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The Haby family walk down Fremont street near our Desert Club Resort located in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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Author, Danny Pitaluga (right) sits in his black wheelchair wearing a charcoal hoodie as his wife, Val (middle), and his son, Joey (left), stands on Danny's lap to decorate a Christmas tree outdoors.

What Vacation Ownership is Like: The Gift of Family Vacations

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Cinderella's Castle at Magic Kingdom Park at Walt Disney World® Resort is illuminated with holiday projections at night.

Walt Disney World: 16 of the Most Magical Holiday Happenings

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Natural Bridge Caverns outdoor winter wonderland area. Photo courtesy of Natural Bridge Caverns

Texas Hill Country: Top 7 Things to Do During the Holidays

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Authors, Lauren Layne and Anthony LeDonne, stand in winter apparel with Bailey the Pomeranian at the Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve.

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Exterior image of our New Orleans resort in the twilight hour.

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Author, Amanda Nall (left), pose on Santa's sleigh with her sons for a photograph surrounded by holiday decor.

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Author, Kimberly Gelin's daughter (left), sits at her dining table in our Villa at Orange Lake Resort in Florida with her iPad for virtual learning.

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A former 'Make-a-Wish' child, Kyle Bergen (right) and his Fiancee Kristen Duvic (left) pose in front of our HICV villa exterior.

Give Kids The World Village’s Night of a Million Lights: An Epic Orlando Holiday Event

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A mother (left) lifts her expressive arms as a father (right) holds up their child in front of a wooded area.

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Raff with her family by the pool at Orange Lake Resort

How to Potty Train While Traveling

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Jessica and her son laughing together while he sits on her shoulders as they hike in the Arizona desert.

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Jessica Averett's husband (right) and son (right) stand looking out at the McDowell Sonoran Preserve in Scottsdale, Arizona.

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