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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 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 towns […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

Fun Things to Do in Laos with Kids

Laos with kids delivers a lot of adventure at an affordable price. As one of Asia’s least populated countries, Laos offers plenty of wide open spaces as well as beautiful scenery and a laid-back populace. Lao people love children, so families will feel quite welcome here. Let’s explore six fun things to do on family […]

Things to Do in Central Park with Kids in Every Season

Central Park with kids is a must for any New York City family vacation. In every season, NYC’s biggest park offers a wide range of attractions sure to please visitors of all ages. As a native New Yorker, I’m always discovering new things when I explore Central Park and you will, too. Here are the […]

10 Things to Do in Cambodia’s Phnom Penh with Kids

Phnom Penh with kids is a fun and accessible adventure. Cambodia might not immediately spring to mind as a family vacation destination, but this amazing country offers a lot of great activities that all ages enjoy. The Khmer people love children and are some of the most genuine, generous and happy people you will encounter […]

Quebec City Winter Fun for Families

Founded over four centuries ago, Quebec City is one of the most romantic spots on the planet, especially when enveloped in a beautiful blanket of snow. But it’s also super kid friendly. Bien sûr, this UNESCO World Heritage Site in French Canada appeals to all ages. From wintry outdoor adventures and cultural activities to a […]

How to Camp with Kids ~ Tips from a Family Camping Expert

Many parents, like myself, have romanticized memories of great family camping adventures from our own childhoods. But that was a long time ago and the little details about what made those trips so fun may escape us now. If you are considering a family camping vacation this year, then follow these simple six tips for […]

Outdoorsy Vacations for Families – How to Connect Kids with Nature While Traveling

Families are so busy juggling science projects, carpools and after-school activities in our daily lives that we often don’t take time to connect with nature, or with each other. Nature-focused vacations enable parents and children to unplug from technology and everyday stresses while using all of our senses to create lifelong memories. To reignite children’s […]

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 festive Scottsdale Christmas events. Celebrate the season with lights displays, kid-friendly amusements, special dining experiences, and other revelry. Enjoy a jolly season with these 20 things to do during the winter holidays in Scottsdale, Arizona. This […]

Ghent with Kids – Belgium’s Hidden Gem Uncovered

Ghent is quickly becoming the no longer hidden gem of Belgium. Welcoming to families, this city is filled with beautiful buildings and canals to explore as well as tasty treats to try. Use this Ghent visitor’s guide for making the most of a visit to Ghent with kids. Gravensteen Castle Ghent’s most impressive and well-known structure […]