March 23, 2017

Best “Kids Free” Deals in San Diego

There’s a lot to love about San Diego. The weather is lovely nearly year-round, there are plenty of family-friendly beaches, and now, kids get in free at more than 100 museums, attractions and animal parks throughout the month of October. If you’ve been considering a San Diego getaway, now is the time to make it happen. Not long ago, I […]

10 Great KOA Campgrounds for Kids

I’ve mentioned several times that I am decidedly not a camper, at least not a “pitch your own tent” kind of camper. I don’t know how to pitch a tent, at least not yet, and I don’t own a sleeping bag. However, I do love a good campground. Three years, ago, we stayed in deluxe cabins at the Mystic KOA […]

5 Easter Weekend Family Escapes

It looks like winter is finally behind us and it’s time to start thinking about Easter, which is less than one week away. For my kids, Easter falls at the end of Spring Break, and since we’re staying home during the break this year, I’m starting to hunt around for fun Easter-themed hotel packages. If you’re staying in-town too, think about getting away […]

Visit San Diego: 100+ Freebies for Kids in October

Over the summer, I shared 20 Free Things to Do with Kids in San Diego. Nearly 200 of you pinned this post on Pinterest (thank you!), so clearly saving money on a fun family getaway to San Diego is of interest. Well, guess what. Throughout the entire month of October, you can save even more as part of the annual […]

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 […]

20 Free Things to Do with Kids in San Diego

I love San Diego. The weather is wonderful nearly every day and the beaches are beautiful. Plus, there are so many parks, museums, neighborhoods and restaurants worth exploring as a family. Take a look at 20 free and fantastic things to do with kids in the San Diego area.  1. Explore Balboa Park. Spend the day at Balboa Park taking […]

“Kids Free” San Diego: 10 Best Free Family Deals

If you’re thinking about a trip to San Diego, now is the time to go since kids get in free at more than 100 museums, attractions and animal parks throughout the month of October. Kids even eat free at select restaurants across the San Diego area, including Hard Rock Café, Pinzimini and John’s Incredible Pizza Company. Take a look at […]

“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 […]

Grab Your Lab Coats: 7 Fun Family Science Festivals

My kids love science. My eight-year-old is taking an after-school class called “Science & Magic,” focused on everyday science experiments, and this week they’re doing the Diet Coke and Mentos experiment, which I know the group will love. So naturally, I’m on the hunt for more activities to further their interest in science, and was excited to see the many […]

Spring Break: 5 Fun & Family-Friendly Hotel Packages

It’s been feeling rather spring-like around here the last couple of weeks, so I definitely have been feeling the need to get out of town. If you’re hoping to get away for a few days with your family too, why not do something a little different this year, like go on a Madascar or American Girl-themed vacation. Or, maybe head […]