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Family/Kids Travel

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
Travel Tips / Family/Kids Travel / Museums

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…

From Kansas to Andalucia: Where to Love Your Inner Cowboy
Window Seat or Aisle Seat

From Kansas to Andalucia: Where to Love Your Inner Cowboy

When you think of cowboys, you might think of classic Western movies and the American Wild West. But cowboy culture actually traces its roots to the Spanish, who originally brought horses… Read More…

Travel Tip: How to Take Organized Adventure Tours as a Family
Travel Tips / Adventure Travel & Sports / Family/Kids Travel

Travel Tip: How to Take Organized Adventure Tours as a Family

When someone says “family vacation,” you probably think of loading up the station wagon; and when you hear “organized trip,” you probably think of senior citizens on tour buses. But… Read More…

Small Town Labor Day Celebrations Across the Country
Family/Kids Travel / Festivals / USA

Small Town Labor Day Celebrations Across the Country

In 1887, Labor Day became an official holiday in the United States to celebrate the contributions workers have made to their country, and to commemorate their achievements. Since that time,… Read More…

How Safe Are Small Children on Airplanes?
Airlines & Airports / Family/Kids Travel / CBS News

How Safe Are Small Children on Airplanes?

Today, Peter Greenberg went on CBS This Morning to discuss the safety of small children on airplanes. He was joined by former National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) director Deborah Hersman,… Read More…

Travel Tip: How to Childproof a Hotel Room
Travel Tips / Hotels & Accommodations / Family/Kids Travel

Travel Tip: How to Childproof a Hotel Room

When traveling with a small child, your hotel room can become a danger zone. You can’t always secure your kids, especially in a new environment. But you can take some… Read More…

Exotic Family Experiences For Tighter Budgets & Timelines
Family/Kids Travel / Canada / Mexico & Central America / USA

Exotic Family Experiences For Tighter Budgets & Timelines

We all know there are destinations we want to see, and there are destinations we can actually afford. When it comes to traveling with kids, there are always extra factors… Read More…

7 Road Trips to Relive 90’s Movies & TV Shows
Road Trips / Window Seat or Aisle Seat

7 Road Trips to Relive 90’s Movies & TV Shows

Do you still miss 90’s TV shows and movies like Saved by the Bell, Twin Peaks, and Dumb and Dumber? Summer is the perfect season for road trips, and for… Read More…

Travel Tip: How to Save Money on Theme Parks This Summer
Travel Tips / Budget Travel / Summer / Theme Parks

Travel Tip: How to Save Money on Theme Parks This Summer

It’s theme park season and that can mean spending big money. But there are some ways to save on theme parks this summer. Disney has raised its ticket prices, and… Read More…

7 Ways to Celebrate the 45th Anniversary of Apollo 11
Family/Kids Travel / Museums / National Parks / USA

7 Ways to Celebrate the 45th Anniversary of Apollo 11

July 20 will mark 45 years since Neil Amstrong and Buzz Aldrin touched down on the surface of the moon in 1969. Since the dawn of the space race, traveling beyond the Earth’s atmosphere… Read More…

Deep Fried Oreos & Butter Carving Contests: Wacky Fairs in the US
Culinary Travel / Family/Kids Travel / USA

Deep Fried Oreos & Butter Carving Contests: Wacky Fairs in the US

With the summer in full swing, it’s time for the county or state fair. Everything from carnival rides and live music to true farm-to-table produce, meat, and homemade pies will… Read More…

Travel Tip: How to Have a One of a Kind Trip to the Zoo
Travel Tips / Eco Travel / Family/Kids Travel

Travel Tip: How to Have a One of a Kind Trip to the Zoo

There’s nothing new about going to the zoo on vacation, but there are ways to make it all your own through an interactive experience. These kinds of zoo programs are… Read More…

How to Travel to Japan With a Small Child
Family/Kids Travel / Japan

How to Travel to Japan With a Small Child

Traveling to a new country is always tricky, but there are lots of logistics to figure out if you’re bringing small children along. Contributing writer and family travel expert Margot… Read More…

12 Ways to Celebrate the Fourth of July This Year
Family/Kids Travel / Fourth of July / Window Seat or Aisle Seat

12 Ways to Celebrate the Fourth of July This Year

Everyone has their own traditions when it comes to celebrating the Fourth of July. Every town also has its own way of celebrating, and family travel expert Kerri Zane shares… Read More…

5 Gadgets You Need for the Fourth of July
Travel Gear / Family/Kids Travel / Fourth of July

5 Gadgets You Need for the Fourth of July

With the Fourth of July right around the corner, now is the time to prepare for the holiday, ensuring that your long weekend is as perfect as possible. Whether you’re… Read More…

25 Family Activities Beyond Beach Resorts
Family/Kids Travel / USA / Window Seat or Aisle Seat

25 Family Activities Beyond Beach Resorts

With temperatures rising and kids out of school, now is the time for family vacations. But if you aren’t near the beach or don’t want to sit in traffic, there… Read More…