Family Travel Blog

What's On Your Bucket List?

Are you crafting a travel plan? Reviewing your bucket list for new family vacation ideas? Consider this collection of epic adventures to put your family travel plan in motion!  

Meet Surfing Santa!

Did you know that one of Santa’s favorite pastimes is actually surfing?  Floridian’s were the first to uncover St. Nick’s secret, which is why, each Christmas Eve, Cocoa Beach (the…

Learning Outside The Classroom

While students find intellectual challenge in the formal classroom, here are five places where families can expand their knowledge through experience: Denver Museum of Science & Nature. Denver, CO. Through film, lectures,…

A Thanksgiving Alternative

Are you looking for an alternative to traveling over the river and through the woods for Thanksgiving? Here are five ideas to consider: Kingsmill Resort. Williamsburg, VA. Leave the holiday…

Britain is the Bees Knees

There’s a lot to love about Britain. From Shakespeare to shepherds pie … from Pink Floyd to Harry Potter. England, Scotland and Wales are home to a mix of historic…

Teddy Bears For Charity

One of Boston’s most beloved holiday traditions – the annual Teddy Bear Tea at the Bristol – returns to Four Seasons Hotel Boston for the 21st year. More than a holiday event, Teddy Bear…

McHenry County: A Fall Bucket List

Some bucket lists take years to complete but McHenry County’s Ultimate Autumn Bucket List can be done in one weekend. Families, couples and individual visitors alike can enjoy international ski jumpers,…

New Family Programs Launched By Marriott

Tap into the family-friendly experiences recently launched within the 83 JW Marriott hotels around the world.  Crafted for children ages 5 to 12, Family by JW centers around three kid-friendly…

Planning a Vacation?

Are you planning a family vacation with the kids? The Grandkids? Or the whole gang?  We've got trip ideas, destinations to consider and an extra dose of inspiration...... just in…

Horseback Riding Tips For Trail Riders

Are you headed to a guest or dude ranch soon? Or perhaps you'd like to ride horses while in a western mountain town? Get ready to ride with these tips…

Gateway to the Great Outdoors

There are plenty of reasons to find your way to Jackson Hole, a gateway to natural beauty and native wonders. And if you are about to enter the wild world…

Summer Fun in the Mountains

There is plenty of family fun to be found in mountain towns during the summer. Cool temperatures. Hiking, biking and family fly fishing abound.  Ready to rodeo in Steamboat Springs,…