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13 Best Hotels with Lazy Rivers ~ Recommended by Travel Experts

Know what’s better than drifting along a lazy river in an idyllic vacation destination? Nothing, that’s what! As a hotel pool fanatic, I’m always seeking new pools to add to my family’s must-swim list. I asked some discerning, globetrotting travel bloggers to share their picks for the best hotels with lazy rivers. Of course, I […]

Hangin’ with Oprah in Houston, Texas

I fulfilled one of my major bucket list items last fall: going to see Oprah’s show in-person. I am crazy-cuckoohead-nuts for Oprah. Anyone who’s ever talked to me for more than 30 minutes or so, has probably heard me quote Miss O or share something I learned through years and years of faithfully watching the […]

Is Disney Cruise Line for Teens and Tweens Too?

My family set sail for the first time seven years ago on a multi-generational Caribbean cruise on the Disney Magic and fell in love with cruising. As of this past fall we had sailed on a total of five cruises on four different lines in the Caribbean, Alaska, the Baltics and the Mediterranean, but we had not […]

ATX for Music Lovers & Creative Types

Are you looking for a unique U.S. vacation destination where you can enjoy a little time away from the kiddos? Are you a fan of music and the arts? Do you want to visit a place that is almost guaranteed to be sunny, no matter what time of year you visit? If you answered yes to any (or all) […]

JW Marriott San Antonio – Where Luxury Combines with Good Ol’ Family Fun

Earlier this month my family spent a few days at this resort enjoying all it had to offer, like spa treatments for the Travel Mama, golf for the Travel Daddy, the Range Rider Kids Camp for the Travel Girl, and a zero-entry splash pool for the Travel Baby. The world is big with many new places to explore so I seldom like to return somewhere I have already been. However, I am already dreaming of a return trip to San Antonio, and to this JW Marriott in particular.

Texas Hill Country Family Activities

Texas Hill Country is a beautiful place to explore. Although many people associate the Hill Country with bed & breakfasts and antique stores, there are also plenty of places to explore with your kids. The best part? Many of these activities are inexpensive or free of charge. Here are five favorite Hill Country activities from Sara V., author of the family travel blog, Wandering Off.

Top 5 Things to Do in San Antonio, Texas with Kids

These are the absolute must-dos of this friendly, Texas town. Before my family’s visit, I asked some fellow travel enthusiasts and a few Texan friends for the best of the best of San Antonio. And, we discovered a Texas treat or two along the way!