Looking for Travel Bloggers – Join Our Team!

Travel bloggers wanted! Join the Travel Mamas Team!

Think you might be interested in joining the Travel Mamas Team? In 2013, TravelMamas.com expanded from stories written just by little ol’ me to include a fabulous group of travel bloggers. Each of us brings a unique voice, perspective and travel experience to the site. We are ready to grow our team again. If you love writing, photography, […]

Palm Springs Romantic Getaway

A Palm Springs romantic getaway provides a respite from parenting and cold weather!

Mid-way through our Palm Springs romantic getaway, I asked my husband why we hadn’t done this sooner. It had been eight years since we embarked on a grown-ups-only trip, and that’s just far too long! With great places to stay, a tasty locavore food scene, and plenty to do (or not do), Palm Springs provides a lovely retreat from […]

St. Patrick’s Day Celebrations Around the World

St. Patrick's Day Celebrations

When St. Patrick’s Day rolls around each year, everyone wants to be Irish! Also known as the Feast of St. Patrick, this holiday was originally a religious event but it has evolved into a world-wide secular celebration of Irish heritage and culture. While much of the merry-making on March 17 seems to revolve around drinking pints of green […]

5 Phoenix Girlfriend Getaway Activities

Phoenix Girlfriend Getaway Activities (Photo credit Visit Mesa)

In winter months, Canadians flock to Arizona like Real Housewives to Botox. Yet I, The Saucy Travel Mama and hater of Canadian winters, had never had the pleasure. I quickly remedied the situation early in the new year. I got my desert detox during a pilgrimage to this legendary region known for its restorative nature. As the […]

Win an Atlantis Resort Vacation at the Spring Travel #KidsNTrips Twitter Party

Win an Atlantis Resort Vacation at the Spring #KidsNTrips Twitter Party

Spring is almost here, which means it’s time for blossoming flowers, baby animals, warmer weather and, most importantly, spring travel! Whether you’re looking forward to a spring break vacation with your kids, or a weekend grown-up getaway this season, you’ll want to join us to talk all things spring travel and learn some handy travel […]

5 Quirky Museums for Kids in the U.S.

PEZ Dispensers at the Burlingame Museum of PEZ Memorabilia

Museums don’t have to been stuffy, boring places that make kids groan and moan. In fact, there are many unusual museums devoted to interesting and specific topics that can win over even the most reluctant museum-goer. Add these five quirky museums for kids to your vacation must-see list. (This post is brought to you in partnership with Flights.com, a […]

10 Las Vegas Girlfriend Getaway Tips

Lots of action at the Aria pool in Las Vegas

I love visiting Las Vegas…without kids. With kids? Not so much. I mean, it is called Sin City for a reason. With plenty of action, shows and free-flowing drinkies, Las Vegas is a great spot for a quick grown-up getaway. Once you arrive, you’re ready to play without needing to drive much (or at all) for […]

Disney World with Teens and Tweens Tips

9 Tips for Disney World with teens and tweens

If you think Walt Disney World is just for little kids, think again! In many ways, a Disney trip is better with older children. They don’t need naps, they can stay up later to watch fireworks, and they are tall enough to ride all of the attractions. A trip to Disney World with big kids, […]

Sheraton Maui – A Place for Families to Laze in Paradise

Sheraton Maui pool

The best thing about the Sheraton Maui is its meandering, waterfall-bedecked lazy river. But the laziest of rivers is just one reason to book a stay at this hotel. The 508-room resort has an open, expansive feel with plenty of grassy spaces dotted with tall palm trees. It’s located on 23 oceanfront acres in Kaanapali, which […]

5 Tips for a Mother-Daughter New York City Getaway

mother and daughter carriage ride

Taking your child to the city that never sleeps can be a daunting task. For years I’d fantasized about taking my daughter to the Big Apple, but for one reason or another the timing wasn’t right. A few months ago the stars aligned and we cashed in our air miles to embark on an awesome mother-daughter […]