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Attend the U.S.’s Largest Free-Admission Music Festival — It’s Not Too Late

Need to infuse your end-of-summer plans with some tunes? If you live within driving distance of eastern Pennsylvania, you still have time to catch lots of bands and performers at Musikfest. Not familiar with this event? And wondering why it’s spelled with a “k”? Read on. Musikfest was founded in 1984 in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, by […]

Summer Festival Planning Means Packing Must-Haves for Comfort

You’ve made your festival selection, loaded your GoogleMaps, checked the tires on the car and filled your cooler with your favorite drinks and snacks. You’ve even remembered to put the folding beach chair or portable hammock in the trunk — but festival pros know planning doesn’t stop there. Here’s what you need to bring along […]

Why Heidelberg, Germany, Should be on Your Radar

For anyone visiting family in far-off destinations, sending the kids off to study-abroad programs or checking into a castle hotel for an early summer vacation, the rural and historic town of Heidelberg, Germany, may fit the bill. For starters, Heidelberg is one of those scenic towns along a river, specifically the Neckar River, with equal […]

Springtime in Texas: Festivals for the Family

For anyone planning a trip to the Lone Star State, the sheer size of Texas can be a tad overwhelming. Begin planning with a destination in mind, based on the state’s many family-friendly spring festivals. Plan for fauna, flora and live music this month and into summer with this list of upcoming festivals worth traveling […]

Best Family-Friendly Winter Fun in New York State

From outdoor fun to warm escapes, there’s plenty for the family to enjoy when you make a winter getaway to New York State. Hit the Slopes While you might be tempted to head to Vermont or New Hampshire to fit in some ski time with the family, you should consider the slopes of New York. […]

Winter Family Festivals in Colorado

For the second year, winter in Keystone, Colorado, means family-friendly events, kid-centric fun and a whole week of celebrations of creativity during Keystone Kidtopia Culinary Festival and the Kidtopia Music Experience. For Foodies Kidtopia kicks off Feb. 8–15, with all the foodie fun you can handle. Bring your whisks, spatulas and appetites to the event, […]