September 16, 2014

Caribbean Travel: 5 Fall Family Getaways


The kids are back in school and, if you’re like me, you’re thinking about just one more quick family vacation. The Caribbean has long been a favorite of mine and fortunately there are great deals to be found on tropical getaways and many islands to visit that are outside the hurricane belt. Take a look at five Caribbean hot spots […]

15 Things to Do with Kids in Williamsburg

horses in williamsburg

As a final getaway before the school bell rang, I took my kids to the Williamsburg, Virginia area for a couple of days of sightseeing around town and splashing it up at Kingsmill Resort. It’s been ages since I’d been to the area – known as America’s Historic Triangle, which also includes Jamestown and Yorktown – and I was excited […]

20 Things You Must Do with Kids in New York City

new york skyline

Sure, the American Museum of Natural History and Children’s Museum of Manhattan are fabulous, but many people already live near a natural history museum and a children’s museum. So, what do you do with kids in New York that is more, well, New York? Take a look at 20 must-do’s for families that will leave you with only the best […]

10 Family Camping Tips for Non-Campers

camping tent

I think I’m pretty upfront about the fact that I am not a camper. Sure, I’ve slept in a tent. At a campground. Twice. It was fun, but I’ll never be a set-up-your-own-tent-in-the-forest kind of girl. However, I do like the idea of exposing my kids to camping, so if you’re like me, here are 10 family camping tips for […]

Free Ebook: 100 More Activities to Do as a Family this Summer

100 More Activities-Square

I’m excited to let you know that my second ebook, 100 More Activities to Do as a Family this Summer, is now available to all Kidventurous subscribers. As a follow-up to last year’s 100 Activities to Do as a Family this Summer, my second ebook is filled with even more tips, advice and ideas to help you have a fun and […]

Sesame Street Rules at Beaches Turks & Caicos

Sesame Street Character Breakfast

I recently had the opportunity to check out Beaches Turks & Caicos in the Caribbean and can tell you that if your kids are any kind of fans of Sesame Street, this is the place to be. Beyond character breakfasts and stage shows, ten of your favorites from Sesame Street spend time reading stories, baking cookies and going on treasure […]

10 Family Favorites in Branson, Missouri

silver dollar city

Frequently listed amongst the most family-friendly cities in the nation is Branson, Missouri. In 2013, it made Conde Nast Traveler’s list of the ten friendliest cities in the USA by being safe, welcoming and brimming with family and tourist activities. Branson is a wonderful place to bring the whole gang – the scenery is great, the locals are kind, and […]

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 […]