October 24, 2014

10 Things to Do in New York City with Teens

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Recently, my teenage daughter and I took a weekend trip to New York City to see a show. I loved the flexibility that traveling as a twosome provided (as opposed to traveling with the whole family). This experience allowed me to consider various activities that teenagers can enjoy in the city. Take a look at 10 fun things you’ll love to […]

10 Things to Know Before You Board a Disney Cruise

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I’ve been considering a family cruise for quite some time, and of course, Disney Cruise Lines is a top choice. So, I had to check in with Beth Barbara of popular Disney blog, Disney with Children, who shared with me 10 things to know before you board a Disney Cruise. Beth is also a travel agent with Once Upon a […]

5 Things to Do with Kids in Madrid (+ an Almost $16 RT Airfare)

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Have you ever used the free Skyscanner app? I can’t lie, it’s pretty addictive. I open it up on my iPhone at least once a day to see where I can fly for cheap. Simply set your home airport and choose “Everywhere” as the city, then clear the dates so the app will pull up the cheapest fares going anywhere […]

Top 5 Trends in Luxury Family Travel

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Beyond kids clubs and kid-friendly menus, a number of top hotels are going the extra mile for the littlest guests in their hotels, according to Five Star Alliance. Among the top trends in luxury family travel: children’s concierges, spa treatments just for kids and special bedtime services. Take a look at the five trends and which hotels and resorts are on […]

4 National Parks Worth a Visit in the Bahamas

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When many people think of the Bahamas, all-inclusives, water slides and tropical drinks spring to mind, but there are a number of national parks worth exploring on these islands. Among the highlights, underwater cave systems, vast coral reefs and exotic palms aplenty. Take a look at four national parks worth a visit on your next family getaway to the Bahamas. 1. […]

Ski Season is Nearly Here: 5 Ways to Save on a Family Ski Getaway

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The leaves are starting to change, the air has turned markedly cooler and ski season is slowly creeping into the minds of many families. Unfortunately, skiing as a family of six (in my case), can cost a pretty penny, so I look for ways to save while maximizing the value I can receive from top resorts, like Keystone and Copper […]

8 Ways to Explore Glacier National Park in Montana

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Over the summer, I had the opportunity to spend a few days exploring Glacier National Park in Montana. I visited one time before, nearly 20 years ago, and the park was just as beautiful as I remembered. It’s the perfect place to explore with children and the ideal spot to make new family memories. Take a look at eight ways […]

6 Things I Learned About Segway Tours

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On Saturday, I rode a Segway for the very first time. I was up in Boston with a few girlfriends and one of my friends had booked us a tour with Boston by Segway. I was hesitant at first. I’d never gotten up on a Segway before and I always thought the tourists on Segways looked kind of goofy. We […]