Travel Tips, Reviews, & Giveaways, TravelTuesday Q&A, Week Long Getaways, Westward HO!

#TravelTuesday Q&A: A Family Getaway in Colorado

Colorado

Q: Hey Melissa. Can I pick your brain about cheap vacation options at the beginning of September? My kids don’t start school until September 12 (super late) so we want to travel Labor Day week. We want to stay in the U.S., use Frequent Flyer miles, and stay somewhere inexpensive. Also, we’re not a big hang on the beach family. Any suggestions? Thanks! Gretchen


Continue reading “#TravelTuesday Q&A: A Family Getaway in Colorado”

Day Trips, New York New York a Helluva Town, TravelTuesday Q&A, Weekend Away, Winter Wonderlands

#TravelTuesday Q&A: Easy Family Getaways for Christmas Break

Easy Family Getaways for Christmas Break
The Sagamore Resort

Q: My husband’s birthday is Christmas Day (really) and I’d love to surprise him with a short family vacation at a resort that our two boys, who are 11 and 6, will like, too. Something we can get to within a few hours’ drive of New Jersey/New York  that has a bit of holiday spirit (thinking ice skating and s’mores) would be great. Thanks! — Ellen C.

Continue reading “#TravelTuesday Q&A: Easy Family Getaways for Christmas Break”

Travel Tips, Reviews, & Giveaways, TravelTuesday Q&A

#TravelTuesday Q&A: 7 Foolproof Ways to Entertain Toddlers on a Plane

Toddlers on a Plane

Q: We’re taking our 2-year-old twins on a plane for the first time next month. What’s the best way to keep them entertained for the 3-hour flight? — KW

Continue reading “#TravelTuesday Q&A: 7 Foolproof Ways to Entertain Toddlers on a Plane”

TravelTuesday Q&A

#TravelTuesday Q&A: 7 Foolproof Ways to Fight Car Sickness for Kids

Foolproof Ways to Fight Car Sickness for Kids

Q: Our family has a long road trip coming up —  but our little one gets queasy when we drive more than an hour. Any tips on how to avoid the dreaded car sickness?

Continue reading “#TravelTuesday Q&A: 7 Foolproof Ways to Fight Car Sickness for Kids”

TravelTuesday Q&A

#TravelTuesday Q&A: How to Survive a Delayed Flight or Long Layover with Your Family

flying with children

Q: We’re booking our holiday flights and have a long layover. Any tips on how to survive the hours of airport downtime?

Continue reading “#TravelTuesday Q&A: How to Survive a Delayed Flight or Long Layover with Your Family”