For the most epic family-friendly Alaska Cruise, don’t just stay on the boat, explore the land with Princess Cruise’s Denali Explorer Cruisetour.
I love California. I have been lucky enough to travel all over the country and experience some truly incredible parks, museums, and vistas, but my heart always leads me back to my home state and its incredible beauty, diversity and culture.
Newfoundland is a travel destination relatively unknown to American families; in fact, most children in the United States likely can’t even point to this Canadian island on a map. If you’ve been considering taking a family vacation to Canada, you might be surprised to learn that Newfoundland’s most scenic landscapes are not that much more difficult, […]
Photo by: Flickr/Breezy Baldwin Over a lunch of cheese and crackers- typical fare in my house- I asked my kids, “What do you know about Puerto Rico?” One kid said it was an island. Another impressed me knowing that it was near a gulf. Now, I have to point out that we live in California. […]
Photo by: Bigstock/amadeustx With less than a million visitors per year (compared to nearby Zion’s 3.6 million visitors), Capitol Reef is a national park that tends to lie below many traveler’s radars. The park is certainly not the easiest to get to – it’s 225 miles away from the closest major airport in Salt Lake City […]
Photo by: Bigstock/demerzel21 When it comes to great family vacation spots surrounded by beautiful lakeside scenery, New York state’s Thousand Islands region certainly fits the bill. This area offers a relaxing and scenic outdoor playground that is filled with a variety of ways to enjoy the day. Come to recharge, regroup, or rekindle your love […]
Photo by: Flickr/Anita Ritenour Cool summer nights and snowy winter days are not typically associated with Arizona. yet that’s just what you’ll find in the beautiful city of Flagstaff. The pine mountains, Native American ruins, and volcanic landscapes surprise and delight visitors of all ages. Read on to see why Flagstaff is a favorite retreat […]
From red-hot calderas to smoking craters, oozing lava flows to blackened lava fields, smelly steam vents to surreal sulfur banks, and seven (yes, seven!) unique ecological zones spanning the sea-level to nearly 14,000 feet, exploring Hawaii Volcanoes National Park is an absolute must for families heading to the big island of Hawaii. We visited the park […]
Photo by: Bigstock/Christopher Boswell Accessed via Hwy 50, dubbed the “Loneliest Road in America” by Life magazine, Great Basin National Park is truly out in the middle of nowhere. Passing cars are few and far between and 80-mile gaps between service stations are filled with nothing but a desolate, wild landscape. The reward for enduring […]