Family Travel Blog

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…

Your Next Family Vacation: Ski Beaver Creek

Hit the slopes in Beavercreek where every generation of your family will have a grand time. Kids reign supreme in this Rocky Mountain resort where plenty of ski-in, ski-out lodging…

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.…

Your Next Family Vacation: Curtain Bluff

Ready to relax? Maybe unplug? Visit this laid back, but luxurious, family-owned resort in Antigua for an all-inclusive experience that includes extensive water sports including water skiing, deep sea fishing,…

What's On Your Bucket LIst?

Does your family have a bucket list? Before you get busy creating a list of destinations, consider these questions first.

Virginia's Lincoln Movie Trail

Movie magic and travel combine for family fun in Virginia with  The Lincoln Movie Trail. “LINCOLN,” directed by Steven Spielberg and starring Daniel Day-Lewis, was shot in its entirety in…

Where The Buffalo Roam

At the turn of the century, America's wild bison - which at one time numbered 60 million - had dwindled to about two dozen animals. Strong, sturdy and resilient, they’ve…

Open Your Eyes To The Wonder of the World

“We live in a wonderful world that is full of beauty, charm and adventure. There is no end to the adventures we can have if only we seek them with…

Segway Fun

Segue into adventure by booking one of the more than 200 Segway tours operating around the world. Introduced by American Dean Kamen in 1999, the company announced hopes the electric…