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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…

Top 10 Family Travel Trends 2015
Window Seat or Aisle Seat

Top 10 Family Travel Trends 2015

Did you know that Americans travel more than any other citizens in the world? A new report from Tourism Intelligence International predicts that American outbound arrivals to overseas destinations will reach… Read More…

Seven Unexpected Holiday Travel Destinations
Christmas / Hanukkah / Window Seat or Aisle Seat

Seven Unexpected Holiday Travel Destinations

Looking for some unique ways to celebrate Christmas this year? For this month’s Window Seat or Aisle Seat column, family travel expert Kerri Zane found seven holiday travel destinations with… Read More…

Holiday Events 2014: Celebrate Around the Country
Christmas / Culture / Family/Kids Travel

Holiday Events 2014: Celebrate Around the Country

The holidays can be a stressful time. After all of the holiday shopping and planning, the last thing anyone wants to do is run around looking for a holiday event… Read More…

Travel Tip: Celebrate With Traditional Holiday Displays
Christmas / Entertainment / Family/Kids Travel / Romantic Travel / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Celebrate With Traditional Holiday Displays

Even if you’re the world’s biggest Grinch, you have to admit: everybody loves a good holiday display. Colonial Williamsburg in Virginia is all about recreating life in 18th century America. The… Read More…

What Your Dollar Buys on Travel Booking Sites
Budget Travel / Family/Kids Travel

What Your Dollar Buys on Travel Booking Sites

When it comes to booking online, there are almost too many options. If you have the patience, you can sift through results and try to find the best deal. To… Read More…

Travel Tip: Can You Fly While In Your Third Trimester?
Family/Kids Travel / Travel Tips / Women's Travel

Travel Tip: Can You Fly While In Your Third Trimester?

On Tuesday night, a woman gave birth on a Southwest flight from San Francisco to Phoenix. Mother and baby are fine (luckily, a doctor and a nurse were flying Southwest… Read More…

Celebrating the Holidays With a Multigenerational Trip to Jamaica
Caribbean / Christmas / Thanksgiving / Window Seat or Aisle Seat

Celebrating the Holidays With a Multigenerational Trip to Jamaica

Multigenerational travel is a great way to spend time with the whole family—parents, grandparents, and children—and discover somewhere new. It’s also an alternative to celebrating the holidays at home—you can… Read More…

Let Someone Else Cook: Family Friendly Thanksgiving Getaways
Thanksgiving / Window Seat or Aisle Seat

Let Someone Else Cook: Family Friendly Thanksgiving Getaways

The traditional Thanksgivings holiday usually includes massive amounts of food and loads of family drama. But, for a truly traditional Thanksgiving with loads of history and no histrionics, how about… Read More…

15 Cities With Family-Friendly Activities for Halloween 2014
Fall / Halloween / Window Seat or Aisle Seat

15 Cities With Family-Friendly Activities for Halloween 2014

Halloween is quickly approaching, which means that themed activities and events are emerging across the country. Many of these events are designed specifically for adults, but what if you’re looking… Read More…

Six Flags & the Smithsonian: Visiting Washington, D.C. As A Family
Family/Kids Travel / Museums

Six Flags & the Smithsonian: Visiting Washington, D.C. As A Family

Family travel is often a challenge—on so many different levels—ranging from budget to the sheer logistics of traveling/transporting children to places and experiences that are meaningful as well as fun…. Read More…

Travel Tip: Museum Sleepovers Across the Country
Family/Kids Travel / Museums / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Museum Sleepovers Across the Country

If you’ve ever had a hard time convincing your kids to visit a museum, listen up. They might just pay attention if you tell them to pack their sleeping bags…. Read More…