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State Parks Offer an Inexpensive Summer Camping Vacation

June 15, 2021 Is COVID or budgeting constraints putting a damper on family summer vacation plans? Do you wish you could find a fun travel destination for the entire family, at a reasonable cost? State parks offer fun activities for families and accommodations for every lifestyle, all at reasonable rates. Check out these summer camping…

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Score a Deal Now, Travel Later: Black Friday Travel Deals You Won’t Want to Miss!

November 16, 2020 While this holiday season is making heading over the river and through the woods to grandma’s house a tad unsettling, now is the time to snag travel deals that you can use when this pandemic bites the dust. According to the Travel Leaders Group, 70 percent of North Americans plan to take…

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Fall Camping Trip? Try These Pandemic Safety Tips

September 2, 2020 In light of the global coronavirus pandemic, people aren’t traveling. As such, more and more are planning getaways in the great outdoors. Either way, fall is a very popular time for people to go camping. Like everything else right now, though, it’s important to stay safe. Here are some safety tips for…

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5 Ways COVID-19 Will Impact Summer Travel in 2020

July 2, 2020 With the school year done, many families would normally be packing up for a summer vacation. Unfortunately, with the COVID-19 pandemic continuing to impact our lives, many will be sticking closer to home. If you’re determined to go somewhere, though, it’s important to realize that things have changed. As you’re preparing for…

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Take Your Family on a (Virtual) Trip to San Francisco: Six online activities that showcase the City by the Bay

May 20, 2020 Looking for a summer vacation destination … that doesn’t involve actual travel? The stunning city of San Francisco has created a multitude of fun online activities that celebrate the joys of the city by the bay from the comfort of home. Pack your bags and get ready to take a (virtual) trip…

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Last-Minute Spring Break Destinations for Families

March 12, 2020 With many overseas vacations and cruises being canceled due to coronavirus, many families are now stuck making last-minute spring break plans. Stay stateside this spring break and enjoy thrilling theme parks, blooming gardens, snowy slopes, and sandy beaches. Here are four fun last-minute spring break destinations for families  Silver Dollar City and Branson,…

Hang Loose in Hawaii in 2020: New Hotels, Dining Experiences and Adventures Galore Welcome Visitors to Hawaii
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Hang Loose in Hawaii in 2020: New Hotels, Dining Experiences and Adventures Galore Welcome Visitors to Hawaii

January 14, 2020 The Hawaiian Islands are welcoming the new year with new accommodations, experiences, attractions, events, and restaurants. Brand new hotels are opening their doors while more established hotels are rolling out the red carpet for visitors with new programming and newly remodeled spaces. There’s never been a better time to visit the islands,…

The Great Outdoors: Making It Accessible To Everyone
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The Great Outdoors: Making It Accessible To Everyone

December 11, 2019 People need nature. We’re seeing more and more research supporting this fact every day. Unfortunately, getting in a forest bath, trail hike or even a stroll through greenspace might be a lot easier if you live in Jackson Hole, Wyoming versus the concrete jungle of New York City—but is it fair that…

Mile-High Christmas: Six Holiday Family Must-Dos in Denver, Colorado
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Mile-High Christmas: Six Holiday Family Must-Dos in Denver, Colorado

November 29, 2019 The Mile-High city shines at Christmastime, with beloved holiday traditions that will put you in the holiday spirit STAT. Take a ride on the Polar Express, shop a German-style Christmas market, skate the skyline and soak in the festive lights and sounds of downtown Denver. Make a weekend of it with hotel deals…

Universal Orlando Resort: Big Changes Elevate Family Vacations
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Universal Orlando Resort: Big Changes Elevate Family Vacations

August 7, 2019 Have you seen all of the big changes happening down at Universal Orlando Resort? The family of theme parks has been making some bold moves with the goal of keeping their valued guests happy and entertained.  In recent years, they’ve made every effort to continue to enhance the Universal Orlando Resort experience…

Toronto with Kids: Seven Epic Family Adventures
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Toronto with Kids: Seven Epic Family Adventures

July 26, 2019 Toronto is Canada’s largest city and it’s cultural and entertainment hub. The city makes for a great long weekend escape for families, especially those traveling with tweens and teens. Expect adventures galore—from walking on the edge of the tallest freestanding structure in the world to sleeping — literally! — with the sharks….

