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Age-Appropriate Fun With Backroads Adventure Travel

If you’ve ever tried a family tour package only to find the other children on the trip are either a lot older or younger than yours, you know the frustration of trying to get everyone to fit in. Let’s face it, teens don’t typically want to hang with toddlers and vice versa. Adventure travel company […]

Mentawais Islands: A Surfing Family’s Paradise

Surfers are crazy. Maybe not the certifiable kinda crazy but they will go to insane lengths to catch that perfect wave. For his milestone birthday, my surfer husband, Howard, wanted to surf around the Mentawais Islands in Indonesia. His dream was for our family of five to ride on one wave at the same time. […]

Cox & Kings Adds Touch of Luxury to a Peruvian Family Vacation

Peru is known for its blockbuster attractions, including the Sacred Valley, the Maras salt flats and, especially, Machu Picchu. But if the idea of navigating the trip with kids seems daunting, Cox & Kings, a luxury travel company, can tailor the trip to meet the needs of your whole family and take the stress out of […]

More Than Machu Picchu: Five Epic Adventures in Peru

We say Peru, you say Machu Picchu, right? While reaching this 15th-century Inca structure built high in the Andes Mountains is definitely a bucket list item, the country also offers a host of other epic outdoor adventures. What’s more, Peru is incredibly easy to get to from either U.S. coast (about seven hours from New […]

Papua New Guinea for the Family

Over in the southwestern Pacific in the Oceania region, Papua New Guinea is one of those underrated destinations off a family’s radar for a vacation destination.  However, families seeking cultural experiences and incredible beaches should be more acquainted with this island country. With all the exotic dazzle of a far-off destination and allure of a […]

Family Spring Skiing in the Berkshires

Less than three hours’ drive from New York City and even less from Boston, New Haven and Hartford, the Berkshires in Western Massachusetts are an appealing weekend destination for families. Two kid-friendly ski mountains make the region perfect for a low-key spring ski trip. Butternut may not be New England’s biggest mountain, but its 1,000 […]