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California’s Napa Valley is trying hard these days to attract families, aiming to entertain visitors of all ages with hiking, biking, camps and more. Even some vineyards are getting into the game. So busy: At Calistoga Ranch, children can gather eggs from the chicken coop. Calistoga...

You can try stand-up paddleboard yoga inside a 10,000-year-old geothermal cave in Park City, Utah. (Visit Park City) By Amy Tara KochJuly 19 at 6:00 AM Splashing in the waves. Picnicking on the sand. Afternoon strolls along the shoreline.For many, nothing says summer like a beach vacation. Others prefer...

Why should your children have all of the fun? As the temperatures spike and mosquitoes descend, outdoorsy types — even those who haven’t canoed or performed a running cannonball in decades — think back to halcyon summers at overnight camp. Though most adults can’t swing...

There is no disputing that Colorado’s Vail Mountain is a spectacular spot to ski. The jewel in the Vail Resorts portfolio boasts expansive terrain with seven Back Bowls, meaning you can ski for days without repeating a run. The sophisticated eateries, swanky hotels, luxurious spas and shopping...

Detox vacations, the fancy kind with chlorella infused menus, structured fitness programming and hifalutin spa treatments can set you back thousands of dollars. Happily, you don’t need to visit a luxury resort to purify the body and recharge the spirit. A DIY wellness getaway, essentially...

In Dalston, a dynamic pocket of East London, an edgy arts scene blooms amid repurposed factories, side streets sprinkled with tiny shops, tucked-away public gardens and colorful outdoor markets catering to longtime Afro-Caribbean and Turkish communities. Cool kids and chess-playing old-timers commune over thick Ethiopian...