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Family Trip Lorton VA

Family trips are the ultimate opportunity for families to bond together and make lasting memories. Family road trips, family cruises, and family resorts are all popular options. Theme parks are a good choice for day trips. See below to learn more and to find local resources in Lorton, VA that will help make your family vacation unforgettable.

Thomas Konditi
+1 (703) 679-7440
2776 S Arlington Mill Dr
Arlington, VA
Agency
Foreign Assignment LLC
Membership Associations
American Society of Travel Agents
Destinations
Africa, Europe-Eastern, Europe-Western, India, South America, Spain
Specialities
Adventure Travel, Barge / Canal / RiverCruises, Corporate / Government, Cruising / Cruise Lines, Culinary / Cooking, Eco-Tourism, Family Fun, Family Travel, Leisure Travel, Luxury Travel, Nature, Safari, Speciality, Tours
Website
www.foreignassignment.com

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Gregory Peters
(703) 768-6020
1506-D Belle View Blvd
Alexandria, VA
Agency
Friendly Travel Inc.
Membership Associations
American Society of Travel Agents
Destinations
Caribbean, Europe-Eastern, U.S. - Alaska
Specialities
Business Travel, Cruising / Cruise Lines, Family Fun, Honeymoon, Luxury Travel, Safari
Website
www.friendlytravelonline.com

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Richard Schwartz
(540) 891-5334
5215 Calvert Ct
Fredericksburg, VA
Agency
Dream Travel
Membership Associations
American Society of Travel Agents
Destinations
Caribbean, England - United Kingdom, Europe-Eastern, Europe-Northern, Europe-Western, France, Germany, Israel, Spain
Specialities
Barge / Canal / RiverCruises, Beach Vacations, Castles / Villas, Cruising / Cruise Lines, Customized Travel, Destination Weddings, Educational, Family Travel, Historical, Honeymoon, Rail, Senior / Mature Adult
Website
www.dream.travel

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Alan Psimas
(757) 399-0111
119 High St
Portsmouth, VA
Agency
Travel Designers Inc.
Membership Associations
American Society of Travel Agents
Destinations
Africa, Caribbean, Central America, Europe-Eastern, Europe-Northern, Europe-Western, U.S. - Alaska, U.S. - Hawaii, U.S. - Midwest, U.S. - Northeast, U.S. - Southeast, U.S. - West
Specialities
Adventure Travel, Art & Culture / Music, Barge / Canal / RiverCruises, Boating / Yacht / Sailing, Business Travel, Corporate / Government, Cruising / Cruise Lines, Destination Weddings, Family Fun, Family Travel, Gay & Lesbian, Historical, Honeymoon, Incentive Travel, Luxury Travel, Safari, Ski / WinterSports, Spa / Fitness, Women's Travel
Website
traveldesignersinc.vacationport.net

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Alexandra Balfour-Stewart
(804) 346-8714
11535 Nuckols Rd Ste B
Glen Allen, VA
Agency
Knightsbridge Corporation Alkar Travel, Britannia Golf, Gaela Weddings Worldwide
Membership Associations
American Society of Travel Agents
Destinations
Africa, Australia / New Zealand, Caribbean, Europe-Northern, Europe-Western
Specialities
Art & Antiques, Art & Culture / Music, Barge / Canal / RiverCruises, Business Travel, Castles / Villas, Cruising / Cruise Lines, Educational, Family Fun, Family Travel, Golf & Tennis, Historical, Honeymoon, Incentive Travel, Luxury Travel, Meeting Planning / Events, Safari, Senior / Mature Adult, Women's Travel
Website
www.alkartravel.com

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Naz Kulhanci
(703) 385-0800
Po Box 223115
Chantilly, VA
Agency
Potomac Marketing Services LLC/Travel Options DBA
Membership Associations
American Society of Travel Agents
Destinations
Africa, Middle East, Asia-Southeast Asia, Caribbean, Europe-Eastern, Europe-Northern, Europe-Western, South America, U.S. - Northeast, U.S. - Southeast, U.S. - West
Specialities
Art & Culture / Music, Barge / Canal / RiverCruises, Castles / Villas, Cruising / Cruise Lines, Educational, Family Travel, Government Travel, Honeymoon, Incentive Travel, Luxury Travel, Meeting Planning / Events, Religious, Safari, Ski / WinterSports, Spa / Fitness
Website
www.trvloptions.com

