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The 10 Best Big Cities for Active Families

What kinds of cities make families happy? That was our starting point. The answer, of course, is complicated. Our first assumption: kids like being around other kids. So we looked for cities where a high percentage of the population is under age 18. Next we looked at affordability...

Emily H. Bratcher and The Editors
Apr 16, 2014

Vacation Homes: Buy Low, Sell Never

There's at least one major upside to the bursting of the real-estate bubble: The kind of adventure-ready second home you've always dreamed about is suddenly within reach. From mountain retreats to lakefront outposts to slopeside condos, here's your primer on where to invest for the long haul.

Larry Olmsted
Feb 16, 2010

Skiing on a Budget

My dad always said the family that skis together...spends a helluva lot of dough. Here are some ways to trim the fat.

Sam Moulton
Oct 26, 2009

Resort Picks: Gems

Five refreshingly undeveloped resorts

Sam Moulton, Marc Peruzzi, and Alicia Carr
Oct 21, 2008

Best Towns 2005

Think Utopia doesn't exist? Maybe not yet—but these ten towns are making a play for perfection with adventure-friendly innovation and cool ideas for building smart communities. Plus the hottest concepts in urban revival, combating sprawl, and better hometown living.

Mike Grudowski and Nick Heil
Aug 1, 2005