When you’re in Nashville, touring Music City’s global landmark addresses such as the Grand Ole Opry, Ryman Auditorium and Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum is a no brainer. Bringing your family? Enhance the experience for everyone by unpacking in one of the 533 guestrooms and suites housed in the soaring glass tower of JW Marriott Nashville, where the roster of family-friendly offerings includes the brand-new outdoor film venue, The Green at JW. This 17,000-square-foot space will play host to the summer’s partnership with Sony Pictures and Sony Music Nashville with a great lineup of activities and high-definition screenings under the stars that come with vintage-esque picnics. Some of the films in the summer line-up are beloved family classics including Ghostbusters, 13 Going on 30, A League of Their Own and Big Daddy.
Canada’s smallest province, Prince Edward Island, is just the right size for touring on an easy-paced family vacation. If exploring is your style, you can stay in the center of the island and reach every corner of it in daytrips. Or you can just stay put near one of the long beautiful beaches on the north shore, where the sea water is warmer than any beach north of the Carolinas. On our vacations there, our family chose a mix of exploring and enjoying days at the beach.
Preparing our children for a lifetime of travel starts when they're young. But anyone who has ever traveled with little ones knows it isn't all fun and games — there is a lot of stress and planning that goes into making family travel successful, not to mention the angst children can go through when dealing with new situations and leaving the familiarity of home.