Miami With Kids

If the glamour of old-school Hollywood is calling but the location needs to be a setting in Florida, then the Loews Miami Beach Hotel in South Beach will roll out a red carpet into the Art Deco towers that will begin your family vacation blockbuster. As you step through the doors into their polished lobby, […]

5 Great Places to Take Kids in St. Louis

It’s clear St. Louis loves families, with plenty to keep them busy. Many other museums and attractions have exhibits and programs designed for young visitors, but these top the list of family experiences. Gateway Arch The 625-foot symbol of the city’s role as the Gateway to the West is the first landmark everyone will notice, […]

Wine Tasting with Adult Children

As a little girl, my family lived in Southern California. During a summer road trip, we were en route to Yosemite National Park when my parents “surprised” us with a side trip to Napa Valley. Considering my sister and I were in the second and fifth grades, respectively, we were not too excited at the […]

Maine’s Botanical Family Fun

For the fourth consecutive year, Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens celebrates Gardens Aglow, an all-out light festival boasting more than 650,000 LED lights strewn across 14 acres of lush gardens. The dramatic display weaves through illuminated trails and wraps around countless seasonal-themed exhibits — perfect for families looking for either a road trip north before the […]

All Aboard!

Hop on the Polar Express train ride through the Great Smoky Mountains, Nov. 9–Dec. 31. Families enjoy an hour-plus, round-trip journey, departing from Bryson City depot in Bryson City, North Carolina. Kids will press their faces against the glass windows in wonder, watching the wilderness and natural beauty pass on their way to the North […]

5 Kid-Friendly Activities in Faro

About a three-hour train ride from the capital city of Lisbon, Faro sits on the southern coast of Portugal and has been the capital of the Algarve region since 1756. Let’s take a look at five kid-friendly activities for you and your family to enjoy during a visit. The Cathedral Bell Tower For views of […]