Take along our good advice and ideas on your next trip. Try these vacation tips to help you plan your next trip, get the best deals, travel lighter, and keep the kids having fun.
Make sweet, original vacation mementos with your kids.
Leave the screens behind and pitch a tent at your nearest campground for a nature-filled, home-away-from-home your kids won't forget.
This summer, we're setting you and the kids up to be sandcastle masters. We grilled Lucinda "Sandy Feet" Wierenga, a professional sand sculptor in South Padre Island, TX, to give us the step-by-step for building an impressive structure.
Our readers' top 10 ideas for keeping things playful and stress-free on the road
Get out there and enjoy the journey! Here's what I learned after my one-year-old twin babies' first major road trip.
Hulas, glaciers, a certain amusement park. Parents readers told us the places you'd most like to take the family on vacation, and we're going to help you get there (on a budget!).
More than 600 children drown every year. But you can help bring down this tragic number. We'll show you how to make nearly every body of water--from your bathtub to the beach--a whole lot safer for your family and friends.
Get all the details you'll need to plan a bucket-list trip with your family.
The experts from TravelingMom.com answer all your burning budget-vacation questions so you can plan the trip of a lifetime--without breaking the bank. Get ready to steal their top 10 sneaky, money-saving strategies!
Here, insider tips and tricks to keeping your vacations 100% fun and relaxing.
Want an easy way to keep track of details, choose activities, or share photos on your next family trip? All that and more is just an app away with these cool tools, which turn your smartphone into the ultimate travel agent.
These destinations deliver all the ingredients for a magical stay with the kids: pristine ocean water, nature activities, and a boatload of inland fun.
Disney's Magic Kingdom can be an awe-inspiring experience for kids of all ages. Michael Kress, executive editor of Parents.com, shares tips on how to enjoy the park without going on rides, from getting characters' autographs to watching the many parades and shows Disney World has to offer.
Planning a trip to Charleston, South Carolina? Here are 3 family-friendly ways you can enjoy the Lowcountry.
Overcome some of the inevitable stresses of travel.
More space means more fun for your family vacation! Find the perfect vacation house rental with some help from PBS travel expert and mom Colleen Kelly.
For the author's family, a visit to Charleston, South Carolina, brings history -- and appetites -- to life.
Tents are the new hotel room, and we're loving the trend. No flights, no car rentals, no hassles. Camping may be your easiest (and cheapest) family vacation ever.
Don't let all that family-friendliness get in the way of having a serious grown-up good time on your next getaway.
Your vacation is finally starting, and you want to get off on the right foot. Make your car ride or flight more of an adventure and less of a trek.
Before you make a reservation, size up hotels, vacation rentals, and airlines to find out which ones are genuinely family-friendly. Hint: It may not be the one that gave your kid a toy at check-in.
Sample the European flavor of Montreal, with help from our insider's planning guide.
Who could leave this face behind? In the first installment of her new column, PBS travel expert Colleen Kelly gives you the inside scoop on everything you need to know to plan a trip that's perfect for your family--and your four-legged friend.
Ever wonder what babies are thinking while they're lounging on the beach in their little sun hats or buckled into their car seats on a road trip? If they could text, you wouldn't have to.