O’Hare for Families

One big travel industry name upping the game in the family travel industry: Hilton Chicago O’Hare. As the only hotel with an underground walkway directly connecting travelers from O’Hare International Airport to the comforts of the Hilton Chicago O’Hare, it’s a welcome reprieve for weary travelers — especially families. Think spacious accommodations with room for the […]

Kid-Friendly Spots on the Lower East Side

You might not immediately associate Manhattan’s Lower East Side with loads of kid-friendly activities, but there’s still plenty to do for families staying in this busy neighborhood. The Tenement Museum If you have elementary-aged kids, the Tenement Museum is a good educational stop that connects directly to the neighborhood. The Lower East Side was an […]

Five Places Kids Love in Turin

For a city with a reputation as Italy’s stodgy industrial center, Turin has plenty of quirky and light-hearted attractions that appeal to children — and to the child in all of us. Here are some of our favorite child-friendly sights. Medieval Fakes The group of riverside buildings that appear to be a somewhat over-restored remnant […]

Where to Take Kids Tubing, Skiing Near Washington, D.C., and Wilmington

While the Middle Atlantic region may not have the choice of ski mountains you’d have in New England, you’ll find plenty of places for your kids (and you) to enjoy the snow. And even when the surrounding landscapes are not covered in white, tubing parks and ski areas can keep their hills well covered by […]

Where to Stay with Kids in Paris

One of the world’s most popular cities for tourists, Paris has plenty of hotels. But European hotel rooms are famously small, so finding one with family-sized rooms, connecting rooms or even ones large enough for a roll-away bed can be a bit trickier. Add the high prices that well-located hotels in any popular city charge […]

Climb Every Mountain: the Right Hotel for the Best Ski Experience Matters

Ski resorts have a mystique that transcends the slopes and trails, from crackling fireplaces and après-ski, hot chocolate to spas, kids’ programs, ice skating, cooking classes and boutique-packed streets waiting to be explored. Private cabins and winter vacation homes, on the other hand, draw families with wonderfully cozy and home-y settings. However, picking the wrong […]