How to Plan Our Vacations

Sometimes, you just need to get away from it all. Whether it's taking a family day trip to the other side of town or packing everyone up for a journey across the world, planning a family vacation takes work. Check out our ideas to help prepare for your trip, get there safe and sound, and have an amazing time while you're at your destination.

What to Consider Before Booking Your Family Vacation Package

Planning a trip to escape the cold? Check out the top things to consider when comparing family vacations packages. These tips save time and money!

Planning a family vacation can be work!  You might need a vacation from planning your vacation.  Luckily there are lots of websites available now to help you find the best family vacation packages.  Keep in mind, the best deal does not mean the cheapest.  When comparing family vacation packages, compare what you are getting for your money.  Below are some things to think about when planning your next family vacation. What to consider when comparing family vacation packages This post contains affiliate links. Thank you for your … [Read more...]

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2015 Travel Trends to Help You Plan Family Vacations

Getting ready to plan your family vacations for next year? Check out the 2015 travel trends to find out the best places to go, when to travel and more!

Choice Hotels recently released their 2015 travel trends survey findings and we thought we'd share some of the interesting results with you as you start planning family vacations! Some of the trends are quite surprising. For example, 26 percent of those surveyed said they would give up their smartphone during their vacation if it meant getting a discount! Considering how connected we all are these days, that is quite surprising to me. Oddly, free Wi-Fi still ranked as one of the most important free hotel amenities. So we'll give up our phones, … [Read more...]

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5 Best Winter Family Vacations In The US

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Dreaming of winter family vacations to get away from it all? It’s certainly getting to be that time of year!  The icy cold and frigid, bone chilling temps are settling in for a few months to come.  Are you thinking of taking the family someplace warm this year?  Do you take a vacation every year and maybe you're looking for someplace new?  Here are five of the best places for winter family vacations in the US! Best Kid Friendly Hotels In The US Fly Away to Paradise With the Best Airlines for Traveling with Children! Winter Family … [Read more...]

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Holiday Travel Tips: 6 Travel Accessories You Absolutely NEED

Tis the season for family travel! We have some travel tips today that will make your life MUCH easier: 6 must-have travel accessories.

Tis the season for family travel! We have some travel tips today that will make your life MUCH easier: 6 must-have travel accessories. Sure, you remember the suitcase, the stunning holiday outfit, even the gifts for little cousin Johnny. Those are all necessary for your arrival, but these travel accessories are perfect for your actual trip. Check them out! Sanity-Saving Tech for Road Trips 4 New Ways to Save Money During Travel 15 Tips For Family Travelers Holiday Travel Tips: 6 Travel Accessories You Absolutely NEED This travel … [Read more...]

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Exciting Things to do in Downtown Vancouver from a Montrealer’s Perspective

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Are you planning a family vacation soon? How about visiting Vancouver and enjoying some fun things to do in this beautiful city. I fell in love with this city 2 weeks ago while I was traveling for a conference. Even though time was tight, I made sure to tour downtown Vancouver. Coming from the East coast (Montreal), I am not sure I will be visiting Vancouver again anytime soon. Fortunately enough the conference organizers were wise enough to provide us with free time that allowed me to snap some pictures. Let me start form the beginning. … [Read more...]

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Our Favorite Canada Parks for Fun Family Vacations

Looking for fun family vacation ideas and on a budget? Visit some of our favorite Canada Parks. Take a look at this list

Looking for fun family vacation ideas and on a budget? Visit some of our favorite Canada Parks.  Whether you are from Canada or just visiting, this list of Favorite Canada Parks To Visit is sure to come in handy to plan an amazing family holiday!  A few weeks ago we asked our readers what parks they would like to visit and found some stand out favorites on the list that you are sure to enjoy too!  Grab the map, pack your bags and set out for a gorgeous adventure in Canada with your family! Related Posts: Go Around the World in a Day at … [Read more...]

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Best Kid Friendly Hotels In The US

Best Kid Friendly Hotels In US

When you are planning a family vacation, you need to take into consideration the location you will be staying.  Not only do you want a nice clean place to sleep at night, you will want to have amenities that work well for your family.  When traveling with kids that takes on a whole new level.  Here are our picks for the Best Kid Friendly Hotels In The US for you to consider on your next vacation.  We love what these have to offer and the great family friendly experience. Related Posts: Fly Away to Paradise With the Best Airlines for … [Read more...]

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Visiting Egypt in Montreal: Tutankhamen Expo

Tutankhamen Expo: King Tut's Coffin

I did not visit Egypt. I wish I did but I had the chance to get a glimpse of Egypt history at the at the  Tutankhamen expo in Montreal. It felt like I visited Egypt but in my hometown. The exposition was held in the Old-Port of Montreal! I went on a gloomy, rainy Saturday afternoon with my daughter. My men happened to have a soccer game to watch. So armed with lots of patience and snacks, I drove to the exposition. It is the first time bringing my daughter to such an event. She loves art but expositions can get boring for 6 year old girls, I … [Read more...]

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Head to Gulf County for a Fun Fall Family Vacation #GCFLnofilter

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This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Gulf County, Florida. All opinions are 100% mine. Looking for a fun family vacation destination for the fall? Check out all that Gulf County, Florida has to offer! If you only think of destinations in southern Florida when you think of the Sunshine State, you're missing out on a whole other world of fun. Located in the "panhandle" part of Florida, Gulf County looks out over the Gulf of Mexico. Did you know that the Gulf is one of the best places in the world to fish? It also leads the US in … [Read more...]

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Go Around the World in a Day at the Calgary Zoo

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The Calgary Zoo is the perfect destination close to home for those who want a family fun day exploring the animal kingdom! It’s truly a moment where you realize that you can walk around the world in one day. Zoo trips are a favorite among my family. There’s nothing quite like coming face-to-face with a playful monkey or watching the antics of an otter in the water! Go around the world in a day at the Calgary Zoo Did you know that the Calgary Zoo is Western Canada’s largest accredited zoo, with more than 1,000 animals? Take a look at some … [Read more...]

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