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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!

Best Hotels for All Types of Travelers

Best Hotels for All Types of Travelers

As a travel enthusiast who has been writing about my global explorations for over a dozen years, I have had the great fortune to stay at some of the best hotels in the world. No matter your travel style, you are sure to find a hotel or resort on this … [Read More...]

FAMILY TRIPS

Mississippi Gulf Coast with Kids, A Surprising Beach Destination

Mississippi makes a surprising beach destination for families. It's affordable, fun, and beautiful. So why is this destination often overlooked? Because travelers just don’t think of Mississippi when … [Read More...]

GROWN-UP GETAWAYS

Best Hotel Pools for Adults Seeking Serious Relaxation and Pampering

Whether you're planning a romantic retreat, girlfriend getaway, or mancation -- the right hotel pool is a must for any adults-only vacation. I have written about the best kid-friendly pools in the USA … [Read More...]

TRAVEL TIPS

Tips for Cancun with Babies and Toddlers from Family Travel Experts

Seeking a destination where the water is warm and clear, the tropical drinks are cold, and the kids clubs are plentiful? Family travel experts know that Cancun is the place to go. Before you jet off … [Read More...]

FOOD & DRINKS

Maple Syrup Festivals – A Canadian Springtime Tradition

Maple syrup festivals are tasty and educational for all ages. Of all the harbingers of spring, my favorite has to be the start of maple syrup season. Maple syrup is symbolic of Canada, making trips to … [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...]

LIFE AT HOME

Travel Mamas 12th Anniversary – Celebrating Our Most Popular Stories

When I originally launched Travel Mamas in 2009, I had no idea that I'd still be sharing family travel stories on this blog 12 years later. In fact, I really didn't know what a blog was until my book … [Read More...]

TRAVEL PRODUCTS

Best Baby Gear for Dads – Manly Gifts New Fathers Love

Most baby gear is decidedly feminine, designed to appeal to women. Meanwhile, men are more involved in raising children than ever before. It’s too bad for dads, since many men aren’t excited about … [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...]

THEME PARKS

Top 10 Orlando Attractions for Families

Looking for things to do in Orlando with kids? Orlando family attractions lure fun-seekers to this Florida vacation mecca. The Kissimmee - Orlando Area is one of the most popular family travel … [Read More...]

HOTELS

Best Hotels for All Types of Travelers

As a travel enthusiast who has been writing about my global explorations for over a dozen years, I have had the great fortune to stay at some of the best hotels in the world. No matter your travel … [Read More...]

LIFE JOURNEYS

Travel Mamas 12th Anniversary – Celebrating Our Most Popular Stories

When I originally launched Travel Mamas in 2009, I had no idea that I'd still be sharing family travel stories on this blog 12 years later. In fact, I really didn't know what a blog was until my book … [Read More...]