Entries by Elyse Glickman

On Track For Outdoor Fun and Learning in Chattanooga

Thanks to television, movies and history classes at school, even the youngest travelers are already familiar with Nashville and Memphis. Both towns draw thousands of tourists for their ties to country music, roles in American history and down-home cooking. Chattanooga, meanwhile, offers visitors a perfect opportunity to get even further “down home” into small-town Southern […]

Putting Portugal on Everybody’s Level

As a matter of course, villas and suites at luxury resorts catering to families provide numerous amenities, babysitting services, age-appropriate activities and full-family excursion options. Many of these, however, will often get a big assist from Hollywood or the corporate world in the forms of popular cartoon characters or kid-friendly movie franchises. Some parents will […]

Lompoc, Calif.: Family Fun, Uncorked

Santa Barbara County is one of the most idyllic places in the country with its lingering beachfront and small-town tranquility. However, as far as vacation destinations go, this go-to spot for taste-making Los Angeles- and San Francisco Bay-area denizens is widely associated with such “grown-up” pursuits as winery visits, fine dining, tony art galleries, and […]

Get Your Motor Running…and Keep it Going!

Road trips are a great way to “fly” among families who love a bit of spontaneity and a lot of discovery between Memorial Day and Labor Day. Though there are “must-do’s” in every North American city, some of the best memories come from those accidental local finds: classic diners, obscure historic sites, cool neighborhoods or […]