Our Tween’s Top 8 Things To Do in London

Eileen P. Gunn
The warner brothers harry potter studio tour is essential when in london with kids and teens

As much fun as we had traveling with a younger child, I’m really enjoying traveling with a tween. This was […]

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20 Top Things To Do in London With Kids

Eileen P. Gunn
Casting spells in diagon alley on the muggles tour of london

London is high on most families’ vacation bucket lists, and it’ss often the first place a family travels to in […]

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The Best Bonding Vacations With Teenagers

Eileen P. Gunn
Biking can be the basis for a great family vacation with kids and teens.

A common mantra in family travel circles is that you get 18 summers with your kids. That is, you have […]

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Movies & Shows That Take You Away

Eileen P. Gunn
The shire was built in new zealand. Visit it by watching the lotr movies.

Some movies transport you to a different place for two hours. When you’re done watching, you look up and are […]

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Around the World With 20 Cookbooks

Eileen P. Gunn
Pictures and recipes from some of the 20 books in a roundup of cookbooks that can help your family discover new foods and world cultures.

One of our favorite ways to conjure memories of a favorite vacation is to make some of the foods we […]

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Save For Your Dream Vacation In 5 Easy Steps

Amber Daniels
Family walking in a european city pedestrian zone at sunset

Most of us have a dream vacation on our bucket list. Maybe it’s a European art tour hitting all cities […]

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30 Books To Inspire Your Next Vacation

Eileen P. Gunn
A woman reading a book by the water. Books can take you away from home when you can't get away.

Books have both inspired and informed a lot of my travels. And they’ve taken me places I haven’t been and […]

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A Fun Romantic Weekend In Staunton, VA

Eileen P. Gunn
A view of shenandoah valley vineyards from north mountain outfitters

In the spring, Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley Virginia is impossibly green and in the fall its leaves burst into color.  The […]

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5 Top U.K. Seaside Towns For Family Fun

Eileen P. Gunn
Devon is a sunny uk destination

Despite its reputation for chilly air and gloomy weather, Great Britain is an island. It has a lot of coastline […]

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Getting Through Heathrow Airport With Kids

Eileen P. Gunn
Somewhere in this busy heathrow terminal, a play area is hiding.

As soon as we landed at Heathrow Airport with a long layover before our flight to Frankfurt, I found an […]

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5 Surprising Winter Family Vacation Ideas

Eileen P. Gunn
Ice skating in montreal

It’s so easy to hunker down at home after the Christmas holidays pass, avoiding the winter weather and dreaming of […]

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10 Top Tips For Easy Flying With Toddlers

Eileen P. Gunn
Flying can open up a whole new world for kids.

We took quite a flew flights with Tiny Traveler when she was a toddler and preschooler and were lucky enough […]

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Spend Less On Christmas & Thanksgiving Airfare

Eileen P. Gunn
Dollars

Question: The Holiday-Season Airfare Challenge How can I find cheap airfares for the Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays? FamiliesGo! Answer: In […]

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10 Amazing Babymoon Destinations

Eileen P. Gunn
Couples need a babymoon for some valuable togetherness

Updated February 2020 Yes, a child changes your life in a big way, especially in the first few years. So […]

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10 Vacation Ideas For 5 Family Travel Styles

Eileen P. Gunn
Tips for finding vacations to match your family's travel style

Where should I go on vacation? It’s the question people love to ask travel writers. And our answer is always, […]

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Totally Fun Kid-Friendly U.S. Festivals

Eileen P. Gunn
The shrimp and grits festival is fun for kids and adults in coastal georgoa

Updated April 2020 In need of some fresh travel ideas for the coming year? Lots of cities and towns have […]

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15 Romantic Hotels For Couples

Eileen P. Gunn
15 hotels and destinations for parents who need a couples weekend

Updated February 2019 One of these days tween traveler is going to leave the nest. She’ll head off to college […]

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15 Ideas To Add To A Family Vacation Wish List

Eileen P. Gunn
Breakfast with giraffes in kenya should be on every child's bucket list

What will next year’s family vacation be for you? Another week at the beach? A first trip to Disney? Heading […]

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Tips For Taking a Taxi Cab With Kids

Eileen P. Gunn
It's hard to find a taxi with car seats when traveling

The Trouble With Kids and Taxis Yes, we know. You don’t need a rental car and either there isn’t public […]

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Edinburgh: Exploring Arthur’s Seat With Kids

Eileen P. Gunn
Arthur's seat in edinburgh

Walking around Edinburgh’s New Town on a Saturday night we kept spotting handwritten signs in pub windows that said, “Sunday […]

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The Top Destinations For Spring Flowers Shows

Eileen P. Gunn
Spring flowers in washington, dc

Been to a flower show lately? Nothing heralds Spring like seeing lots of your favorite favorite spring flowers. Daffodils, tulips, lilacs, […]

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5 Reasons To Take Your Family To Wales

Lauren Summers
Carrying surfboards through the heather in wales

Imagine a nation that can boast the world’s fastest zip line, 641 castles and ties to Charlie Bucket, The BFG […]

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25 Kids’ Books For Travel Without Leaving Home

Eileen P. Gunn
Travel books for kids, like this m. Sasek classic

Updated November 2020 I love books. So do my husband and my daughter. We use fiction and non-fiction books to […]

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5 Steps To A Successful Home Swap vacation

Eileen P. Gunn
Home swaps mean trading your cozy living room for someone else's.

We recently did our first home swap vacation, staying in the 15th arrondissement in Paris while a French family lived […]

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5 Top Travel Tips for New LGBT Parents

Jen Bauer
Adventurous moms london

In our first year of marriage, my wife Kendra and I tested our relationship with a six-week trip to Europe. […]

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