Summer at Park City Mountain Resort: Mountain Biking trails

The Canyons Resort in Park City has the only gravity-based mountain biking in Utah. Expert riders will be well challenged on the miles of black diamond-level single track trails and terrain features in the Canyons Bike Park. But that doesn't mean … [Read more...]

What to do in Park City in the summer with kids

Park City, Utah is truly a year-round resort town. It's one of our Best Ski Town picks, but that doesn't mean families shouldn't visit during summer months: on our visit in June 2013, Main Street was bustling, and parking was challenging to find. … [Read more...]

Cliff Creek Cellars: family-friendly vineyard and tasting room

Located in the heart of Southern Oregon's wine region, Cliff Creek Cellars is a family-friendly vineyard that makes for a great stop for families vacationing in Ashland Oregon or enjoying fishing, hiking, or rafting along the Rogue River. Surprised? … [Read more...]

How to go wine tasting with kids: tips on visiting wineries as a family

With vineyards springing up all over the U.S., wine tasting has become more popular than ever. Visiting wineries is a great way to assist a local economy, taste local pairings, and learn about an area's agriculture. In fact, vineyards are now a big … [Read more...]

Block Island guide for families

Summer is an excellent time to visit Block Island Rhode Island! This small, flat island off the coast of the state is often overlooked (mainland Newport is also a great destination), but families looking for a slower-pased vacation or weekend getaway … [Read more...]

Best Beach Towns: Newport, Rhode Island

It's time to start planning beach vacations! Our series of best beach towns for families is constantly building. Our latest addition: Newport, Rhode Island.  For a New England beach feel, plenty of shopping and seafood, and quaint lodging, Newport … [Read more...]

Atlanta with kids: Stone Mountain Park and Atlanta Botanical Garden

After touring the city of Atlanta with kids, get into nature and spend a day out of doors! Visitors don't have to venture far to experience the Atlanta Botanical Garden (it's minutes from the city center), and Stone Mountain Park is only a short … [Read more...]

Top kid-friendly attractions in Las Vegas

There are a lot of "top" lists when it comes to parents visiting Las Vegas with kids. As a Las Vegas resident of thirty-five years, I'm happy to list some of the top spots for children off Las Vegas Boulevard. Centennial Hills Park & … [Read more...]

Big White Ice Tower Climb: a family activity (yes, really!)

Among the many unique outdoor activities offered at Big White Ski Resort in Kelowna BC is their 60 foot Ice Tower. The only such tower in North America, this structure is looms as a huge, contoured block of ice in the center of Big White's Adventure … [Read more...]

Seattle’s Pike Place Market with kids

Any itinerary for Seattle Washington should include a family visit to Pike Place Market. Particularly bustling on weekends, the market is great to visit almost any day of the year, and is open all day, making it perfect to fit into anyone's travel … [Read more...]