Halloween at Legoland

Halloween at Legoland: What to Know Before You Go

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Legoland California’s “Brick-or-Treat Monster Party” is one of the most family-friendly Halloween events you’ll find anywhere. Geared toward kids 12 and under, including toddlers, there’s nothing particularly scary about Brick-or-Treat. It just has a lot of Halloween-themed decorations, kid-oriented activities, and rides that all of your little monsters will love! Take a look below to […]

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Halloween Horror Nights at Universal Studios Florida

Halloween at Universal Studios Florida

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Universal Studios Florida in Orlando outdoes almost any other Halloween event with its Halloween Horror Nights that runs from Sept. 2 to Oct. 31. Since 2006, it has been named Best Halloween Event 12 times by Amusement Today – more than any other theme park! And Halloween Horror Nights in 2022 promises to be just […]

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Halloween decor at Universal Studios Hollywood

Halloween at Universal Studios Hollywood

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Universal Studios Hollywood in Los Angeles has one of the scariest Halloween events in southern California, and that’s saying a lot considering how many there are. This year, the world-famous movie studio is hosting Halloween Horror Nights from Sept. 8 to Oct. 31. Because Universal Studios is a master of producing horror movies, the quality […]

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Knott's Scary Farm at Knott's Berry Farm

Halloween at Knott’s Berry Farm

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In the weeks before Halloween, Knott’s Berry Farm transforms at night into “Knott’s Scary Farm,” the largest and scariest Halloween event in southern California. It launched the Halloween theme park craze in 1973, and many say it is still the best. It’s so scary that it’s not recommended for kids under 13. Fortunately, there is […]

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Fall break at Six Flags Great Adventure

How to Spend Fall Break at Six Flags Great Adventure

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If your family is ready for a break this fall, then consider a weekend trip to the giant Six Flags Great Adventure theme park in Jackson, New Jersey. It’s close to midway between New York City and Philadelphia and offers a whole host of family-friendly rides and the biggest Halloween event in the state, Fright […]

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knott's scary farm at Knott's Berry Farm

Fall Break at Knott’s Berry Farm: A Planning Guide

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While chilly fall air starts to limit outdoor fun in much of the U.S., southern California is still warm and sunny. That’s what makes a fall trip to Knott’s Berry Farm in Buena Vista, California such a great option. And unlike most other amusement parks that are open only on weekends in the fall, Knott’s […]

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mom with baby stroller on Oahu beachwalk

6 Things to Do With Babies on Oahu

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Many parents often assume that there are no baby-friendly activities on Oahu, probably because it is so well known for its beaches and its surfing. But that would be a mistake! There is such a wide variety of things to do on Oahu that you can take the baby along on many of them. As […]

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child with dolphin

Things to Do With Toddlers on Oahu

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Because Oahu is such a family-friendly destination, there’s a wide range of activities parents will find even for their little ones ages 1-3. The attractions below will capture and keep the short-lived attention of toddlers, and when they tire out, their parents will be happy that many of these places are suitable for strollers as […]

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Kentucky Kingdom aerial view

Fall Break at Kentucky Kingdom: A Planning Guide

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If your family is looking for a break early in the school year, then Kentucky Kingdom in Louisville, Kentucky may be your answer. When the Great Lakes region starts to cool down in September and October, Kentucky is still mild and generally has good weather, making it an ideal place to have fun outdoors. Although […]

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Legoland California front entrance

Plan Your Fall Break at Legoland

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Is your family looking for a break from the chilly fall air? Do you have Lego fans in your midst? Then look no further than Legoland California. Located in sunny Carlsbad, California between Los Angeles and San Diego, this 129-acre park was the first Legoland in North America. Since it opened in 1999, it has […]

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Hersheypark

Fall Break at Hersheypark: A Planning Guide

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Maybe your family didn’t get enough fun time over the summer. Or maybe you’re a month into the school year, and you’re ready for a break. Either way, Hersheypark in Hershey, Pennsylvania is a fun escape over any weekend in the fall. This candy theme park not only has a ton of family-friendly rides, it […]

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The Spouting Horn is one of the unusual things to do on Kauai.

