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.
Children will be transitioning back into school mode with the start of classes, practices and after school activities. Bring on the extracurriculars and the carpools! BubbleBum, the inflatable booster seat designed for on-the-go families, knows the importance of safety and travel. Below are the best safety tips for carpooling families and friends heading back into the school season.
Bethel Woods is currently hosting their 14th annual Harvest Festival Season, which features a multitude of family friendly events.
Camelback Mountain Resort, a great family vacation destination in Tannersville, PA, is now home to the Mountain Coaster. It is the first mountain coaster in the Pocono Mountains. Learn more about this fun new Camelback thrill and gather up the family for a great time!
Preparation is the most important thing when traveling with a child who has asthma. A local pediatrician offers advice on how to prepare your asthmatic child for a variety of scenarios, including flying, hotel stays, international travel, and emergencies. UPDATED: January 2013
Vacations can be a relaxing treat away from the hectic schedules of daily life. Of course, bringing kids along for the ride has its own wealth of challenges. Follow these expert tips from Shelly Rivoli, author of "Travels With Baby," to ease your family vacation woes and turn it into a fun, relaxing experience.
The end of summer may be near, but families are still getting in last minute vacations before fall takes over. Follow these tips to make sure your home isn't wasting unneeded energy and is prepped to spend some quality alone time while you're away.
Finding the perfect vacation rental can leave you lost in a sea of options. For travelers, it's now more important than ever to understand the options available to them, and how to choose the right property. Get tips on browsing last minute deals or planning in advance for future trips. Follow the guidelines below to snag your dream vacation with significant cost savings, plus added space and privacy for bonding with family and friends.
Remember these top five car safety features that can save lives and make a big impact when you drive. With car-related fatalities and injuries on the rise, be proactive with driving and take control of the safety features designed to keep your ride smooth and hazard free. As always, don't forget to remain alert.
Summer is a great time to embark on that family road trip you've been planning. Worried about the wallet? Taking a road trip doesn't have to mean big-budget expenses. Read tips from a financial expert on how to make your cross-country family trip affordable, fun, and memorable for everyone on board.