Budget-Friendly Washington, D.C.

Whether looking for a quick and affordable weekend away or you’ve just been meaning to visit our nation’s capitol, families on a budget can have a full, fun and active weekend in Washington, D.C. Although the mecca of wealth, power and government in this country, having a good time on a budget in D.C. is […]

Camping in the National Parks

Growing up, my family’s idea of camping was spending the night in a platform tent cabin in Yosemite National Park, sharing a communal bathroom with other campers. It seems we may have been in the minority, however; camping in the National Parks has long been a favorite family pastime. In 2016, more than 9.8 million people […]

A Day in Singapore

Whether taking a daytrip to Singapore on your Asian tour or settling in for a long family trip, this incredible island city has so much to offer. Singapore boasts an eclectic set of attractions amid a tropical climate and booming financial district. Sticking to a budget in Singapore should be no problem with the myriad […]

Hipcamp: Family and Wallet Friendly

When it comes to scouting out inexpensive family vacations, it’s hard to top camping. The good news is, even at summer’s end, there are campsites throughout the United States that are inviting into the fall and some even year-round. But if large, crowded campsites aren’t for you, consider staying at private venues via Hipcamp, a […]

Family — and Budget — Friendly San Diego

San Diego is synonymous with fun in the sun. With its blue skies and sandy beaches, it is an ideal vacation destination for families, but when you add free to the equation, it becomes a no-brainer! During the month of October, attractions all over the city are sweetening the deal by giving kids free or […]

Bring History to Life on Boston’s Freedom Trail

To kids, history is often just that — things they read about in school, with no relation to today. Standing in the places where historic events actually happened can change that, especially if kids hear stories that bring those long-ago people to life. Boston’s Freedom Trail gives parents a unique opportunity to “travel” through some […]