February 19, 2018

4 Unexpected Things to Do in Mexico’s Riviera Maya

Families around the world love Mexico’s Riviera Maya as a beach vacation destination. The Riviera Maya stretches along the eastern coast of Mexico, starting in Cancun and extending south through Playa del Carmen almost all the way to Tulum. Blessed with beautiful white sand beaches and crystal-clear blue Caribbean water, the Riviera Maya is ideal for long, lazy days at the […]

10 Reasons Keystone, CO is the Best Family Ski Destination

Kidventurous is happy to take part in the third annual Back to Ski Week, which includes fantastic tips on planning a family ski vacation. Today, we hear from Keryn Means of Walking On Travels on why a visit to Keystone Resort in Colorado is perfect for families. Kidventurous was compensated for writing this post; all opinions are the author’s. Now […]

10 Family Favorites in Branson, Missouri

Frequently listed amongst the most family-friendly cities in the nation is Branson, Missouri. In 2013, it made Conde Nast Traveler’s list of the ten friendliest cities in the USA by being safe, welcoming and brimming with family and tourist activities. Branson is a wonderful place to bring the whole gang – the scenery is great, the locals are kind, and […]

5 Family-Friendly Caribbean Beaches

It’s hard to find a “bad” beach in the Caribbean, but if you’ve got little ones in tow, some strands are more suitable than others. Ideally, you’ll want to find a patch with calm, shallow water; somewhere that’s small enough that the kids are always within eyesight; and with bathrooms and other facilities nearby. Here are a few of my […]

London with Kids: Best Bets for Winter Travel

London is well-known for being an interesting adult holiday destination. What many people don’t know is that it’s also an awesome place to visit with a young family. Once you’ve paid for flights and accommodations, most of the top attractions for kids are completely free and they’re likely to come home feeling inspired, excited and exhausted. What’s more, because Brits […]

10 Great National Parks to Visit this Winter (+ Fee-Free Weekend!)

It’s that time of year again, time to get into our national parks for free! To mark Veterans Day weekend, the National Park Service is offering fee-free entrance to America’s 398 national parks. So, depending on where you live, break out your hiking boots, snowshoes or even cross-country skis and get out there to enjoy the beauty of our national parks. […]

Giveaway: 1,000 Places to See Before You Die

The giveaway is now closed. Congratulations to the winner, Cheryl ([email protected])! I love a good list. Checking off boxes is one of the most satisfying experiences for me, thanks to my Type-A personality. So, as you can imagine, I signed on to the “Bucket List” craze with great enthusiasm. Summer Activity bucket lists, Concerts to See Before I Die, Restaurants to […]

Fun with Kids: Exploring Kansas City, Missouri

On a recent weekend in Kansas City, Missouri (not be confused with the Kansas City, Kansas) my family discovered so much to do with our kids. While we had picked up tickets to visit LEGOLAND and watch the Kansas City Royals, we found so much more, including lots of free activities. Take a look: Kaleidoscope: A creative arts space sponsored […]

Martha’s Vineyard: 4 Family-Friendly Favorites

Martha’s Vineyard may seem most suitable for the more mature traveler, but if you’re planning a vacation with kids in tow, this New England destination is a strong choice. From the diverse array of activities to the eclectic selection of hotels, Martha’s Vineyard is a great spot for an enjoyable vacation destination. With activities for travelers of all ages, everyone […]

Fun with Kids: Exploring the Shenandoah Valley

In late July, my husband and I pulled together an “on the spot” mini-vacation for our two girls (ages 7 and 3).  After a brief discussion, we decided that the Shenandoah Valley would be ideal.  We settled on Staunton, home to the Frontier Culture Museum, and Roanoke/Salem, home to my brother and sister-in-law. The drive down Interstate 81 from Northern […]