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Welcome to Travel Mamas! So glad you stopped by. Want to travel with kids…and stay sane? Travel Mamas is here to help you on your journey. Our mission is to help parents and kids connect with each other and the world around them through travel and beyond. We cover family travel tips, destination guides, grown-up getaway ideas, and global lifestyle topics. You’ll also find packing lists, giveaways, and travel product reviews. Start with this selection of our most popular stories or set off on a little trip around our family travel adventure blog to gather tips for planning your best vacation and living your life to the fullest!

Best Travel Memoirs to Inspire Wanderlust

Best Travel Memoirs to Inspire Wanderlust

Want to get away without leaving home? Read a book about travel instead! Travel memoirs are the next best thing to actually traveling, if you ask me. Stories about real-life journeys transport readers to another place, and … [Read More...]

FAMILY TRIPS

Paris with Kids ~ Tips for Exploring the City of Lights as a Family

I fell in love with France the first time I visited Paris as a young teen. This inspired me to spend a month with a French family in Cherbourg, Normandy as a foreign exchange student the summer after … [Read More...]

GROWN-UP GETAWAYS

Babymoon Tips for Parents-to-Be

What is a babymoon? Parents-to-be connect, relax and enjoy each other's company before the child is born and life changes forever on a babymoon vacation. These couples retreats have become a hot … [Read More...]

TRAVEL TIPS

Family Beach Vacation Tips for a Fun-Filled & Mishap-Free Getaway

What's not to love about a family beach vacation? There's the sand, the sun, and the sea! But there are also sunburns, unexpected rainy weather, and scary ocean waves. Here are six great family beach … [Read More...]

THEME PARKS

SeaWorld Orlando with Toddlers & Preschoolers

As the mom of three young children who adore dolphins, whales and other sea life, I was excited to bring my family to SeaWorld Orlando. I was blown away, though, by the fun we all had and how much my … [Read More...]

HOTELS

The World’s Best Disney Hotel Swimming Pools

Disney is the master of creating magical and transformative worlds. It's no wonder, then, that Disney has designed remarkable watery worlds with its hotel swimming pools. Some feature elaborate … [Read More...]

LIFE JOURNEYS

Travel Mamas 11th Anniversary – My Blogging Journey & Most Popular Stories

Eleven years ago I didn't know what a blog was. Today Travel Mamas is one of the world' top travel blogs. To celebrate the 11th anniversary of this family travel blog, I'm counting down our 11 most … [Read More...]

LIFE AT HOME

Best Travel Memoirs to Inspire Wanderlust

Want to get away without leaving home? Read a book about travel instead! Travel memoirs are the next best thing to actually traveling, if you ask me. Stories about real-life journeys transport readers … [Read More...]

TRAVEL PRODUCTS

Rosetta Stone for Families Review ~ Learn a New Language with Your Kids

Are you considering buying Rosetta Stone to learn a new language with your kids? My family has had great success in learning to speak and read foreign languages with this online service. Rosetta Stone … [Read More...]

CRUISES

How to Choose a Disney Cruise – Which Ship & Itinerary Are Best for Your Family?

How do you choose a Disney Cruise that's right for your family? With four amazing ships in their fleet and many enticing destinations, booking the best option can seem overwhelming. I'll help you … [Read More...]

RESTAURANTS

Best San Diego Restaurants for Families

As a travel writer, former San Diego resident, and self-proclaimed foodie, I am often asked for restaurant recommendations in America's Finest City. For delicious eats and fun places to take the kids, … [Read More...]

SPAS

Nordic Spas in Canada to Add to Your Bucket List

For spa lovers, quite possibly the best reason to visit the Great White North may be to explore its proliferation of Nordic spas. Scandinavian baths or Nordic spas are a time-honored tradition, … [Read More...]

TRAVEL TRIVIA

Who was the original singer of the song, New York, New York?

Do you think you know who was the original singer of the song New York, New York? This iconic anthem is one of the most popular songs ever written … [Read More...]