Five Ways to Replace “Black Friday” With “Friday Fun Day”

Whether you stay put for Thanksgiving weekend or are in another city visiting family, there’s nothing that chills the warmth of the previous day’s festivities faster than the crowds at malls, mega-stores and movie theaters. Instead, use the day to explore quieter places in your hometown or the city you are visiting. Learn a bit […]

Holiday in the Cotswolds

If you’ve heard anything about the Cotswolds in England, it may have been how serene, quaint and naturally beautiful it is. Located in the deep rural south-central region of the country, the Cotswolds region is typically known as part of Gloucestershire and Oxfordshire — if all the “shires” don’t elude to the quaintness of the […]

Affordable Day in Honolulu

Hawai’i seems to have a reputation for two things: It’s incredibly beautiful and expensive. While it’s still on the top of most avid traveler’s lists, and for good reason, there are a few ways to enjoy an affordable day in paradise with the family. A few savvy tips and tricks to avoid falling for the […]

Swoop Makes Family Travel to Canada Affordable

Sometimes the most appealing destinations can be right in front of you. Canada, for example, offers not only a wealth of family-friendly destinations and activities, but — thanks to brand-new service aboard WestJet’s Swoop, Canada’s first ultra-low-cost airline — also a wallet-friendly vacation experience. The company launched flight sales to some of the destination’s most […]

Oktoberfests with Free Kid Activities

By Audrey Lee September begins the wonderful time of year for Oktoberfest celebrations that sometimes last well into October. Planning a family trip to Munich to participate in the German events may not be in your budget at the moment so you will have to improvise for a trip closer to home. Here are some […]

Kids Go Free in San Diego

For the whole month of October, dozens of San Diego hotels, attractions and restaurants roll out the red carpet for families with free admissions, free extras and free meals for kids. Kids Free San Diego encourages parents to enjoy the city’s many experiences with their children without straining the family budget. Attractions welcoming children free […]