Cookout at Migis Lodge in South Casco, Maine; Courtesy of Migis Lodge
Best Family Vacations

10 Best All-American Summer Vacation Resorts

by Lara Dunning

Lake swims, lawn games, campfire cookouts and quality time with family—that's what a classic summer…

Read More
Dad with Kids; Courtesy of Halfpoint/Shutterstock.com
Family Travel Gear

Father’s Day Gift Ideas 2019: 13 Picks for…

by Jeff Bogle

He may say that he doesn’t want anything for Father’s Day, but every dad loves…

Read More
Rush Creek Lodge at Yosemite National Park; Courtesy of Rush Creek Lodge
National Park Vacations

14 National Park Hotels That Offer Really Cool…

by Allison Tibaldi

While the rustic wonders of the natural world are the big vacation draw, there’s no…

Read More
Packing for a Family Vacation; MNStudio/Shutterstock.com
Packing Tips

The Ultimate Family Packing List

by FVC

Do you forget something every time you pack for a trip? Get organized with our…

Read More
Maui Black Sand Beach; Courtesy of Shane Myers Photography/Shutterstock.com
Best Family Vacations

9 Best Bang-For-Your-Buck Hawaii Resorts and Vacation Rentals

by Courtney Elko

We aren’t going to sugar coat it—Hawaii is expensive. But you can get your money’s…

Read More
Air Travel

7 Kids Fly Free Airlines

by Amanda Norcross

Most major airlines allow children under the age of 2 to fly free as lap…

Read More

As Seen In

Family Vacation Planning Made Easy

Create family memories that last long after your suntans fade

Expert Verified

We've been there done that so you can avoid speedbumps

Nitty-gritty details

Must-pack items, hotels with cribs, kid-friendly menus, and more

All ages & stages

From tots to teens, we have ideas to keep everyone happy

Most Popular Stories

Family Travel Gear
Little Girl Jumping in Ocean; Courtesy of altanaka/Shutterstock.com

The Perfect Beach Outfit for Girls

by Keryn Means

Our little ladies deserve to look adorable, but also be comfortable on the beach. As much as we want them to be our mini-me, the…

Read more
Family Travel Gear
Young Boy Swimming in Caribbean; Courtesy of BlueOrange Studio/Shutterstock.com

The Perfect Beach Outfit for Boys

by Keryn Means

Little boys put every item to the test within minutes, so it’s important that what they wear can withstand excessive amounts of play. We know…

Read more
Family Travel Gear
Mom Splashing With Kids at Fountain in City; Courtesy of MNStudio/Shutterstock.com

What to Pack for a Summer City Vacation With Kids: 12 Essentials to Bring

by Cynthia J. Drake

If you’re heading out for a city vacation this summer, you’ve probably planned a well-rounded itinerary filled with museums, parks and public transit (for suburban…

Read more
Beach Vacations
Woman Reading on the Beach; Courtesy of Ahmet Misirligul/Shutterstock.com

10 Beach-Themed Books to Pack for Your Summer Vacation

by Wendy Helfenbaum

Sun, sand and surf—the three must-have ingredients for an awesome vacation. Whether you’re ready to download or pack up some books for your next family…

Read more
Beach Vacations
Kids In Flip Flops; Courtesy of Cheryl Casey/Shutterstock.com

12 Best Flip Flops for Kids in 2019

by Keryn Means

Warm weather fun means those little toes need to be free to roam. The kids’ feet have grown once again, so you are looking for…

Read more
Family Travel Gear
Kids Hiking Boots; Courtesy of JGA/Shutterstock.com

Blisters, Be Gone: 11 Best Hiking Shoes for Kids

by Wendy Helfenbaum

Nothing beats a heart-pumping hike through a gorgeous national park, alongside a busy boardwalk or around a lake. If you want to prevent hours of…

Read more
Family Travel Gear
Pregnant Woman Posing on Beach; Courtesy of PHOTOCREO Michal Bednarek/Shutterstock.com

10 Best Maternity Swim Cover Ups for 2019

by Wendy Helfenbaum

Whether you’re on a babymoon for one last kid-free jaunt before you become a mom, or you’re waddling after little ones at an all-inclusive resort,…

Read more
Dude Ranches & Safaris
Toddler Petting Horse; Courtesy of FamVeld/Shutterstock.com

12 Best Vacation Destinations for Horse-Crazy Kids

by Julie Bielenberg

While dude ranches are a great option for horse-loving kids and families, there are plenty of other options for horse-themed vacations. Saddle up with one…

Read more