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Stay, Play and Eat in Puerto Vallarta, the Gem of Mexico’s Pacific Coast

March 15, 2019 If you’re looking for sunshine, sandy beaches, outstanding cuisine and palm trees swaying the breeze, look no further than picture-perfect Puerto Vallarta. It’s easy to believe that this charming resort town on Mexico’s Pacific coast is a couples or party animal destination … just take a look at the many adult-only resorts that line…

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A BabyMoon for Every BabyMama: Five Ideas for a Relaxing, Pre-Baby Getaway

February 20, 2019 A Babymoon is a chance to relax and reflect before your baby arrives and changes your life forever. The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists suggests traveling during your second trimester, but check in with your obstetrician to make sure you’re good to go. Here are six babymoon ideas for every babymama-to-be. For the…

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Holiday Gift Guide for the Traveler in Your Life: Seven Flight-Friendly Gifts Under $40

November 21, 2018 Whether it’s for your best friend who earned her ultra diamond platinum business travel status, or your sister who jets off to yet another tropical destination whenever the temperature dips below 50°F, we’ve come up with the perfect gift for the traveler in your life. These seven picks, all under $40, aren’t…

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Saddle Up for Adventure: Five Dude Ranches That Welcome Families

August 7, 2018 If you’re looking for a one-of-a-kind, all-inclusive family vacation destination this summer, saddle up and ride into the sunset to your nearest dude ranch. Dude ranches are the original, all-inclusive destination, making for a headache-free week of unforgettable family fun. Here are five dude ranches that make for the perfect summer family…

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Top 7 Ideas for a Last-Minute Summer Family Vacation

June 28, 2018 The heat is on: With summer just around the bend, some 88% of American travelers report they plan to take their families on vacation this year, according to AAA Travel. Here are seven picks for kid-friendly vacations with not just last-minute availability but also plenty of activities that keep the focus on…

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A Mother’s Day Getaway for Every Mom Under the Sun

April 30, 2018 A busy mom is just about every mom. From carpooling to kid-corralling to keeping track of a teen—a mom’s job never ends. Ask any mother what she wants for Mother’s Day, and more than likely she’ll answer: “A break!” Thankfully, there’s a destination to fit every mom. Give mom what she really…

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Puerto Rico: Open for (Spring Break!) Business

March 26, 2018 Puerto Rico’s sunshine, sandy beaches, rhythm, and warmth are back in business, ready to welcome families looking for a spring break escape. Thankfully, Maria is long gone and the island is back on its feet, offering deals and extra perks while reminding travelers that there’s no better time to visit Puerto Rico. From…

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Two Relaxing Alternatives to Traditional Vegas Resorts

March 1, 2018 Vegas always promises gambling and a good time, but the best trip to Vegas combines both of those with a little R&R. Below we feature two relaxing alternatives to traditional Vegas resorts, perfect for couples—or even families—looking for a little fun (and rest!) under the desert sun. Red Rock Casino, Resort and…

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Woman of Influence: Martice Sutton, Girls Going Global

September 7, 2017 Martice Sutton fell in love with travel as a college student, and spent time in Spain, South Africa, and India. She wanted to give other young women of color the same experience; that’s why she started Girls Going Global (GGG), a nonprofit organization that provides teenage girls the opportunity to travel and…

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10 Trips to Take With Your Kids Before They Turn 18

August 16, 2017 We all love family vacations but sometimes get in a rut by heading out for the same destination year after year. Kids learn more when they take part in different kinds of adventures—and such adventures provide amazing memories for the whole family! 1. Down at the Boardwalk Nothing says summer vacation like a…

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3 Reasons to Visit the Palm Beaches This Summer

June 23, 2017 Stretching from Boca Raton to Jupiter and Tequesta, Florida’s Palm Beaches are a collection of 39 interconnected cities and towns located along 47 miles of gorgeous, white sand beaches. Though families tend to flock to the pristine Palm Beaches in the wintertime, thanks to warm temps and sunshine, the summertime offers loads…

Learn to Ski and Snowboard in Ski Country USA: Colorado
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Learn to Ski and Snowboard in Ski Country USA: Colorado

January 23, 2017 January is Learn to Ski and Snowboard Month and there’s no better place to learn than in Colorado. All month long, ski areas and resorts are offering special promotions and programs to make it easier than ever for people to learn to glide down the powdery mountains with ease. From package deals…

11 Ways to Celebrate Christmas in San Francisco
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11 Ways to Celebrate Christmas in San Francisco

November 11, 2016 San Francisco shines even brighter during the holiday season, thanks to festive decorations and activities that add to the city’s natural scenic beauty and magical atmosphere. Consider a long weekend visit in November or December, when you can enjoy all the delights of winter, from ice skating in Union Square to a Victorian-style Christmas…