Torments of Love

By Kimberly Krol You might not think I’m going to write about dessert, but, in fact, I am. I spent last week cruising the Caribbean on a mother-daughter trip. We both agreed Terre-de-Haut, Les Saintes, Guadeloupe, was one of our favorite stops. We loved the vibe of the town, its Parisian feel and the charm […]

Top Attractions for Teens in Washington, D.C.

After you and your teens have been to the “required” sights every visitor to Washington, D.C., must see — the Capitol Building and the monuments on the National Mall — head for these attractions especially fascinating for teenagers. National Air and Space Museum Popular with all ages, this museum on the National Mall is packed […]

Urban Ferris Wheels

It seemed like not long ago the only Ferris wheel of note was the London Eye. Now, there are observation wheels all over the place, from London to Seattle to Montréal. The Coca Cola London Eye might be the most famous, but, in recent years, the wheels continued to pop up in more and more […]

5 Experiences for Kids in Long Beach, California

Long Beach loves kids, and kids find a lot to love about Long Beach. Here are five of the favorite things for families to do there. Go Backstage in an Airport Long Beach Airport is a welcoming place to arrive, with its palm trees, open-air breezeway, mosaic artwork and only local cafés, but kids aged […]

Spring Break at Busch Gardens Williamsburg

Despite the bitter cold, snowfall and confusing March weather, rest assured, spring is coming. With the longer days and inevitable warmer weather, families can a add a spring to their step knowing a break from the cold is on the way — that, and it’s prime time to plan for a family spring break vacation. […]

Family Spring Skiing in the Berkshires

Less than three hours’ drive from New York City and even less from Boston, New Haven and Hartford, the Berkshires in Western Massachusetts are an appealing weekend destination for families. Two kid-friendly ski mountains make the region perfect for a low-key spring ski trip. Butternut may not be New England’s biggest mountain, but its 1,000 […]