5 Unusual Things To Do on Kauai

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When many people think of Kauai — the “Garden Isle” — they think of tall, verdant cliffsides dotted with towering waterfalls or perhaps a tropical wilderness. Kauai is, after all, the least populated of Hawaii’s four principal islands. It also has the wettest place in the United States, with one location collecting over 400 inches […]

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The 5 Best Beaches on Kauai

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If you’ve been to Oahu, you’ll notice Kauai’s beaches tend to be shorter and crescent-shaped, and often at one end of a sheltered cove. The coves and offshore reefs help to keep the waves smaller and the surf less rough than what you’d find on Oahu’s North Shore, for instance. Kauai’s beaches also tend to […]

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father daughter surf

8 Things to Do With Kids on Oahu

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One of the best things about Oahu is that it has such a great variety of things kids love to do, from building sandcastles and riding trains to exploring the settings from their favorite movies. There’s no shortage of ways to have fun in the water, either. Parents will be thrilled to see their kids […]

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pizza at Monkeypod Kitchen

The Best Restaurants for Families on Oahu

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Because Oahu caters to vacationing families from the mainland, there’s no shortage of family-friendly restaurants on the island. Oahu’s laid-back, casual vibe extends to many eateries, too, so parents with small children can relax. Many restaurants have kid-specific menus, which makes ordering a snap for even fussy eaters. But casual and family-friendly does not mean […]

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Hanauma Bay in Oahu

8 Family-Friendly Attractions on Oahu

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Given that Oahu is Hawaii’s most populous island, it has by far the most attractions in the state. And because Hawaii is such a popular destination for families from the mainland, many of Oahu’s attractions are designed to appeal to everyone in the family – from the littlest ones to tweens and teenagers. Of course, […]

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Kilauea Point

5 Sights You’ve Got To See on Kauai

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The most amazing sights on Kauai are natural ones. Towering cliffs with 1,000-foot waterfalls. Crescent-shaped beaches at the end of narrow coves. Tropical rain forests showered with more than 400 inches of rain per year. And Kauai’s small size makes it relatively easy to see most, if not all, of the “must-see” sites listed below […]

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Luau Kalamaku dancer

5 Things To Do as a Couple on Kauai

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If tropical gardens, stunning waterfalls, and fewer crowds sound romantic, then the Garden Isle is the place for you and your sweetheart. You can still stroll hand-in-hand along some of the most beautiful beaches in Hawaii, but Kauai has many other resplendent attractions that will have you falling in love with your other half all […]

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Marriott’s Kauai Beach Club

Top 5 Resorts for Families on Kauai

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Even though Kauai is known for its spectacular cliffs, rain forests, and waterfalls, that doesn’t mean you and family have to do without the amenities and activities of world-class resorts. In fact, Kauai has everything you’ve come to expect for relaxation and entertainment options for everyone in your family, from the littlest ones to teenagers […]

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Diamond Head

6 Sights You’ve Got to See on Oahu

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There are a few places on Oahu that say “Hawaii” like nothing else. These are the places everyone will ask you about when you return from your holiday. To avoid a twinge of regret or FOMO, be sure to carve out time for one, if not all, of the must-see sights you’ve got to see […]

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Kailua Beach

The 6 Best Beaches in Oahu

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Talk to almost any visitor to Oahu, and one of the first things they’ll rave about is the powdery white sand and crystal-clear waters of its beaches. The world-famous Waikiki Beach is still breathtaking even when it’s crowded. There are plenty of other eye-popping stretches of perfect sand on Oahu, however. Each offers a slightly […]

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Ho’omaluhia Botanical Garden

8 Unusual Things to Do on Oahu

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Beyond the well-known tourist attractions of Waikiki Beach and Diamond Head, Oahu is full of off-the-beaten-path destinations that will delight adventure seekers of all ages. Oahu, once the center of the century-old Kingdom of Hawaii, is also full of history and culture that will enrich any visitor’s experience on this tropical island. Kaniakapupu Ruins These […]

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couples massage

9 Things to Do as a Couple on Oahu

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Few images conjure up romance more than a couple walking hand-in-hand on Waikiki Beach while the sky explodes with color at sunset. Oahu is famous for its striking sunsets, after all. But there are a lot more things couples can do on Oahu to spark romance or simply have fun. Below is a list of […]

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Oahu Hawaii

Top 5 Resorts for Families on Oahu

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As one of the most popular vacation destinations for American families, you would expect Oahu to have some fantastic, fun-filled resorts ideal for families. And you would be right. From budget-conscious to luxurious and from tucked away to the center of it all, Oahu has something to please every family and everyone in it. Aulani: […]

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