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What to Do When You Get Sick on a Cruise and How to Avoid Cruise Ship Illness

Cruises allow travelers to experience new cultures, see interesting sights, taste new foods, and have a whole lot of fun while unpacking just once. Cruising, however, also comes with lots of opportunities to become ill. Cruises have become notorious as carriers of the Norovirus (or stomach flu). Other viruses like the common cold and bacterial […]

Fun Things to Do in Fort Lauderdale with Kids and Teens

Things to do in Fort Lauderdale with kids and teens abound for vacationers seeking sunshine, water play, and all sorts of fun. Families will find outdoorsy attractions as well as indoorsy play. Plus, the beauty of this beachside Florida city is undeniable. Let’s dive into this list of 12 amazing Fort Lauderdale family activities! This […]

Best Travel Books for Children According to Travel Experts & Their Kids

The best travel books for kids encourage curiosity and increase global awareness. Children of all ages expand their horizons through literary travel with these stories. To create this list of incredible reads, I reached out to those in the know: travel writers whose kids love to explore the world as much as their parents do! […]

Best National Parks for Kids in the USA

Explore this list of the best national parks for kids to discover places of natural beauty that will entertain, educate, and fascinate your family. Recommended by travel experts, these 20 parks encompass the diverse beauty of the USA. Listed in chronological order, you’ll find erupting geysers, the world’s largest trees, an array of wild animals, […]

Oahu with Kids – Activities the Whole Family Will Love!

These things to do in Oahu with kids will make you fall in love with Hawaii’s most visited isle. I have been visiting the Aloha State since I was a child and now I enjoy returning with my own kids. Much has changed on Oahu over the decades, but the island remains an incredible family […]

Enchanting Things to Do in Albuquerque, New Mexico with Kids

These things to do in Albuquerque with kids will enchant your family. New Mexico’s Official State Nickname is Land of Enchantment. After visiting Albuquerque, I can see why! Travelers often overlook this New Mexican city in favor of fancier, and significantly smaller, Santa Fe. That’s a shame because Albuquerque has so much heart and lots […]

11 Fantastique Things to Do in Montreal with Kids

Montreal with kids is truly fantastique. As the largest French-speaking city in North America, Montreal stands out as a unique and historic metropolitan area. Its French Canadian charm is mixed with many immigrant cultures, making this city in the Quebec province a lively mix of people, food, and attractions. This list of 11 fun things […]

10 Super Fun Things to Do in Portland with Kids

These things to do in Portland with kids are sure to please any family, including yours! Portland overflows with all sorts of wonderfully weird activities for families. This Pacific Northwest city prizes itself for being weird. In fact, the city’s official slogan is, “Keep Portland weird.” Public pianos implore passersby to play them. Dogs wear […]

San Diego Botanic Garden with Kids – An Enchanting Place for Families

San Diego Botanic Garden is an enchanting place for all ages. This botanical garden is one of San Diego County’s best hidden gems. For families, it offers not one but TWO children’s gardens full of hands-on activities. There are also plenty of walking paths surrounded by plants and flowers from around the world. In total, […]

Disneyland with Kids – Tips to Maximize Fun and Minimize Stress

Disneyland with kids is the most magical experience…if you do it right. There’s really nothing more amazing than seeing Disney’s original park through the eyes of a child. Disneyland is the Happiest Place on Earth but it’s also easy to overdo it. You don’t want your family to wind up exhausted, overwhelmed, and cranky while […]

15 Best San Diego Attractions for Kids

San Diego County overflows with fun for families. As a mom who lived in this Southern California beach city for 15 years and who returns regularly with her brood, I’m excited to share my picks for the best San Diego attractions for kids. These activities are sure to keep all ages content during your San […]

Mississippi Gulf Coast with Kids, A Surprising Beach Destination

Mississippi makes a surprising beach destination for families. It’s affordable, fun, and beautiful. So why is this destination often overlooked? Because travelers just don’t think of Coastal Mississippi when planning their beach vacations. That means less crowds and better deals for those in the know! Biloxi, Gulfport, Ocean Springs, Pass Christian and other Mississippi beach […]

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 […]