Family Travel Blog

Dive To Discover The World

Diving is a great way to discover the world and what lies beneath the surface. From Bonaire and Grand Cayman to Yap and Palau, Family Dive Adventures and Kids Sea…

Your Next Family Vacation: Tubac Golf Resort

Tubac Golf Resort & Spa, a luxurious and tranquil vacation destination in Arizona's Southwest desert, is a family-friendly gem. Set on the historic 500-acre Otero Ranch in the Santa Cruz…

Where Is Your Place of Beauty?

Everybody needs beauty as well as bread, places to play in and pray in,where nature may heal and bring strength tobody and soul.-John Muir

New York: My Way

Think you know New York? Think again. There's tons to discover in the Big Apple beyond the Statue of Liberty, the Empire State Building, and the Plaza Hotel. My teenage…

Voted USA Today Top Three Bloggers

We feel fortunate to be in some grand company. Thanks to enthusiastic band of readers and friends we were voted into the top THREE on USA TODAY'S Ten Best Family…

Once A Year An Only Child

Once a year, around the second week of June, my younger daughter revels in being an only child. Her older sister, an astronaut wannabe, heads to Space Camp in Huntsville,…

Five Family Friendly Hikes

Do you love to hike? Taking to the trails is a great way to introduce youngsters to the benefits of fresh air and the natural world. Here are five hikes…

Summer 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,…

Celebrate Ice Cream

It is reported that nearly 90 percent of Americans love ice cream. Whether in our home town or on the road, a trip to the local sweet shop is often…

Outside Matters

Spending time outside matters.  This revelation, underscored in a  study by the Girl Scout Research Institute ("More Than S'mores"), doesn't surprise me.  The report suggests that girls who spend time…

Happy Weekend!

   Enjoy your colorful, Spring weekend!  

Rodeo Steamboat Style

Steamboat Springs has a very strong western tradition, which even the youngest residents celebrate. There was a time when my middle son, Alex, would don his small cowboy hat, grab…