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Beyond the Buzzword: Agritourism Explained
Family/Kids Travel / USA / Voluntourism

Beyond the Buzzword: Agritourism Explained

The buzzword in travel during the last decade was ecotourism. It’s a well-intentioned term, but often misunderstood, sometimes misapplied, and even misleading. This decade’s buzzword could be agritourism, but that can… Read More…

Travel Tip: How Kids Can Get Extra Credit While They Travel
Family/Kids Travel / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: How Kids Can Get Extra Credit While They Travel

When I was a kid, my parents always liked to take the family traveling the week after Thanksgiving or the week after New Year’s. That meant skipping a week of… Read More…

14 Travel Gifts Under $100 for Parents
Christmas / Hanukkah / Travel Gear / Window Seat or Aisle Seat

14 Travel Gifts Under $100 for Parents

The holidays are just around the corner, and if you’re not sure what to get a traveling parent, you may be in luck. Family travel writer Kerri Zane examined 14… Read More…

Image Source: Natural History Museum of Los Angeles
Family/Kids Travel / Museums / USA

The Good Dinosaur Travels: Where to Dig a Little Deeper Into Discovery

If you’ve got children, chances are reasonably good you’ve got a few dinosaur fans. That’s been helped in no small part by movies such as Jurassic World, Jurassic Park, and… Read More…

15 Family-Friendly Halloween Events Around the Country
Fall / Halloween / Window Seat or Aisle Seat

15 Family-Friendly Halloween Events Around the Country

Across the country, communities are gearing up for Halloween. While many places will play host to pumpkin patches and haunted houses, family travel expert Kerri Zane found 15 family-friendly Halloween… Read More…

5 Family-Friendly Train Rides Across the U.S.
Trains / USA / Window Seat or Aisle Seat

5 Family-Friendly Train Rides Across the U.S.

Today, most people who travel by train do so because it simply gets them from point A to point B. But there are still a number of train operations throughout… Read More…

After Oil Spill, Are Santa Barbara’s Beaches Safe This Summer?
Beach Vacations / California / Family/Kids Travel / Summer

After Oil Spill, Are Santa Barbara’s Beaches Safe This Summer?

Santa Barbara is located just 95 miles north of Los Angeles (and a three-hour drive from LAX). On May 19, a land-based oil pipeline ruptured near Refugio State Beach, which… Read More…

How to Get Your Kids Outside While on Vacation This Summer
Family/Kids Travel / Summer

How to Get Your Kids Outside While on Vacation This Summer

Not sure how to get your kids outside during the summer—especially when you’re on vacation? Sometimes getting your kids to put down the electronic gadgets and go outside to play… Read More…

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Cruise Travel / Family/Kids Travel / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: New Family-Friendly River Cruises Around the World

River cruising is one of the fastest-growing segments of the travel industry, and now families are getting on board. Traditionally, river cruising has attracted an older crowd—usually couples and retirees—and… Read More…

Travel Tip: How to Install a Car Seat Safely
Car Travel / Family/Kids Travel / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: How to Install a Car Seat Safely

Even if you don’t have small kids, you may be tasked with driving the children of family or friends during summer road trip season. You definitely want to be prepared…. Read More…

Multi-Gen Travel in Buenos Aires and Beyond
Culture / South America / Window Seat or Aisle Seat

Multi-Gen Travel in Buenos Aires and Beyond

While winter is in full force throughout parts of the United States, it’s the middle of summer in the Southern Hemisphere. If you’re ready to beat the winter blues and… Read More…