Vacation Planning

If you're still in the planning phases of your next family vacation, you'll want to read our expert advice on how to save money, how to choose a destination, best times of the year for family travel, and what to pack.

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4 Magical Ways to Celebrate Disney World's 50th Anniversary
Walt Disney World turns the big 5-0 this month, and the celebration will last for the next year and a half. Really. Put these shiny new stops on your wish list.
How to Navigate Disney World With Nonbinary, Transgender, and Queer Kids
Check out these pro tips on inclusive attractions, family restrooms, and everything else you need to make it the #BestDayEver for your little one.
Home-Swapping Saves Families a Ton of Money on Travel
Home-swapping is growing in popularity, and for good reason: It can save travelers quite a bit of money—and it makes vacations with kids in tow a ton easier, too.
7 Affordable Weekend Getaways for Parents
Parents deserve some time off too—and it doesn't have to break the bank. Here are some affordable options for a weekend trip that is fun, relaxing, and definitely on-budget.
7 Things to Know Before Going Back to Disneyland
Disneyland reopened on April 30 after a year of COVID-19 closure. Planning a visit? From the mask policy to booking reservations, here's what to know from one of the first moms back through the gates.
15 Christmas Vacation Road Trip Ideas for Families That Are 2020 Approved
Want to pack everyone in the car for a family holiday away from home? Depending on where you live, these state-by-state holiday road trip vacation ideas cater to COVID-19 restrictions.

More Vacation Planning

Walt Disney World Has Reopened During the Covid Pandemic—Here's What Families Need to Know Before They Go
After a nearly four-month closure due to COVID-19, Walt Disney World's theme parks are open to the public with new protocol for enhanced cleaning, physical distancing, required face coverings, temperature screenings, and more.
How to Create a 'Double Bubble' With Another Family For a More Social Summer
For families desperate to socialize during the summer of COVID-19, the "double bubble" strategy, where parents partner up with another trusted family, can make life much easier.

How to Plan a Baseball Stadium Road Trip This Summer

Plan an epic family road trip with these insider tips on where to stay and what to eat when visiting five famous Major League baseball parks in four major cities.