or laptop or desktop, just to name a few, social media has made it almost impossible to go without some sort of device to connect to one another with. Though for many parents this may be a sign of the times or an indication that we are spending less time together face-to-face with our friends and family, it can also be a useful tool when it comes to traveling and travel ideas for capturing those moments of pure delight with your family.

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Coping With Family-Travel Withdrawals

It’s inevitable: that undeniable moment when your family finally settles down from the family-travel vacation and boredom ensues. And this is not your typical boredom: it isn’t so much the lack of things to do as the fact that your current destination is not a resort or kid-friendly hotel with all the amenities in tow. Because of the glorious fact that your family had such a riveting kid-friendly vacation, the world now seems to most of your family members – if not all of them – a bit more ordinary.

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Technology & Travel – Play It Safe While on the Road

Identity theft is a serious crime that does not discriminate, affecting both the young and old. Your identity can be stolen with as little as one important piece of information. All it takes is information such as a Social Security number, a driver’s license or a bank account statement to be accessed online by the wrong person for someone to become an identity theft victim. Identity theft protection product Experian’s ProtectMyID suggests you implement the following tips.

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Creating Travel Time Capsules with your Kids

Whether you are already adept at collecting mementos from your travels with your kids, or if this is your first time coming across the idea of creating travel time capsules, creating these time capsules from family travel is a great concept for a variety of reasons, here are a few.

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