I know it's summer time but I thought I would put in a mention for anyone wanting their 3-6 y/o kids to learn how to ski I have found Tahoe Donner in Truckee, CA to be excellent. For $60 your child gets a 2.5 hour lesson including equipment. They really did a great job with our 3 y/o son last winter. He had a blast and was actually skiing the first day.
Before it's time to put out first-day-of-school outfits, pack lunches and set alarm clocks, plan one more summer escape with the kids for Labor Day weekend. These hotels are offering exclusive packages for the holiday weekend, or have packages perfect for a three-day getaway.
Woodloch Pines -... read more
Three years ago, we made the pilgrimage to LEGOLAND California in Carlsbad, and more recently, we visited LEGOLAND Florida in Winter Haven. These are the only two LEGOLAND theme park locations in the U.S., so it's natural to make comparisons. These are our main observations -- see what you can expec... read more
Renting a home for your family vacation in California means you can sidestep daily hotel fees, but that's not the only appeal. Staying in a house affords all the comforts of, well, home -- a full kitchen to use when you like, laundry facilities, and a broken-in, cushy living room sofa (perhaps one w... read more