Vacation Tips

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.

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9 Crazy, Fun, and Unexpected Ways to Pump Up Your Summer Road Trip

Forget license plate bingo—these road trip activities will leave your kids begging for more time in the car.

Canceled for Coronavirus: The Scoop on Refunds, Rebooking, and More

From tips on getting through to customer service to when to cancel upcoming flights, experts explain how to navigate refunds or rebookings on flights, cruises, hotels, theme parks, resorts, events, and more amidst the coronavirus pandemic.

We Tried Every Experience at Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge and These Are the Best Ones

From building lightsabers to taking a ride on Rise of the Resistance, these are the best Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge experiences for kids and adults, plus tricks to make the most of your family's visit to a galaxy far, far away.

9 Ways to Get Your Kids Excited for a Big Trip

Planning a bucket-list vacation for your family? Here's how to make sure everyone is as excited about the big trip as you are.

8 Tips for a Fun Family Cruise

Cruising is becoming more popular than ever with young families. Why? Because it truly offers something for everyone. So jump on board and get ready for some serious fun!

10 Ways to Save on Your Dream Family Vacation

The experts from 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!

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7 Genius Family Travel Hacks to Try on Your Next Trip

Parennial Travel founder Erica Jackson Curran shares road-tested tips for traveling with kids.

What to Look for in a Family Volunteer Vacation

PBS travel expert and mom Colleen Kelly explores the world of voluntourism—and how to plan the right trip for your family.

How To Spend a Family Fun Weekend in Houston

A year after Hurricane Harvey, Houston is back on track and ready to say “Howdy” to families.