Where to Take the Kids in May

As temperatures climb in late spring, families are looking forward to summer with late-spring escapes and Memorial Day weekend getaways. Here are great ideas for a May getaway with kids.

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    Walt Disney Parks

    Disney World is celebrating spring with its annual Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival held March 2 to May 15, 2016. It's a wonderful bonus that's included with your regular park ticket. The annual event is a highlight of Disney World's springtime calendar, bringing spectacular landscaping and amazingly creative topiaries to Epcot. 

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    Narcisse Snake Dens in Manitoba, Canada
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    Is your kid fascinated with snakes? Plan a bucket-list trip to the Narcisse Snake Dens in Manitoba where you'll find the world's largest concentration of harmless garter snakes. Every spring, the dens come alive with tens of thousands of red-sided garter snakes as they slither to the surface from their winter dens.

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    Antelope Valley Poppy Reserve

    Got spring fever? Pack the car and grab the kids for these stunning road trips.

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    Tanque Verde Ranch

    Kids stay free at Tanque Verde Ranch in Tucson between mid May and early September. All-inclusive pricing includes lodging, three meals a day, horseback trail rides and lessons, fishing, guided hikes, nature walks, and a supervised children's program for ages 4-11.

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    Otesaga Resort

    As the unofficial kick-off to summer, Memorial Day weekend offers an opportunity to begin the season with a bang. Here are fantastic places to start your summer off right.