• California Can Soon Reopen Theme Parks & Here’s What You Need to Know

    First things first, there are a few things you need to know. California currently utilizes a color-coded, tiered system that places counties into varying levels of “openness” based on Covid-19 case rates. Only parks in counties that are in the red, orange and yellow tiers will be able to open.

  • 15 Roadside Attractions You’ve Got to See to Believe

    Going cross-country this summer? Get your motor running and head out on the highway. Family road trips rock, especially when you stop and take in the amazing (and sometimes oddball!) roadside attractions along the way. Keep reading to discover places that are Insta-gold; then fasten your seat belts—it’s going to be a wild ride!

  • There’s a “Friends” Cruise Coming & It’s Time to Pivot Your Summer 2022 Plans

    It’s been a big year for Friends fans. With the reunion special finally airing, it’s time to start looking for ways to get your next fix, and we’ve got the answer!

  • Totally Unique State Parks Worth a Visit

    Among our top picks for the best state park, you’ll find a ghost town, amazing waterfalls, giant metal sculptures, alligator sightings, warm beaches and breathtaking views. It’s enough to make you want to load up the car and hit the road ASAP. Keep reading to see them all.
  • Incredible Family Hotels That Don’t Cost a Fortune

    Keep the vacation expenses down and the adventure level up with these affordable, kid-friendly hotels that are perfect for your next family vacation. Don’t think that these are bare-bones spots—scroll through to see all the amazing resort perks that are in store for your “budget” vacation! With rates of $200/night or less, you’ll have more bucks to spend on exploring the local area.

  • 23 Storybook Destinations You Can Actually Visit

    Ready to max out on magic and go full-on fairytale? From a Wonderland garden and awesome lantern festival to castles fit for a royal, we’ve searched every corner of the world for destinations that channel your favorite tales in big ways. Scroll down for more on these amazing spots—plus can’t-miss book recommendations for your little readers!

  • Book Your Island Vacation Without Leaving the U.S.

    Need something to look forward to? A reward for getting through another COVID summer? These island vacation rentals in the U.S. are available for booking and perfect for when you need to get away (and we mean REALLY get away). Want a private island all to yourself? We’ve got it! An island with a walkable downtown? Yep, that too. Book your favorite spot and start dreaming about your next family vacation!
  • 14 Rad Yurts You Can Sleep in to Restore Your Family’s Zen

    When the chilly days arrive, there’s something so restorative about cozying up by a fire with your family. These yurt Airbnb rentals offer that exact vibe and more. Unplug, breathe in the fresh air around you and head to one of these family-friendly yurt rentals that have awesome amenities like fire pits, hot tubs, hiking trails and stargazing galore. You’ll find these glamping rentals all over the U.S. from Joshua Tree to the Ozarks to the Florida coast. Bring the zen back home with you!

  • Where to Stay, Play & Eat as a Family in Yucatán, Mexico

    Mexico’s proximity to the US, making for reasonable travel times even with kids in tow, and dream weather make it a can’t-go-wrong destination for family vacation planning. Most of us think of heading straight to digging our toes in the sand or wading into the clear-as-bathwater ocean when we dream of heading south of the border. But, there’s so much more to the culturally rich Mexico than beach bumming. A visit to the State of Yucatán will find you at the top of ancient pyramids, swapping the ocean for naturally formed pools deep underground swirling with Mayan mystique, exploring welcoming cities with rich histories and finding a new appreciation for the people of Mexico. Read on to hear about our most favorite places to discover in Yucatán.
  • The Most Amazing Airbnbs for Families in All 50 States

    Whether you’re looking for a safe staycation or nearby getaway for the coming month, or you are planning that big reunion for next year, we’ve pulled our favorite Airbnb rentals for families from across the country. These family-friendly vacation rentals offer great locations, unique stays and more, all at prices much lower than hotels. Scroll on to see our top picks in each state. 

  • 18 Haunted Houses & Tours That Won’t Scare the Kids

    Whether or not you believe in ghosts or goblins, there is a lot of entertainment value in spooky stories. Unfortunately, a lot of those spooky stories come with legitimate scares that might be too much for kids. If you’d still like to get in on some of the Halloween action this year, we’ve got you covered. Our list of “haunted” houses for kids have their own legends and even offer a bit of history to boot. The best part? You can book most of these tours all year round, so scroll down to find one that fits your boos.