Family Vacation

Make your family getaway fun and memorable for the whole gang! We've got new ideas for where to go, family-friendly places to stay, and planning tips to make your next family vacation the best ever. Don't miss our must-read travel safety tips.

Family Vacations Have Long-Lasting Impact on Kids' Happiness

According to experts, trips with the fam are the gift that keeps on giving.

Traveling With Toddlers: 10 Expert Tips From a Globetrotting Mom

Traveling with a toddler? Bookmark these tips from The Worldwide Webers blogger Erica Weber, who has visited 38 countries with her young daughter.

Going to the Beach Actually Changes Your Brain for the Better, Says Science

If you needed another reason to plan a family trip to the beach, here you go. You're welcome!

FamilyFun's Top 12 Family Vacation Destinations

Real families rate their all-time favorite destinations around the country

The 10 Best Beaches for Families

Find out which waterside escapes are real gems for families.

The 2018 FamilyFun Travel Awards

Summer vacation. School breaks. Long weekends. Consider yourself booked. These 10 dreamy destinations--all voted in by moms and dads like you--promise amazing memories and fun for everyone. The 2018 travel awards are here!

How to Fly with Baby

Stressed-out about being airborne with your infant? Don't be. These insider tips will ensure a safer and smoother trip for the whole family.

8 Best Baby Getaways

You will never be as exhausted (we hope!) as you are now -- and your baby will never be as portable. So even though travel with a tiny one is an adventure, this is a great time to escape. If only we could ensure a solid night's sleep during your stay!

8 Fun Car Game Ideas

Creative games to keep your kids busy on long road trips.

Quiz: Are You Ready to Take Your First Kid-Free Vacation?

Fantasizing about a few days away without the kids, but aren't sure you can go through with it yet? Find out if you're ready for your first child-free vacation!

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If Babies Could Text: Texts From The Plane

Wondering what's on your baby's mind as she's screaming while the plane takes off? If she could text, maybe she'd tell you something like this.

The 10 Best Beach Towns for Families

These destinations deliver all the ingredients for a magical stay with the kids: pristine ocean water, nature activities, and a boatload of inland fun.

Why We Loved Our Disney Cruise

Katie, age 11, gives us a look at what she did on her Disney cruise, which included exploring the ship's themed areas and playing on Disney's private island.

5 Bucket-List Trips for Families

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!).

7 Places to Take Your Kids (Before They Grow Up)

There are so many great things to see while your children are still young. Here are our top picks.

5 Under-the-Radar Island Escapes the Whole Family Can Enjoy

Consider a trip to one of these five unspoiled destinations that are redefining the family island getaway.

Disney World vs. Disneyland: Which Park Is Right for You?

Parents hit up family-travel experts to compare Walt Disney World and Disneyland Resort in eight categories, from the eats to the entertainment. Get ready for the ultimate Disney smackdown!

Best Beach Resorts for Families

Looking for the perfect beach vacation? Parents' exclusive survey reveals the resorts where you can get awesome ocean views, nonstop family activities, and comfy rooms -- all at a price that won't leave you feeling burned. Plus: 10 runners-up we love too.

Packing List for Teens

If you've ever had the urge to send your teenager packing, now's your chance: Give them this checklist and let them pack their own bags. (Okay, there's also a checklist for things you might want to hold on to yourself, like your child's ID and first aid supplies.) Here's everything your teen needs to be prepared for your next trip.

10 Things to Do with Kids In San Diego, California

Dozens of attractions, wonderful weather year-around, and a great family vibe made this town one of Parents' best city vacation picks.

The Top 10 Caribbean Resorts for Families

What's not to love about the Caribbean? So many resorts, so little time. To help you make the most of your precious family vacations, we conducted the first-ever data-driven survey looking at the family-friendliness of Caribbean resorts. We worked with the Caribbean Tourism Organization and the Caribbean Hotel Association to compile our initial list of 159 resorts. Then we dug in. We looked at the quality of the children's programs, staffing and safety, and a multitude of other factors to come up with our final 10. These are the best of the best!

Airlines Are Making Child-Free Zones on Planes--Should That Be a Thing?

We've all been on a plane with a screaming child--and hopefully it isn't our own! But should airlines keep kids out of certain parts of the plane?

Inexpensive Family Vacations That Don't Feel Cheap

These cheap family vacation spots offer family vacations on a budget.

Family Vacations: Atlantis Paradise Island

Experience Atlantis Paradise Island and learn why it is a great destination for a family-friendly winter getaway or a vacation any time of the year.

Amusement Rides: More Risk Than Fun?

Video Courtesy of Nationwide Children's Hospital.

Why We Loved Our Royal Caribbean Cruise

Watch Julia, age 8, explain why she loved her time on her Royal Caribbean cruise. The kid-friendly ships offer character breakfasts, pools, live entertainment, and more.

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