Exploring Enchanting Engelberg, Switzerland

Engelberg, Switzerland is an idyllic Alpine town for adventurous families (Photo credit: MySwitzerland.com)

Located in the heart of Switzerland, Engelberg is one of those pretty, postcard-worthy towns you fantasize about. At the end of the rail line with only 4,000 inhabitants, it’s definitely not on the tourist trail, but that’s what makes it an ideal location for active families. Here’s a look at how to structure a lovely (and […]

Upgrade Your Summer Family Vacation & Win American Express Gift Cards

Make time for play on your summer vacation

Summer’s almost here! The kids will be out of school soon, freeing up families to hit the roadways and the airways unencumbered by homework and strict schedules. Have you planned your summer vacation yet? Whether you’re all booked or still looking for destination ideas, I promise you’ll have fun and learn handy travel tips at […]

8 Tips for Disney On Ice with Kids

Disney on Ice with Kids

Even if you don’t live near a Disney park, you can still experience the magic of Disney close to home with Disney On Ice. Expect an evening of entertainment for the whole family, beloved characters swirling and spinning on ice, and the wide-eyed wonder for which Disney is renowned. To maximize the fun factor, check out these […]

West Wing and Oval Office Tour – Feeling Like a VIP in DC

West Wing and Oval Office Tour - Feeling Like a VIP in Washington DC

When I learned I could bring a guest with me on my West Wing and Oval Office Tour, I knew right away who to ask: my dad. An invitation to visit the White House enabled me to share a once-in-a-lifetime experience with my ever generous, American history buff dad. Why was I invited for a West Wing and Oval Office tour? […]

Travel Mamas 6th Anniversary – Our Best Travel Stories of the Year

Travel Mamas 6th Anniversary - Our Best Travel Stories of the Year

So much has changed since TravelMamas.com launched six years ago. When I founded this blog, I was a Travel Mama to a teething toddler and a clingy preschooler. Today my sweet babies are big grade school kids, who can (thankfully!) pack and tote their own suitcases for our trips. Back then it was just me sharing my love of travel with a […]

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 […]