About the author

Amy Whitley is a travel writer and founder of family travel website Pit Stops for Kids, the mom of three boys, and an outdoor adventure writer for OutdoorsNW Magazine.

Smoky Mountain Vacation: A Great Smoky Mountains Road Trip Itinerary

Do you have an outdoorsy family filled with an adventurous spirit? Plan a Great Smoky Mountains road trip through Tennessee! Families can see a national park, nature center, and museums, plus enjoy both city and small town life.

Road School: American History Road Trip from Washington DC

Don't miss these US History Field Trips from Washington, D.C. with your kids. These road school tips and tricks will help history come alive for your kids.
Beaches in Costa Rica

Costa Rica Beaches: Finding the Best Beaches in Costa Rica for Families

With over 600 miles of Pacific coastline and 100+ miles of Caribbean coastline, Costa Rica has a range of beautiful beaches that offer everything from crystal-clear, calm waters to world-famous surf spots. This is a country with high eco-standards and a sense of adventure. Families can expect Costa Rica beaches include plenty of recreation and...

Portland Christmas Lights: 5 Not-to-Miss Holiday Light Shows in Portland Oregon

Every December, Portland, the City of Roses turns into the City of Lights as some of the best light shows and festivals of the Northwest light up the winter sky.

Top Family Camping Gear: What to Pack on Your Next Camping Trip

  Whether your family is headed to a state park or national park this summer, camping trips don’t have to break the bank. That said, having the best family camping gear you need for outdoor adventure can go a long way toward having a family of happy campers. I’ve been reviewing outdoor gear for Practical...

How to Plan a College Tour Road Trip with Your Teen

Got a teen looking a variety of colleges & universities? Learn how to plan a college tour road trip with your teen to explore what college life is about.
Ski Programming

50+ Ski Tips from Experts!

These 50+ ski tips from experts can help your family plan the perfect kid-friendly ski vacation. From ski school, to resort details to dining and more, bookmark these can't miss tips.
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