Entries by Teresa Bitler

Summer Fun in Asheville, North Carolina

The mountainous North Carolina city of Asheville has everything you’d want in a family getaway: great attractions, outdoor adventures and kid-friendly venues. Here’s where to go and what to do when you visit. Biltmore Estates Asheville’s most popular attraction, Biltmore Estates, is a must see. Families can take a self-guided, guided or specialty tour of […]

Tucson for Foodies

The first UNESCO City of Gastronomy in the United States isn’t New York City, Los Angeles or San Francisco; it’s actually Tucson, a mid-sized city an hour north of the Arizona–Mexico border. Not only does the city have great restaurants, it’s home to the oldest farm in the nation and dedicated to preserving the heritage […]

Best of Paris for Families

Sure you can take a daytrip to Disneyland Paris, just 20 miles east of the city, but why fly all that way to see Mickey and friends when there’s so much to do and see in Paris proper? From quintessential sites like the Eiffel Tower to unbelievable parks and riverboat cruises, Paris has something for […]

Memphis Family Fun

“The Birthplace of Rock ‘n’ Roll,” Memphis is home to Graceland, Beale Street and Sun Records. But, there’s more to the city than just music. On a visit, tour the National Civil Rights Museum, explore the Bass Pro Shops at the Pyramid and much, much more. For Tweens and Teens Two of Memphis’ best-known attractions, […]

Museums in Albuquerque

Albuquerque is surprisingly family-friendly, especially when it comes to museums. In addition to a science center and natural history museum, New Mexico’s largest city has several memorable museums your kids will talk about for years to come. International Balloon Museum Every October, hundreds of hot air balloons fill the skies at the city’s signature event, […]

Family Guide to Grand Canyon National Park

There’s so much more to Grand Canyon National Park than its jaw-dropping views, especially for families. After gazing across its expanse and taking a few keepsake photos, families can hike, bike and even whitewater raft in the park, which celebrates its centennial this year. Hiking Most visitors enter the park at the South Rim. Here, […]