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3 Ideas for Memory-Building Family Vacations

2. Volunteer

Chilling out at your favorite seaside spot or heading to the same mountain cabin you’ve gone to since you were a kid might give you plenty of shared memories, but for a more memorable trip this year, put your family to work while seeing the world. Head to Bermuda to build houses with Habitat for Humanity; track chimpanzees in Uganda on an EarthWatch expedition; or look for another opportunity in line with your family’s interests. You may be surprised at how easy it is to bond with your family when you get away from your daily routine – plus you’ll be helping others at the same time.