Visiting Pompeii and Mt Vesuvius with Children

The concept of an entire city engulfed by an erupting volcano fascinates kids, and the grisly details of Pompeii’s destruction don’t seem to faze them nearly so much as you might expect. The ruins of Pompeii give a vivid glimpse into the daily lives of Romans who lived almost 2,000 years ago, frozen in time […]

Family Time in Cumberland, Maryland

Maryland’s “Gateway to the West,” Cumberland, is easy to bypass. The busy highways and railways cutting through the city give travelers glimpses of this historically important town, but few stop to explore. If your family has the chance, here are a few things you’ll want to make sure you see in this little Maryland hidden […]

Living History: Historic Hotels

Sure, staying in the next big thing is cool and all, but what about hotels with a story? Historic Hotels of America just added 27 new properties to its roster of places to hang your hat where famous artists, architects and athletes stayed. There are three criteria for eligibility: The hotels must be 50 years […]

Making Travel a Priority in 2019

Whether your family plans to take more vacations this year or make more meaningful weekend getaways close to home, there are plenty of ways to whittle down your list while enjoying new experiences. Expand your horizons at home or abroad with this list of tips and suggestions for a memorable 2019. Need a Quick Trip? […]

Must-See Spots for Families of Doctor Who Fans

If you’re a Doctor Who fan — or anyone in your family is — and you’re headed to the United Kingdom, you’ll likely spot a few filming locations just by going about your normal tourist spots. However, just to make sure you don’t miss some of the easiest and best photo ops, here are the […]

Ready for Discovery in Lisbon

By Terri Colby In Lisbon, unlike in other European capitals, first-time visitors arrive without a lot of expectations. There’s no Eiffel Tower, Buckingham Palace or Sistine Chapel. That’s not to say Lisbon has no outstanding historical monuments. Of course it does. They’re just not as well-known as those iconic examples of European travel tours. And […]