April 20, 2014

4 Ways to Manage Travel with Kids Over Spring Break

on the beach

I guess I shouldn’t be too surprised that a recent Bank of America survey found that half of Americans are planning to take a vacation over Spring Break. This winter has been long and cold (hello, we got nine inches of snow yesterday here in DC), and lots of families just want to escape to any destination that doesn’t require […]

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40+ Tips for the Best-Ever Family Road Trip

kids road trip

It’s 63 degrees right now as I type this (inside) and you know I’m thinking about summer road trips. I’d better get all this thinking in today because a massive cold front is coming through and the high tomorrow is only supposed to be 36 degrees. Boo. (Seriously, how does this happen?) As I was thinking about road trip season, […]

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Spring Break: There’s Still Time to Plan a Perfect Getaway

spring break family

Given Easter is so late this year (April 20), many families won’t be enjoying Spring Break for another five weeks, and yes, there is still plenty of time to plan and organize a family getaway, particularly if you want to stay in a vacation rental over the break. Recently, I wrote a post for HomeAway.com that I thought you might […]

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Spotted by Locals: 50+ City Guide Apps (DC is Free This Week)

Spotted by Locals App

Have you started to plan out your family vacations and weekend getaways for this summer? There’s still snow on the ground here in Northern Virginia, but I’ve been busy planning out family trips for weeks. At the very least, it’s a good way to take my mind off of the cold and ice. With this in mind, I was excited […]

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RSVP: Kissimmee #RockYourVacation Twitter Party on Thursday

Parrots at Gatorland

I woke up this morning and it was one degree. That’s cold anywhere, but here in Washington, DC, that’s really cold. We don’t do single digit temps well. So, I’m excited about an upcoming Twitter Party that I’ll be co-hosting on Thursday, March 6 from 1-2 p.m. ET. It’s going to be all about Kissimmee, FL where it’s expected to […]

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Massanutten: 8 Winter Must-Do’s as a Family

snow tubing

A couple of weeks ago, we took the kids to spend the weekend at Massanutten. It’s a four season resort, so you can ski in the winter and golf in the summer. Our plan was to spend a couple of hours snow tubing, then enjoy the on-site waterpark, but I quickly realized there is so much to do at Massanutten […]

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