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Convincing Tour Skeptics to Commit

Whether vacationing with friends or family, you may come across that traveler that doesn’t want to take a tour. It’s understandable as there’s definitely still a slight stigma to tours; they can be kitschy, rip-offs and too touristy. In reality, though, a tour can actually make your trip easier and more memorable — you just […]

Should You Take Your Kids Out of School for Vacation?

You’re dreaming of that big family vacation to the mountains to cool off, discovered a perfect getaway on a quiet beach or finally found a decent price to indulge in Disney without taking out a small loan to do it. The only problem is your own schedule and vacation time just doesn’t align with your […]

Hiking with Toddlers 101

When you had kids, you swore you would do all of the same things you did when you were young, carefree and only answered to yourself. Then reality set in and you realized everything with a toddler requires a creative new strategy. Lacing up your hiking boots for the first time and trekking off with […]

Combining College Visits with a Family Vacation

The August ritual of visiting colleges contenders for your high school senior’s applications can be an enjoyable vacation for the whole family if you plan in some time for more than the expected campus tour. And your prospective students will get a better idea of what the whole experience could be as a student there. […]

Purchasing Plane Tickets for Large Family Groups

For many families, summer is prime time for multigenerational gatherings and vacations. However, with the warmer months being “high season” in most parts of the country and the world, there is the inevitable uptick in airfare prices responding to supply and demand. Whether you are getting the family together for a summer retreat, a one-time […]

Road Rules for Safe Summer Travel

It’s nearly summer, the time of year when countless travelers happily head out to explore the back roads, highways and byways of the world. While road trips should be adventures filled with pleasant memories, the sad and tragic truth is, every year, 1.24 million people die, and an additional 50 million people are injured on […]