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Family Biking in Quebec’s Eastern Townships

Known as the Cantons l’Est, or Eastern Townships, the region of Quebec between the Saint Lawrence River and the Canadian/U.S. border is a bucolic landscape of lush farmlands, gently rolling hills, pristine lakes and small towns. When the American Revolution heated up, people loyal to the King of England headed north and settled just over […]

Cycling Tours with Saddle Skedaddle

Calling all cycling families and experienced riders: Saddle Skedaddle is selling its world-class cycling adventures in North America for the first time in its 25-year history. Offering incredible cycling tours through exotic terrain, Saddle Skedaddle is music to the adventure travelers’ ears, families included. With more than two decades experience traveling to diverse destinations around […]

Ugly Tours Through Europe

Finding the beauty in an iconic city like Rome, London Prague or Paris is easy — just look around. See the jaw-dropping sites of the Coliseum or the Sistine Chapel on a summertime trip; take an obligatory photo on the South Bank with Big Ben in the distance; savor the Prague Castle visits; or stroll […]

Family Guide to Grand Canyon National Park

There’s so much more to Grand Canyon National Park than its jaw-dropping views, especially for families. After gazing across its expanse and taking a few keepsake photos, families can hike, bike and even whitewater raft in the park, which celebrates its centennial this year. Hiking Most visitors enter the park at the South Rim. Here, […]

Relais Bernard Loiseau

I’m an unabashed Francophile, a former French teacher and a frequent traveler to France. After seven trips to Burgundy, traveling by car and on barge and riverboat cruises with my late husband or with friends, I returned alone, last September, to experience the vendange (grape harvest). I was in the vineyards and wine cellars at […]

Draw Inspiration From Pinterest’s Top Travel Trends 2019

Like most of us, you’ve probably lost far too many hours hypnotized by the alluring images posted on Pinterest — maybe you’ve even tried a recipe or design hack based on the popular site. Another way Pinterest influences our behavior is by dazzling us with travel photographs, some by influencers but others from regular folks […]