Recent Family Travel Articles

Fishing and Family at Northland Lodge

Imagine a place where deer, owls and fox live in their natural habitat, where eagles soar overhead and loons sing their haunting songs into the night. Imagine a place where hand-hewn cabins stand in the heart of undisturbed forests. Does this sound like a dream vacation?... more

A German Festival Done Texas Style

Photograph by Katrine Thielke, Flickr   Stemming from a one-day “Sausage Festival” to “Wurst Week” and now “Wurstfest,” this German feast is served Texas style with all the helpings of German culture. Lauded as “the best ten days in sausage history,”... more

A Western Style of Home: The Rancho de los Caballeros

The Rancho de los Caballeros welcomes guests for its 2013-2014 season beginning October 11, 2013! Come experience home-style relaxation mixed with a western flare. Just an hour northwest of Phoenix, the Rancho de los Caballeros opens its doors for anyone wanting to take a... more

There’s No Shortage of Shrimp on These Shores

You can boil it, broil it, barbeque it, pan-fry it, sauté it, and stir-fry it. Or, if you prefer, you can always take it straight up, as many people do. It’s nearly a guarantee you’ll see it prepared in all these forms plus more on the Gulf Coast of Alabama at the... more

Family-Friendly Frights at Disney’s Magic Kingdom

This Halloween season, Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom park dresses up for a costume party that’s actually not very scary at all. Mickey’s Not-so-scary Halloween Party, available to boys and girls of all ages, is open on select nights from September 10th to November... more

Fall Into the Foothills for Autumn Excitement

The foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains light up with world class entertainment at the Foothills Fall Festival, taking place October 11-13, 2013. Join fellow festival-goers for 16 acres of adventure amidst the changing colors of fall in Maryville, Tennessee. The four-day... more

A Nutty Celebration of Texas’ Crunchy Crop

Worldwide success of the diversified farming program in Wilson County, Texas, combined with Floresville resident Mr. Joe T. Sheehy’s introduction of the Spanish Peanut, make it easy to understand why Floresville has been home to the first-of-its-kind peanut festival for... more

Pumpkin Festival Serves up the Best of Autumn for Free

  The pumpkins aren’t the only ones that leave the annual Central Park Pumpkin Festival with smiles on their faces. The event, scaring the crowd on Saturday, October 26th at leafy Central Park’s bandshell, celebrates all of the best family traditions of autumn. Carve... more

The National Apple Harvest Festival Offers Early-October Entertainment

Come celebrate America’s favorite fruit at the 49th annual National Apple Harvest Festival just outside of Gettysburg in Biglerville, Pennsylvania. Located in the heart of Apple Country, this juicy jubilee runs through the first two weekends of October and features... more

Find Four Seasons of Family Fun at Water’s Edge Inn & Conference Center

Everyone has his or her favorite season. Maybe you love the sun-soaked days of summer or maybe you prefer winter’s snowy wonderland. Are you enamored with the rebirth of spring? Or do you look forward to the beautiful fall foliage? Wouldn’t it be great if there was a... more

Ampersand Bay Resort is an Escape for Everyone

Searching for a remote family getaway in the heart of the wilderness? Or do you prefer an action-packed city adventure with your loved ones? Is your idea of fun exploring lush nature trails or exploring vibrant downtown shops? Fortunately, you don’t have to choose between... more

Find Four Seasons of Family Fun at Lido Beach Resort

Featuring sun-bleached beaches, swaying palm trees, and the aquamarine Gulf of Mexico,  Sarasota, Florida is aptly nicknamed “Paradise.” In this coastal town, sunshine is always in season, adventures abound year round, and there’s entertainment for every age.... more

California’s Favorite Family Fun Destination is Pismo Lighthouse Suites

A lot of resorts claim to be family friendly. In fact, most of them do. However, how many of these self-proclaimed family fun centers actually deliver activities for all ages? Not many. After all, it’s no easy task to entertain everyone from toddlers to teenagers to... more

Kavanaugh’s Sylvan Lake Resort has Perfected the Recipe for Family Fun

Family fun is like a great recipe. It requires the perfect balance of ingredients working together to create an amazing final product. When it comes to preparing the perfect family vacation, start with an outstanding location, sprinkle in a bevy of activities, and add a dash... more

Severn Lodge: Ontario’s Family-Owned Source for Family Fun

Known for sparkling lakes, picturesque country villages, and wandering woodlands, Ontario is the perfect secluded escape. Whether you’re searching for water-fueled fun, nature exploration, or simply a place to kick up your feet, this Canadian vacation destination provides... more