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10 Reasons to Choose Beaches Negril for Your Next Family Vacation

The array of relaxing and fun things to do at Beaches Negril Resort is almost overwhelming. Where do I even begin? The waterpark with lazy river and waterslides…the powdery beach and calm Caribbean waves…the Sesame Street character bedtime tuck-ins? Oh, I’ll just cover it all! Read this review of the Beaches Negril all-inclusive family resort […]

Grand America Hotel with Kids – Affordable Luxury for Families in Salt Lake City

With its impressive architecture, luxurious décor, and regal name — you might think the Grand America Hotel caters primarily to adult vacationers. You would be oh-so-very wrong! This upscale hotel in Salt Lake City, Utah goes out of its way to make sure families with children feel welcomed. Child amenities like bottle warmers, toys, and […]

10 Best Beach Hotels for Kids – Recommended by Family Travel Experts

Whether splashing in ocean waves or sipping a tropical drink from a lounge chair, nothing says “vacation” more than a day at the beach. I asked some top family travel bloggers to share their picks for the best beach hotels for families. Of course, as a beach-loving mama, I included a couple of my favorites, […]

Best Pool Floats to Make a Splash on Vacation or at Home

The best pool floats are playful but not flimsy. Whether you plan to spend time floating in your backyard swimming pool, at your vacation rental home, or in a fabulous hotel pool, you’ll want to do so atop one of these whimsical babies. Here are 12 awesome pool floats for kids and adults to make a splash on […]

How to Choose the Best Hotel for Your Family Vacation

Selecting the right hotel is one of the most important decisions to make when planning a vacation. Book wrong and you could wind up overspending, staying in a sketchy part of town, or feeling overtired and just plain blah throughout your hard-earned vacay. If you choose the best hotel for your family vacation, however, you’ll […]

Hofsas House Review – A Carmel by the Sea Inn for Romance, Families and Fido

You can tell when someone has the right job and is living the right life. People like Hofsas House Proprietor Carrie Theis exude an easy happiness. She welcomes guests with a genuine smile and asks if there is anything she can do to make your visit to Carmel by the Sea more pleasant. She doesn’t do this […]

Where to Stay on Maui with Kids – Kaanapali Alii

So you’re trying to figure out where to stay on Maui with kids. You want a place that has lots of space to spread out, incredible views, pools for swimming, a beach for water activities, a fully equipped kitchen and a separate bedroom for privacy…is that asking too much? Kaanapali Alii in Lahaina doesn’t think […]

Center Parcs Park Bostalsee, Germany – A Family Focused Vacation Destination

My American family has fallen in love with Europe’s Center Parcs. In fact, if we let our three young boys plan every vacation, I’m pretty sure they would choose to visit nothing but Center Parcs for the rest of our time overseas. And why not? As far as I can tell, they’re the best thing […]

Le Chèvrefeuille – An Idyllic Bed and Breakfast for Families in Dordogne, France

If you are dreaming of a trip to the South of France (and who isn’t?!), I have the ideal bed and breakfast for families in Dordogne! Le Chèvrefeuille is the friendliest B&B I’ve ever encountered. It’s more than a place to stay; Le Chèvrefeuille provides a relaxing retreat for families. The Dordogne region makes a great choice […]

Sheraton Waikiki – A Bustling Hotel in the Heart of Waikiki

Waikiki Beach in Honolulu feels like the epicenter of the Hawaiian hotel universe. There are so many hotels and resorts stretching along the length of Waikiki Beach, the choice of where to stay in Honolulu can be a dizzying one. If you’re looking for a central, reasonably priced resort on Oahu with lots of amenities […]

LEGOLAND Hotel Review – It’s All About the Kids

Looking for a hotel where everything (and I mean everything!) is all about the kids? Then head to Carlsbad, California for a stay at the world’s first LEGOLAND Hotel. Even before you enter, as you walk beneath a giant dragon built from Lego bricks, you can tell this hotel is going to be different. Purchase discounted LEGOLAND […]

Hilton San Diego Resort & Spa: A Great Home Base for Exploring San Diego

Whether you choose to spend your San Diego vacation touring the sites and visiting theme parks, or you just want to kickback poolside and soak up the Southern California sun, the Hilton San Diego Resort & Spa on Mission Bay makes a fun and convenient choice for families. Prime Location One of the most important parts of planning any family […]

Disney’s Animal Kingdom Villas at a Discount

I felt like a little kid discovering colored eggs and a basket filled with toys on Easter morning as I stood on my balcony and spotted giraffes sauntering past. And…over there…it’s a gazelle! Oh, what’s that…a wildebeest? And a zebra! I couldn’t stop texting photos of my animal finds plus pictures of the pimped out pool and my swanky […]