Don’t get bored on vacation: Tips to keep the kids engaged

Climbing to the top of Sugarloaf Loop Trail in Sedona, Ariz., for a round of Uno easily ranks as one of the strangest things we’ve done as a family. Then again, there’s almost nothing I wouldn’t do to keep the kids from getting bored on vacation. Read more “Don’t get bored on vacation: Tips to keep the kids engaged”

Family travel in 2019: Where to go and what to do

Thinking about family travel in 2019? Same here. I haven’t had time to catch my breath from last year, but here I am, ready for more.

My family and I traveled nonstop in 2018, and this year is shaping up to be even busier. We had some ups and downs last year. But my pain is your gain: I have travel tips for you if you’re thinking of taking your family somewhere — and a preview of what to expect from my family in 2019. Read more “Family travel in 2019: Where to go and what to do”

Want a warm-weather vacation with your family? Read this first

If you’re reading this, you’re probably cold. You’re thinking of a warm-weather vacation with your family. You deserve one.

And you can have one — but it’ll cost you. Read more “Want a warm-weather vacation with your family? Read this first”

Here they are: The best family vacations of the year

The best family vacations of the year are in places you’d least expect. They’re out-of-the-way destinations you might not even consider for a family getaway. Read more “Here they are: The best family vacations of the year”

Legal travel questions every family should answer before their departure

Before you go on vacation, maybe you should ask yourself a legal travel question or two.

I’m not just talking about your passport or visa paperwork. A legal travel question could be something as simple as whether or not you’re allowed to pack a radar detector. The answer: In the United States, it’s legal except in Virginia and Washington D.C. Most Canadian provinces don’t allow radar detectors. Read more “Legal travel questions every family should answer before their departure”