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Traveling With Kids

Let These Children's Books Inspire Your Next Family Vacation

MiniTime | Posted 11.04.2015 | Travel

Beach boardwalk in Prince Edward Island (Flickr: Nicolas Raymond) Sharing books with children is a great way to step into other worlds, have amazing...

Minimizing the Meltdown: Tips for Trips with Kids Under 5

Diedre Anthony | Posted 11.03.2015 | Parents
Diedre Anthony

Every child is different, but toddlers come in similar packages. As parents, we have control over our children's environment. Anticipating what may cause a meltdown can help avoid one.

10 Tips to Avoid Nightmares When Traveling With Kids

MiniTime | Posted 10.28.2015 | Travel

Follow these tips for a successful family vacation. (Flickr: Roderick Eime) Here are our top 10 tips for family-friendly travel to make sure your br...

Fairy Tale Places To Visit With The Kids That Aren't Disneyland

MiniTime | Posted 10.19.2015 | Travel

Tulip Festival in Skagit Valley, Washington (Flickr: Amit Chattopadhyay) When it's time to escape the everyday grind for a spell, start by seeking o...

Playing on Planes: In-Flight Entertainment Tips for Flying With Kids

Maria Rodale | Posted 10.06.2015 | Travel
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Andeep Singh, documentarian and television and Web video producer I flew my first plane at age 6. Well, kind of. It was on a tran...

It's Always New in Philly

Helen I. Hwang | Posted 09.22.2015 | Travel
Helen I. Hwang

Philadelphia is one of the best museum capitals in the world and yet, the City of Brotherly Love gets a bad rap. Hey, even the Pope thinks it's a cool city as he brings millions of people to Philly!

Roma for the Preschooler

Maria Rodale | Posted 09.17.2015 | Travel
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Andeep Singh, documentarian and television and Web video producer Before heading to Rome this summer, I read all the books and blo...

Travel is the Best Education: Start Teaching Your Kids Today

Findery | Posted 09.11.2015 | Travel

In the northern hemisphere, it's back to school season. As you get back into school routines and slip back into your everyday grind, I'd like to entice you to think about how you're going to give your kids the world.

A Survival Guide for Flying with a Baby for the First Time

Corinne McDermott | Posted 09.10.2015 | Parents
Corinne McDermott

Whether it's for a family vacation or visiting relatives, air travel is a necessity for passengers of all ages. Infants and toddlers CAN travel well, so long as their travel companions are well-prepared.

America's Best Hotels For Stargazing

MiniTime | Posted 09.08.2015 | Travel

Going on vacation gives you and your family more time, or perhaps just the inclination, to spend a part of the evening gazing upward and appreciating the night sky. This summer offers some especially lively night skies -- like mid-August's Perseid meteor showers.

Sleeping With Wolves and Camping in a Boreal Forest: Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean (Québec, Canada)

Regina Fraser and Pat Johnson | Posted 08.27.2015 | Travel
Regina Fraser and Pat Johnson

We were not only going to a private wolf sanctuary, Aventuraid, but also to an animal wilderness park - Zoo sauvage de Saint-Félicien. The zoo was in a stunning boreal forest, and we looked forward to experiencing a camping, canoeing and hiking adventure.

7 Things to Know About Great Wolf Lodge

Linda DeMers Hummel | Posted 08.17.2015 | Travel
Linda DeMers Hummel

Great Wolf Lodge is not the place for grandparents to bemoan the days when we would pass a summer day with a stick and the sprinkler in the back yard. This venue will get you up to speed on the breakneck pace that childhood travels at these days.

Top 5 Tips for Kids at the Boston Waterfront

Helen I. Hwang | Posted 08.06.2015 | Travel
Helen I. Hwang

As American expats in the Scottish school system, my kids learn virtually nada about American history. This summer back in the U.S., I wanted to make American history come alive and take my 10-year-old around to important historical sites.

Top 15 Things to do in NYC With Kids

Findery | Posted 07.31.2015 | Travel

When I gave birth to my kids, I wondered if life as I knew it had come to an end. In my first eight years living in NYC before having children, I took advantage of every waking moment and explored every nook and cranny of the city.

The Hidden Costs of Airplane Travel With Kids

Ali Wilkinson | Posted 07.28.2015 | Parents
Ali Wilkinson

It's summer! What better time to get away for a few days. There are often some pretty amazing travel deals -- particularly to the warmer parts of the country -- during the summer that may seem too good to pass up. A trip to San Diego for only $150? Yes please! What could go wrong!

Discovering Prince Edward Island: Anne of Green Gables, a Fiddle Festival, and Four Kids in Tow

Holly Robinson | Posted 07.24.2015 | Travel
Holly Robinson

I received the advance copies of Chance Harbor, my new novel yesterday. The publisher's box arrived at the perfect time: tomorrow I'm going to Prin...

6 Packing Mistakes To Avoid When Traveling With Kids

MiniTime | Posted 07.20.2015 | Travel

Don't let packing become a nightmare! A bad packing strategy can mean you don't get the most out of your family vacation. When packing for your family vacation, these usual culprits should be avoided at all costs.

International Play: Stories From an Airport Playground

Maria Rodale | Posted 07.16.2015 | Travel
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Andeep Singh, documentarian and television and Web video producer There are times in life when you find yourself saying hello and ...

Taking on New York City With Kids in Tow

Helen I. Hwang | Posted 07.10.2015 | Travel
Helen I. Hwang

Yes, New York City can be crowded and intimidating. But there are a few simple guidelines to keep in mind as you maneuver your way through the most vibrant, most stimulating city in the world with young kids in tow.

Kate Auletta

9 Things Kids Can Play With In-flight That Don't Involve Technology | Kate Auletta | Posted 07.07.2015 | Parents

Flying with kids. Some call it fun, but most call it a necessary evil. As the American Academy of Pediatrics recommends parents withhold screen ti...

Enjoying the Outdoors in Chattanooga, Tennessee

Findery | Posted 06.30.2015 | Travel

Buried 1,120 feet below the mountain, you can't help but gaze in awe at the highest underground waterfall in the United States.

Family Travel Tips

Findery | Posted 06.08.2015 | Travel

Summer is here! And with that comes summer vacation. Whether you're heading to Europe to take advantage of this year's great exchange rates or you're simply visiting nearby grandparents, your summer will most likely involve some sort of family travel.

11 Tips For New Parents Flying With Their Children For The First Time

Posted 06.10.2015 | Parents

Flying can be stressful for anyone. Between crowded airports, tight cabin space and unpredictable delays, it’s not uncommon to greet a sea of tense ...

Exploring the Jersey Shore

Findery | Posted 06.04.2015 | Travel

I have yet to explore every mile of this fun, and often underestimated coastline, but am looking forward to another season to do so. In the meantime, put aside any stereotypes you may have about my new home state, and head on over to The Shore.

Get Bitten by the Disney Bug

Findery | Posted 06.02.2015 | Travel

I was in my early twenties when I visited The Happiest Place on Earth for the first time, so I don't have any fond childhood memories of the parks. And yet, now I completely understand why people get so infatuated with Disney travel. Have you been pondering the same thing?