Indoor Adventure at the Mall of America
November 3, 2013 – 8:13 pm | No Comment

The kids are back in school, winter is inevitable, and road trip season has shrunken to the tune of a long weekend or holiday vacation. Accommodating both road warriors and jet setters with a long …

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Amish Country Itinerary in Lancaster, PA
May 3, 2013 – 2:23 pm | 3 Comments
Amish Country Itinerary in Lancaster, PA

If you’re looking for a great weekend road trip in the Northeast this spring, consider Lancaster, PA.  From the Amish country, to the railroads and museums, to the amusement parks, this itinerary is great family …

How to Choose a Kid Friendly Hotel
July 3, 2012 – 5:45 am | No Comment
How to Choose a Kid Friendly Hotel

Ever arrive at a hotel and start to unpack the car, and you just know the bellman is groaning? How do you find a hotel that is truly family friendly?

Merriment and Mayhem in Port Washington, Wisconsin
June 8, 2012 – 6:57 pm | No Comment
Merriment and Mayhem in Port Washington, Wisconsin

Scheduled for the first full weekend of June, the Port Washington Pirate Festival in Port Washington, Wisconsin promises both merriment and mayhem on the shores of beautiful Lake Michigan. Happening upon last year’s festival somewhat …

Stay and Play at Ohio State Park Lodges
October 5, 2011 – 1:56 pm | One Comment
Stay and Play at Ohio State Park Lodges

Joining with a handful of states allowing free access to their entire State Park system, residents of and visitors to Ohio are encouraged to hike, bike, boat, camp, and play their way across a sizable …

Where to Unplug the Kids
August 5, 2011 – 7:16 am | No Comment
Where to Unplug the Kids

According to the Kaiser Family Foundation, children now spend 53 hours a week in front of a television, computer, hand held video game console, cell phone, iPad… and some times, multiple devices at once. As you contemplate what to do with the last weeks of summer, we asked the experts at ARAMARK Parks and Destinations to tell us where they would like to spend some time outside.

Guest Post: Top 5 Family Road Trips
July 13, 2011 – 7:49 am | No Comment
Guest Post: Top 5 Family Road Trips

Looking for a vacation spot that won’t break the bank? We asked Dan Weisman of Flipkey.com, a leading vacation rental website, to give us some suggestions of destinations that are road trip worthy, great for families and fun to visit.

Guest Post: Top 5 Tips for Winter Vacation Rentals
November 8, 2010 – 7:55 am | 4 Comments
Guest Post: Top 5 Tips for Winter Vacation Rentals

Most travelers think of heading to a vacation rental with the family for a summer beach vacation. However, the winter can be a great time to stay in a vacation rental, too.

Top 5 Tips For Reserving a Vacation Rental
June 3, 2010 – 6:50 am | 2 Comments
Top 5 Tips For Reserving a Vacation Rental

Staying in a vacation rental home is becoming increasingly popular for family vacations, especially because vacation rentals can be a fantastic value. With the growth of the popularity and availability of vacation rentals, there are some important things you can do to insure your visit will be everything you hoped for and more.

Friday News Roundup, May 28, 2010
May 28, 2010 – 6:40 am | No Comment
Friday News Roundup, May 28, 2010

There’s more road trip news than we can fit into our regular features. The Friday News Roundup gives families the stories we think are the most important every week, all in one place. Your family road trip just got a little bit easier, week-by-week.

Top 10: Best Family-Friendly Spots to Rent a Condo
August 17, 2009 – 7:02 am | 12 Comments
Top 10: Best Family-Friendly Spots to Rent a Condo

It doesn’t really matter whether you think the recession is over or not. The kids still want to see Grandma for the holidays. Heck, you probably want to see family or friends for the holidays too. But, airline tickets and rental cars might not be in the budget. The perfect solution could be a multi-family road trip. Just rent a condo, pack everyone in, and celebrate like you live there.

Hyatt at Fisherman’s Wharf Offering “Just Ducky” Package
May 19, 2009 – 8:40 pm | No Comment
Hyatt at Fisherman’s Wharf Offering “Just Ducky” Package

From June 1 to August 30, families staying at San Francisco’s Fisheman’s Wharf can take advantage of a special package that pairs a stay at the Hyatt Fisherman’s Wharf with a tour from Ride The Ducks San Francisco. Ride The Ducks offers 1 1/2 hour land and water tours of popular cities on amphibious vehicles.