Family Travel Blog

Iconic Drive: GNP Going To The Sun

If you are looking for a great summer road trip, consider this iconic drive inside one of America's most stunning National Parks.  Glacier National Park's Going-to-the-Sun Road was completed in…

Your Next Family Vacation: Lake Winnipesaukee

Lake Winnipesaukee. Wolfeboro, NH. This spring-fed lake has served as the center of New England family holidays for decades. Surrounded by three mountain ranges, the wooded shoreline and numerous islands…

Your Next Family Vacation: Caneel Bay

Caneel Bay, St Johns Virgin Islands Once a favored getaway for Laurance Rockefeller and family, this 170-acre island paradise is tucked within the Virgin Islands National Park, a protection made…

Farm Stay Style

Fresh air. Dirty hands. Consider a farm stay?

Readers Share Favorite Beaches

Grab the sunscreen. Gather the towels and beach books. Yes, it's goodbye snow. And, hello warm, sandy beaches. As readers share their favorite beaches, get ready to choose from this…

Families Helping Families

Volunteer vacations enable parents to model their most deeply held values while demonstrating compassion for others who share our place on the planet. Develop new talents, brush off rusty skills…

Ten Romantic Ways To Enjoy San Francisco

Getting away without the kids? Consider San Francisco!  Ten Romantic Things To Do In San Francisco

The Inaugural Poem

Those of us who love words were thrilled a poet was asked to participate in the Inaugural ceremonies. Richard Blanco became the fifth poet to read at a Presidential inauguration.…

Your Next Family Vacation: Fairmont Scottsdale

With the magnificent McDowell Mountains as a backdrop, families relish this oasis in the desert. By day, keep cool within the 6000 square foot Sonoran Splash complex, featuring a zero…

Water: One Drop At A Time

I don’t know why knowledge of this problem eluded me for so long. But I distinctly remember the moment, more than a decade ago, when it came front and center.…