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.
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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 […]
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 […]
Guatemala might not be what comes to mind when you think of ‘travel with kids’, but this small Central American country actually has a lot to offer when it comes to family friendly travel. Guatemala’s rich history and culture, not to mention their varied terrain and climate, make this a destination for children that’s not […]
To help you plan a fun and educational family vacation, here are our top picks for the best children’s museums around the world.
China’s fourth-largest city has plenty more to offer families than the chance to cuddle a baby panda. And, while all Chinese cities can feel vast, bewildering and polluted to the first-time visitor, Chengdu is a remarkably accessible place that’s long on open spaces and short on grifters.
Multigenerational travel is quite the buzz word in tourism these days, but it’s really just a fancy term for getting the whole extended family together for a trip. That’s not to say that this is easy though. Planning our 12-person, 3-generation cruise to Bermuda was one of the most difficult projects I’ve ever undertaken (and […]
Washington is a fun, dynamic city that has something to offer for everyone, but especially families. These are just a few of my favorite family-friendly activities but I’d love to hear yours too!
I love Orlando as much as the next person. On a recent trip, my family and I rented a house and spent several fabulous days at Walt Disney World, but then we spent a few days away from the amusement parks altogether, which fortunately is easier than you may think in Orlando.
It’s every Harry Potter lover’s dream – to step into the Great Hall of Hogwarts, to climb aboard the Knight Bus, to see Professor Snape’s Potions classroom in real life. And, at the Warner Bros. Studio Tour London – “The Making of Harry Potter,” these sorts of dreams become reality.