Age-Friendly Travel

Traveling with Tweens (Ages 10 to 12)

by Kara Williams

'Tweens can be trying on so many levels, but in regard to travel, your child…

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Family Travel Tips

13 Free Travel Apps for Families

by Hilarey Wojtowicz

Although everyone should unplug on their next vacation, we know you won't be leaving home…

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Age-Friendly Travel

7 Best Vacations for Hard-to-Please Tweens

by Karon Warren

 Planning a vacation that appeals to tweens can be a tricky proposition. After all,…

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Cultural Vacations

7 Museums Your Teen Will Want to Share…

by Courtney Elko

  "Boooooring" with an eye roll might be the reaction you get from your teen…

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All-Inclusive Vacations

10 Best All Inclusive Family Tours for Teens

by Lissa Poirot

Have a teen, or — gasp! — two? What to do on a vacation where…

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Family Travel Gear
Family Standing in Airport; Courtesy of Robert Kneschke/

8 Things You Should Never Wear at the Airport

by Cortney Fries

Getting the entire family out the door and to the airport is a task that warrants a vacation all its own. And oftentimes, some of…

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Family Travel Gear
Kids Crocs in Water; Courtesy of Tom Gowanlock/

8 Best Water Shoes for the Beach

by Terry Ward

Inspecting tidal pools for critters and splashing in the waves is more enjoyable when nobody’s complaining about sore feet. Enter the water shoe—the go-anywhere footwear with…

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Beach Vacations

8 Best Beach Wagons and Carts for 2023

by Wendy Helfenbaum

What’s more relaxing than a day of sand and surf? The sea breeze, the warm sun, and best of all… the unimaginable amount of family…

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Best Family Vacations
Family of four sitting in the trunk of their car with suitcases nearby

11 Best Road Trip Games for Families

by Jackie Perrin

Games for a family road trip need three ingredients in order to maximize their vacation mileage: portability, a minimum number of small parts, and a…

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Family Travel Gear
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10 Best Smartwatches for Kids 2023

by Dave Parfitt

Looking for the best smartwatch for kids? More and more parents are trying to find that perfect smartwatch for kids, tweens, and teenagers in the family. When picking a smartwatch for…

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Air Travel
Suitcase or luggage on conveyor belt in the airport waiting

8 Things You Should Never Put in Your Checked Bag

by Keryn Means

As I wandered the racks of Unclaimed Baggage, a shopping wonderland where lost luggage goes to find new homes just outside of Huntsville, Alabama, I…

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At-Home Activities
Pink instant camera printing a blank photo on a table with other photos and pink roses

8 Best Instant Cameras for Kids

by Karon Warren

Kids today love taking photos, especially selfies. But they also love taking photos with instant cameras, those cameras that immediately print out photos. These make…

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7 Prettiest Places to Go Ice Skating With Kids

by Maxwell Barna

Gingerbread cookies, cackling warm fireplaces, mistletoe, the smell of fresh pine needles, snowmen, downhill sled races, red noses; all of these things embody the holiday…

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