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 […]

The “Hit Parade” for Real: A U.S. Road Trip Inspired by the Grammys

Who were the original “influencers”? One could argue they were musicians who became pop culture giants, from Elvis and Bob Dylan to The Beach Boys to Motown’s roster of talent. In their own ways, they laid the groundwork for everything that followed. While your kids or grandkids may not be familiar with the bands and […]

New Digs at Keystone Resort Ramp Up Accommodation Options

Parents with school-aged children know the frustration of having to time vacations around school breaks, when accommodations are scarce and prices soar. This spring, Keystone Resort in Colorado is easing the process with new accommodation options you and the kids can enjoy all season. The new River Run Townhomes, for example, opened this season across from […]