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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 our popular 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!

Glamping at the Broadmoor's Ranch at Emerald Valley in Colorado

Glamping at the Broadmoor’s Ranch at Emerald Valley in Colorado

Do you love the outdoors but also crave comfort and pampering? Then you'll be happy to discover how nature and luxury combine at Broadmoor Ranch at Emerald Valley. Set on 15 acres deep in Pike National Forest, this is the best glamping in Colorado. Learn all about the wonders of Broadmoor Ranch in … [Read More...]

FAMILY TRIPS

Why Visit Borrego Springs with Kids

Get off the beaten path with a family vacation in Borrego Springs, California. It's a quirky area inhabited by about 3,500 residents in the middle of the desert. Although it's located within San Diego … [Read More...]

GROWN-UP GETAWAYS

Romantic Things to Do in Carmel, California

Mention Carmel to someone who's been there and they're likely to sigh dreamily and say, "Ohhh, I looove Carmel."  I couldn't really understand the appeal...until I went there myself. There's not a … [Read More...]

TRAVEL TIPS

Ski Tips for Beginners, Nervous Skiers and Families

These family skiing tips for beginners and will make you long for crisp winter air and snowy mountain slopes. Nervous to hit the slopes? Thankfully, experts from Ski Idaho will put you at ease with … [Read More...]

THEME PARKS

Denver with Kids ~ Crazy Fun for Families in the Mile High City

Denver with kids is a crazy good time! There's plenty for families to love about a visit to the Mile High City including museums, a theme park, and an abundance of natural beauty. Family travel … [Read More...]

HOTELS

Glamping at the Broadmoor’s Ranch at Emerald Valley in Colorado

Do you love the outdoors but also crave comfort and pampering? Then you'll be happy to discover how nature and luxury combine at Broadmoor Ranch at Emerald Valley. Set on 15 acres deep in Pike … [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

Audiobooks for Family Road Trips that Kids AND Parents Enjoy

Audiobooks for family road trips make the miles zip by. Before leaving home, load up on audio stories for everyone’s listening pleasure. This list of the best audiobooks for road trips includes picks … [Read More...]

TRAVEL PRODUCTS

CARES Restraint Review: How to Keep Your Toddler or Young Child Safe While Flying

Do you care about keeping your child safe when flying? Car seats protect toddlers and young children on airplanes, but they are bulky and difficult to secure in airplane seats. Thankfully, one … [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

Pancake Houses of the Netherlands

Dutch pancakes aren't just for breakfast in the Netherlands. These tasty pan-fried cakes can be served as a savory meal, a snack, or a sweet dessert. Typically, these Dutch treats are thinner and … [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 country outside North America is closest to the United States?

When thinking of the closest countries to the U.S., of course our minds go straight north to Canada or south to Mexico. This travel trivia question, however, goes further than that. I'm asking what … [Read More...]