Book a Treehouse on Glamping Hub

If a house or apartment rental just won’t cut it for your next family trip, how about a converted caboose? Or a yurt? Or even an igloo? Glamping Hub is like the Airbnb of offbeat, unexpected and unusual accommodations. Just like the popular home rental site, you can filter accommodations by type, number of guests, […]

Beach-Time Fun is Front and Center at Block Island’s New Resort

Indulge your family’s island fever this summer at Block Island Beach House, the destination’s only beachfront resort, opened July 1. Access to the 31-room hotel is a snap, thanks to its location steps from the Old Harbor ferry port, and the vibe is relaxing and vintage, but with updated amenities. “I’ve always thought of Block […]

Introduce Your Kids to a World of Adventure

As any traveling parent knows, life on the road is an adventure all its own. Some people embody that concept more fully than others. Take Taylor Zajonc, a maritime historian, dad, shipwreck expert and modern-day buccaneer whose past includes exploring the mysterious waters of the Bermuda Triangle while on a submersible three miles beneath the […]

Summer Festival Planning Means Packing Must-Haves for Comfort

You’ve made your festival selection, loaded your GoogleMaps, checked the tires on the car and filled your cooler with your favorite drinks and snacks. You’ve even remembered to put the folding beach chair or portable hammock in the trunk — but festival pros know planning doesn’t stop there. Here’s what you need to bring along […]

4 Mistakes to Avoid on Your Cross-Country Family Road Trip

Taking the family on a cross-country road trip this summer? It may sound like the perfect idea and a great chance to bond while exploring our great country, but, with a few wrong moves, your idyllic, classic American road trip could end up more like something from the National Lampoon franchise. Here are four mistakes […]

Getting Kids Ready for Back to School

Depending on whom you ask, the worst part of summer vacation is the end. School supply shopping, last-minute family getaways and kids’ impending loss of freedom all come as September looms large. No matter what grade your children enter this fall, there are ways to prep them for the school year ahead. If your kids […]