January is typically the time of year we begin planning vacations in earnest, asking friends and families for recommendations or planning a return trip to our favorite destination. For those of us that live in colder . . .
As the new year begins, and vacation planning begins in earnest, we thought it would be helpful to reach out to other family travel writers and ask them to share their best travel destinations for families. We received a variety . . .
Many adults might head to Kansas City for their famous barbecue restaurants and jazz clubs, but there are many fun things to do with kids in Kansas City. The self proclaimed City of Fountains (there are over 200 throughout . . .
Time to celebrate fall with a pumpkin patch visit and pumpkin roundup! Fall is our family's favorite time of year, and one of our favorite ways to celebrate is with a pumpkin patch visit. I love all things pumpkin, . . .
We are sharing some kid friendly spooky destinations in Illinois! Halloween can be a frightening time for young children, so we've found some of the more mild entertainment options that will allow your family to enjoy . . .
It's amazing how time flies when you are having fun and our great American road trip is coming to an end. We said goodbye to my parents and the farm we called home for the week in Cooperstown and headed out in a light drizzle to . . .
A common mistake that might be made during a road trip is underestimating the amount of time it will take to reach a destination. We were on a road trip from Cleveland to Cooperstown when we realized the error of our ways. This . . .
Every summer many families partake on a great American road trip, and this year our journey has brought us to Cooperstown, New York. Our oldest son and his team has the opportunity to play baseball at the Cooperstown Dreams Park . . .
Experts in the travel industry are making major efforts to create more eco-friendly destinations and encourage travelers to join their best practices for helping the environment. We have reached out to other writers to find . . .
Every other year our family heads south to Florida for winter vacation, but somehow we fail to venture out from the land of the overcrowded amusement parks. Just once I would love to escape to the land of warm sandy beaches and . . .
Winter weather can be atrocious, but in Chicago we are used to it, and try to have a supply of fun winter activities for kids ready to go at any given moment. As locals know, it is important to have plenty of activities at your . . .
If you are looking for some winter family fun, Lake Placid is an excellent destination to visit. Located 5 hours from the New York City and Boston areas, nestled in the stunning Adirondack mountains (here are . . .