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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Family Activities in Kenosha, Wisconsin
April 14, 2013 – 1:29 pm | 4 Comments
Family Activities in Kenosha, Wisconsin

Wisconsin’s fourth largest city, Kenosha, is home to 100,000 Wisconsinites. A midway point between Milwaukee and Chicago, Kenosha is conveniently located on both the Metra rail line and lies between Interstate 94 and the majestic …

Spring Break in Bowling Green, Kentucky
April 8, 2013 – 7:25 pm | 2 Comments
Spring Break in Bowling Green, Kentucky

Continuing on the theme of spring break in Bowling Green, Kentucky, spend any time in the region and you will soon realize Cave Country has a whole lot going for it above the ground. Between …

Saving for Vacation: Two Steps Forward, One Step Back
March 15, 2013 – 7:37 pm | No Comment
Saving for Vacation: Two Steps Forward, One Step Back

This week was all about getting two steps forward and then taking one step back. You know, the moment where you realize all of your kids need new shoes at the exact same time or …

Turning One Vacation into Two
March 4, 2013 – 8:00 am | No Comment
Turning One Vacation into Two

Today’s guest post comes from Jake Redman, founder of ModHop.com. On ModHop.com, Redman has leveraged his personal travel experiences to help others get the most out of their travel experience, providing them with the information …

A Weekend in Stevens Point, Wisconsin
February 22, 2013 – 8:04 am | 3 Comments
A Weekend in Stevens Point, Wisconsin

Road tripping our way to as many “cool small towns” as we possibly can fit into one winter, our latest adventure took us to Stevens Point, Wisconsin. On the verge of being “Up North,” Stevens …

Family Vacation in Hawaii: Affordable Ideas on The Big Island
November 11, 2012 – 6:32 pm | One Comment
Family Vacation in Hawaii: Affordable Ideas on The Big Island

Family-friendly and affordable vacation suggestions for a family vacation on The Big Island of Hawaii.
Traveling a great distance and spending a chunk of change just getting to Hawaii, our recent family vacation needed to be …

Road Trip Itinerary: Asheville to Nashville
August 3, 2012 – 4:57 am | No Comment
Road Trip Itinerary: Asheville to Nashville

While you could make it from Asheville, NC to Nashville, TN in four to five hours on the Interstate, taking the scenic route offers opportunities for unique stops that make a memorable family road trip.
When …

Hand-Picked Favorites For Family Travel
May 16, 2012 – 8:02 am | No Comment
Hand-Picked Favorites For Family Travel

Spending more time on the highway than the average American family, we’d like to think we’ve reached a MacGyver-like state for whatever vacation curve ball inevitably comes our way. Whether we’re making our itineraries, packing …

Beaches Boscobel: A Top Five for Families
May 7, 2012 – 4:50 pm | One Comment
Beaches Boscobel: A Top Five for Families

My daughter and I just returned from the Beaches Boscobel resort in Ocho Rios, Jamaica and here are the top five reasons why I think families keep returning year after year. I’d heard of Beaches …

Smuggler’s Notch, Vermont: A Winter Disneyland
March 1, 2012 – 7:16 pm | One Comment
Smuggler’s Notch, Vermont: A Winter Disneyland

We’re excited to welcome back one of our favorite Canadian road-tripping moms, Julie Harrison of Coffee with Julie. Adventuring north to Saguenay, Quebec on a Winter Wonderland trip last season, The Harrison’s recently dipped down …

Guest Post: Fit for Fun Wellness Program on Muscle Beach
February 17, 2012 – 6:00 am | No Comment
Guest Post: Fit for Fun Wellness Program on Muscle Beach

This spring break and summer, families visiting Santa Monica, California will can experience the original Muscle Beach with Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel’s new Fit for Fun wellness program. Blending outdoor activities with a balanced …

Gulf Shores without the Golf: Sand Castles not Sand Traps
November 15, 2011 – 8:56 pm | No Comment
Gulf Shores without the Golf: Sand Castles not Sand Traps

Until I visited the region with family during the 2009  National Shrimp Festival, I held the notion Gulf Shores and Orange Beach, Alabama was strictly a golfers paradise. Walking around in light flamingo Polo-shirts, my …

Indoor Water Park Roundup
October 7, 2010 – 12:06 pm | 4 Comments
Indoor Water Park Roundup

In time for winter and indoor fun, Road Trips for Families presents some of the biggest, wettest, and funnest indoor water parks in the continental US.

Lake Michigan: Cruise the Midwest
July 28, 2010 – 1:14 pm | One Comment
Lake Michigan: Cruise the Midwest

Lake Michigan is part of what makes the Great Lakes great. In the water, on the water, or near the water, cruising the Midwest is Big Fun any way you float your boat.

Going on VaCachen
June 11, 2010 – 6:15 am | No Comment
Going on VaCachen

The latest trend in family vacations is geocaching on the road. Go on VaCachen with Road Trips for Families in the nation’s largest high-tech treasure hunt.

Griswolds Road Trip Again
February 12, 2010 – 3:36 pm | 4 Comments
Griswolds Road Trip Again

All the rumors about a new movie starring the Griswold family are apparently true. Vacation (1983) featured the cross-country drive to Walley World, and the new movie will be from the perspective of Rusty Griswold (the son in the original movies), and his quest to take his family to Walley World before it shuts its doors forever.

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.

I-Drive on a Budget: Cost Saving Tips for Orlando’s Vacation District
July 10, 2009 – 9:11 am | No Comment
I-Drive on a Budget: Cost Saving Tips for Orlando’s Vacation District

You’re desperate for a vacation but the budget is stretched to its max. The folks along International Drive, home to SeaWorld Orlando, Discovery Cove, Aquatica Sea World’s Park, Wet ‘n Wild, Universal Studios Florida and Islands of Adventure, have put together 12 tips to help you stretch your dollar this summer.