Road Trip with a Toddler

Preparing for a California Road Trip with Babies and Toddlers

California is a state that’s made for road trips. Hundreds of miles of coastline showcase world-class attractions, small-town gems and wildlife that encourages all ages to reach for the binoculars. A California road trip with kids is guaranteed to excite even the youngest travelers. We’ve partnered with MetLife Auto & Home to offer a few…

Van Damme State Park

Six Family Adventures in Mendocino

Mendocino County has coastline and climate on its side and a laid back attitude that welcomes families to try something different. A four-hour drive north of San Francisco, Mendocino attracts visitors looking for a touch of the wild with creature comforts nearby. For my family, that meant we could explore wine country, hike, visit lighthouses…

Costa Rica River Rafting

A Costa Rica Family Tour: Arenal to Tortuguero

Costa Rica is widely known as a safe and popular destination for families. Its jungles, beaches, cloud forests and volcanoes are full of experiences that are accessible yet remote enough to satisfy adventurous travelers. Keith and Blythe Nilsson have lived and backpacked extensively throughout Asia and are no strangers to adventure travel. However, a few…

Humpback Whales Bubble Net Feeding

Favorite Kid-Friendly Attractions in Juneau, Alaska

As your ship or plane glides up the glacier-carved Gastineau Channel, the only U.S. capital not accessible by road comes into view. Juneau is Alaska’s third largest city and the modern capital is a hub for Southeast Alaskans on errands and summer cruise ship visitors. My family spent three days in Juneau before our small…