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Welcome to Travel Mamas! 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 getaways, and global lifestyle topics. You’ll also find our crowd-pleasing printable packing lists. 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!

Scottsdale with Kids - 25 Fun Things to Do in the West's Most Western Town

Scottsdale with Kids – 25 Fun Things to Do in the West’s Most Western Town

Scottsdale may be best known for its abundance of swanky spas, golf courses, and shopping malls. Thankfully, families will find a wealth of kid-friendly attractions here, too. As a family travel expert who spent half my childhood living in Scottsdale and then moved back to … [Read More...]

FAMILY TRIPS

Scottsdale with Kids – 25 Fun Things to Do in the West’s Most Western Town

Scottsdale may be best known for its abundance of swanky spas, golf courses, and shopping malls. Thankfully, families will find a wealth of kid-friendly attractions here, too. As a family travel … [Read More...]

GROWN-UP GETAWAYS

10 Ways to Find Romance in New Orleans

Couples seeking romance are sure to find it in New Orleans, Louisiana. Jazz is the muse, begging couples to swing onto the dance floor or snuggle up in a nightclub booth for a kiss. The architecture … [Read More...]

LIFE AT HOME

Living in Arizona – Hot and Cold in the Desert

Living in Arizona has its pros and cons, as does anyplace. When I moved away from Arizona after college, I swore I'd never move back. Thirteen years of life in the desert was enough for me. I wanted … [Read More...]

SPAS

Miraval Arizona. It’s Not About the Spa. It’s About You.

Those who come to Miraval Arizona Resort & Spa, do so for a reason beyond vacation. This all-inclusive destination spa and wellness retreat in Tucson is more than somewhere to sleep, eat, and … [Read More...]

TRAVEL TRIVIA

Which U.S. state is farthest west?

What is the most western state in the USA? Take a guess and scroll down to learn the answer to this travel trivia question! You might be surprised to learn which state is farthest west. Read on to … [Read More...]

TRAVEL TIPS

Why and How to Do a Home Exchange Vacation

Curious about how a home exchange works? If you would like the comforts of home while traveling at almost no cost, then doing a home exchange may be for you. Whenever I tell people my family has done … [Read More...]

TRAVEL PRODUCTS

Business Travel Tips for Stress-Free (and Fun!) Work Trips

These business travel tips take the stress out of work trips. Traveling for work can be draining, or it can be productive and a lot of fun, depending on how you do it. Business executives and frequent … [Read More...]

THEME PARKS

30 Things to Do at Mall of America Besides Shop

You've heard of the Mall of America. It's that giant shopping mall in Minnesota. This mall's 520 retail stores can keep any shopper happy for days. But do you know how much there is to do at Mall of … [Read More...]

HOTELS

21 Things to Do at Hawks Cay Resort in the Florida Keys

With so many fun things to do at Hawks Cay Resort, where to begin? This incredible hotel on Duck Key makes a great option for multigenerational groups and vacationers of all ages, no matter how active … [Read More...]

CRUISES

What to Do When You Get Sick on a Cruise and How to Avoid Cruise Ship Illness

Cruises allow travelers to experience new cultures, see interesting sights, taste new foods, and have a whole lot of fun while unpacking just once. Cruising, however, also comes with lots of … [Read More...]