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 […]

Vacation Affordably with the Family in Tampa

Begin the day with breakfast or brunch at Daily Eats in Tampa, Fla. The modern space and trendy menu boasts an array of sandwiches, vegetarian bowls and classic breakfast favorites for less than $10 each. If you’re especially hungry, take on either the Jersey Shore breakfast burger or The Kong egg sandwich for $11–12. Venture […]

Family Weekend in Boulder, Colo.

Just 5,430 feet above sea level and 30 minutes north of bustling Denver, Boulder, Colo., remains an ideal, budget-friendly weekend getaway for families. This growing metropolis offers a blossoming foodie scene and laidback city vibe, surrounded by Rocky Mountain beauty. Begin the day at the Boulder Tea House for brunch, boasting a variety of American […]

Positano, Italy

As an increasingly popular destination, Positano is still a mostly unspoiled Italian region. With a population of around 4,000 citizens, this Italian Riviera locale offers the best of quaint Italian village life with the added attractions of crystal-blue waters, sweeping coastline views, fresh seafood and family-friendly activities and attractions. Many hotels in Positano include a […]

Boston on a Boom or Bust Budget

The state may be called Taxachusetts colloquially, but traveling to one of the country’s most historic cities doesn’t have to break the bank. While it’s easy to go upscale in Boston, there are also great ways to save on an iconic family trip. Here’s everything you need for a complete adventure either way. No jaunt […]

Take an Affordable Family Road Trip

The road trip is as American as baseball and apple pie. Even with the ability to arrive in your destination in a fraction of time by flying, there’s just something about the call of the open road that is appealing. In fact, according to AAA, more than one-third of Americans are planning to take a […]