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Legoland in Carlsbad, Calif., features a mini-land exhibit that includes a reproduction of the Luxor Hotel.
updated 3/24/2009 10:10:38 AM ET 2009-03-24T14:10:38

The deal
Traveling with the kids can be challenging, but we can make it easier. We’ve found a great range of kid-friendly vacations that are certain to thrill parents as well! Check out these great getaways that run the gamut for Dr. Seuss-inspired hotels, theme park vacations, and American Girl packages, from just $100.

California: Legoland Bed & Brick package
Located in Carlsbad, Calif., this park is one of the most original and entertaining destinations for a family vacation. Legoland, which is celebrating its 10-year anniversary, offers a plethora of family getaways at reasonable prices. The Sheraton Carlsbad Resort & Spa, which is one of the more popular hotels in the area, offers guests a Bed & Brick package. This deal includes accommodations, day admission to Legoland for two adults and two kids, and the option of including a day pass to Legoland’s Sea life aquarium. Rates start at just $100 per person.

New York: American Girl Place package
If you have a young daughter, chances are she is in possession of an American Girl doll. So what better way to celebrate a special occasion with her than with the American Girl Place package by Marriott. You will have the option of staying in three centrally located Marriott hotels in New York City. Upon arrival your daughter will receive an American Girl doll-sized travel bed to take home. During your stay, enjoy complimentary snacks for you, your child and her doll, of course. Rates start at $179/night and are valid through Nov. 6.

It's A Snap! Readers' best shotsHershey, Penn.: Kids stay, play and eat free
There is no sweeter place to visit than Hershey, Penn. Book now and bring the kids for a memorable (and affordable) family getaway. With Hersheypark’s Kids Stay, Play & Eat Free! package, kids 17 and under will receive free admission to the park’s rides and attractions. Plus the little ones will also receive free daily breakfast. Rates for this delicious deal start at $295/night and are valid between May 1 and July 2.

Orlando: Dr. Seuss Kids’ package
Book a family-friendly vacation at the Loews Portofino Bay Hotel at Universal Orlando and be sure to request the all new Dr. Seuss Kids’ Suite package. Your deal includes a stay at the Dr. Seuss suite (three-night minimum), a complimentary breakfast of green eggs and ham for two daily, a children's welcome gift, four Dr. Seuss books and more. Rates start at $619/night for a two-bedroom suite.

The dollars
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The catch
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