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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!

30 Best Travel Memoirs to Inspire Wanderlust

30 Best Travel Memoirs to Inspire Wanderlust

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

FAMILY TRIPS

30 Scottsdale Christmas Activities and Winter Holiday Events

The holiday season is brimming with merry activities in the Valley of the Sun, especially with this array of Scottsdale Christmas events. Celebrate the season with festive lights displays, … [Read More...]

GROWN-UP GETAWAYS

18 Romantic Things to Do on a Royal Caribbean Cruise

Romance abounds on a Royal Caribbean cruise. Couples activities, sweet surprises, and exciting extras will make any duo swoon. You and your partner will fall in love with each other all over again … [Read More...]

LIFE AT HOME

30 Best Travel Memoirs to Inspire Wanderlust

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

TRAVEL TRIVIA

Where Was Apple Pie Invented?

Nothing tastes homier and more comforting than apple pie. Apple trees originated in Asia, and this fruit has spread across the world. In fact, apples are one of the most popular fruits on the planet. … [Read More...]

FOOD & DRINKS

Best San Diego Restaurants for Families

For delicious food and entertaining eateries, lick your lips as you read my picks for the best San Diego restaurants for families. As a travel writer, former longtime San Diego resident, and … [Read More...]

TRAVEL TIPS

Best Time to Visit Scottsdale, AZ: Pros & Cons of Every Season

Trying to decide when to visit Scottsdale? Enjoyable all year, each season offers pluses and minuses. Keep in mind that winters are likely chillier than you think, and summers are even toastier than … [Read More...]

TRAVEL PRODUCTS

Best Travel Toys for Kids, from Babies to Teens

Travel toys for kids can make the difference between a cherished family vacation and a long journey you'd rather forget. I have spent years searching for the best travel toys, activities, … [Read More...]

THEME PARKS

12 Quick but Essential Tips for Disney on Ice with Kids

Even if you don't live near a Disney theme park, you can still experience the magic of Disney close to home with Disney on Ice. Expect an evening of unique entertainment for the whole family with … [Read More...]

HOTELS

Halloween Hotel Packages and Spooktacular Fall Events Across the U.S.

Dying for something spooky to do this fall? Book one of these Halloween hotel packages or attend the following autumn festivals, costume parties, and other haunted events at resorts … [Read More...]

CRUISES

How to Stay Fit on a Cruise: Tips to Avoid Gaining Weight at Sea

You probably won't lose weight on a cruise vacation. But you need not gain several unwanted pounds, either. Major cruise lines like Royal Caribbean offer all sorts of options for health-conscious … [Read More...]