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Visiting Normandy’s D-Day Landing Beaches with Teens

Reading in history class about the allied invasion of Normandy on June 6, 1944, doesn’t begin to tell the story that unfolds as your teens see the places where all this happened. Standing far above the sea on bluffs that were scaled to reach Nazi strongholds brings the monumental operation to life. The main sites […]

Take Your T(w)eens to Cleveland

Looking for a fresh idea for a family getaway? We’ll let you in on a little secret: Clevelanders are a friendly bunch and most excited to welcome you to this other Midwest city on the lake. While this itinerary is mostly geared toward tweens or older, it can easily to be tweaked if your brood […]

A Fresh Coat

Whether your family is planning a walk in a winter wonderland or an adrenaline-generating ski vacation, winter gear is a must. And if your family includes older kids and teens, style is going to be as important as the coat’s ability to fend off winter winds and snow. Beyond basic fashion, however, there are other […]

Tips for Traveling with Teens

It’s common knowledge teens are not the easiest traveling companions, but is common knowledge always right? We don’t think so. We find teens both fun and exhilarating to travel with — not to mention surprising. Here are some things we have learned in our travels with four different teens. Embrace Technology Let them be the […]

Literary Sites Even Kids Will Love

While you might be on the edge of your seat visiting the home of Jane Austen or the birthplace of Nathaniel Hawthorne, your kids … maybe not so much. Thankfully, there are a few fun literary sites bookworms of any age can appreciate (and they might even convert some of the non-readers in your family). […]

Gifting Vacation Prints

Whether looking to gift loved ones with thoughtful, but easy-to-achieve, mementos from special family moments and vacations or just eager to upgrade some of the personal touches in your home, printing photos is easier than you think. It’s the DIY without all the human error and frustration. Display your own images from your family vacation […]