On the Road

Happy Trails! Tips and tricks for a great road trip

  • Visit the Grand Canyon

    Family adventure travel ideas

    Looking for some exciting adventure ideas for you and your family? These scenic outdoor vacations are ideal for unforgettable family vacations.

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    50 ways to stay bonded to your kids

    School is in full swing, and the term "hectic schedule" just took on a whole new meaning. If you feel like there's a void in your life where you kids used to be, read on for tips to reestablish the bond.

  • Boston, Massachusetts

    Top 10 best cities for families

    Many parents don't have the opportunity to choose where they want to raise their children—job location and finances usually dictate where we set roots. But if you were given the choice of anywhere in the United States to settle down, where would you go? There are countless cities to choose from with diverse cultural experiences, varying approaches to education and distinct climates and geography. With so many options, choosing the best spot for your kids can seem like an overwhelming task. But, certain cities rise to the top as particularly great places to raise a family when you look at specific factors such as health, economy, culture or safety. We decided to examine 36 sets of data and what we found may surprise you. Below are the results of our third annual Best Cities for Families based on ranking 100 cities using nearly 4,000 pieces of data.

  • Florida Beach

    4 awesome (and cheap) vacations

    The trick is heading to popular winter destinations in warm-weather months. These four are just as fun — and cheap! — during the summer. And it's not too late to get yourself there.

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    9 best pet travel products

    You love your furry friends, but moving them from point A to point B isn't always so easy. (Okay, it's kind of a pain in the neck.) These picks will make both your lives easier.

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    20 kid-friendly family vacation ideas

    Half the battle in planning a great kid-friendly family vacation is knowing where to go and what to do. Here are some of the best ideas we’ve come across.

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    Cranky kid? 20 ways to deal

    Like adults, children want to be understood, but trying to communicate their needs can make them feel frustrated, cranky and unhappy. Here’s how you can help.