Club Med and Cirque du Soleil have partnered to bring the ultimate in experiences to family vacations: the CREACTIVE playscape, where children and adults alike can learn Cirque skills, including trapeze, acro bungee, and juggling.
Great Wolf Lodge in the Poconos has been a fave family vacation spot for years. Now, you have even more reason to go. It's not just for splashing anymore.
This exotic locale is not at the top of most family vacation lists, but it should be, especially for families with older kids. This one-of-a-kind place offers awesome animal encounters, adventures in nature, and pristine beaches. It’s a trip your family won’t soon forget.
Keeping a 15-year-old boy happy on a family vacation isn't always easy. So it made this mom's trip to watch her son come alive through photography in Fort Myers and Sanibel, Florida.
Looking for a fun weekend trip for your family that brings your children's favorite TV characters to life? Here are our top five tips to getting the most out of your trip to Sesame Place in Bucks County, PA.
Planning a family vacation to Walt Disney World? We've got the top 10 tips for traveling with your family to Disney from a parent who's been.
From museums and parks to festivals and beaches, this list has something for everyone, all within easy traveling distance from the New York City area, including Upstate New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and Pennsylvania.
We've got specific advice on how to make a family cruise stress-free and cost less. Our cruise-planning secrets will make sure your next sailing is easy and memorable from booking to disembarking.
What's made of 650 pounds of gingerbread dough, 1,320 pounds of sugar, and 5,000 candies? No, it's not the witch's house from Hansel & Gretel. It's the life-size, dine-in gingerbread houses you'll find at Great Wolf Lodge during the holidays.
Traveling with children can be a challenge, but traveling with children with special needs can be even more challenging. Here are seven vacations, including Autism on the Seas and AdventureSmith, that cater to special needs to make your vacation an actual vacation, plus tips for traveling with a wheelchair.
One mom ventures to Albuquerque, New Mexico for a family vacation with authentic New Mexican cuisine, a trip to the New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science, an up-close encounter with alpacas, and a ride on the Sandia Peak Tramway, all on a family-friendly budget.
Upon returning from a family vacation, you might want to consider preserving your memories by scrapbooking. We spoke to two experts (and fellow busy parents) about how to get started, getting your whole family involved, and two alternatives: scrapboxes and digital scrapbooking.
One mother, whose family has a serious case of wonderlust, shares 10 tips to put a stop to backseat whining when traveling with kids, including car games to play and having your child help plan the trip.
Clek, a Canadian car seat company, shares five tips to keep your child safe in the car during the winter. The tips include what winter outerwear your child should not be wearing in the car seat and tips to stay warm.
Jennifer Chung, co-founder of Kinsights, a parenting community and online health record, shares 10 tips for traveling with kids, including flying with kids, information to bring on trips, and easy flight activities for kids.
Several New York City hotels offer complimentary family activities including bike rides and tours, as well as in-room amenities for family-friendly vacations in Manhattan.
Quebec's Maritime Region is one of the best in the world for whale-watching, as it's home to 13 species, including Beluga whales. Here, one mom recounts her family's trip to the area with tips on what to do, where to go, and where to stay.
Planning a family trip to Jamaica? The Beaches Ocho Rios Resort & Golf Club is an all-inclusive vacation spot that features Sesame Street characters and other fun programs for kids as well as scuba diving, snorkeling, kayaking, and more for the whole family.
A University of Michigan study reveals eight precautionary steps people with peanut or tree nut allergies can take to reduce the risk of having an allergic reaction while flying on an airplane.
Traveling with the whole family can be difficult. Spring and summer means a family vacation, and we can help you prepare. Read these tips for easy family travel that will benefit your summer vacation and let you get right to the family fun.
Celebrate winter at these family-friendly festivals and carnivals across New York State, from a Winterfest on Long Island to a month-long Winter Carnival in Lake George, a wine and dessert festival in the Finger Lakes, an ice wine celebration near Rochester, and more.
Our children will one day inherit the world—and global travel helps them know it, experience it, and understand it. Here, an excerpt from Keith Bellows's "100 Places That Can Change Your Child's Life" explains why the world is the best classroom for children and how they can learn from their cultural experiences.
Six winter driving tips to keep you and your children safe while traveling by car during the winter months.
The American Humane Association offers tips and ideas for kids safety while traveling. Keep kids safe, healthy, and happy while traveling during the busy holiday season.
Travelers offers some great tips for families to stay prepared and on top of any emergency situation, including inclement weather. Learn tips on how to make your family preparedness plan here.