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15 Tips for the Best Time at Disney World with Teens (2023)

Disney World with teens and tweens? Absolutely! If you think Walt Disney World is just for little kids, then think again. A Disney vacation with teens, however, is a completely different experience than when visiting with young children. In fact, in many ways, a Disney World trip is better with big kids. They don’t need […]

35 Absolute Best Things to Do in San Diego with Kids (2023)

San Diego County overflows with fun for families. As a mom who lived in this Southern California beach city for many years and returns regularly with her brood, I’m excited to share the best things to do in San Diego with kids. There are plentiful activities to keep all ages content from theme parks and […]

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park with Kids (by Helicopter and Land!)

Visiting Hawaii Volcanoes National Park with kids can seem intimidating. You may have some trepidation over whether such a visit is dangerous and how to make it interesting for the whole family. If you do it right, though, exploring volcanoes on Hawaii’s Big Island is not only safe but also super fun for families. Follow […]

15 Best Places to Visit in California with Kids

Looking for the absolute best family trips in California? As a mom and longtime Californian who has explored much of the Golden State, I’ve got you covered! Explore this beautiful state’s shores, theme parks, national parks, and cities with this list of 15 amazing places to visit in California with kids in 2023. This story […]

Best Time to Visit Scottsdale, AZ: Pros & Cons of Every Season

Trying to decide when to visit Scottsdale? Enjoyable all year, each season offers pluses and minuses. Keep in mind that winters are likely chillier than you think, and summers are even toastier than you might imagine. In addition to significant changes in temperatures, be aware that activities, prices, events, and traffic vary with the seasons. […]

30 Scottsdale Christmas Activities and Winter Holiday Events

The holiday season is brimming with merry activities in the Valley of the Sun, especially with this array of Scottsdale Christmas events. Celebrate the season with festive lights displays, kid-friendly amusements, special dining experiences, and other revelries. Enjoy a jolly season with more than 30 things to do during the winter holidays in Scottsdale, Arizona. […]

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 this Southwestern city with my brood several years ago, I […]

15 Things to Do in Jerome, AZ – America’s Biggest Ghost Town

Residents of quirky Jerome are proud to live in America’s biggest ghost town. A booming copper mining town at the turn of the 19th century, Jerome was once home to 15,000 inhabitants. Those numbers have plummeted, leaving a mostly deserted city behind. Today, tourists flock to this Central Arizona community in search of Wild West […]

Dos and Dont’s of Disneyland Cars Land

Whether your family merely enjoys the Pixar Films “Cars” movies, or you are all-out fanatics, these Disneyland Cars Land tips will help make the most of your Radiator Springs visit. To maximize fun and minimize wait times, follow these 20 dos and don’ts for visiting Disney Cars Land in Disney California Adventure Park! Find Disneyland […]

Vail in Summer: 25 Things to Do Off-Season at America’s Ski Resort

Vail in summer overflows with fantastic off-season activities. While serious ski and boarding bunnies can’t swoosh through the snow down mountains, there are still plenty of activities to get your heart pumping at one of the biggest ski resorts in the United States. Plus, Vail’s Colorado mountain beauty is undeniable year-round. If you’re looking for […]

Prescott with Kids: 16 Fun Things to Do in Arizona’s Territorial Capital

Visiting Prescott with kids is an adventure into Arizona’s past. Designated the capital by President Abraham Lincoln back when Arizona was still just a territory, the city embraces its Wild West history. If you’re picturing a desert landscape with lots of prickly saguaro cactus, dusty tumbleweeds, and record-breaking heat, however, think again. Families from today’s […]

21 Superior Things to do in Duluth, Minnesota with Kids

When considering a trip to Minnesota, visions of Purple Rain, the Mall of America, and a pair of Twin Cities probably come to mind. For a relaxing and nature-filled vacation, however, Minnesotans know to head north to the pretty port city of Duluth. This northern Minnesota destination is home to the vast Lake Superior, gorgeous […]

Maui with Kids: 25 Best 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. […]