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Uncrowded Historic Spots for Family Camping Trips

Combine two family experiences in one trip with camping at a historical site. Don’t pick the right spot, though, and you’ll be overrun with tourists. Here are four fun scenic spots to spend your days seeing the sites and your evenings around the campfire, all while still savoring some peace and quiet. Bulltown Historic Site, […]

Luxury Hotel Camping for Kids

Want the fun of camping with the luxury of room service? The Grand Hyatt Taipei’s Family Adventure Package is for you. Enjoy the cozy family bonding of a tent, floor bedding and campfire stories from the temperature-controlled, 5-star hotel room. Whether traveling for business or a full-blown family vacation, the Grand Hyatt boasts family-friendly fun […]

What to Pack When Camping With Small Kids

During your pre-kid days, you may have dreamed about introducing your future family to the great outdoors and spending weekends camping over an open campfire. But when little ones are involved, it’s hard to imagine how to get out of the house for a playdate or overnight to Grandma’s let alone 24 hours in the […]

Where to Go Camping with your Family in New England

For my family, summer always meant camping season, the time when we head for our favorite campgrounds and spend a week living in a tent. I grew up camping and my kids wouldn’t miss this rite of summer for anything. Here are some of our favorite New England campgrounds. Groton State Forest In Vermont’s Northeast […]

Upscale Camping in Europe on a Budget

Europe isn’t exactly known for its budget accommodations, especially when families are involved. One way to save big is by skipping the expensive hotels and pitching a tent, though not everyone’s idea of vacation is sleeping on the ground with squirming kids in tow. That’s where you can combine an upscale campground with a budget […]

Planning Pre- and Post Summer Camp Family Adventures

Sleep-away camps can provide a breath of fresh air for parents and kids. The right camp program, whether focused on performing arts, sports or across-the-board outdoor pursuits, allows campers to sharpen various life skills, make long-term friendships and, perhaps, compel them to unplug from their favorite electronic devices. Parents, meanwhile, get a nice break for […]