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. […]

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 […]

An “Exodus” to Remember

While every Passover Seder ends with the declaration, “Next year in Jerusalem,” Jewish families of various denominations discovered Passover retreats — themed and structured vacations with activities and meals built around the holiday’s observances, watershed historic events (the exodus from Egypt) — can be tailored to the individual ways they observe, pray, and play (when […]

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 […]

Family Exercise on Vacation

Family vacations tend to be so busy that, by the time you get home, you feel like you need a vacation just to recover from your vacation. In the middle of braving amusement parks, walking along boardwalks and managing to catch all of your flights and have free time to try to decompress, there is […]