September 24, 2017

20 Most Instagram-Worthy Roadside Attractions

There’s just something about road trips and stopping to take photos at fun and quirky roadside attractions, like Cadillac Ranch in Texas and Foamhenge in Virginia. One of my personal favorites is South of the Border, a road stop in South Carolina. You’ll see colorful billboards, like “Pedro’s Weather Report: Chili Today, Hot Tamale!,” for miles and miles (and miles). If […]

20 Free Things to Do with Kids in Boston

Boston may be having a tough winter, but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t add Boston to your must-go list, especially with so many free family activities. Take a look at 20 free and fantastic things to do with kids in Boston. Things to Do With Kids in Boston 1. Make Way for Ducklings. Yup, make way. It’s a must to […]

6 Things I Learned About Segway Tours

On Saturday, I rode a Segway for the very first time. I was up in Boston with a few girlfriends and one of my friends had booked us a tour with Boston by Segway. I was hesitant at first. I’d never gotten up on a Segway before and I always thought the tourists on Segways looked kind of goofy. 🙂 […]

Lonely Planet: Top-10 U.S. Travel Destinations for 2014

This morning, Lonely Planet unveiled their list of the Top-10 U.S. Travel Destinations for 2014, including some great cities I’ve covered before here on Kidventurous, such as Boston and Las Vegas. Take a look at all 10 must-visit destinations you may want to consider for your next family adventure. 1. Grand Rapids & Lake Michigan’s Gold Coast (MI): Head to the […]

Top-10 Beaches for Families

At last, the official first day of summer is here and what better way to kick off summer than by thinking about spending long days at the beach, building sand castles and jumping in the waves. Recently, Family Vacation Critic named the 10 Best Beaches for Families. Take a look at their picks: Beach Haven (Beach Haven, NJ):  You and […]

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 […]

6 Top Picks for Curious George Fans

Sure, I like Curious George as much as the next person, but I had no idea about the various stores, festivals, exhibits and art shows all dedicated to this curious little monkey. Clearly there is quite a following for George and the Man with the Yellow Hat (oh how I wish I knew his name). Take a look at these […]

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 […]

9 Sweet Treats & Tours for Chocolate Lovers

With just one day until Valentine’s Day my mind is on chocolate. Given the average American consumes nearly 25 pounds of chocolate each year, I’d say that chocolate is on many people’s minds. While it’s nice to eat chocolate (okay, it’s really nice), how about learning more about chocolate from cocoa bean to chocolate bar. Take a look at these […]

Museums After-Dark: 7 Overnight Family Adventures

I was on a flight home from Orlando over the weekend and while flipping through Washington Flyer magazine, I spotted a blurb on the KidSpy Overnight program at the International Spy Museum in Washington, DC. It seems like new, fun overnight programs for kids keep popping up, so I thought I’d re-visit this topic with seven new overnight adventures for […]