Translation: Your home just got a little crazier. Second translation: You need to book a fun family escape.
But if you don't have plans yet for a vacation, don't worry: You can still plot a getaway—without breaking your budget.
Just take it from these six travel pros, whom we asked to offer up their favorite, affordable—and last-minute-planning-approved—vacation destinations. Although their suggestions run the gamut from rustic to luxurious and adventurous to low-key, the trips all have one thing in common: They’re perfect for families.
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