K. Pearson Brown is a travel writer living in Los Angeles. Her travel reporting has taken her across the globe, from Egypt to Europe and across the U.S., including dozens of local Southern California destinations. As a mom on the go, Brown writes about family vacation resorts and attractions as well as getaways for couples. Brown blogs for Out with Mommy and Westside Mommy and is a contributor to L.A. Parent, Vagabond, Trekaroo, MomsLA, Hopper, LA Examiner, Yahoo! Voices, SheWired, TheNextFamily, Goodkin, Expecting, OutTraveler, Westside Today, Beverly Hills 90210, Santa Monica Mirror, and many others. She can also be heard as a commentator on the top-rated NPR radio station KPCC-FM in Los Angeles.
Whether a family wants beautifully stitched leather seats, electronic options for the entire crew, or enough room for the kitchen sink, there are great new options for 2014. Here are the highlights of the best cars for families this year.