Turks and caicos beaches
PLACES TO GOCaribbean

Plan An Easy Turks & Caicos Vacation With Kids

You’ve heard about the turquoise waters and the powdery sand of Turks and Caicos. They really are the reasons you go. And if you are traveling with kids what more do …

READ MORE →
A plaza and the long walkway from it to el morro, in old san juan
PLACES TO GOCaribbean

Puerto Rico With Kids: Our Guide To Hotels, Food & Fun

Puerto Rico is a no-brainer for a family beach getaway. It’s a reasonable, often direct, flight from the East Coast, you don’t need a passport and you can use American …

READ MORE →
A family walking on a beaches resorts beach.
PLACES TO GOCaribbeanTravel Ideas & Lists

42 Things To Do With Kids on 7 Caribbean Islands

At some point in late January I always get tired of my LL Bean down coat and Ugg boots and New York’s gray days. I tell Rich that we need …

READ MORE →
Ask familiesgo! Where we answer parents' questions about family vacations and travel with kids
CaribbeanPLACES TO GO

Ask Us: How Can We Visit Cuba With Kids?

This is Ask FamiliesGo!, where we answer our readers’ questions about family travel. We add new questions as our readers pose them, so keep checking back. You can ask your own question …

READ MORE →
Making ghostly friends in st. George's
CaribbeanCruise VacationsPLACES TO GO

9 Bermuda Activities With Kids & Teens

It’s easy to spend your entire time on Bermuda at the beach, especially if you’re on vacation with kids. The beaches are free and scenic and there are plenty of …

READ MORE →
Having fun in the hammocks at playa uvas
CaribbeanCruise VacationsPLACES TO GO

Costa Maya & Cozumel With Kids

We’ve been to Mexico’s Mayan Riviera a few times and with Tiny Traveler at Different Ages. We’ve seen a lot of the major tourist attractions, So on our Norwegian Getaway …

READ MORE →
Splashing in tabyana beach
CaribbeanCruise VacationsPLACES TO GO

A 1-Day Roatan Cruise Stop With Kids

Roatán, Honduras was one of the stops I was most looking forward to on our NCL Getaway West Caribbean cruise. And the island didn’t disappoint. Because of its small size, …

READ MORE →
Ncl's harvest caye
CaribbeanCruise VacationsPLACES TO GO

Explore Belize From Harvest Caye

Our family took a winter-break cruise on Norwegian Cruise Lines’ Getaway because the ports of call on its Western Caribbean cruise really intrigued us. I was particularly looking forward to …

READ MORE →
Havana cruise port
CaribbeanCruise VacationsPLACES TO GO

Make the Most of a Cuba Cruise With Kids

* As of June 2019, the U.S. president has once again severally limited travel to Cuba.  Read on for what you can expect when restrictions are lifted again. You Can …

READ MORE →
Even an easy caribbean getaway requires some planning
CaribbeanPLANNING TOOLS

Packing List: Caribbean Vacation With Kids

In our house we choose the Caribbean when we want an easy vacation. Beach, umbrella drinks, some sightseeing options in case we want a break from our lounge chairs and …

READ MORE →
Tweens play in the water on grand bahama island
CaribbeanPLACES TO GO

Take Your Teens To GBI, Bahamas: Here’s Why

If your family prefers a quieter Caribbean vacation than some of the mega resorts offer, consider an escape to the village of West End on Grand Bahama Island, the Bahamas. …

READ MORE →
Grande anse beach in grenada
CaribbeanPLACES TO GO

9 Ways To Spice Up Your Grenada Vacation

Caribbean Islands that are close to the US, like Turks & Caicos or the Virgin Islands, get the most buzz for family winter getaways. But islands further south like  Grenada, Dominica …

READ MORE →
Havana holds both charm and challenges for families who travel there on vacation
CaribbeanPLACES TO GO

6 Tips Taking Kids To Havana, Cuba

*As of June 2019 the current U.S. administration has stopped virtually all travel to Cuba. Another post we have mentions some tour groups that are still managing to travel there …

READ MORE →
Club med punta cana offers an upscale ill-inclusive experience in the nearby dominican republic. It's known for its great kids clubs
Places To StayCaribbean

We Review Club Med Punta Cana

The Hotel: Club Med Punta Cana Where: Punta Cana, Dominican Republic The Vibe The Dominican Republic is a popular resort destination because of its relatively short flights from the U.S. …

READ MORE →
It's cal, clear beaches make the virgin islands kid friendly
Places To StayCaribbean

4 Virgin Islands Resorts For Every Age Kid

Updated December 2020 For a lot of families, the ideal winter getaway includes a long stretch of beach and a short flight from the continental US. For me, that means …

READ MORE →
A boat ride can lead to a hidden cave in jamaica
CaribbeanPLACES TO GO

An Easy Jamaica Day Trip With Kids

Portland Parish is easily my favorite part of Jamaica. Away from the busy tourist areas of the North coast, Portie, as it’s affectionately known to Jamaicans, is always lush and …

READ MORE →
Sugar beach st. Lucia, in the caribbean
CaribbeanPlaces To Stay

5 Top Caribbean Resorts for Families

The Caribbean is definitely one of those destinations where you can find everything you want most in a family beach getaway: resorts that are good values, fantastic food, incredible nature …

READ MORE →
Guadeloupe has rain forest and beaches
PLACES TO GOCaribbean

Guadeloupe: The Caribbean’s Hidden Gem

Like many American sun-seekers I had never heard of the Caribbean Island of Guadeloupe. Then a Guadeloupian mom at my daughter’s school spent an afternoon telling me about the rainforests, waterfalls …

READ MORE →
4 boys jumping off a boat in turks & caicos
CaribbeanPLACES TO GO

5 Turks & Caicos Activities Teens Will Love

Turks & Caicos is known mostly to travelers from “up north” as an easy place to get to for a beachy resort vacation—the sort of family vacation where you might …

READ MORE →
Aerial of nonsuch bay, antigua
CaribbeanPLACES TO GOPlaces To Stay

NonSuch Bay: Low-Key Antigua For Families

Than you Antigua! As a mother to a toddler and step-mom to a tween I find planning vacations to be a challenge, to say the least. We want a place …

READ MORE →
Climbing at warwick long bay play ground
CaribbeanCruise VacationsPLACES TO GO

3 Easy Bermuda Beach Days With Kids

Bermuda is a terrifically kid-friendly island. Scenic beaches, great casual restaurants, super easy public transportaion and gentle weather make it easy for families to have a great vacation. The island …

READ MORE →
Caye caulker is a fun destination from ambergris caye
CaribbeanLatin AmericaPLACES TO GO

5 Things To Do On Ambergris Caye With Kids

What’s 25 miles long, one mile wide and chock full of fun things to do? Ambergris Caye, an island off the coast of Belize. With fine white sand, crystal blue water …

READ MORE →
The family friendly pool at grand lucayan in the bahammas
CaribbeanCouple TimePlaces To Stay

8 Beach Resorts With Kids Clubs for Toddlers

Dear FG Editors: We are looking into beach resorts for two adults & two kids ages 2 and 5. We must have child care/kids club during the day for both …

READ MORE →