Family Travel Blog

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,…

Authentic Ranch Vacations

Take part in ranching’s oldest tradition and learn to wrestle a calf, vaccinate, ear tag and gather at Zapata Ranch. This is a hands-on, team-oriented experience that puts you in…

Check out the MIM Concert Season for Summer

The Musical Instrument Museum MusicTheater, in Phoenix, proudly announces its Summer 2018 Concert Series, includes more than fifty concerts from May through September, spanning multiple genres across the globe.   Highlights…

Crazy Horse Memorial Turns 70

It has been 70 years since the first blast on the mountain at Crazy Horse Memorial, so this might be reason enough to visit the Black Hills of South Dakota.  As the world's…

Grand Canyon With Kids

A larger-than-life experience, Grand Canyon draws tens of thousands of families each year who unplug their smartphones, tune out television, and create lasting memories together. Bruce Brossman, marketing director for…

British Historical Sites For Families

The British Isles are home to a huge array of heritage sites, many of which make “must visit” lists year after year. Although you may not initially think of centuries-old…

Bear and Wolf

When I hear about a beautiful book, I have to share it. We can all use a dose of what this tale has to offer. WIth lovely illustrations, the author,…

Beach Time, Pura Vida Style

We may have this in common. Sometimes I long for a peaceful place to relax. Like this beach on Peninsula Papagayo in Costa Rica. Don't get me wrong. I like…

Big Apple Bound?

Heading to New York City with the family? If so, one great way to keep everyone entertained is by taking your family members to a play, musical, or concert. When…

Do You Want To Dive The Great Blue Hole?

So you want to dive the Great Blue Hole near  Ambergris Caye, in Belize. Scuba enthusiasts are eager to dive this large submarine sinkhole once explored by Jacques Cousteau. Located…

Island Time, Tahitian Style

Island Lovers, take note! Let the trade winds sweep your cares away when you explore the islands of French Polynesia aboard a four-masted sailing yacht. A great getaway to experience…

Family Travel: Expand Your World

“Travel has a way of stretching the mind. The stretch comes not from travel's immediate rewards, the inevitable myriad new sights, smells and sounds, but with experiencing firsthand how others…