Loews Sapphire Falls Resort Kids Suite

Loews Sapphire Falls Resort: A Luxe Caribbean Vibe in the Heart of Universal Orlando

“Is that Harry’s room?” I asked my husband, pointing to the spires of Hogwarts Castle floating in the distance, where a few smaller towers could just be seen on the side of the largest one. He joined me at the window of our room at Loews Sapphire Falls Resort on the Universal Studios grounds in Orlando,…

San Diego Safari Park Caravan Tour Truck

Multigenerational Fun on a San Diego Safari Park Caravan Safari Tour

I last visited the San Diego Safari Park in the early 1980s when the concept of a zoo where animals lived in large, more natural habitats was still relatively new. I remember being thrilled to ride the park’s now-defunct monorail (it’s been replaced with a more nimble and easy to repair tram) and watch African…

Legoland California Resort Water Park

Legoland California Resort: Fun Beyond the Rides

True confession time: My kids don’t really like amusement parks. Because they are red-blooded American kids, they think that they should like them. But they don’t really enjoy rides that are in any way fast, scary, or high. Even my 13-year-old is easily intimidated by small roller coasters and my 10-year-old professes terror in the…

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A Family-Friendly Stay in San Diego at the Loews Coronado Bay Resort

It’s the eternal question: Where to go for spring break? Our family tradition is to turn this school vacation into multi-generational fun time, visiting my in-laws who live in the Phoenix area. But in 2015 my husband Matt and I were looking for something a little different for this family trip with our 10- and 12-year-old…

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Enjoy a Family Fall Weekend Getaway in Cambridge, Mass

Fall is a wonderful time to visit Boston’s sister city Cambridge, with cool, crisp days and the excitement in the air that comes with thousands of students returning to campus. It has a completely different feel than the more touristy areas of downtown Boston. My family enjoyed a weekend stay in at The Charles Hotel…