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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 to this slice of tropical heaven, read these tips for visiting Cancun with babies and toddlers. Choose easy, child-friendly […]

Florida Family Vacations that Kids and Parents Love

Florida family vacations appeal to sun-loving, adventure-seeking kids and parents alike. Theme parks are an obvious draw and there are plenty of amusing options to choose from in the Sunshine State. Florida also boasts amazing sand beaches, educational attractions, and plenty of opportunities to play in nature. Here are seven of the best family vacation […]

12 Best Embassy Suites Swimming Pools for Water Lovers

Would you like to stay at a hotel with an incredible swimming pool? Or would you prefer a two-room suite, included breakfast and happy hour and other perks for vacationers? Thankfully, you don’t have to choose with this array of Embassy Suites hotels. If you’re looking for a hotel with a dreamy pool plus plenty […]

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 agent told me to start this site! Over the past dozen years, though, TravelMamas.com has grown […]

Best Scottsdale Outdoor Activities – Making Lifelong Memories in the Sonoran Desert

Each year Scottsdale welcomes 9 million vacationers seeking sunshine and memorable fun. In fact, many visitors love Scottsdale so much, they return year after year. Whether you’re coming to Scottsdale for the first time, planning a return visit, considering a move to my gorgeous hometown in Arizona, or you already reside here — this extraordinary […]

Maui with Kids – Best Maui Activities for Families

Maui with kids is a dream come true. Stunning beaches, rainbow-colored Hawaiian shaved ice, luaus with fire dancers…what’s not to love? From babies and toddlers to tweens and teens, there’s something for all ages to enjoy on this Hawaiian island. I’ve asked travel experts to share their picks for the best Maui activities for families. […]

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 discover the most western point in the U.S. and learn fun facts about the country’s Western states. […]

Singapore Family Vacation – Best Things to Do in Singapore with Kids

A Singapore family vacation may surprise you. This exciting, fast-paced city is best known for its diverse culture and ultra-modern tastes. Singapore has a contemporary, Western appearance that may feel less intimidating than other Southeast Asian countries, especially for westerners who are first-timers to the region. Often a destination for business travelers, Singapore also makes […]

Top 10 Orlando Attractions for Families

Orlando family attractions lure fun-seekers to this Florida vacation mecca. The Kissimmee – Orlando Area is one of the most popular family travel destinations in the world, and for good reason. With so much to do, it can be hard to choose which activities to add to your itinerary and which to skip. Whether you’re […]

Family Road Trip Packing List for Sanity and Safety

This family road trip packing list will help keep your crew content and safe on the go. Road trips promise freedom, scenic landscapes, and quirky roadside attractions. Hitting the road with children, however, can also mean seemingly constant potty breaks, sibling disputes, car sickness, and backseat whining. For a smooth car journey, be sure to […]

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 the sugar bush a treasured springtime activity for many families. I have fond childhood memories of such excursions and […]

Things to Do in Basel, Switzerland on a Romantic Getaway

With idyllic scenery, incredible restaurants, and lots to explore — Basel, Switzerland offers plenty of romance for couples. Enjoy these seven romantic things to do in Basel with your partner. 1. Wander through Basel’s Old Town. With over 2,000 years of history, Basel has much for couples to explore. Best is wandering along the cobblestone […]

How to Use Essential Oils for Travel and at Home

Essential oils for travel can help improve sleep, relieve stress, and avoid motion sickness. Which essential oils are best for travel? Read my interview with essential oils aficionado and family travel expert, Hilarye Fuller, to learn which essential oils to pack for your family vacation. What are essential oils? Essential oils are gifts from the […]