March 23, 2017

10 Caribbean Resorts to Meet Your Favorite Characters

My kids love character meet-ups, like when we met up with the Sesame Street gang at SeaWorld San Antonio in June. We only spent the day at SeaWorld, but if your kids would be over the  moon to spend the week with their favorites, like Cookie Monster, SpongeBob SquarePants and Dora the Explorer, there are a handful of resorts in […]

5 Fun & Unique Hotel Classes for Kids

I love it when hotels and resorts offer fun and unique experiences for kids beyond your basic tennis and horseback riding lessons. Take a look at five must-try classes kids can take while on vacation whether they want to learn to navigate a surfboard or master mealtime social skills. 1. Swim Like a Mermaid. At Hawks Cay Resort in the Florida […]

10 Luxury Hotel Spas Catering to Kids & Teens

Earlier this week, I posted about the Top 5 Trends in Luxury Family Travel, one of which was spa treatments for kids and teens. These are definitely popular both here and abroad with hotels from California to Cape Town to Florence offering specialized treatments just for kids, tweens and teens. Take a look at 10 luxury hotel spas catering to […]

Top 5 Trends in Luxury Family Travel

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 […]

8 Reasons to Book a Family Vacation in Jamaica

If you’ve been considering a family vacation to the Caribbean, take a look at Jamaica. It’s easy to get there from the U.S. There are loads of shoulder season deals, which generally run through mid-December. Plus, new waterparks, sailing classes and even bobsledding experiences make Jamaica a must-visit destination for families. Look for over-the-water suites to make their debut in […]

5 Best Resorts to Spend a Multi-Generational Vacation

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 […]