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Springing Irish: America’s Most “Irish” Small Towns

From New York and Boston to Philadelphia and Chicago to Los Angeles, Irish culture made an indelible impact on American life. St. Patrick’s Day celebrations and big city parades will abound while Irish pubs throughout the United States keep spirits up year-round. However, anybody — Irish or otherwise — can explore how Irish ways of […]

Top Hot Springs in Western Japan

Vacationing with the family in a far-off destination? Do as the Japanese do and head to a hot spring resort. Narrowing down your options can be as difficult or as easy as landing on a locale within the country. Nagato is known for its hot spring culture, views of the Otozure River and quaint village […]

Family Trips to Alaska

Most travel involves flying to cultural and population centers. Family travel to New York City and Orlando is common and even expected, while trips to less-populated regions might be viewed as too far out of the way. Before making any travel plans, make sure you know what time of year you want to travel to […]

Affordable Ways to Spend the Day Paso Robles

California may not be your first thought for an affordable family vacation, but there are plenty of fun, family-friendly and beautiful cities to visit — all on a budget. Paso Robles happens to be one. While the vineyards and olive groves would suggest more luxury price tags, Paso Robles, California, is actually a budget-friendly locale […]

Family Camping in California on a Budget

Camping, once the province of scouts and other hardy outdoor folk, has become increasingly popular with families in recent years. Parents who love the idea of unplugging and enjoying nature with the kids, but who don’t relish the idea of hiking to a remote backcountry setting, can enjoy more than 85 campgrounds in Mono County, […]

Northern California’s Crown Jewel for Natural Vacations

Running along 90 miles of Pacific coastline, riddled with redwood trees, surf, hot springs and hiking opportunities, Mendocino County, California, is a treasure trove for outdoorsy families. Two hours north of San Francisco, Mendocino County is an idyllic location for active adventures, relaxing swims and endless beauty. Check out this list of must-see locales to […]