Travel Gear Tips & Reviews

Guides for family travel gear created. Honest gear reviews on everything from camping gear, travel gear, road trip gear, travel-friendly games and more.

Airbnb Makes Finding The Perfect Vacation Home A Pleasure

Looking for a vacation home for your family trip? Consider a vacation rental and look at Airbnb. Before kids, Brennan and I would literally jump on a plane and land in London with narry a clue as to where we would lay out head that first night. Alas, children arrived and changed the game of...

Review of Privacy Pop: a travel-friendly bed tent

“Privacy Pop’s pop-up bed provides your child a little privacy in a hotel room.  This bedroom oasis doubles as a playtime fort, and Bedroom Oasis” – Alison Anderson   The Privacy Pop bed tent is a fun practical way to create private space in a full household. Pros: Creates instant private space in hotel rooms or...

The Ultimate Hawaii Packing List For Families [with Free Printable List!]

You have booked flights for your dream Hawaiian vacation and the date for your epic family trip is quickly approaching. Now comes the fun part- packing! Don’t know what to pack for Hawaii? Don’t worry. I have visited the islands countless times (and even lived there as a child!) and have created the only Hawaii...
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Kid-Friendly Travel Tips for Airports and Airport Security

The well-traveled Moms from Trekaroo share their travel tips for airports and airport security with kids. You'll be ready for your next flight with kids in tow.

The Best Hammocks for Family Fun, Camping, and Backpacking

I remember thinking it was a good idea. Hanging a hammock in Yosemite along the river and resting in the shade was what I really wanted to do. But as I lugged my 20 pounds of Ecuadorian cloth woven into a beautiful hammock complete with tassels over a mile from the Curry Village camp, I...
Review of the Eureka Jade Canyon 6 Family Tent

Review: Eureka Jade Canyon 6 – Easy to Set Up Family Tent

Our family of five has been making do with our four-man tent for years. So, when we started our search for a new tent that would sleep all of us comfortably, our top priority was to find a tent that was easy to set up and also provided enough headspace so we could all stand...
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