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Tips to keep kids happy when traveling

Tips to keep kids happy when traveling

Written by special contributor, Hayley Jennings *This post may contain affiliate links. Family vacations aren’t always as they seem in the magazines; the little ones paddle gleefully in the sea, whilst you lie on a sun lounger calmly and sip on an ice-cold cocktail. Things don’t always run this smoothly, especially when travelling with kids. You […]

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When travel with kids isn't all rainbows and unicorns

When travel with kids isn’t all rainbows and unicorns

Written by special contributor, Hayley Jennings *This post may contain affiliate links. Family vacations can be exhilarating, exciting, and educational for everyone. You can help your child explore a whole new world and they can offer a perspective that can help you discover some of the sense of wonder that you might have lost. However, it’s […]

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Top 10 Things For Families To Do In Vail, Colorado in summer

Top 10 things for families to do in Vail, Colorado in summer

Vail, Colorado, is a premier winter ski destination. But in summer when the snow is gone and the ski runs are closed, Vail becomes an ideal family summer vacation destination. Whether family members are active outdoors people or just appreciate the natural beauty of the Rocky Mountains, there is something for everyone in Vail Colorado […]

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Turn any family trip into an adventure with Big Adventure Box

Planning a long-haul trip with young kids can be daunting. Parents worry about how to occupy their kids for such long stretches of time. We all have the electronic devices with apps, games, and movies, but how much screen time do you really want your kids to have? There is a new kid on the […]

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Tips for teaching kids to fish: Family fun at any destination

Written by special contributor, Jon Sutton It is occasionally challenging to come up with things to do during family vacations, particularly if you are visiting a place far from big-city civilization. But you can find fishable waters within a short distance of just about any location in the continental US, and most kids love to […]

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Top 10 Things to do in Cape Town with Kids

Top 10 things to do in Cape Town with kids

Written by special contributor, Bianca Knauf Are you planning on visiting Cape Town, South Africa with kids in tow? It’s one of the best family-friendly destinations and many of the activities are perfectly aimed at children of any age. From seeing penguins, seals and sharks, to visiting the wave-less shores of the warm Langebaan Lagoon, […]

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ChicagoFamily Staycation | Renaissance Chicago O'Hare Suites Hotel

Chicago family staycation at Renaissance Chicago O’Hare Suites Hotel

I’ve said for years that Chicago is an exceptional place for travelers to live. With its diversity, top-notch art and entertainment, and world-class museums, Chicago residents like myself can “travel” without even leaving the city. Sometimes day trips to different neighborhoods quench the travel thirst. Other times, you just need an overnight staycation to really […]

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Conner Prairie Interactive History Park | Hamilton County, Indiana

Conner Prairie: Using the past to shine light on the future in Hamilton County, Indiana

Conner Prairie is an interactive history park in Hamilton County, Indiana, and is the state’s first Smithsonian Institute affiliate. I mentioned in my Hamilton County overview that Conner Prairie is one of the best historical and educational attractions we have ever visited, and I still stand by that statement. Spanning more than 1,000 wooded acres, Conner Prairie presents […]

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Ultimate Australia Road Trips for Adventurous Families

Ultimate Australia road trips for adventurous families

Written by special contributor, Nicole Noel Hiding some of the most spectacular sights on this humble planet of ours, the continent of Australia truly is every travel lover’s dream-come- true. Whether you enjoy a strong, urban vibe and plenty of picnic opportunities in Melbourne, or prefer to go somewhere off the beaten track such as […]

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Deanna Rose Children's Farmstead | Overland Park, Kansas

A delightful day at Deanna Rose Children’s Farmstead in Overland Park, Kansas

If it hadn’t been for my earlier visit to Assiniboine Park and Zoo in Winnipeg, I probably would have taken a pass on visiting Deanna Rose Children’s Farmstead in Overland Park, Kansas. Visiting Assiniboine and seeing all the wonderful work being done in the name of education and conservation changed how I think about zoos. […]

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