Deals at The Chatwal, New York

For family stays in the city, there are more than a few hotels to choose from. Depending on your locations and interests while visiting New York City, you have your work cut out for you when it comes to booking. Scan your favorite sites and apps for a family-centric deal, like The Chatwal, New York’s […]

Winter Slopes, Waterslides and Springtime Fun at Great Wolf Lodge New England

Whether you’re looking to enjoy winter sports with the kids or you’re already fantasizing about spring, the Great Wolf Lodge New England has you covered — and you won’t have to spend a bundle to have fun. The 406-room lodge is luring families onto the slopes at Wachusett Mountain with a ski package that bundles […]

Remaining Open Minded During a Shutdown (and Other Unfortunate Events)

When things take an unexpected turn, many will quote a line from John Lennon’s “Beautiful Boy (Darling Boy)”: “Life is what happens when you make other plans.” The line fits the recent government shutdown, which descended on the American public during the holiday season and lasted over a month, though it is probably not the […]

Travel Apps for Your Next Vacation

Planning and executing a fun family vacation is no easy feat, but making it affordable can be a whole different story. You’ll need some savvy tricks and maybe even a few apps as backup. Begin planning with some help from your tech assistants from the beginning, middle and end of your family trip. Kayak First […]

Where to Stay and Play in Virginia

Looking forward to a May getaway? Seek out a family-friendly destination offering all the luxury treatments you deserve, but with enough free fun to balance the expense. Head to Virginia for all the kid-centric fun of theme parks and water parks by day, but with a twinge of Southern hospitality and luxury amenities by night. […]

Five Fun, Fabulous and Free Venues in Beverly Hills

The pristine, small city of Beverly Hills offers amazing opportunities for free family fun in spite of its huge mansions, chic hotels, fine restaurants, art galleries and fancy boutiques. I especially appreciate the convenient Beverly Hills Free Two-Hour Public Parking garages in the Golden Triangle (South Santa Monica Boulevard/Wilshire Boulevard/Canon Drive) and the Beverly Hills […]