As lifelong residents of the Western US, my family and I love pioneering history. Since the moment my 4th grade class studied the California Gold Rush, I was hooked, and I’ve passed on my passion for this chapter of our nation’s history to my kids. Nearly everywhere we drive in the West harbors some vestige...
Never have we enjoyed such a hands-on, educational, and adventurous trip; while we never cracked a book, we learned more in 10 days on our family friendly Alaskan cruise than we could have possibly studied in a month.
We’ve compiled our best ideas for top pit stops on family road trips. Every road trip has a final destination, but rare is the family who can make it to their nightly accommodations without a pit stop or two (or three…or four).
My definition of cruising changed last year, when my family and I experienced a small ship cruise. Although it lacked a deck-top swimming pool and multiple restaurant options it offered instead the most cultural, beautiful, and exciting vacation my kids and I have ever had. Instead of a floating resort, we had a floating classroom,...
Are you planning an all-inclusive family vacation with school-aged and teen kids? Luckily for you, this age group reigns at all-inclusive resort properties! They will find no shortage of activities, programming, and amenities at resorts everywhere.
It's no surprise that the state is filled with natural wonders, wide-open spaces, and outdoor adventure for families. Wyoming is a great pick for a family road trip, historical trip for kids studying pioneering and Native American history, or adventure vacation filled with activities.
If you're not sure where to stay with kids in Vancouver, we've got you covered. Vancouver is a very walkable city, with several neighborhoods in which to lay your head. Where to stay depends on what you need most: public transportation, quaint shopping districts, lots of nature, or even sporting arenas.