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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: 27+ Things to Do in the West's Most Western Town

Scottsdale with Kids: 27+ 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: 27+ 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

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

12 Safety Tips to Prevent Losing Your Child in a Public Place

For children, there's almost nothing scarier than being unable to spot a parent or other caregiver in a crowded place. The terror might even be worse for parents when a child goes missing. One minute … [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

12 Safety Tips to Prevent Losing Your Child in a Public Place

For children, there's almost nothing scarier than being unable to spot a parent or other caregiver in a crowded place. The terror might even be worse for parents when a child goes missing. One minute … [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

Halloween at Disneyland: What’s New for 2022

What's new for Halloween at Disneyland 2022? So much, it's scary! From Oogie Boogie Bash parties to festive rides, food, and decorations throughout both California theme parks, Disney's Halloween Time … [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 Say 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...]