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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!

Why Couples Love Monterey, California

Why Couples Love Monterey, California

Looking for a place to get away from it all and connect with your honey? You won't find a more romantic destination than Monterey and its sister city, Carmel. My husband and I celebrated our wedding anniversary here and fell … [Read More...]

FAMILY TRIPS

Best Family Vacation Destinations for All Ages and Interests

Trying to decide where to travel with kids? The world is full of intriguing places to explore but it can be hard to narrow down options that will please both children as well as adults. This list of … [Read More...]

GROWN-UP GETAWAYS

Why Couples Love Monterey, California

Looking for a place to get away from it all and connect with your honey? You won't find a more romantic destination than Monterey and its sister city, Carmel. My husband and I celebrated our wedding … [Read More...]

TRAVEL TIPS

10 Essential Tips for Traveling with Kids Who Have Disabilities

Before we had kids, my husband and I traveled as often as we could — we hiked in Patagonia, Chile; roamed around Ireland by car; and honeymooned in Bali. Then our first child, Max, had a stroke at … [Read More...]

THEME PARKS

Disney Aulani Pools and Water Features Will Wow Your Family

"Let's build the greatest pool in the Hawaiian islands." That's the goal Disney CEO Bob Iger set to reach when Oahu was chosen as the location for the first Disney hotel not adjacent to a theme park. … [Read More...]

HOTELS

Travaasa Hana – Where to Go to Unplug and Reconnect

Travaasa Hana is not your typical luxury resort. It's better. If your life seems overwhelming and you need time to think and stare at the ocean, then Travaasa is for you. This hotel in the laid-back … [Read More...]

LIFE JOURNEYS

What Not to Say to Other People, Even if You Mean Well

We've all done it...unintentionally offended someone with our seemingly innocent question or comment. Over the years, I have discovered many things NOT to say. As a very curious and fairly awkward … [Read More...]

LIFE AT HOME

What Not to Say to Other People, Even if You Mean Well

We've all done it...unintentionally offended someone with our seemingly innocent question or comment. Over the years, I have discovered many things NOT to say. As a very curious and fairly awkward … [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

Rhine Getaway with Viking River Cruises ~ Ports and Excursions

Choosing a Viking River Cruise from their enticing selection of itineraries is like asking a child in a chocolate factory to pick just one sweet from an overwhelming array of tempting treats. After … [Read More...]

FOOD & DRINKS

5 Reasons to Buy a Traeger BBQ Smoker for Dad

I know, I know. A Traeger electric BBQ smoker may sound like just another toy that will get tucked away in some forgotten corner of the garage – like that exercise machine Dad swore he’d use. A … [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

What was the first state in the USA?

Wondering what was the first state in the USA? This is a tricky question. Here's a clue: the first colony differs from the first official state. Think you know the answer? Take a look at the possible … [Read More...]