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.
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!).
Get out there and enjoy the journey! Here's what I learned after my one-year-old twin babies' first major road trip.
Make sweet, original vacation mementos with your kids.
Our readers' top 10 ideas for keeping things playful and stress-free on the road
Plan the coolest winter vacay with the kids. These ten places serve up one-of-a-kind adventures at affordable prices.
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.
Here, insider tips and tricks to keeping your vacations 100% fun and relaxing.
Don't let all that family-friendliness get in the way of having a serious grown-up good time on your next getaway.
PBS travel expert and mom Colleen Kelly explores the world of voluntourism--and how to plan the right trip for your family.
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.
These destinations deliver all the ingredients for a magical stay with the kids: pristine ocean water, nature activities, and a boatload of inland fun.
Planning a trip to Charleston, South Carolina? Here are 3 family-friendly ways you can enjoy the Lowcountry.
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.
Heading to the airport with the kids this holiday? Avoid unnecessary turbulence with these smart strategies!
I took my 3-year-old niece to see her favorite Disney princesses. We did it in one weekend!
For the author's family, a visit to Charleston, South Carolina, brings history -- and appetites -- to life.
Overcome some of the inevitable stresses of travel.
These vacation spots are tops for high-energy broods.
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.
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.
Although travel can be tough with kids this age, you can minimize the hassles and maximize the fun with these tips.
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.
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.
No-stress packing for family trips.
These family vacation spots offer more than sand and water. Each has a little something extra that will have you going back again and again.
Kids are out of school and it's time for your family to take off! Here's how to find affordable flights to make that vacation actually happen.