Memorial Day Weekend in DC

Memorial Day weekend may be the unofficial start of the summer, meaning beach days and barbecues, but our nation’s capital has a few hot spots to compete. Plan your stay and enjoy the long holiday weekend, stress free (or close to it). For a view of the White House and Washington Monument, the W Washington […]

Lompoc, Calif.: Family Fun, Uncorked

Santa Barbara County is one of the most idyllic places in the country with its lingering beachfront and small-town tranquility. However, as far as vacation destinations go, this go-to spot for taste-making Los Angeles- and San Francisco Bay-area denizens is widely associated with such “grown-up” pursuits as winery visits, fine dining, tony art galleries, and […]

Rhode Island’s Balloon Festival

Hot air ballooning has been an international pastime since the late-1700s’ advent of human-carrying-flight technology, particularly of some fascination in the United States since the country’s first liftoff in 1793. The U.S. flight launched from a prison yard in Philadelphia. Pa., and landed safety in New Jersey, becoming the first of many hot air balloon […]

Nashville Summer Fun

If you haven’t been to Music City yet or are just looking for an excuse to go back, this summer festival is the perfect occasion. Plan for a family vacation to Nashville during the annual SummerFest celebration, produced and provided by Gaylord Opryland Resort. Guests of the hotel and city visitors enjoy summer fun during […]

Chicago Summer Camp for the Family

The Windy City, Chi Town or whatever you call it, Chicago offers nearly everything for summer family fun. Between the iconic “Cloud Gate” (the Bean), Millennium Park and the bustling Navy Pier, Chicago has something to see, do and explore for all ages. With such a short summer, you’ll want to make the most of […]

What’s New for the Family in Columbus, Ohio

Columbus is more than just Ohio’s state capitol … it’s a center of innovation, a vibrant college town (including Ohio State University), a hotbed of successful “household name” American businesses (JP Morgan Chase, Nationwide Insurance, Limited Brands, Big Lots, Wendy’s Restaurants) and a cultural hub with a diverse food scene, a surprising array of museums […]