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9 Tips for Flying While Pregnant

Aimee Chan | Posted 04.01.2015 | Travel
Aimee Chan

Most pregnant women can continue to travel by air up to 36 weeks into their pregnancy, according to the Mayo Clinic. Every woman and pregnancy is diff...

10 Vacations To Take Before Your Kids Turn 10

SmarterTravel | Posted 03.23.2015 | Travel
SmarterTravel

They may not appear so at first glance, but kids are the perfect travelers. Sure, they're more prone to meltdowns and jet lag, but they see the world with pure amazement, a skill many of us have let lapse over time.

10 Harsh Realities of Family Travel

Cliff Hsia | Posted 03.11.2015 | Travel
Cliff Hsia

The experience can wear you down, push you to the brink of blowing up in anger and frustration, and eliminate any shred of patience you might have had with your spouse or your kids.

What Kids Learn From Travel

Aimee Chan | Posted 03.02.2015 | Travel
Aimee Chan

If you expose your children to as much of the world as possible they will learn where they fit and how lucky they are. Just by spending time with you in a different country or even just environment, they can learn about history, cultures, languages, conservation and, yes, poverty in a way that will stay with them for the rest of their lives.

Ski Resort Vacations for Non-Skiers

Findery | Posted 04.26.2015 | Travel
Findery

The key to making everyone happy is in finding a mountain that can cater to all.

Guide to Las Vegas... With the Kids

Amy Whitley | Posted 04.20.2015 | Travel
Amy Whitley

Las Vegas may be the go-to weekend getaway hotspot for couples and singles, but what if you have kids in tow? Is there any way to navigate Sin City with children? Yes... and no.

Seven Destinations for an Exceptional Easter Family Trip

Jacada Travel | Posted 04.03.2015 | Travel
Jacada Travel

With Spring approaching, it's time to plan that Easter break. Each of these seven destinations make the ideal family holiday.

How to Make Hotel Loyalty Programs Work for Your Family

MiniTime | Posted 02.07.2015 | Travel
MiniTime

Family travelers may think that hotel loyalty programs are just for business travelers who log dozens of nights on the road a year. But if you plan even one week-long vacation with your family a year it can pay off to join a loyalty program.

Have Baby, Will Travel

Fly.com | Posted 09.15.2014 | Travel
Fly.com

I have learned over the years that the thing you really need for traveling with young children is an abundance of savvy. You have to plan for all eventualities, but in a smart and efficient way.

Disney World Tips, From One Parent to Another

Travelzoo | Posted 08.03.2014 | Travel
Travelzoo

Remember: Disney is a giant playground. You can either play well with others or go home crying. Your choice.

Countdown To Vacation: Travel Planning With Kids

Alison Chino | Posted 07.22.2014 | Travel
Alison Chino

Chances are you already have your airplane tickets and your hotel booked for your next vacation, but what about everything else?

What to Do When Your Bags Cost More Than Your Ticket

Christopher Elliott | Posted 03.29.2014 | Travel
Christopher Elliott

A luggage fee that exceeds your airfare? Welcome to the wacky world of a la carte fees -- a world filled with consumer "benefits" that airline apologists believe you'll love.

A New Kind of Family Vacation!

Crawford Hill | Posted 03.18.2014 | Travel
Crawford Hill

What we are talking about is maximizing the diminishing opportunities we all have to be together as a multigenerational family in a unique and stimulating setting.

Your "Holiday Travel With Family" Survival Guide

Heather Greenwood Davis | Posted 02.19.2014 | Travel
Heather Greenwood Davis

Let's face it -- travel can be stressful at the best of times. Add holiday hype, snow covered roads, airplane lines and kids who may have had a bit too much candy cane frosting and you have the makings of a travel Armageddon.

The Family that Flies Together...

Tracy Christoph | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel
Tracy Christoph

As a seasoned traveler who's vacationed plenty with my own kids and meets new families flying every day, I pulled together some tips that all parents should keep in mind so they can spend less time stressing at the airport and more time relaxing with loved ones.

Paris With Kids: Where to Take Les Enfants

Jetsetter.com | Posted 11.19.2013 | Travel
Jetsetter.com

We've explored the City of Light, family in tow, and rounded up the 10 best places to take les enfants.

Secrets of My Travel Drawer: Avid Travelers Recommend 20 Must-pack Items Vetted by Countless Miles, Mishaps, and Serendipity

Susan Portnoy | Posted 10.15.2013 | Travel
Susan Portnoy

You hate packing. I get it. You're worried you're going to forget something crucial or pack too much -- and really, you just want to get on with your vacation. Whether you've logged a million miles or are a novice explorer, these suggestions will help you pack faster and enjoy your trip more.

Finding Pace: Soaking Up The Three R's Of Experiential Travel

Crawford Hill | Posted 10.14.2013 | Travel
Crawford Hill

Our charming village is nestled on a perfect two miles across semi-circle of a bay at the base of the foothills of the Sierra Nevada, which by the time you reach Granada and the Alhambra soar to over 12,000 feet.

Top Tips for Cruising With Kids

Budget Travel | Posted 10.08.2013 | Travel
Budget Travel

Advice on everything from how to pack smart, keep the little ones safe, find reliable onboard child care, and which cruise lines are rolling out the red carpet for families.

Insider Secrets of Rome

Budget Travel | Posted 10.08.2013 | Travel
Budget Travel

Heaping plates of light-as-air pasta. Art by Michelangelo, Raphael, and Bernini. Some of the most entertaining people-watching on the planet. Rome is a city like no other. Here are some can't-miss tips for making yourself at home in the Eternal City.

5 U.S. Theme Parks Under $50

Budget Travel | Posted 07.08.2013 | Travel
Budget Travel

With Disney parks recently raising their ticket prices to $89 for a single-park one day ticket -- Universal Studios is just as bad -- now is the perfect time to start thinking about smaller, regional theme parks where you can get your adrenaline fix for less.

Unexpected Life Lessons From My Family's Globetrotting Trip

Posted 03.11.2015 | OWN

When Heather Greenwood Davis and her family embarked on a yearlong trip of a lifetime, they grew in ways they'd never imagined. By Heather Gr...

We All Want the Same Things From That Family Vacation

Eileen Ogintz | Posted 06.28.2013 | Travel
Eileen Ogintz

Sun, sand and happy kids. Just make sure the little ones don't eat the sand. Maybe your family would rather be hiking in a national park or exploring a foreign country. Wherever you go this summer, all of us want the same thing: The chance to relax and make happy memories.

Direct From the First Lady: Tips on Keeping Your Family Active on Summer Vacation

Eileen Ogintz | Posted 08.14.2013 | Travel
Eileen Ogintz

Are you ready to let the kids lead the way on vacation? First Lady Michelle Obama suggests that's one way to get everyone more active on vacation this summer.

Top 10 Alternative Family Vacation Destinations

Cheapflights | Posted 07.22.2013 | Travel
Cheapflights

There are the showstopping, see-before-you-die cities and resorts and then there are the crowds, the expense and the feeling of seen-it, done-it and could-have-done-without-it...