Fall for Upstate New York

While some of us think Manhattan when we hear New York, there’s a whole world beyond the city. In fact, upstate New York is nearly fall ready and utterly perfect for a seasonal family trip. Head to the Finger Lakes region for fall foliage, quaint town shopping, dining and a wide variety of picturesque outdoor […]

Best Educational Destinations for Elementary-Age Kids

The kids are back in school and you’re thinking of getting away for fall break. However, there’s no need for the kids to check their brains at the door during your trip just because they’re away from the classroom. We’ve compiled some great destinations for your elementary-age kids, where they can continue their education while […]

Fall Foliage Trips Kids Love

While parents may revel in the brilliant foliage arching overhead on country roads and framing views of fall-painted mountains, kids not so much. Once they’ve collected a handful of bright leaves, little kids are likely to tire and older ones tune out. So why not combine leaf peeping with some cool rides and mountaintop adventures. […]

Planning a Multigenerational Trip to Poland

With its rising popularity, you and your family may soon find yourselves planning a trip to Poland. Enticing food, UNESCO World Heritage sites, fascinating architecture, outdoor activities, a wealth of culture and a long history means there are plenty of things to taste, see and do during a multigenerational visit. Jeść! (Eat!) When it’s time […]

Hiking with Toddlers 101

When you had kids, you swore you would do all of the same things you did when you were young, carefree and only answered to yourself. Then reality set in and you realized everything with a toddler requires a creative new strategy. Lacing up your hiking boots for the first time and trekking off with […]

Soak up Summer in Chicago

The short, but oh so sweet summers in Chicago extend just a little longer this year with some last-minute ways to soak up the last of the season. Here are a few ways to make summer endless in the Windy City. Hit the Beach Open long after Labor Day, the Shore Club boasts a series […]