Tips From a New Mom: Traveling Through Europe with a Baby

CB! Family Vacation Advisor and new mom Mandy Cecchetto has wasted no time turning her baby girl into a seasoned traveler! She and her husband have already taken their daughter on several overseas trips, most recently for a monthlong stay in Italy and Germany. We caught up with her to get her road-tested tips for…

One of Europe’s Best-Kept Secrets: Why Wales Deserves a Spot on Your Vacation List

Wales is easily one of Europe’s best-kept secrets — it offers nearly all the components of the most desirable family destinations, but with none of the crowds. The country has stunning natural scenery, charming and historic castles straight out of European fairy tales, a variety of active and outdoor pursuits, and, shockingly, some of the…

Tangier, Morocco

Tangier, Morocco: An Easy Day Trip to Africa From Spain

I’ve taken my girls all around the world. And my mother never blinked an eye until Morocco. She had a really tough time with Morocco. She couldn’t really tell me why. She was just worried. I think it was that whole dark, sultry Africa thing … better known as the unknown.

Morocco. more specifically Tangier, is the only traveling many people will ever do in Africa. It was never on the top of my list. We were headed to Spain, and when my husband realized it was only about an hour’s trip by ferry, the deal was done. Africa!

5 Ways to Have a Luxury Disneyland Vacation

At Disneyland, luxury comes in a variety of services and experiences, all designed to make the resort visit more convenient, relaxed and enjoyable. And for the avid Disney fan, there are exclusive, over-the-top experiences that are available only at the California parks. A little bit of luxury at Disneyland can go a long way toward…

Napa Silverados

Postcard from California: Root, Root, Root for the Home Team in Napa Valley

For fans of America’s favorite pastime and idyllic wine country scenery, the perfect pairing is at bat in Napa, California, thanks to a new professional baseball team, the Napa Silverados. With 80 games each summer and 40 at their home field at Napa Valley College, just south of downtown Napa, there’s plenty of good baseball to…

Travel with College-Age Kids

9 Places to Make Family Travel Memories with College-Age Kids

They grow up so fast. Everyone knows the sentiment, but few parents actually grasp it – until it happens. When our children are babies, as parents we control the family schedule. We can travel when and where we want. Once school begins, an academic calendar, and everything from athletic team competitions to dances and driving…

National Park Hikes

Our Favorite National Parks for Family Hiking

From Yellowstone and Yosemite to the Everglades and Acadia, the U.S. National Parks, instituted by President Ulysses S. Grant in 1872, see more than 80 million visitors each year. Road trips to the parks are a rite of childhood, and for good reason: There’s no adventure quite like the great outdoors. While the National Park…