Offering a practical and affordable place to stay, European hostels are becoming increasingly appealing to travelers with children. Hostels can offer families private rooms with en-suite bathrooms and to really keep costs dow...
Traveling Europe is very expensive and getting a cheap and clean accommodation reduce a good amount of expenses. If you look at the hotel rates they are sky high. This is the reason that families are also looking into hostels to fulfill their accommodation needs. Many hostels are also doing good efforts to increase their business.
With a little bit of planning, one can find decent prices here as well. We often stay at the Etap Hotel (http://www.etaphotel.com) or just find a local B&B. The Etap has nice bunk beds, kids love them.
For families who live in and around Chicago, there's a wealth of fun to be had year-round, from outdoor explorations at Lincoln Zoo to indoor interactions at Kohl Children's Museum. When a change of scenery is in order, however, these destinations -- located less than four hours from the Windy City ... read more
When summer comes to an end and the kids are back in school, there are still ways to get away and enhance their education (and yours) at the same time. One way to do this is by showing kids what they are learning in school. For example, if your child is learning about the Revolutionary War, a trip t... read more
Whether you live in the big city on the Mississippi River or you're in a neighboring state, there are so many choices for weekend getaways. Highlights include Meramec Caverns, just south of the city, where you can learn about Jesse James and his gang, who used the caverns as a hideout (this is one o... read more