European Vacation, Far Flung Adventures, Travel Tips, Reviews, & Giveaways

$50 Airfare Sale to Europe is Happening Right Now, WOW!

WOW 50 percent off Airfare to Europe

You may remember we tipped you off to an amazing airline sale on WOW airlines recently, when the low-priced carrier based in Iceland offered $99 sale to Europe from select US cities as part of their “Purple Friday” sale.

WOW is now putting on their Santa hat and offering 50% off ALL fares December 22 and 23. That means their $99 tickets to Rejkavik are now less than $50, and there’s more amazing deals to be had, too!

If you’re thinking of taking the family to Europe for the holidays, you want to book RIGHT NOW.

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Day Trips, Week Long Getaways, Weekend Away

Go To A National Park for Free in 2018

National Parks Fee Free Days | Boston National Historical Park
Boston National Historical Park

Love nature, history, culture, the outdoors? You can find all of that, and more, at the amazing United States National Parks. And you don’t even have to pay to experience the beauty and history of our national parks and sites if you visit on four special days in 2018.

All National Park Service sites that charge an entrance fee will offer free admission to everyone who visits, so mark your calendar for these entrance fee–free dates in 2018:

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#TravelTuesday Q&A: A Long Weekend in Punta Cana or Bahamas

Punta Cana family travel

Q: Hi Playground! I want to plan an easy getaway to an island for a long weekend — Super Bowl weekend to be exact, and for three nights. We’re thinking about Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic or the Bahamas. Somewhere not crazy far or crazy expensive. Thanks a lot! ~ Heidi

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All the World's a Stage, Arts & Culture, New York New York a Helluva Town

Once on This Island Transforms Broadway into the Sunny Caribbean

Once on This Island

It was a snowy, Arctic-like ,freezing Friday when my family and I headed into New York to see the revival of Once on This Island at Circle in the Square on Broadway. But an amazing thing happened as we entered the intimate theater on 50th Street: It became summer.

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All the World's a Stage, Arts & Culture, New York New York a Helluva Town

2-For-1 NYC Broadway Week Tickets On Sale January 5

nyc broadway week 2018

If you missed out on Kids’ Night on Broadway tickets, no worries, there’s another opportunity to score discounted Broadway tickets coming your way!

Beginning on January 5, 2018, at 10:30 am, you can purchase 2-for-1 tickets to fantastic shows on Broadway during NYC Broadway Weekwhich takes place January 16 – February 4, 2018.

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Travel Tips, Reviews, & Giveaways

Infographic: Tips For a Stress-Free International Vacation with Kids

family travel tips

Traveling with kids can sometimes make you feel like you need a vacation after your vacation. The good news is that if you plan well and follow advice from seasoned family travelers, your vacation can be fantastic, and stress free. This mini-infographic from Discover is a helpful tool for all the stuff you have to do in advance of an international trip (like get passports), so you can relax and kick back on the way to your destination:

Related: 10 Ways to Prepare For Traveling with Kids (While Keeping a Sense of Humor)

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