September 16, 2014

6 Places to Take Your Kids (Before it’s Too Late)


I’ve yet to purchase Frommer’s 500 Places to See Before They Disappear, but it’s definitely on my list. There are so many places that I want to go with my kids. I might as well start with those that may not be around too much longer, right? Here are six places on my short list right now: 1. Glacier National […]

5 Best Resorts to Spend a Multi-Generational Vacation

key west luxury village

Multi-generational vacations are more popular than ever. Last summer, we spent three weeks in Ireland with my in-laws as part of a home exchange. It was great that my kids could spend more time with their grandparents and it was helpful to have an extra set of hands (and two extra drivers) during our vacation. If you’re thinking about a […]

‘Frozen’ Norway: 7 Places to Visit as a Family


Given how much my nine-year-old (and everyone else) loves the movie Frozen, it really should come as no surprise that Norway has seen an epic 37 percent increase in visitors from the United States. In fact, a number of popular landmarks appear in the film, as do fjords, mountains and architecture of the region, making Norway a must-visit for Frozen […]

New Ebook: The Smart Parents Guide to Family Adventure Vacations

family adventure vacations ebook

My kids are getting older so I’m definitely starting to consider more adventure-focused vacation destinations, like Costa Rica and Peru. So, I was naturally excited to see that fellow family travel bloggers, Amie O’Shaughnessy of Ciao Bambino and Jamie Pearson of Travel Savvy Mom, had published a new ebook, The Smart Parents Guide to Family Adventure Vacations.  Inside, you’ll find loads of […]

4 Family Travel Resolutions for 2014

Iceland's Blue Lagoon

We’re already nearly a week into the new year and I’m just starting to think about travel resolutions as they pertain my family and me. We did a lot last year, but I don’t know that we necessarily made the most of our travel experiences and opportunities. Here are four resolutions I’m making now for 2014: 1. Travel somewhere outside […]

Lonely Planet: Top-10 U.S. Travel Destinations for 2014

swan boats

This morning, Lonely Planet unveiled their list of the Top-10 U.S. Travel Destinations for 2014, including some great cities I’ve covered before here on Kidventurous, such as Boston and Las Vegas. Take a look at all 10 must-visit destinations you may want to consider for your next family adventure. 1. Grand Rapids & Lake Michigan’s Gold Coast (MI): Head to the […]

Survey: Kids Name Top-10 Summer Travel Picks

Myrtle Beach SkyWheel

School’s already out for some children (another week left for my clan) and Highlights for Children recently polled America’s kids to find out where they most want to go this summer. The results are definitely interesting, especial picks #6 and #10. Take a look: #1 Niagara Falls (NY): While the falls themselves are certainly a huge draw, there are so […]

40 Fun & Family-Friendly Vacation Ideas


Starting to think about a family vacation? Take a look at these posts to find 40 destinations, resorts and ranches that offer fantastic escapes for you and your family. – Got Hawaii on your mind? Ciao Bambino just got back from a vacation in Lanai. Take a look at Part One and Part Two of her adventures on the islands. […]