Archive | Family & Kids RSS feed for this section

Best Boone Activities for Families

Grandfather Mountain at sunset

At an elevation of exactly 3,333 feet, Boone is the highest city of its size found east of Colorado. It’s home to Appalachian State University and is the unofficial capital of the North Carolina High Country that spans the surrounding mountains. Thanks to the city’s lofty elevation, it’s a refreshing respite from the summer heat found down on coastal plains, and a white wonderland of fluffy deep snow when winter starts to set in. It’s an area full of outdoor adventure and historic country sights perfect if you’re planning on bringing kids to the mountains.

Continue reading...

August 17, 2015 by | Comments Off

The Best Way to See Greenville, South Carolina: By Segway

Gliding through Greenville on Segways

Of all the ways to see the sights in and around historic downtown Greenville, gliding effortlessly on top of a Segway has to be the most fun!

The “people mover” machines used on the Greenville Segway Tour are fun and easy. The non-motorized machines are based on balance and respond to how your body shifts. Leaning forward or backward or lightly moving the steering to the left or right is all you need to do — the Segway technology takes care of the rest.

Continue reading...

July 27, 2015 by | Comments Off

10 Great Summer Family Road Trips with Kids

Ferry boat in the San Juan Islands, Washington, USA

Summer is approaching, which means it’s high time to start planning—and booking—your summer trips. Our advice: Slow down and enjoy the journey by road-tripping to and through your favorite destinations. We’ve researched a number of family-friendly road trips around the country. Here, in no particular order, are our favorite 10.

Continue reading...

May 26, 2015 by | Comments Off

12 Great Travel Gifts to Show Mom You Care on Mother’s Day

Helicopter ride over the Statue of Liberty

Mother’s Day is quickly approaching — it’s May 10th this year — and for those who haven’t yet planned something special, there is still time. Instead of simply getting a gift or taking mom to dinner, think about treating her to a special experience you both can enjoy together. Here are our top picks for things to do with mom on Mother’s Day.

Continue reading...

May 8, 2015 by | 0 Comments

10 Norway Destinations for the Frozen Fan

Lofoten island in winter

Garnering Oscar nominations, number one hit songs and more than $1.2 billion at the U.S. box office since it was released back in November 2013, Disney’s “Frozen” has fast become the most successful animated film of all time and, with a hotly anticipated sequel in the works, this is the perfect time to set out on a “Frozen”-inspired adventure.

The onscreen kingdom of Arendelle might be fictional, but the icy wonderland was famously based on Norway, where the vast fjords, alpine villages and snowy peaks appear tailor-made for the big screen. It doesn’t even have to be snowing to enjoy the fairy-tale landscapes — fans can follow in the footsteps of Elsa, Anna and Sven all year-round. To help plan your itinerary, here are ten of the most beautiful Norway destinations that inspired “Frozen.”

Continue reading...

April 6, 2015 by | Comments Off

Top 25 Family Friendly Activities Around the World: 2015 Viator Travel Awards

You’ll find all kinds of activities listed below, including canopy tours and flight simulators, snorkeling tours and biking adventures, and even historical tours kids will actually enjoy! Join us for this tour of the Top 25 Best Family Friendly Things to Do Around the World!

Continue reading...

December 9, 2014 by | 0 Comments

Halloween Tours: Ghosts, Ghouls, & Haunted Histories

Who needs to hang out with the living, when you can go and visit the dead? With Halloween just around the corner, there is a fabulous and fascinating itinerary of ghosts and gravestones, haunted histories and underground vaults to be explored – from Memphis to the Orbs of Oahu, via Vegas, Rome, Venice, Stockholm and Boston.

Continue reading...

October 20, 2014 by | 1 Comment

Travel With Kids: Top 10 Hotel Tips

Budget Travel - Family Travel hotel tips

Traveling with kids, grandkids, or nieces and nephews in tow can be wonderful—and a little terrifying. But you’ll be surprised at all the freebies, discounts, and conveniences you can get out of a kid-friendly hotel stay. Our author—a mother of five!—spills her secrets.

Continue reading...

February 21, 2014 by | 0 Comments

Monterey and Carmel with Kids

Butch the elephant

A good family vacation offers something for everyone, even parents. Plenty of places claim to be family-friendly, but it takes more than just a kids menu for a spot to earn bragging rights. If you could create the perfect family getaway what would be on the wish list? Sunshine? Beaches? Some learning perfectly disguised as fun? Good food and wine? The good news is it’s all waiting for you in Monterey and Carmel.

Continue reading...

October 9, 2013 by | 0 Comments

10 Unforgettable Father’s Day Activities

Snorkeling at the Great Barrier Reef

As the years of ties and ball game tickets rack up, it’s time to get more creative and hands on. Chances are, dear old Dad is just looking for a chance to spend more time together. So why not focus on the experience, rather than the gift, and join Dad on the trip of his life.

Continue reading...

June 10, 2013 by | 0 Comments

Page 1 of 1312345...10...Last »
48?