The dog days of August are stretching out before us, and for most of the country it’s been way too hot for way too long. So we’ve pulled together a great list of cool getaway activities across the USA that your whole family will love!
One of Boston’s most family friendly hotels sits just a bit upriver along the banks of the Charles River, offering dramatic views of Boston’s skyline and lots of ammenities to delight visitors of all ages . I can’t think of a better location to introduce your family to the history and culture of Boston than at the AAA 4-diamond Royal Sonesta Hotel.
We’ve found a great UK company that is specializing in convenient, budget friendly all inclusive vacations for Europe and beyond. FirstChoice.co.uk is the first mainstream travel company to offer all its hotels and resorts on an all-inclusive basis. There is no doubt that all-inclusive vacations are becoming increasingly more popular as vacationers realize how stress […]
If you’re thinking of heading to the UK and exploring beyond London, why not visit one of the most famous cities in the world – Liverpool? Situated in the North West of England, Liverpool is a two hour train ride from London, and is definitely worth the journey.
Disney is definitely on the move and spreading their magic to new places. Here are some new Disney offerings to put on your watch list. With Disney now boasting 4 cruise ships, the Mouse is definitely out and about! Disney Cruise Line is bringing their cruise ships to new home ports all across the United States.
When your kids have outgrown swimming at the lake and singing summer camp songs, it’s time to send them on a grand summer adventure that will challenge their mind and body, shape their futures and spark interest in the world around them. Here are three well respected companies that specialize in exciting and adventurous summer […]
Finding the perfect summer camp experience for your ever changing child is an ongoing challenge. For many the vision of spending a week embraced by nature, frolicking in spring fed ponds, roasting marshmallows by a fire and singing kitschy camp songs is utopia, for others it conjures visions of torturous boredom. Fear not… we’ve got […]
What do you get when you mix slippery mud, a field of joggers, mountain bikes, air dogs and rock music? An adrenaline filled riverside festival, and the best part….. it’s FREE! Everyone’s invited to Richmond Virginia’s ‘riverlife’ celebration on May 14-15, when the city busts loose and celebrates it’s 2nd annual Dominion Riverrock Festival. This […]
If you’ll be taking the kids to on Disney vacation this year, here’s a fabulous App you won’t want to do without. UndercoverTourist.com (a theme park ticket broker) has introduced an iPhone App that gives users up-to-the-minute ride wait times, park and event info, interactive maps, ‘find me’ feature for locating family and friends, parade […]
Marriott International has announced its 2010 schedule for free family golf events at 30 participating resorts from May 1st through November. Marriott’s 3rd Annual Family Golf Festival promotes a day full of golfing fun to encourage parents and children to learn and play golf together. The event offers free golf instruction, learning clinics, interactive golf […]
If you are planning a camping and hiking trip out West, there are very few destinations as stunning as Big Sur in northern California. Located along Scenic Highway One, about 150 miles south of San Francisco, Big Sur is one of Northern California’s most popular destinations for hiking, camping and a variety of other outdoor […]
Ever wonder who could learn to surf faster – you or your frisky pup? Bring the whole family (plus the dog) on vacation to the Loews Coronado Beach Resort in San Diego California and find out! The Loews family of hotels loves pets and has developed imaginative vacation opportunities for travelers who want to bring […]
JetBlue has some fantastic vacation deals out there for travel this winter. One of the best is a family vacation to Disney World Florida for the low price of $699 per person. The “Magic Your Way” package” includes air from New York (other cities available), 5 nights Disney All Star Movie Resort hotel (Quad occupancy), […]
No one dresses up for the holidays like the historic towns and villages of New England. The first two weekends of December bring holiday festivals galore featuring historic house tours, gaily decorated inns, musical performances, costumed carolers, bell ringers, antiques and crafts shows and good cheer for all. Here is a list of New England’s […]
If you live north of the Mason-Dixon line, right about the time you reach for the rake, you have to hang up your tennis racket until spring. Luckily there are a number of terrific southern resorts with outstanding tennis programs to keep you in the swing this winter. Consider spending some vacation time sharpening your […]
Earlier this month we told you about SEVEN (!) hysterical Key West Festivals that take place each fall – well here’s one more, and this one the whole family will love – Pirates in Paradise! For a full week from November 28 to December 6, 2009, the 10th annual Pirates in Paradise Festival will turn […]
The Disney organization is doing it’s part to encourage volunteerism across the USA in 2010. Disney will be giving away 1 million one day passes to either it’s Disney World Florida or Disneyland California parks. Simply volunteer for one day at an approved organization and you will receive a voucher for a full day park […]
If you’re like me and millions of other in-the-know adventurers, you look forward to Restaurant Weeks each year as a ready excuse to gather your friends and experience a few new eateries. Well put a smile on your face… the concept has now been picked up by spas and hotels across the country. And fortunately […]
Few places on earth can match the free spirit revelry that is ready to party-out anytime, anyplace as in the Florida Keys. Each fall as summer temperatures cool, party temperatures rise with a host of funky, fun fall festivals. Here’s a list of 6 wild and crazy events that you have to experience to believe: […]
I’ve just returned from three wonderful ‘north woods’ days spent at The Balsams Grand Resort in Dixville Notch New Hampshire. You’re probably familiar with DIxville Notch from news broadcasts of Presidential election campaigns, and the ‘first in the nation’ voting that takes place at the notch on the eve of every Presidential election. As historic […]