April 23, 2014

5 Ways Kids Can Capture Travel Memories

summer fun mixbook

Later this month, I’m taking my older girls (ages 9 & 10) to Naples and Sarasota, Florida. It will be a short four-day road trip, but I want them to hold onto the memories of the trip since we’ll be doing fun things like learning about dolphins on board the Dolphin Explorer and hunting for shark teeth at Venice Beach […]

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10 Pinterest Boards to Plan Your Next Disney Vacation

minnie mouse

In the fall, we’ll be headed back to Walt Disney World. It will be our first time there in three years and we can’t wait. So I’m already starting to pin, pin and pin some more over on Pinterest. If you’re planning a trip to Walt Disney World, too, take a look at these 10 Pinterest boards worth a follow: […]

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Summer Travel: Free Planning Guides

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There are so many places I want to go this summer, once the snow finally melts and I don’t need to wear a heavy coat everywhere I go. So, I was excited to learn about TravelGuidesFree.com, which is a great resource for travelers who want to order free travel brochures to help plan family travels. Whether you want to go […]

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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

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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

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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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