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Family/Kids Travel

Distraction-Free Family-Friendly Destinations in South Africa
Family/Kids Travel / Africa

Distraction-Free Family-Friendly Destinations in South Africa

These days, traveling with family can have its obstacles. Electronics have changed so much that young children learn how to play video games and use smartphones and computers before they… Read More…

Chasing Waterfalls on The Izu Geo Trail in Japan
Family/Kids Travel / Japan

Chasing Waterfalls on The Izu Geo Trail in Japan

When you think of family-friendly travel destinations, Japan may not be the first country that comes to mind. But if you’re looking for a unique experience that combines outdoor activities… Read More…

Family-Friendly Beach & Nature Exploration in Oahu
Family/Kids Travel / Hawaii

Family-Friendly Beach & Nature Exploration in Oahu

Oahu is the third largest Hawaiian island and its name means “the gathering place.” Family travel writer Margot Black recently visited, and shares her tips for planning a family-friendly trip… Read More…

Family-Friendly Hotels & Outdoor Activities in Wailea, Maui
Family/Kids Travel / Hawaii

Family-Friendly Hotels & Outdoor Activities in Wailea, Maui

Hawaii is a very popular travel destination for families, and many hotels can look alike. Family-friendly travel writer Margot Black recently visited Wailea in Maui, which is home to several… Read More…

Image Credit: Margot Black
Travel Tips / Family/Kids Travel

Travel Tip: Why Multi-generational Trips Are A Growing Travel Trend

What are the hottest family travel trends? Recently, the luxury travel network Virtuoso surveyed its travel advisers to see what American families are now looking for in a vacation experience…. Read More…

Space Needles & Sundaes: Family-Friendly Activities in Seattle
Family/Kids Travel / West

Space Needles & Sundaes: Family-Friendly Activities in Seattle

Seattle, Washington is a popular destination for travelers. But did you know that the Space Needle serves a sundae that dates back to the World’s Fair? Contributing writer Margot Black… Read More…

Family-Friendly Adventures in Washington’s San Juan Islands
Adventure Travel & Sports / Family/Kids Travel / USA

Family-Friendly Adventures in Washington’s San Juan Islands

Looking for a unique, family-friendly way to explore the Pacific Northwest? Contributing family travel writer Margot Black visited the San Juan Islands in Washington state with her family, which have some… Read More…

Travel Tip: One Thing to Consider Before Taking a Family Vacation
Travel Tips / Family/Kids Travel

Travel Tip: One Thing to Consider Before Taking a Family Vacation

Thinking of taking a family vacation? Before you all jump in the car or take that flight, consider this. A new research study reveals a somewhat shocking statistic. Children were… Read More…

10 Animals Your Kids Should Meet—and Where You Can Find Them
Eco Travel / Family/Kids Travel / Caribbean / South America / USA

10 Animals Your Kids Should Meet—and Where You Can Find Them

With the abundance of technology, it can be hard to get children to spend time outdoors. In addition to letting her son play Minecraft, mother and contributing writer Margot Black schedules time for… Read More…

My Very Vegas Vacation: A 17-Year-Old’s Experience in Las Vegas
Family/Kids Travel / USA

My Very Vegas Vacation: A 17-Year-Old’s Experience in Las Vegas

Las Vegas has never been effectively promoted as a family-friendly destination—and for good reason. The city has never positioned itself that way. If you happen to be under the age… Read More…

Exploration & Education on the Amazon River in Peru
Eco Travel / Family/Kids Travel / South America

Exploration & Education on the Amazon River in Peru

The Amazon River might not be the first family-friendly destination that comes to mind. In an effort to teach her son about the world around him, contributing family travel writer… Read More…

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Travel News / Eco Travel / Family/Kids Travel / National Parks

The Importance of America’s National Parks & Open Spaces

On January 3, the 115th Congress met for their first session and voted on changes to the rules for the House of Representatives. Among those rules is a section on… Read More…

Travel Tip: Airports Include More Services for Traveling Families
Travel Tips / Airlines & Airports / Family/Kids Travel / Travel with Pets

Travel Tip: Airports Include More Services for Traveling Families

Most airports have never been known to provide real, common sense services for travelers. But now, a number of them are coming to their senses. Many airports now offer very… Read More…

Family-Friendly Travel Surprises in Lima, Peru
Family/Kids Travel / Culture / South America

Family-Friendly Travel Surprises in Lima, Peru

As a travel destination, Peru is often mentioned in the same breath as Machu Picchu. While on her way to visit the ancient ruins, contributing writer Margot Black stopped in… Read More…

Machu Picchu, Sacred Valley & Cusco: Visiting Peru as a Family
Family/Kids Travel / South America

Machu Picchu, Sacred Valley & Cusco: Visiting Peru as a Family

Machu Picchu is a popular destination, but there’s more to the region than just ancient ruins. Contributing writer Margot Black visited not only Machu Picchu, but also the Sacred Valley… Read More…

10 Tips for Family Road Trips
Family/Kids Travel / Christmas / Road Trips / Thanksgiving

10 Tips for Family Road Trips

Are you taking a road trip this holiday season, or planning one for next summer? Contributing writer Margot Black has a lot of experience traveling with her family, and shares… Read More…

Discovering Snow Sports in Mammoth, California
Family/Kids Travel / California / Winter Sports

Discovering Snow Sports in Mammoth, California

Southern California is well-known for its beaches, but what about its mountains? Contributing writer Margot Black visited Mammoth Mountain in SoCal with her family—and learned to ski for the first time…. Read More…

Animals, Airboats & Sundaes: Family-Friendly Adventures in Miami
Family/Kids Travel / South

Animals, Airboats & Sundaes: Family-Friendly Adventures in Miami

While Miami may not be the first U.S. city that comes to mind when you think of family-friendly activities, it has many hotels, museums, activities, and ice cream parlors suitable… Read More…

Family-Friendly Activities in the Florida Keys
Eco Travel / Family/Kids Travel / South

Family-Friendly Activities in the Florida Keys

Thinking of visiting the Florida Keys? Contributing writer Margot Black planned a road trip with her family, and discovered some family-friendly activities and hotels along the way.  I had not… Read More…