5 Tips for Stress Free Travel

Airline Passengers in an International Airport

After you check out CheapOair or another site that informs you about travel and flight options, you’re going to want to start planning your trip. There is a lot to be done, even for a short trip, but one of the areas that you should focus on is reducing stress. Many people travel because they need a break or a vacation, but the trip actually ends up creating a lot of stress so that they feel like they need another {Read More}

Travel with Kids: Storybook Tour of Europe

Storybook Tour of Europe

Traveling Europe with children and their favorite storybooks is a great way to get them involved in the trip and excited about what they are seeing and doing. With so many children’s authors coming from European countries there are a lot of opportunities for incorporating their favorite stories or the inspiration for them into your trip. It is easiest to either plan a trip around a favorite character, or plan stops in an already planned trip that will take you {Read More}

Literary Tours in Paris, France

Literary Tours in Paris

There are so many reasons to do some travel in Paris, anyone that loves love, loves art, culture, food and then there are the book lovers. For many, Paris is the ultimate literary destination, filled with book havens, famous homes of authors, places of inspiration and author hangouts. If you are a lover of books, there are so many different ways to tour and see the city, depending on what you like best, but there will always be a few {Read More}

Travel with Kids: 7 Natural Wonders of the United States

7 Natural Wonders of the United States

The natural world is filled with so many wonders and beautiful sights that we really should take every opportunity to see as many of them as possible. In the United States alone, there are several natural wonders that people travel to see every year. Kids enjoy visiting these natural wonders as much as their parents do, so with them in mind, it’s a great idea to find some natural sites that capture their interest. The following are seven natural wonders {Read More}

Eventi Hotel in NYC

Eventi Hotel 2

The Eventi is a boutique hotel located on 6th Avenue and 30th Street in Chelsea near Manhattan’s theater district. This four-star, luxury Kimpton hotel includes 292 luxury rooms and 55 suites, all within walking distance to many of New York’s most intriguing destinations. ROOMS Unique, spacious rooms offer floor-to-ceiling windows with incredible city views. Standard rooms include a king size bed or two queen size beds. All rooms include an iHome docking station, an enclosed marble shower, a flat-screen TV, {Read More}

Ireland with Kids

Ireland with Kids

A family vacation in Ireland is a lovely way to spend time together, learn about another country, and relax. After arrival at either Shannon Airport (near Galway) or Dublin Airport, picking up a rental car, getting lost three times finding the family’s weekly rental cottage (and, yes, expect this) and unpacking, the kids ask, ‘What’s next?’ Not only is the Irish scenery even more beautiful than neighboring Britain’s, Ireland’s cultural attractions and family outings are significantly less expensive. For instance, {Read More}

5 Fall Locales Worth a Visit

5 Fall Locales Worth a Visit

Fall is a time of bright colors and crisp air.  You want to lace up your boots and grab a jacket so that you can head outside to enjoy all that this season has to offer.  If you truly want to revel in the beauty of autumn, there are some destinations that you should consider heading to.  These are all family-friendly places that will allow you to truly absorb the colors, scents and tastes that fall has to offer. OREGON {Read More}

5 Fall Activities to Enjoy on a Farm

5 Fall Activities to Enjoy on a Farm

If you are near a farm during the fall season, there are many activities you can take advantage.  Farms all throughout the United States have a variety of family-friendly events that are usually budget-friendly too.  Just call around and find the perfect one for your family. HAYRIDES Hayrides take you along paths so that you can explore your surroundings.  Some will take you around the farm and some will go into the woods.  Some of these are haunted, so be {Read More}

Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party at Magic Kingdom in Disney World #DisneySide

"Happy HalloWishes" fireworks show at the Magic Kingdom

During select nights between September and November, from 7:00 PM until 12:00 AM, the Magic Kingdom®hosts Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party. On those nights, the theme park becomes a masquerade party where anyone of any age may dress up as their favorite character and enjoy the festivities as they scavenge the theme park for treats. This unscary party is designed for those who want to celebrate the fun parts of the holiday but would rather not be exposed to {Read More}

Canal Vacations in the United States

Canal Vacations in the US

The canals of America are no longer necessary to transport goods, which was their original purpose, but they do provide scenic waterways. After the railroads began to dominate the transportation scene, a lot of the canals that were created were left to fill, go wild or abandoned entirely. It wasn’t until years later, when communities began focusing on the need for more recreation areas that many of these old canals were rejuvenated, dredged out and then reopened to the public {Read More}

Vacations to Collect Gems, Geodes, Fossils & Stones

Rockhound Vacations in the US

On a road trip or planning a road trip this year? Instead of stopping to see the world’s largest ball of yarn, why not plan a detour to mine for gems, find a diamond, dig for a fossil or hunt for geodes. Here are a few detours or trip additions that the entire family will love! CRATER OF DIAMONDS STATE PARK IN ARKANSAS There is a state park where families are welcome to come and dig for their own diamond {Read More}

Exploring Yosemite With Kids

Exploring Yosemite With Kids

Time outdoors in our National Parks is the best way to teach kids about nature, how we need to respect the outdoors and do what we can to protect it. Yosemite is one of the most jaw dropping, incredibly breathtaking places in the world, and its right in our own backyard. The entire family has access to this pristine destination for less than the price of one amusement park ticket for a single family member. Why not give your children {Read More}