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Chicago Mombassador-Kids Are A Trip

Do you ever get tired of planning your trips? Do you spend endless hours searching for the right hotel, attractions kids will love, and the best restaurants? Guess what? You don’t have to any more! Momaboard has launched a service that will give you back your life, reduce your stress, and plan your trip for you. All you have to do is pack!

Kid Friendly Spooky Destinations in Illinois and a Major Giveaway!

Spooky Destinations in Illinois & Giveaway-Kids Are A Trip

Today is quite an exciting day, as we share some kid friendly spooky destinations in Illinois and have a major giveaway! We’ve joined with 22 other bloggers to give away two (2) $500 Paypal gift cards just in time for your holiday shopping. Aren’t you glad you stopped by? Read on for more details below!

The InterContinental Hotel Chicago is Family Friendly Luxury

InterContinental Chicago Family Friendly Luxury-Kids Are A Trip

The InterContinental Hotel Chicago is family friendly luxury right in the heart of downtown. Originally built as a men’s athletic club in 1929, the hotel was purchased by InterContinental Hotels in 1988 who immediately set to renovating while maintaining the building’s historical character. When visitors step into the four story lobby, they are instantly transported to a place of luxury and glamour. With doors that lead directly out to Michigan Avenue, the hotel is accessible to anything you could want in the city. Families desiring an upscale hotel with friendly staff, spacious and luxurious rooms, and a top notch location will not be disappointed by the InterContinental Hotel Chicago.  InterContinental Hotel Chicago I recently had the opportunity to visit the InterContinental Hotel… [Read More]

Top 10 Family Stops in Helena, Montana

Top 10 Stops for Families in Helena Montana-Kids Are A Trip

Dana over at Our Traveling Tribe knows quite a bit about the Top 10 Family Stops in Helena, Montana because her family is from there. They are a pretty amazing family if you don’t know about them, you’ll want to read more. The Ticknors are a family of fourteen (four have flown the nest) that travel around the country full time in a RV. Interested in learn more about this nomadic family? Me too. I’m thrilled to have Dana sharing her insight on a state I have never visited, but certainly want to after reading her post!

Traveling with Food Allergies is Never Easy

Tips for Traveling With Food Allergies-Kids Are A Trip

This post is part of the #AmWellMD campaign. See below to enter to win some fantastic prizes and find out more about healthy travel. All statements and opinions in this post are my own. As a family with a food allergic child it can often be difficult to travel to new destinations. It is a scary proposition to walk into an unfamiliar place, at times with a language barrier, and not know whether the food you’re about to feed your child is safe for consumption. We have taken many precautions when we travel but there were times the allergens appeared without warning.

7 Family Fun Fall Activities in Chicago

Fun Fall Activities for Chicago Families-Kids Are A Trip

7 Family Fun Fall Activities in Chicago Fall is a favorite time of year for many families in the Chicago area. The leaves begin to change to beautiful hues, there’s a chill in the air, and there are many reasons to go out and enjoy the weather. We’ve put together some of our favorite activities to get you out of the house and enjoying some hot cider and apple doughnuts in no time. 1. Visit a corn maze About an hour and a half north of downtown and just south of the Wisconsin border is Richardson Adventure Farm, home of the world’s largest corn maze. The place is more than a maze, there is a petting zoo, giant slides, bounce pillows, ORB… [Read More]

Favorite Family Finds in Reykjavik, Iceland

Favorite Family Finds Reykjavik Iceland-Kids Are A Trip

Melissa from A Little Time, and a Keyboard is guest posting today and sharing her favorite family finds in Reykjavik, Iceland. I am insanely jealous because I have wanted to visit Iceland for a long time, and after reading this post, I want to book a flight tomorrow! Warning: after your read this, you’re going to want to book a ticket too!

15 Essentials to Pack for a Blog Conference

15 Essentials to Pack for a Blog Conference-Kids Are A Trip

Do you have trouble knowing what to pack for a blog conference? I certainly do. Throwing a bunch of random items in your bag and hoping for the best isn’t going to get the job done. Having a game plan and the right necessities before you step through the door however, can give you the confidence you need to make connections and take your blogging game to the next level!

Top 5 Things to Do in St. John’s, Newfoundland with Kids

Top 5 Things to Do in St. John's Newfoundland with Kids-Kids Are A Trip

Today I am thrilled to have Jessie Voigts from the Wandering Educators sharing the Top 5 Things to Do in St. John’s, Newfoundland with Kids. Jessie is the publisher of Wandering Educators, a travel library for people curious about the world. She is constantly looking for ways to increase intercultural understanding, and is passionate about family travel, study abroad, and international education. She founded and directs the Youth Travel Blogging Mentorship Program, teaching teens all around the world. As an educator, I love following her site and always enjoy reading her articles. Hopefully you will enjoy her adventures as much as I do!

Travel Icebreakers

Travel IceBreakers-Kids Are A Trip

Last week, one of my favorite bloggers, Julie at Girl on the Move, wrote a fun post called, Travel Icebreakers. I loved her questions and answers so much, I thought it would be fun to carry the idea to my site and hopefully inspire others to do the same. I asked Julie’s permission to use her idea and she gave her blessing, so here are my Travel Icebreakers. Please feel free to respond and share your comments below!