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Scottsdale with Kids – 24 Fun 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 […]

Best Hotels for All Types of Travelers

As a travel enthusiast who has been writing about my global explorations for over a dozen years, I have had the great fortune to stay at some of the best hotels in the world. No matter your travel style, you are sure to find a hotel or resort on this list that will make you […]

Best Hotel Pools in Hawaii for Families

Not only are there plenty of family-friendly activities and attractions in Hawaii, but also the state is home to numerous incredible hotel pools for kids. We reached out to travel experts to share their picks for the best hotel pools in Hawaii for families and included a couple of our favorites as well. As you […]

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 […]

Best Hotel Pools for Adults Seeking Serious Relaxation and Pampering

Whether you’re planning a romantic retreat, girlfriend getaway, or mancation — the right hotel pool is a must for any adults-only vacation. I have written about the best kid-friendly pools in the USA and the best indoor hotel pools for families, but now it’s the grown-ups’ turn for some pool-time. To compile this list of […]

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 […]

Top 10 Orlando Attractions for Families

Looking for things to do in Orlando with kids? Orlando family attractions lure fun-seekers to this Florida vacation mecca. The Kissimmee – Orlando Area is one of the most popular family travel destinations in the world, and for good reason. With so much to do, it can be hard to choose which activities to add […]

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 […]

7 Things to Do at Gaylord Opryland with Kids

Every Gaylord resort offers kid-friendly activities and a biosphere filled with blooming flowers, waterfalls and walkways. Each property, however, has its own distinct features and ambiance. Read this review to discover seven unique things to do at Gaylord Opryland with kids in Nashville, Tennessee. 1. Watch the Delta Fountain Show. The fountain in Gaylord Opryland’s […]

Center Parcs France Trois Forêts – A Nature Resort for Family Togetherness

CenterParcs France Trois Forêts is immersed in nature in the remote area of Moselle Lorraine, France. My American family discovered this retreat to be unlike anything we had ever experienced in the U.S. — and what an amazing experience it was! Set in a forest on over 1,000 acres of land, this resort is a […]

Hyatt Regency Maui with Kids ~ A Fantastical Place to Stay

Hyatt Regency Maui Resort and Spa is more than a hotel. It’s paradise for families in Hawaii. Expect lush grounds, a fun kids club, a spectacular luau and sandy beachfront location. But what clinched it for me was their pools. Oh, what pools you will find at this Kaanapali resort! Read my review to discover […]

Disney Aulani Pools and Water Features Will Wow Your Family

“Let’s build the greatest pool in the Hawaiian islands.” That’s the goal Disney CEO Bob Iger set to reach when Oahu was chosen as the location for the first Disney hotel not adjacent to a theme park. Disney Aulani is home not only to one of Hawaii’s best hotel pools, but also the resort offers […]

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 […]