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Take the Family to Lake Arrowhead

In most of Southern California, a white Christmas may be the stuff of movies and the memories of people who grew up elsewhere. However, many call Lake Arrowhead the “Alps of Southern California” and it’s the ideal place to get away from the crowds and enjoy the holiday season the way you’d imagine it should […]

Safe Family Travel in Argentina

For families seeking outdoor adventure and active itineraries while surrounded by endless, rugged beauty, Argentina should be on your list. Ahead of your family trip, no matter the destination, one top-of-mind concern you’ll always have is safety. Whether your kids are a young bunch or older crowd, you’re always going to worry about them — […]

Five Ways to Replace “Black Friday” With “Friday Fun Day”

Whether you stay put for Thanksgiving weekend or are in another city visiting family, there’s nothing that chills the warmth of the previous day’s festivities faster than the crowds at malls, mega-stores and movie theaters. Instead, use the day to explore quieter places in your hometown or the city you are visiting. Learn a bit […]

Family Fun in Illinois

If Chicago is the only thing that comes to mind when you think of Illinois, you’re missing some of the state’s most appealing family destinations. Here are six family-friendly activities and sights you won’t want to miss for a getaway this fall, from corn and apple mazes to river cruises and even a murder mystery […]

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, […]

Fall in NOLA: Beyond Food and Music

Home to Mardi Gras celebrations, strong coffee and beignets and the birthplace of jazz, New Orleans has quite the reputation for food and music. By the fall weather rolls around, so do the outdoor food and music festivals, but New Orleans offers much more than that. Between your already packed family itinerary, take time to […]