vacations with kids

5 Other Options for Spring Break…Besides a Big Expensive Trip.

If you’re looking at trips for this coming spring break, and are shocked at how much the demand has driven up the price, here are some other options.  Here are some other options to consider: 1. Local excursions. There are tons of sights to see right in our area. The kids are so busy with sports, we rarely have a […]

The Family Ski Trip: Is It Worth It?

I say “yes”–totally worth it! Whether it’s the thrill of gliding through packed powder snow or sipping cocoa by a crackling fire, there’s no more enjoyable way to create warm wintertime memories than a trip to a family-friendly ski resort. Many ski adventures become stories that families tell for years to come, long after the credit […]

Great Local Camping Spots

Camping brings your family closer together, and can be a very rewarding trip. The campgrounds you pick are also important, some have pools, rafting, nature trails and much more. You and your family are in for a lot of good memories that you will all create together.

Heather’s Bag of Tricks: Beyond the Ipad

Love vacations….just hate getting there. And we have always traveled often since the grandparents live far away. I’ve even traveled alone quite a bit with my 3 kids–anything for a few days of sunshine during a long, gray winter. The more you do it, I promise, the easier it gets. I’ve become a pro at packing for the […]

Blissful Weekend Getaways

My husband and I make it a point to go away without the kids once a year.  We tend to only go for one to two nights, so it is important for us to make the most out of our time together.  When we first started leaving the kids it was so hard for me […]

Our Favorite Day Trips

1. BEACON, NY: Artsy Upstate, Shop, Eat & Hike  2. LITTLE ITALY’S IN THE BRONX Eat Your Way Through the Other Little Italy. 3. ASBURY PARK  Sun & Fun on the Boardwalk 4. NYC TOURIST FOR A DAY 13 of Our Favorite Things to do in the Big Apple 5. CONEY ISLAND Brooklyn The Way My Grandpa […]

15+ Things to Do on Turks & Caicos

Amazing hotels, spas, and restaurants await, as do famous stretches of uncrowded beaches and vibrant coral reefs. Home to the Best Beach in the World – Grace Bay, Turks and Caicos offers legendary diving, snorkeling, and fishing. Travel to Turks and Caicos is easy. Just a short flight from the east coast of US to the islands, […]

Fairy-Tale Vacation: Take a Trip to a Castle

To live in a castle is every kid’s dream. Growing up, our imaginations were nourished on fairytales based in faraway kingdoms and magical castles. Well, you can live it, because places like that do exist. Take a European Castle vacation, a dream-come-true for children (and grown-ups too). RUGGED HIGHLANDS OF SCOTLAND Become immersed in the […]

5 Reasons I Love Puerto Rico

... and why I will continue to go back.

Fabulous Family Resorts With Kids’ Clubs

Many destinations now offer attractive options for family travel, hotels are giving children more engaging and interesting activities.


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