Family Travel Blog

Staying Safe

No surprise. This is a rapidly changing public health situation and it’s important to stay informed by following reputable sources such as the Centers for Disease Control and checking in…

Are You Ready to Roll Again?

Deciding how, where and if to travel in the months and year ahead raises many questions for most who ponder the topic. Yet, recent research indicates that travelers are slowly beginning to make…

Your Next Getaway: Pronghorn

Ready for a break from our current stresses? Set amid ancient juniper groves in Central Oregon’s high desert, this resort, near Bend, a mecca for outdoor lovers, offers multiple ways…

How To Get a Refund From an Airline

Consumer advocate, author and journalist Chris Elliott has found an effective strategy for securing refunds when your travels take a wrong turn.  Among the techniques he's developed through years of…

Howl-O-Ween Brings UnBOOlievable Fun

Get in on the  not-so-spooky fun for families with Great Wolf Lodge's annual Howl-O-Ween celebration.  Guests are encouraged to don costumes and join in daily activities, from monster bash dance…

NPR's Crowdsourced Poem

NPR celebrates the power of poetry and place with this beautiful crowdsourced poem.  Where I'm From: AMorning Edition Crowdsourced Poem of Remembering I am from travelers and adventurefrom "Be seen, not…

Kids in the Park: Climate Change

In the spring of 2016, the National Park Service Climate Change Response Program partnered with No Barriers Youth to provide the inaugural Every Kid in a Park: Climate Change Bootcamp.…

Do You See The Milky Way?

In challenging times we can look to the starry skies for inspiration. In Death Valley National Park, a 3.4 million-acre expanse and the region’s clean, dry air combine to provide…

Ready to Ride? Tips for the Trail

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…

Tips For Summer Air Travel

The family travel season is about to be in full swing.   Parents everywhere are gearing up for road trips, summer camps, national park outings and air travel. Dad and travel…

Find Your Park!

Celebrate your National Parks all year long. Every day you'll find grand experiences, special events, and educational programs in Parks across the country.  Find your park here!
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