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    One of my favorite places to visit is Park City in Utah. Park City, Utah, is a beautiful mountain town known for its world-class ski resorts, including Park City Mountain Resort and Deer Valley Resort.  In addition to skiing and snowboarding, Park City offers a variety of other activities, such as hiking, mountain biking, and […]

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    My family recently returned home from spending our fall break at the Hyatt Regency Lost Pines located just outside Austin, Texas. We had never visited Texas as a family and usually spend our family vacations at the beach so this was a new experience for us. Spoiler…we loved it! Keep reading to hear what it’s […]

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    Karen sent us her reader success story to Huntington Beach and stayed at one of our favorite hotels. There is nothing like a points and miles trip to create family memories! Here is how she did it: My best redemption so far has been to the Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach.  My son had a basketball […]

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    We rarely share posts from others. However, with Costa Rica being such a family-friendly destination, we wanted to give you some ideas of things to do with a family on your trip there. This post is not sponsored. We just wanted to offer you some ideas for family activities for your next trip to Costa […]

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    Do you love Hyatt but have a large family? Or love a good condo and want to cook your meals instead of going out to eat? Here are some Destination by Hyatt options that could appeal to you. Destination by Hyatt is billed as a hotel and home in one. Currently, there are 59 destinations […]

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    I just returned from another vacation to Oceanside, California, and after staying at the incredible Seabird Resort, I had to do a Family Friday Vacation to Oceanside post. I promise you, this Hyatt hotel will not disappoint – I can’t wait to return myself. Check out all the pictures below – every spot was so […]

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    Our Friday family vacation to Punta Cana is a reader success story from Jess, who began her points and miles journey following our Jess! She took her adorable family of six to Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic on points and miles. Here is her story:   Spring Break 2023 Family Vacation to Punta Cana […]

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    December in Montreal is a time when the city dons its holiday best, and the streets come alive with the spirit of the holiday season. Last December, our family had a magical (and freezing!) weekend adventure in Montreal. We visited a number of Christmas markets throughout the city and enjoyed many of the kid-friendly activities […]

    Young boy swinging a bat at a ball with onlookers in bleachers.

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    Recently, we went out of town to watch our grandson’s soccer tournament. Luckily, we have credit card points so it made it an easy decision to tag along on Alex’s family trip to Idaho Falls. I can’t even imagine how much people spend when they use cash to go out of town for their children’s […]

    Pool surrounded by Palm Trees with view of ocean

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    Years before I started in points/miles, we bought a couple of timeshares that we now use to take our grandchildren (2-3 at a time) each summer. We can hack our flights, but lodging is at our timeshare. I must say, “I enjoy the luxury hotels that I pay nearly nothing for way more than our […]

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    The Southwest Companion Pass is among the best deals in the points and miles world. Either I or my husband have had the Southwest Companion Pass off and on for the last six years. When you earn the pass, you get to fly someone with you for free (minus taxes and fees starting at $5.60) […]

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    Our Friday Family Vacation is to Albuquerque, New Mexico. Why should you visit there? Albuquerque hosts several annual festivals and events, such as the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta, which is the largest hot-air balloon festival in the world. Moreover, Albuquerque offers stunning natural landscapes and outdoor activities, providing opportunities for hiking, mountain biking, and skiing. […]

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    We’ve written a lot about vacations to Hawaii, but most of our posts talk about going to Maui or Kauai. Let’s have a Friday Family Vacation to Honolulu where we can find cheaper hotels, often cheaper flights, and all the sun and fun that every Hawaiian beach offers.   Getting There We’re flying our family […]

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    One of my favorite cities in the world is Rome, Italy—and it’s not just because of the gelato and pizza! Rome is a city rich in history and culture. It is home to iconic landmarks such as the Colosseum, the Roman Forum, and the Pantheon, which can provide a fascinating educational experience for both children […]

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    There is a place that just sounds so bougie to vacation in and I’ve never been there—the Hamptons. Maybe if I do a post about it, I might make it happen someday. Let’s do a Friday Family Vacation to the Hamptons so we can all feel bougie!   Flights You used to be able to […]

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    My family and I recently returned from a trip to Dallas and had such a blast! It’s a perfect destination for both couples and families, with amazing food, museums, and parks. If Dallas, Texas, has been on your radar, here’s how you can make it happen for nearly free using points and miles…   Flights […]

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    Boston is a city rich in history and culture. Families can explore famous landmarks such as the Freedom Trail, which takes you through 16 historical sites including the Paul Revere House and the Old North Church. Additionally, Boston has a vibrant sports scene, with teams like the Red Sox, Celtics, and Bruins, so families can […]

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    The three of us at THM have yet to book a Vacasa stay on points/miles (hoping to soon). So we are very happy to share our Friday Family Vacation about booking Vacasa on points and miles. Thanks, Tatiane for sharing your story with us! Embarking on a dream vacation with a family of four can […]

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    Hilton Head, South Carolina has long been on my travel plans. It is known to be one of the top 10 family beaches in the United States. Let’s plan a Friday Family Vacation to Hilton Head.   Flights We plan to fly from Dallas to Savannah/Hilton Head (SAV) airport, which is only 30 miles from […]

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    Puerto Rico is a beautiful island located in the Caribbean Sea. It is an unincorporated territory of the United States, meaning it is self-governing but is not a state.  It is known for its stunning beaches, vibrant music and dance, and delicious cuisine. The official languages are Spanish and English, and the currency used is […]

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    During the summer, so many of our readers with families love to explore the outdoors. After I visited Sedona, I have been itching to go to Moab. Alex loved a past visit there with her little ones, so let’s make this a Friday Family Vacation to Moab, Utah.   Flights Salt Lake City International Airport […]

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