It’s incredible how you can visit someplace relatively close to home, yet feel as if you have been transported far away. Watch Hill on Fire Island is one of these magical places, and a perfect destination for a family day trip.
We received so many thoughtful responses to our contest question asking how you measure your success as a parent. It was difficult to select just three winners.
In these uncertain economic times, many people want to turn to a sure thing. Mohonk Mountain House, which has been entertaining families for 140 years, virtually guarantees a fabulous family vacation.
Not too far away, Southern Vermont is nonetheless a world apart. Its small towns offer easy access to skiing, hiking, and mountain biking. On the other hand, sitting by a fire, eating freshly baked muffins may be all the entertainment you want.
Every parent knows there's a buzz in the air before a child heads off to camp! Here are some tips and suggestions — from the toes on up — for how to pack light.
As we approach this more-than-usually momentous New Year, we continue our look ahead, as parenting experts tell us what changes and developments they foresee in their fields in the upcoming 50 years. We can feel the future! HAPPY NEW YEAR!
The counterculture is alive and well in the Pioneer Valley in western Massachusetts.
One mother recognized the need for more educational options for her children and turned it into a unique opportunity for all children and parents.
For all you traveling moms, here the must-have traveling gadgets and necessities.
Club Med Punta Cana is an embrace of luxury with level of sophistication and comfort, while still retaining all the fun of a family resort.
If you’re planning a trip with your little one, consider these 10 tips to help you out.
There are low-cost places for spring breakers, adult-only sanctuaries for those without kids, and incredible choices for families.
There are a number of low cost carriers, or LCCs, that can help slash your family’s travel budget.
To be honest, I’ve never been a Club Med kind of person. But I was proven wrong on a recent visit to the remodeled Club Med Ixtapa, on the Pacific coast about an hour north of Acapulco.
Boston offers something for everyone, and is not only kid-friendly, but pet-friendly, too!
Camping is a wonderful family affair. Children and parents work together to set up tents, start campfires, and swat away mosquitoes. Despite our careful planning of every article of clothing to bring, what type of sandwiches to make, and which adult beverages we need, we usually forget something.
Road sickness, also called motion sickness, can occur in cars, airplanes, boats, amusement park rides — anything that causes a shift or conflict in the equilibrium between the eye and ear.
Eight hundred six- to 17-year-olds recently answered a survey that found they were stressed from school and extracurricular activities, and they needed a holiday. But taking the family on vacation is no reason to give your green principles a holiday
On a recent trip to the Dominican Republic, we signed up for an ATV tour and the guide said my teens, 14 and 16, could drive. They learned basic hand signals and in no time were barreling through mud puddles and across the beach. The ATV tour was the highlight of our week in Puerto Plata, since it also took us into the lush countryside that dominates this part of the country.
Whether it’s a trip to the tropics or just plain summer vacation, along with the sun, surf, sand are the bugs. To combat the sting and keep your family safe, follow a few simple tips...
We've had many wonderful family vacations, but one destination gets our recurring #1 vote: Hawaii.
Traveling off the beaten path with kids can involve multiple flights and multiple headaches — like language barriers and lack of kid-friendly amenities. But St. Kitts is uniquely in a sweet spot — American Airlines just started non-stop flights to the eastern Caribbean island, which still has no traffic lights.
Cancelled flights…lost luggage…delays and traffic…screaming kids. The list of challenges is endless. When it comes to travel, it seems that problems and delays are the norm, not the exception. The key is to be prepared for anything that comes your way.
Eastern skiers delight in the mere dusting of flakes, and are willing to accept manufactured snow because of the ease of getting in the car.
If you're looking to combine excellent skiing with charm, Mount Snow is the ticket.