SoCal’s Historic Mission Inn and Hotel

Southern California might not have snow over the winter holidays, but they do know how to celebrate the season in style. The historic Mission Inn Hotel & Spa, for example, a luxury property in Riverside, is hoping to wow everyone in your family with the 26th annual Festival of Lights, featuring, among other highlights, a […]

Where to Take Viking-Crazy Kids in Scandinavia

Where better to take kids enthralled with Vikings than to their homeland in the Scandinavian countries of Norway, Denmark and Sweden? Here are three places where they can see actual relics of the world of these medieval raiders and learn about how they lived. Birka On the island of Birka, west of Stockholm, stand ramparts […]

Affordable Days and Budget-Friendly Nights in Córdoba

For families seeking history and culture in a less-touristed city, Córdoba, Argentina, packs a punch. Known for its Spanish colonial architecture, 17th-century churches and city-meets-rural atmosphere, Córdoba blends culture and nature for budget travelers and families of all ages. While choosing a place to stay, look for hotels offering family packages and group discounts. Generally […]

Educational Tour for Summer Vacation

World War I history may not be on the top of your kids’ lists for fun vacation themes, but an excuse to visit European destinations filled with history and cultural significance should be reason enough to hop on a cycling tour with Freewheel Holiday Tours. What’s a better excuse for summer family vacation than a […]

Love Among the Ruins

Wandering the twisting streets and lanes of Athens, it isn’t difficult for the modern visitor — even while dodging buses — to get a sense of what so enthralled nobleman and Romantic poet Lord Byron about this singular destination, nor why it’s an ideal romantic destination with your favorite co-traveler. Views of the Acropolis floating […]

Montgomery County, Maryland, for Families

Just a short drive from Washington, D.C., Montgomery County, Maryland, is a picturesque retreat with plenty to offer outdoors-loving families. Outdoor Adventures There are quite a few spots to choose from to get your fill of the great outdoors during any season in Montgomery County. At Rock Creek Regional Park, explore 1,800 acres, two lakes […]