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 […]

Kids Learn About Lobsters on a Lobster Boat Cruise

No trip to the Maine coast is complete without lobsters, but on a lobster boat tour out of Portland, your family can get up close and personal with them and even help haul them in from the sea. The trip with Lucky Catch Lobster Tours is great for young children (who love to squeal and […]

Get Your Bear Back With VRBO

Family vacations can be hectic. From packing up the kids, getting to your destination, unpacking during your stay and repacking when the trip is through, a lot can go wrong and something can fall through the cracks, especially teddy bears. One feeling parents are all too familiar with is helping a child cope with a […]

RV Rules of the Road

Cruising across the country in an RV with the whole family, or setting up camp in a national park with a small group? There are rules of the road — and campsite. One way to ensure a fun trip is to know the written and unwritten rules of RV and camping etiquette. Let this list […]

The Best Montréal Nightlife for Your Music-Loving Family

Canada’s cultural capital and largest city, Montréal, Quebec, offers a vibrant metropolis for all ages. With old-world architecture, eclectic cuisine ranging from French and European flavors to Asian-fusion locals, not to mention world-class shopping, nearby adventure activities and a bustling nightlife, Montréal can keep the whole brood occupied — especially music lovers. The Bluegrass, Jazz […]

Apps for Traveling Families with Pets

Before the kids go back to school and summer vacation ends, there’s still a lot of exploring left for the family to do. Bring the kids, pets included, along for the cross-country road trip or weekend city-stay, as many hotels open arms to furry family members. When a quick daytrip, weekend away or extended vacation […]