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 […]

Frightless Haunts for Families

While the Halloween season may have ended, there are still a number of ways to enjoy the fun of it year-round. For families with members who are, let’s say, less enthusiastic about traditional spooky haunts, West Virginia may be worth the trip. With such a varied history of dark tales and well-planned establishments gone wrong, […]

Killer Queen Exhibit

Bonding with the kids over a shared love and appreciation is one of the oldest tricks in the book. Getting to enjoy something you all love and have insightful conversations about can be the lifeblood of any relationship — insert a passion for music, art or both and you have yourself a plethora of fun […]

Urban Wonders of the World, As Told by Hilton

Collecting travel data from vacationers 18–35 years old, Hilton Hotels and Resorts and travel technology partner LikeWhere determined the top travel destinations and trends for young sightseers. After collecting crowd-sourced research from millennial-aged travelers, LikeWhere created a list of the highest-scoring locales based on a telling list of criteria, including architecture, heritage, diversity, culture, local […]

Broadway Philadelphia: Fiddler on the Roof

Watching so many film adaptations of plays and musicals, everything from Carousel and Oklahoma! to My Fair Lady, The King and I and West Side Story, when I was growing up,  I jumped at the chance to see one performed live — Fiddler on the Roof. Playing at the Academy of Music in Philadelphia, Oct. […]