6 Things To Do Before Hiking With Kids (Free Checklist)

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Hiking with kids can be challenging. They get tired and bored easily, throw tantrums, and discover poison ivy with incredible dexterity. They must be constantly monitored. However, when they spend time outside, they learn new skills, satisfy their insatiable curiosity, and gain independence. For many, this is reason enough to hit the trails with their […]

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8 Things To Know Before Traveling To Europe With Kids (Free Checklist)

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There’s nothing quite like making lovely travel memories, and traveling to Europe with kids is a great way to do just that. If you’re thinking of taking the leap and making a big European trip, here are some things to keep in mind as you are preparing, packing and planning to leave. Traveling in general […]

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5 Things To Know Before Camping With Kids

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Are you thinking about taking the kids camping? Camping is not something you want to do on a whim when you’re packing for a family! This is especially true if you are new to the game. If you weren’t much of an outdoor person before becoming a parent, you’ll want to know a few things […]

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Tips and Tricks For Flying With Kids

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Whether it’s for the holidays, a family vacation or a weekend getaway – flying with kids can be hard. Knowing the best travel practices will help to alleviate further headaches down the line and we have some tips and tricks to help. When making decisions for your upcoming travel, try and plan with four stages […]

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The Best Things To Do With Kids For Spring Break

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Spring Break is the perfect time to welcome the change of seasons and do something fun. Kids are excited to have a week off from school and homework. But for parents, having the kids home all day can be challenging. Making constant snacks, breaking up sibling squabbles, and keeping screen time to a reasonable amount […]

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How To Get A Passport For a Child In 7 Steps

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Planning an international trip with your family is a great way to make memories. There’s so much to see in the world, but before you take your family out of the country, your child needs a passport. Getting a passport for your child starts with filling out an application. It’s important to remember that a […]

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Hersheypark Halloween

Hersheypark Halloween: What to Know Before You Go

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Hersheypark in Hershey, Pennsylvania has been a fun family destination for over 100 years. Originally a place of leisure for the employees of the Hershey’s Chocolate Factory, the amusement park now has plenty of rides, attractions, and events for all families to enjoy. What time of year could be sweeter than visiting Hersheypark at Halloween? […]

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10 Day Trips From Memphis

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If you are looking to get your family out of the Bluff City for a day and you would like to explore more of what the state of Tennessee or some surrounding states have to offer, there are some great day trips from Memphis. Here are some great destinations your family will love! Halls, TN […]

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Pumpkins at Kentucky Kingdom

Pumpkins at Kentucky Kingdom: Your New Halloween Tradition!

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Kentucky Kingdom is a theme park with attractions for kids of all ages. From bumper cars to river rapids, there’s a variety of rides your family will enjoy. But one of the best experiences at this amusement park is during the fall — particularly around Halloween, and this year, Pumpkins at Kentucky Kingdom makes its debut. […]

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Halloween at Kings Island: What to Expect

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Kings Island is a beloved family destination just 24 miles outside of Cincinnati. Located in Mason, Ohio, this 364-acre amusement park has more than 100 attractions for families, as well as a water park. There are plenty of special events throughout the year, including live entertainment. But Halloween at Kings Island is one of the […]

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The Best Family-Friendly Resorts on Hawaii (The Big Island!) 

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Hawaii has become a favorite family vacation destination over the years. The state offers stunning beaches, warm weather, and plenty of activities for kids of all ages. If you want to take advantage of these benefits, you should consider visiting some of the best family-friendly resorts on Hawaii (The Big Island). There are hundreds of […]

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Epcot

Fall Break at Epcot: Your Easy Planning Guide

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When fall break rolls around and you need a classic place to take your family and have a good time, consider Epcot. This popular theme park is a part of Walt Disney World Resort in Florida. The park provides guests with a one-of-a-kind theme park experience by providing a wide selection of rides, attractions, and […]

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The Busiest Time of Year to Visit LEGOLAND

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LEGOLAND is a great amusement park with a popular location near Tampa, FL. Whether you’re a Florida resident or planning a trip to Florida, a day spent at LEGOLAND will be a memorable one for your whole family. But Florida tourism shifts throughout the year, and even if you plan on visiting during one of […]

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Halloween at Holiday World

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If you love celebrating the holidays any time of year, Holiday World and Splashin’ Safari is the park for you. However, there are special times of the year — like Halloween at Holiday World that add an extra layer of fun. Here’s what to expect from the Happy Halloween weekends at this Santa Claus, Indiana […]

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Spectacle Island in Boston Harbor

8 Day Trips from Boston

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The beautiful city of Boston, Massachusetts is located right in the heart of New England, just along the coast. That means that you can take a short drive and be in almost any other state, numerous other cities in Massachusetts, or at a variety of beaches and state parks in two hours or less. That […]

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The 8 Best Restaurants for Families on Kauai

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The lush, dramatic environment of Kauai — also known as the “Garden Island” and the fourth-largest island in Hawaii, is characterized by emerald valleys, pointed mountains, and crooked cliffs. Swim in crystal-clear waters, take a helicopter ride along the Na Pali Coast, zipline above lush forests, and jump into waterfalls outside. Indeed, there is no […]

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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 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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The 3 Things You Must Buy at LEGOLAND Florida

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In a park like LEGOLAND Florida where all of the attractions are for kids, parents can enjoy shopping in the park. When you visit a theme park, you expect to leave with souvenirs and merchandise. But souvenirs can be expensive, and they often end up tossed out or lost anyways. So how can you decide […]

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Kihei Caffe — one of the best restaurants for families on maui

The Best Restaurants for Families on Maui

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Maui is known for its amazing beaches, sure. But there are also plenty of great places to eat on this tropical island paradise. From the best restaurants for families on the North Shore to the best family restaurants in Kihei, we’ve got you covered. Here is a list of family favorites that offer pleasant ambiance […]

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Port Townshend is a great day trip from Seattle.

10 Day Trips From Seattle

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Seattle, WA, is a tourist attraction of its own. Residents who live here or nearby often prefer to take day trips that take them on short excursions about 2 1/2 hours away. Parents are often looking for fun day trips that their children will enjoy that are located within a few hours of Seattle. Read […]

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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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Dollywood in the fall

Fall Break at Dollywood: Your Planning Guide

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Prepare to head to the Great Smoky Mountains and into the magical fall season at Dollywood. This is the time to enjoy the festivities of the Harvest Festival, featuring the best fall events, entertainment, and fun family activities. Dollywood and its stunning natural surroundings offer an incredible range of activities, so there’s a lot to […]

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