Upscale Camping in Europe on a Budget

Europe isn’t exactly known for its budget accommodations, especially when families are involved. One way to save big is by skipping the expensive hotels and pitching a tent, though not everyone’s idea of vacation is sleeping on the ground with squirming kids in tow. That’s where you can combine an upscale campground with a budget […]

AAA Deals for Families in Florida

Where do Floridians go on vacation? According to the AAA Consumer Pulse Survey, conducted online among residents living in Florida Oct. 10–30, 2017, a surprising number of them spend their leisure time right in their own state, enjoying the same theme parks the rest of us flock to. If you’re a resident, local theme parks […]

Where to Stay on a Budget in Canada

With 10 provinces to explore, from rugged coastlines and soaring mountains to vibrant cities and wide-open spaces, Canada has loads to offer and is a popular destination year-round. The bi-lingual country — both English and French are the official languages of Canada — celebrated its 150th anniversary in 2017, and the celebration is sure to […]

Planning Pre- and Post Summer Camp Family Adventures

Sleep-away camps can provide a breath of fresh air for parents and kids. The right camp program, whether focused on performing arts, sports or across-the-board outdoor pursuits, allows campers to sharpen various life skills, make long-term friendships and, perhaps, compel them to unplug from their favorite electronic devices. Parents, meanwhile, get a nice break for […]

Kingsmill Resort Offers Full Service at Family-Friendly Prices

Parents convinced they can’t have a full-service family resort experience without spending a fortune can have their cake and eat it, too, at Kingsmill Resort on the James River near Busch Gardens and Colonial Williamsburg, Jamestown Settlement and Yorktown Victory Center. Not only is the resort wallet-friendly, but it’s also designed to offer a cozy, activity-filled […]

Plan Family Spring Break Without Breaking the Bank

If the best laid plans make for the most trouble-free and effortlessly fun trips, why not let somebody who knows a desired destination plan it all out for you. That’s one of the beauties of last-minute vacation packages, along with that rush of spontaneity when you come across that perfect all-inclusive package or foolproof family […]