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Family/Kids Travel

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…

6 Unique Sleepovers Across the Country
Family/Kids Travel / USA

6 Unique Sleepovers Across the Country

Some say sleep is overrated, but that may depend where you sleep. Novel indoor and outdoor sleepovers for children and adults have multiplied nationwide, spurred by the Night at the… Read More…

Family Friendly Safari Camps in Zambia & Zimbabwe
Family/Kids Travel / Africa / Window Seat or Aisle Seat

Family Friendly Safari Camps in Zambia & Zimbabwe

An African safari is a bucket-list experience for many, but it’s not as hard to achieve as you might think. Some safaris can be geared toward adults, but there are… Read More…

New Theme Park Rides for Summer 2014
Summer / Theme Parks

New Theme Park Rides for Summer 2014

Summer theme park season is nearly here, and the big parks across the country have once again created a number of new rides and attractions. Two of the biggest and… Read More…

The many faces of a toddler on a long drive
Car Travel / Family/Kids Travel / Road Trips

What You’re Doing Wrong on Your Family Road Trip

My husband didn’t understand why we were going to a ski resort. “But we don’t ski.” I showed him pictures of the Resort at Squaw Creek and its proximity to Lake Tahoe…. Read More…