August 26, 2016

Top 10 Things to Do as a Family in New Jersey

There is more to the Garden State than just the Jersey Shore (although that’s fun, too). Whether you are here for the summer, just passing through, or calling New Jersey home, you’ll be happy to know that there are many great things to do as a family. We’re going to explore a few of them. Here are our picks of the […]

Best Packing Tips for Your Summer Family Vacation

When you’re getting ready to leave town, there are plenty of things that may concern you, like how you’re getting to your destination, whether your tickets are booked correctly and if the good weather will hold up. One thing that often gets overlooked is packing. Packing is a necessary evil of having the travel bug. While your kids may think […]

Top 10 Things to Do with Kids in Georgia

Georgia Peaches, Southern Belles, professional baseball and sunshine. What first comes to mind for you when you think of the State of Georgia? With nearly 10 million people, Georgia is the US’ 8th most populous state, so they are bound to have fun things for families to do there! We’ve come up with a list of 10 things to do with kids while […]

The Scoop on Travel Medical Insurance (& My Father’s Heart Attack)

I’ve traveled abroad with my kids several times, including twice on my own with two of my young daughters. I never gave travel medical insurance much thought until my father had a heart attack less than two weeks ago. My dad is in his early-70s. He eats well. He exercises regularly (my dad ran a 5K race with me and […]

Top Kids Safety Items to Have When You Travel

We look forward to mixing up our days when we travel. There are fewer hours spent doing the dishes and more hours spent engaging as a family. However, the days leading up to a vacation can be busy. It always seems like there’s so much to do to plan for the “just in case.” Keeping kids safe when we travel […]

15 Free Things to Do with Kids in Toronto

Are you headed to Toronto? First, don’t forget to bring your passport if you’re coming from the U.S. Next, don’t forget to find ways to cut costs on your getaway. One way to save money is to do as many free things as possible, assuming that they interest you and your family, of course. Take a look at 15 fun, […]

#FunSummer100: 100 Fun Things to Do this Summer

Well, I tried to do this four years ago, and kind of failed, so I’m going to try again this summer. I put together my own personal list of things I’d like to do, mostly with the kids, between Memorial Day weekend and Labor Day weekend. Some of the things on my list are based on my location (e.g., go […]

Best Travel Gear for Family Road Trips

If you’re a fan of the 1980s classic, National Lampoon’s Vacation, you know that when it comes to road trips, being prepared can make or break your road trip. To help you plan your road trip, we’ve come up with some tips to keep you rolling on down the road with as few hiccups as possible. Best Travel Gear for Family Road […]

Top 10 Things to Do with Kids in Missouri

Missouri may be known for the Gateway Arch, but the fact is, at 284 miles across and 308 miles north to south, Missouri has plenty to offer to those who live there and those just passing through. Here are 10 Things to Do with Kids in Missouri Let’s start with the things that are most iconic and also give you […]

6 Ways to Stay Fit as a Family While on Vacation

Let’s be honest: It can be difficult to keep a workout schedule when traveling. And, it is even more difficult to meal plan while on vacation. So, let’s explore some ways to stay fit as a family while on vacation. When on vacation, it is important to recognize that you’re visiting someplace new, you’re not on vacation from the facts […]