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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!

Scariest Rides at Disneyland: 19 Roller Coasters and Thrilling Attractions

Scariest Rides at Disneyland: 19 Roller Coasters and Thrilling Attractions

Disneyland is best known for sweet characters and rides that please kids and kids-at-heart. But there is a more intense side to the Happiest Place on Earth that thrill-seekers appreciate. Roller coasters in Disneyland feature huge drops, special effects, and loop-the-loops. … [Read More...]

FAMILY TRIPS

25 Myrtle Beach Family Activities and Attractions You’ll Love

For an affordable good time in the sunshine, set your sights on Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. These Myrtle Beach family activities and attractions will keep kids entertained, happy, and ready to drop … [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

15 Backyard Barbecue Party Ideas to Impress Your Guests Without Stress

As a self-proclaimed grill master, summer is one of my favorite times of the year. It means I get to roll out my grill and use it pretty much every night of the week. But, as much as I enjoy grilling … [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 JOURNEYS

Travel Mamas 13th Anniversary – Celebrating Our Most Popular Stories

When I launched Travel Mamas in 2009, I had no idea I'd still be sharing travel stories on this family travel blog 13 years later. During this time, my kids have grown from babies into teens and … [Read More...]

TRAVEL TIPS

Flying with a Baby or Toddler: 21 Tried and True Tips

Flying with a baby or toddler and afraid everyone on the plane will hate you? You are not alone. When I've given presentations about traveling with children to new parents, the most common worry I … [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

Scariest Rides at Disneyland: 19 Roller Coasters and Thrilling Attractions

Disneyland is best known for sweet characters and rides that please kids and kids-at-heart. But there is a more intense side to the Happiest Place on Earth that thrill-seekers appreciate. Roller … [Read More...]

HOTELS

10 Best Indoor Hotel Pools for Families

Even when the weather is frightful, indoor hotel pools provide a fabulous retreat from rain, wind, snow, and cold. It doesn't have to be winter, however, to enjoy these wonderful watery havens. No … [Read More...]

CRUISES

Royal Caribbean Mocktails – 12 Best Zero Proof Drinks for All Ages at Sea

Move over alcohol, elevated mocktails are here! Cruise lines like Royal Caribbean are going out of their way to wow passengers with innovative non-alcoholic beverages. These drinks are full of flavor … [Read More...]