La Posada de Santa Fe

A Relaxed, Resort-Style Family City Break at La Posada de Santa Fe

Arriving at historic La Posada de Santa Fe and crossing the grounds to our room, we immediately felt as though we were at a sprawling, secluded resort, yet we were only a few walkable blocks from downtown Santa Fe. We passed fruit trees, colorful blooms, a fountain and half a dozen kinetic sculptures just in…

Top Things to Do in Toronto with Kids

A diverse metropolis of three million people, or six million if you count the greater metropolitan area, Toronto is Canada’s largest city — though not its capital (neighboring Ottawa has that honor). On the northern shore of Lake Ontario, just across the water from New York state, Toronto’s history spans from its early settlement by…

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…

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…

Choosing the Right Luxury Safari for Your Family

A safari is at the top of many families’ vacation bucket lists! We’ve worked with many of our clients to find and book just the right safari for their needs, and among our go-to tour operators is &Beyond, which specializes in custom-designed luxury safaris all over Africa (and adventures elsewhere in the world as well).…

Family Beach Vacations

Best Family Beach Vacations for Kids at Every Age

There’s a reason beach vacations are so popular among families, striking the perfect balance of activity and relaxation for grownups and little ones. From Hawaii and the Caribbean to Mexico and Thailand, these beaches are some of the best for jet-setters of all ages, thanks in part to warmer temps and calmer waters. Favorite Family…

Thailand with Kids

Thailand with Kids: Insider Tips from a Traveling Mom

Ciao Bambino Family Travel Advisor and mom Melissa Smith spent three years living in Asia, and makes a persuasive case for why taking your kids to Thailand should be a priority. Here, she shares her thoughts on the best 10-day family itinerary, hotel picks and safety tips. Tips for Visiting Thailand with Kids Thailand is a…