Tag: summer

  • Summer Family Getaways

    Summer Family Getaways

    I am so ready to ditch school. I am over packing lunch boxes, putting in pony tails and driving my kids to and fro. Do I sound like a bad mom? Maybe I am just a mom in desperate need of a vacation. If you are like me, then Barcelo Hotels & Resorts is looking […]

  • FamilyFun Magazine Announces Travel Award Winners

    FamilyFun Magazine Announces Travel Award Winners

    For those who want to know where the best family-friendly travel spots in the U.S. are, FamilyFun magazine has announced the winners of its Travel Awards. Family travel destinations were ranked by families across the U.S. in a variety of categories, including kid-friendly cities, zoos and aquariums, and theme parks. From Disney’s Magic Kingdom Park to […]

  • Making Black Bean Tamales

    Making Black Bean Tamales

    One of my favorite activities on my recent trip to Veracruz, Mexico, was learning to make and wrap black bean tamales. Our experience, orchestrated by tour operator Yambigapan, started at a local farm where we picked the banana leaves that would wrap our tamales for cooking. After a light hike nearby, we headed to Yambigapan’s […]

  • Pets Get Their Own Hotel at the Grand Canyon

    Pets Get Their Own Hotel at the Grand Canyon

    Furry friends rejoice, the Grand Canyon’s pet resort means that you can lap up luxury while your humans soak up the scenery. Nearly everyone who boards the Grand Canyon Railroad (GCR) in Williams, located next to the south rim of the Grand Canyon, arrives by car and many travel with their family dog or cat […]

  • Favorite Family Travel Destination: Alaska Cruise

    Favorite Family Travel Destination: Alaska Cruise

    It’s throwback Thursday, and I’m thinking back on some favorite family travel destinations like this Alaska cruise onboard the Disney Wonder in 2011.