Jeff Bogle

How to Take the Best Family Vacation Photos

by Jeff Bogle

Ahh, the allure of the family vacation photo—blown up big in a thick wooden frame or transformed into a canvas print to hang atop the…

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15 Best Fart Jokes and Gifts for Kids

by Jeff Bogle

There are few things in the life of a child more hilarious than hearing someone fart unexpectedly. Thankfully (or not, depending on your point of…

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9 Best Cheap Gaming Laptops Under $200

by Jeff Bogle

Every kid loves a fun computer game, but parents often don’t want to buy, or can’t afford to spend the money on, a fancy new…

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11 Best Budget Bluetooth Speakers for Travel

by Jeff Bogle

No family vacation is complete without a bangin’ playlist of tunes. Whether in the car on a national park road trip, on a cruise ship,…

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10 Best Cruise Ship Family Cabins

by Jeff Bogle

Taking a cruise with kids ensures a memorable family vacation, whether you book an interior cabin to save money or decide to throw down roots…

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11 Best Drones for Kids 2020

by Jeff Bogle

Anyone who’s ever flown a drone will tell you that it’s the coolest six to eight minutes you can have on land! Thankfully, the prices…

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13 Best Vacations for Teens 2020

by Jeff Bogle

Your teen is likely home currently, homeschooling or doing virtual learning during the COVID-19 crisis. During some of their downtime, why not start researching where…

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10 Best Cameras for Vacation 2020

by Jeff Bogle

Most of us have everything we need to take a decent photo already sitting in our purse or pocket. But when it comes to truly capturing…

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11 Best Camcorders 2020

by Jeff Bogle

We’re tempted to make some corny 80’s jokes here—like, put on your Z. Cavariccipants and tease your bangs while listening to MC Hammer—but just like…

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12 Best Portable Chargers 2020

by Jeff Bogle

While each family travels differently, with some preferring the scenic beauty of national parks, some the art and culture of big cities, and others the…

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12 Best Snow Sleds For Kids 2019/2020

by Jeff Bogle

Skiing and snowboarding are cool and all, but both wintertime activities require pricey gear and expensive lift tickets. Sledding, on the other hand, requires little…

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9 All-Inclusive Family Vacations in PA

by Jeff Bogle

It’s true that true all-inclusive resorts are often found dotting the sandy beaches of Mexico and the Caribbean. But you and your family can find…

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16 Free Things to Do in Vegas With Kids

by Jeff Bogle

Let’s not mince words—a Vegas vacation can really dent your family budget! From pricey Cirque du Soleil tickets to the fine dining choices up and…

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12 Best Christmas Pajamas for the Whole Family 2019

by Jeff Bogle

You may think you don’t want Christmas pajamas for the whole family. But then you see your friends on Instagram posing for their holiday photos…

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13 Best Cruise Ports, Ranked

by Jeff Bogle

Many cruise ports are filled to the brim with discount jewelry, trinket shops, and glorified beer halls. Those ports are… fine, but they’re not fantastic.…

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10 Best Noise Cancelling Headphones for Babies 2020

by Jeff Bogle

Life can be loud, and for the littlest ears, that noise isn’t just deafening—it’s dangerous. As you and your young family move through life—from flying…

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14 Genius Travel Gadgets You Can Get for $25 or Less

by Jeff Bogle

You’ve got your passports and charging cables, Kindle, neck pillow, printed itinerary and tons of excitement packed. But do you have the travel gadget that will…

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14 Best Hiking Backpacks in 2019

by Jeff Bogle

Whether it’s just for a day in your local park or a week of camping, a good hiking backpack is a must. You need pockets, pouches…

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10 Best Extra Large Family Camping Tents

by Jeff Bogle

S’mores supplies are important, as is not forgetting to pack the bug spray. But it’s the tent that can make or break a family camping…

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9 Best Family Vacations With Young Adults

by Jeff Bogle

 We romanticize traveling with our children when they are young and impressionable, often glossing over the more, shall we say, frustrating aspects of that…

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10 Waterslides You Have to See to Believe

by Jeff Bogle

What makes a great waterslide? Is it height? Speed? Location? The design? Yes to all of the above! The best waterslides  incorporate thrills and eye-catching…

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9 Best Father-Daughter Trips

by Jeff Bogle

Sometimes I give them a budget and say how far I’m willing to drive, and then they do all the planning. Other times I’m like,…

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Father’s Day Gift Ideas 2019: 13 Picks for the Always-Hard-To-Shop-For Dad

by Jeff Bogle

He may say that he doesn’t want anything for Father’s Day, but every dad loves to receive a sweet gift from his children. So here’s…

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10 Great Alternatives to National Park Lodges 2019

by Jeff Bogle

 While many national parks offer hotels inside the gates, you can also find great—and oftentimes, better—lodging options right outside the parks. These alternatives to…

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12 Camping Gadgets You Didn’t Know You Needed

by Jeff Bogle

Upgrade your next camping vacation with this comprehensive guide to camping gadgets you didn’t realize you needed, from a smokeless grill to a camping lantern…

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