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November 27, 2015 – 3:39 pm

In the 1890s Wyatt Earp patrolled the streets of Tombstone, trying to keep law and order in a place where lawlessness was the norm. Today, the norm on the streets of Tombstone has every kid …

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Explore the CA Highway 1 Discovery Route

November 20, 2015 – 5:45 pm
California 1

Featuring ten destinations along the beautiful Central Coast of California in San Luis Obispo County, the CA Highway 1 Discovery Route is an affordable place to plan your next family road trip. Newly updated, the CA …

The Ultimate Guide to Visiting Crater Lake National Park

November 17, 2015 – 10:46 am
Crater Lake Feature

Located in a remote section of southern Oregon, Crater Lake National Park is an awe-inspiring destination with limited amenities but unrivaled beauty and history. Oregon’s only National Park, Crater Lake is busiest from July through …

Vacation in Raleigh. Yes, Raleigh!

November 16, 2015 – 6:43 pm
Raleigh Capitol Building

I am one of the lucky ones — I get to call North Carolina home, while many just hope to vacation here one day. With the mountains in the west and the beaches on the …

The Best Road Trips From Faro, Portugal

October 19, 2015 – 11:44 am

If you’re planning a Portuguese adventure, you may want to consider one of these exciting road trips. All departing from the historic Algarve city of Faro, these itineraries offer great sights along the way with …

5 Family-Favorite Louisville Attractions

October 17, 2015 – 5:12 pm

We have long been fans of Louisville, Kentucky! Living in Illinois for the past 17 years, a jaunt down to Louisville once a year has given us a great opportunity to rebalance while enjoying a …

5 Must See New York Landmarks

August 25, 2015 – 9:00 pm
Statue of Liberty

New York, the city that never sleeps, is something you must see in your lifetime. It is one of the business centers of the world, and definitely the heartbeat of America’s economy. Over 10 million …

7 Can’t-Miss Tips for Traveling With a Baby

August 12, 2015 – 9:21 pm
traveling baby

Organizing a trip for your family with the newest member on board sounds really fun, but it might be more challenging than you think. The jitters of a new experience, like taking your baby out …

Popular National Parks to Visit in Europe

July 19, 2015 – 10:29 pm
Oulanka: Wikimedia.org

As a home to multitudes of national parks, Europe is one of the most favorite continents for nature-loving tourists. Countries like France, Germany, and Switzerland are filled with stunning stretches of terrain with unique flora …

Kid-Friendly Activities for Springtime in New York City

March 19, 2013 – 7:35 pm

March 20th marks the start of spring, and here’s hoping that warm weather will follow! It’s a great season for weekend travel, and New York City is always a favorite destination for families in the …

Gotta Go! The Smart Way to Take a Road Trip Pit Stop

March 13, 2013 – 2:19 pm

Perhaps an unconventional topic for a travel story, this week’s guest post may just surprise you. A subject universal to all true road trippers, the “pit stop” is something we parents try to strategically plan …

Top 10 Car Travel Safety Tips to Make it Through the Winter

February 1, 2013 – 7:27 pm

It may be February now, but the winter won’t be leaving us anytime soon. If you live in the Midwest or in an area that gets a lot of snow, expect many more days of …

Guest Post: Teach your kids about other cultures without using your passport

August 13, 2012 – 1:47 pm

When families aspire to expose their children to different cultures, many parents think this must involve global travel. However, international travel may not be within our budget, school and work constraints might prohibit long trips, or some families choose to wait until their children are older to travel abroad. Today I’d like to focus on another way to expose your children to a variety of diverse cultures, varying perspectives and lifestyles, and unique customs and traditions: I invite you to “think local.”

5 Ways to Eat Better for Less While Traveling

August 12, 2012 – 2:49 pm
Group Dining on Vacation

Crystal Maleski is the mom of four kids and shares her love of cooking at http://www.makedinnereasy.com where she provides free weekly dinner plans, recipes, and a printable grocery shopping list to help busy families cook …

Guest Post: Niagara Falls Family Vacation

August 6, 2012 – 7:27 pm
Water Park at Martin's Fantasy Island

Today’s guest post is compliments of Gemma Callahan. Gemma is a stay-at-home mom of three kids ages 11, 10, and 8. Current resident of Madison, Wisconsin (yea!), Gemma has called New Orleans, Chicago, Philadelphia, and …