Vacation Stories

Traveling with Kids

No one said traveling with kids was easy, but the good news is you don't have to do it alone. Find out how to get the kiddos involved with planning your vacation (spoiler alert: they have a lot to contribute) and how to travel safely and enjoyably with them when the big day arrives.

  • 5 Great Outdoor Activities to Do With Your Kids Around the US

    Spending time outdoors with your kids gives you the chance to have fun as a family and to be active together. Check out these kid-friendly outdoor activities across the U.S. Read More...

  • 4 Smart Cities to Plan a STEM-Themed Vacation

    From Jet City to the Motor City, these four destinations offer plenty to spark the imagination of students young and old. Don’t miss our favorite places to visit for STEM-themed vacations. Read More...

  • Capture Vacation Memories with a Fun Travel Diary for Kids

    Last night while driving home, my 4-year-old, Kara, began asking me if I remembered certain details from the cruise we took to the Bahamas two years ago. Read More...

  • Tell the Kids to Take a Hike (With You)

    Getting everyone up and at ‘em can be hard. Especially when it means sacrificing cell phone signals and Wi-Fi for some good old-fashioned togetherness. Read More...

  • Cross-country Flight with a Dose of Chillax: How to Travel with a Baby

    I love traveling with my four-year-old. He understands phrases like “Be quiet, please,” and “You can have yogurt in a few minutes, once the seatbelt sign is off.” My one-year-old? Not so much. Read More...

  • Navigating Life Lessons When Traveling With Kids: What We Learn Along the Way

    Our world has become smaller and smaller, in part, because today’s technology helps us communicate in ways we never dreamed possible. Read More...

  • We’re Going on Vacation, Baby: Advice for Traveling with an Infant

    Most of us don’t want to take the “family” out of family vacations by leaving baby behind—even if these tiniest of travelers refuse to help carry any luggage… Read More...

  • Alamo Blog: Travel Safety Smarts

    Whether your family vacation includes touring a big city or national park, a theme park or museum, sometimes despite your best efforts, someone will get separated from the group. Read More...

  • How to (Happily) Day Trip with Your Kids

    As a family, we are very, very bad at staying put. Even when we fly off to some faraway destination together, we have a tendency to hop into our rental car and go other places Read More...

  • 10 Travel Sanity Savers and Memory Makers: How to Keep Your Young Child Busy on Your Next Car or Plane Trip

    We’ve all been there: hearing your child’s voice for what seems to be the 400th time asking, “Are we there yet?” Read More...

  • Healthy Travel Snacks: Protein Bites Recipe

    Whether you’re setting sail, taking flight or hitting the road this summer, you’ll need to pack some yummy snacks to enjoy along the way. Read More...