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Seattle with Kids ~ Super Fun 3-Day Weekend Itinerary in the Emerald City for Families

Seattle is famous for music, airplanes, coffee, computers and rain. Though indeed wet much of the year, Seattle is a beautiful family-friendly metropolis surrounded by water, mountains and trees. Grab an umbrella and get on your way. Here’s how to spend a long weekend vacation in Seattle with kids. Day 1 in Seattle with Kids Pike Place […]

9 Amazing Adventures in Canon City and Colorado Springs for Families

If you’re looking for adventurous family travel, look no further than Colorado’s Pikes Peak Region. A vacation here will help your family members connect with nature and with each other in unexpected ways. You won’t want to miss these nine amazing adventures in Canon City and Colorado Springs for families. 1. White Water Rafting Challenge […]

15 Best San Diego Attractions for Kids

San Diego County overflows with fun for families. There is plenty for all ages to enjoy in this sunny Southern California town. As a mom who lived San Diego for 15 years and who returns regularly with her brood, here are my picks for the best San Diego attractions for kids. I’ve also included my favorite restaurants and […]

15 Sweet Things to Do in Hershey, Pennsylvania with Kids

Would you like to visit the Sweetest Place on Earth? Sightseeing, thrill rides, live entertainment and endless chocolate treats await in a town that smells like cocoa. Check out these 15 things to do in Hershey, Pennsylvania with kids. 1) Schedule a day of fun at Hershey Park. The highlight of any trip to Hershey, Pennsylvania with kids is […]

Fun and Educational Things to Do in Winnipeg with Kids

Located smack in the middle of Canada, Winnipeg was once a contender to be Canada’s national capital. Winnipeg may have lost out on that distinction, but the city is one of the most family-friendly in Canada. Summers are a dream here, but the abundance of cultural and family attractions make it an attractive city break destination […]

5 Fun Family Sleepovers in Toronto

Why not skip the hotel one night and bed down somewhere more unusual during your next family vacation? Since the 2006 release of the first Night at the Museum movie starring Ben Stiller, unique sleepovers have been springing up everywhere. These creative overnight outings allow kids to learn while having fun, and parents don’t have to vacuum up […]

Fort Worth Family Fun

When you’ve got a kid who’s as obsessed with horses and cowboy culture as mine, it only makes sense to head to Texas. Fort Worth, named the #1 value-friendly destination in the United States by Hotwire.com, was a no-brainer for us. Originally a lawless western outpost, it’s now known as much for its world-class cultural amenities […]

Oahu with Kids – Attractions the Whole Family Will Love

I’ve been visiting Hawaii since I was child, starting in the 1970s. I have many wonderful memories of Oahu in particular, many of which would never make it into any guidebook because they’re quite personal and meaningful only to me. I still smile when I think about the cute pedicab driver I had a teenage […]

Bloomington, Minnesota – An Affordable & Fun Family Vacation Destination

Bloomington’s central location between the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul and outlying suburbs makes it a fabulous spot for a Minnesota vacation. With no sales tax on shoes or clothing purchases plus reasonably priced hotels and restaurants, a vacation to Bloomington is an affordable choice. There are a lot of misconceptions about Minnesota, for example, that the state is made up […]

Detroit with Kids: Youthful Fun in the Motor City

Detroit’s reputation has taken a plunge. Michigan’s most famous city is bordering on bankruptcy, ranks second nationally in both crime and obesity, and has witnessed its population drop to a relatively measly 700,000. Indeed, much of the city appears to be in complete ruins, a maze of bombed out buildings and abandoned businesses, covered in spray paint. Throw […]

Toronto’s 5 Best Attractions for Families

Toronto is bursting with attractions for families. Located on the shores of Lake Ontario, a visit can include shopping and dining in diverse neighborhoods, visiting major attractions and museums, browsing one of the world’s best food markets, and attending a world-class theatre performance or a professional sporting event. Can’t Miss Attractions for Families in Toronto For families […]

Top 10 Orlando Attractions for Families

Orlando, Florida is one of the most visited family travel destinations in the world, and for good reason. The sunny weather and the huge variety of Orlando attractions for every age group make this a great place to plan a family vacation that will rank in the ‘best ever’ category. My family’s trip to Orlando surpassed my […]

St. Louis, Missouri With Kids ~ Without Breaking the Bank

The Gateway Arch and Cardinals baseball probably come to mind when you think of St. Louis, but there is oh-so-much more to see and do here. This family-friendly destination is situated in heart the Midwest, making it a convenient road trip destination from numerous U.S. cities. Best of all? Many St. Louis attractions are free! Here’s what you […]