March 23, 2017

6 Ways to Enjoy Fort Sumter with Kids (Charleston)

You’ll find no shortage of historic architecture, vibrant southern cuisine and fabulous water views in Charleston, SC, but no trip to this delightful city would be complete without reliving a major turning point in our country’s history at Fort Sumter National Monument on nearby Sullivan’s Island. Built after the War of 1812 as a line of defense for the city […]

Voluntourism: 8 Ways to Give Back on Your Family Vacation

Voluntourism is big and it’s not just for adults. There are lots of programs at hotels and resorts that enable families and children to give back. You can even work directly with non-profits themselves, like Together for Good and Stuff Your Rucksack, which will let you know what’s needed at schools and orphanages in communities near your travel destination. Whether […]

Charleston with Kids: 8 Family-Friendly Must-Do’s

Over the weekend, I flew to Charleston, SC for the Charleston Half Marathon. I’d wanted to visit Charleston for many years, but this was my first visit to this beautiful city. I was impressed by how much there is to see and do for both adults and children. We saw a lot over three days, but there was so much […]

“Spring Break” Searches Are Way Up (10 Hot Spots)

It’s no surprise that, according to Yahoo! Travel, searches for “spring break” are up 149% this week as families look to leave winter behind and get away for a few days. I’ll be honest, here in DC, we haven’t had much of a winter, so while I’m excited to go to Puerto Rico at the end of the month, I […]