Carmel, California

Postcard from California: Breezy Beach Life in Carmel-by-the-Sea

Carmel-by-the-Sea is one of our favorite stops along the California coast. The Bavarian-style architecture and the small-town charm of the village are a nice change of pace from the busier cities, and there is so much to offer kids, from a Dr. Seuss gallery and a shady town park to outdoor cafes and courtyards galore. With…

Ritz Carlton Amelia Island

Soak Up Beachfront Southern Charm at The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island

Nestled against the state line off the northeastern coast of Florida, Amelia Island bears a closer resemblance to the Golden Isles of Georgia than the palm tree-lined beaches farther south. The natural, laid-back vibe, with a focus on the beautiful shoreline rather than the happening pool scene, carries over to the luxe yet family-friendly Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island. From…

Iceland South Coast with Kids

Postcard from Iceland: A Nature-Lover’s Paradise on the South Coast

For families who love nature, Iceland is a must-see. On our recent vacation, we spent one very full day exploring southwest Iceland’s landscape of extreme contrasts — from waterfalls with mossy green cliffs to icebergs, glaciers and barren lava fields. We started off our road trip along the southwest coast of Iceland by walking up to…

9 Quarter Circle Ranch review

Nine Quarter Circle Ranch: Wholesome Family Fun Near Yellowstone National Park

There is a reason why nearly 80 percent of dude ranch guests are families. Dude ranches are the perfect place to connect with nature, fellow guests and each other. While they come in all flavors, from luxury ranches to actual working ranches, at heart these properties provide a comfortable, safe environment for kids to be kids … away from…

Parco degli Acquadotti, Rome

Postcard from Italy: Ancient Aqueducts in Rome

Just outside of Rome lie freestanding aqueducts that were built in the first century to transport water to Rome. Aqueduct Park, or Parco degli Acquedotti, is full of locals walking their dogs or jogging, but it is also a nice place for visitors to enjoy a picnic. Ancient Rome flourished because of its access to running water, and…

Wequassett Resort hotel rooms

Wequassett Resort and Golf Club: 5-Star Luxury with Cape Cod Charm

Thoughts of Cape Cod evoke images of windswept dunes and rustic beach cottages. Yet nestled in the crook of the Cape’s elbow, Wequassett Resort and Golf Club brings top-of-the-line luxury to the area. It isn’t just the property and amenities that have earned the Wequassett a 5-star rating from Forbes — from the minute guests are greeted by name at…

Gulfoss waterfall in Iceland

10 Top Activities for Iceland Travel with Kids

Iceland is not the destination for families looking to relax. But if you are outdoor explorers up for a little adventure, then Iceland needs to be on your “must visit” list. Of course, the activities vary depending on age and ability, but whether traveling with toddlers or teens, all families can enjoy the landscape that…