Thrill-seeking families have so many awesome amusement parks and exhilarating rides to choose from! From corporate chain parks to small family venues, here are some of the top amusement parks in Nor . . .
So, what is glamping? Glamping is like camping—but not. Combining the words glamorous and camping, glamping includes amenities and comforts of home (beds, electricity, indoor plumbing). None of th . . .
8 Survival Tips for Family Road Trips
Taking a family road trip this year? You are not alone—traveling to a vacation destination via car is still popular with families. While sitting in a car tog . . .
The secret is out: San Diego is amazing. In fact, it’s a top U.S. vacation destination. So while the rest of the country is descending upon San Diego this summer, consider venturing away from the . . .
These national parks in Southern and Central California are within a day’s drive of San Diego.Celebrate the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service with a visit to one (or more) of these sc . . .
Taking It on the Road, Family Style!
During a recent email session with an old friend about our summer plans, I mentioned that our family planned on taking our annual four-week road trip in our mot . . .
Cathedral rock (photo credit: Geno Pawlak)
If you’re looking for an active family getaway that will recharge and renew your spirits, look no further than Sedona, Arizona. This spectacular destina . . .
International travel gives your child an opportunity to experience other cultures and customs, and is a great way to broaden her understanding of the world around her. If you plan to travel abroad w . . .
Planning a road trip to the San Francisco Bay Area? Here are five kid-friendly stops from Gilroy (south of San Francisco) to Fairfield (north of San Francisco). Each super fun spot will entertain, e . . .
Taking a family vacation to the island of Oahu? Sure, you’ll lounge on the beach, build sandcastles and play in the water; but why not dig a little deeper into the culture, traditions and excitement . . .
Photo by Lisa Pawlak
Breathtaking, colorful Zion National Park embraces towering cliffs, glimmering waterfalls, emerald-green pools, blue skies, red sandstone river canyons and massive multihued rock . . .
What do wild bison, an awesome zipline, a casino and walking on the ocean floor have in common? Catalina Island, of course.Looking for a fun family day or weekend trip? I’ll let you in on a little . . .
Want to get away for a fun weekend? Just a couple hours north of San Diego is the pet-friendly coastal city of Long Beach, which offers water activities, popular attractions and a lively night scene . . .
The laid back, friendly atmosphere of Pismo Beach makes it a great fall getaway or family road trip any time of year. Pismo Beach celebrates fall with a clam festival honoring the clam digging cultu . . .
Family Fun in Julian The beauty of historic Julian (a gold mining town just 60 miles northeast of San Diego) is that many attractions are within walking distance of each other. It’s the perfect fami . . .
photo credit- Big Bear Mountain Resort
Ready to play in the snow? The whole family can enjoy a snowy, active vacation with adventures like skiing, snowboarding, sledding, snow tubing, ice skating, sn . . .