Data Provided By:
Francine Beifeld
(703) 264-0222
12900 Lyme Bay Dr
Herndon, VA
Agency
Travel Harmony
Membership Associations
American Society of Travel Agents
Destinations
Asia-China, Japan, Korea Mongolia, Asia-Southeast Asia, Australia / New Zealand, Central America, Europe-Eastern, Europe-Western, Latin America & Mexico, Pacific Islands-Tahiti, Fiji, Bali, etc., South America, U.S. - Alaska, U.S. - Hawaii
Specialities
Adventure Travel, Art & Culture / Music, Barge / Canal / RiverCruises, Destination Weddings, Educational, Family Travel, Honeymoon, Incentive Travel, Lifestyle / Family / Specialty, Luxury Travel, Reunions, Safari, Scuba Diving, Senior / Mature Adult, Women's Travel
Website
www.travelharmony.com

Data Provided By:
Naz Kulhanci
(703) 385-0800
Po Box 223115
Chantilly, VA
Agency
Potomac Marketing Services LLC/Travel Options DBA
Membership Associations
American Society of Travel Agents
Destinations
Africa, Middle East, Asia-Southeast Asia, Caribbean, Europe-Eastern, Europe-Northern, Europe-Western, South America, U.S. - Northeast, U.S. - Southeast, U.S. - West
Specialities
Art & Culture / Music, Barge / Canal / RiverCruises, Castles / Villas, Cruising / Cruise Lines, Educational, Family Travel, Government Travel, Honeymoon, Incentive Travel, Luxury Travel, Meeting Planning / Events, Religious, Safari, Ski / WinterSports, Spa / Fitness
Website
www.trvloptions.com

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Jane Gregg
(434) 738-2293
507 Nottingham Rd
Charlottesville, VA
Agency
Epicurean Ways
Membership Associations
American Society of Travel Agents
Destinations
Europe-Western
Specialities
Adventure Travel, Art & Culture / Music, Castles / Villas, Eco-Tourism, Educational, Family Travel, Gay & Lesbian, Lifestyle / Family / Specialty, Luxury Travel, Minority-Hispanic, Other, Singles, Women's Travel
Website
www.epicureanways.com

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Thomas Konditi
+1 (703) 679-7440
2776 S Arlington Mill Dr
Arlington, VA
Agency
Foreign Assignment LLC
Membership Associations
American Society of Travel Agents
Destinations
Africa, Europe-Eastern, Europe-Western, India, South America, Spain
Specialities
Adventure Travel, Barge / Canal / RiverCruises, Corporate / Government, Cruising / Cruise Lines, Culinary / Cooking, Eco-Tourism, Family Fun, Family Travel, Leisure Travel, Luxury Travel, Nature, Safari, Speciality, Tours
Website
www.foreignassignment.com

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Ten Trips for Dads Traveling with Teenagers

Ten trips for dads traveling with teenagers

Traveling can be very stressful, and traveling with teens doubly so, for reasons that are completely different than for traveling with smaller children. Teens are developing their own interests and more than ever, you have to plan around how best to incorporate their needs, however exotic or seemingly selfish into the program. Here are ten ideas to help the trip go smoother this time.

  1. Remember who your fellow travelers are. Just as you wouldn't take your sports-ambivalent wife to a week of baseball training camp, try to figure out destinations the whole family can enjoy. That doesn't mean it has to be Disneyland or the least common denominator. Think instead, of places that will have real highlights for all members of the family. New York City for example, can satisfy many many different types of people with museums, sports legends, nightlife, theatre, and even great parks. But pick a single-interest destination, like say, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and the entire family better be into rocking out, or have other reasons for being in Cleveland.
  2. Ask your teen to help plan. We like the City Walks cards series because you can spread them out and deal them like cards. Easier for everyone to see than passing out a book, the cards give everyone a chance to pick an itinerary and there will still likely be things of interest for the whole group. They also come in a more limited series for kids. Either way, have everyone look through the guide books or websites and choose at least one thing they really want to do, so no one feels like they are being dragged along an entire holiday.
  3. Try to stay near the center of your destination and activities. Nothing aggravates family dynamics and the fatigue factor like long car trips or transit. Even if it means cutting back elsewhere, a great location can really ease a lot of tension when a trip back to the hotel is easy.
  4. Consider an apartment rental or hotel apartment. Nowadays, there are many more options than having the whole family stay in a single room. That's not a vacation for you or your teeen. Short stay apartment rentals give you more space for your dollar and feature a kitchen for more casual meals (pizza!) and cheaper breakfasts.
  5. Let your teen choose things "you didn't come all this way to do." Even if you're in National Park and your teen wants to spend an hour in the hotel arcade, let him have a little break from the stuff you "should" do.
  6. Set up a vacation budget. It's better to give out a fixed amount for souvenirs and extras before the trip starts. If you say that the money is theirs to spend as they see fit and they keep whatever they don't spend, you'll create a strong lesson in budgeting, but you'll also be amazed at how many things now seem unnecessary for them.
  7. Let them bring a friend. Obviously this isn't a possibility on all trips, but when it's possible, it might make for ...

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