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.

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What to do on a Family Vacation in Texas: Galveston Island Historic Pleasure Pier

Texas is such an exciting family vacation destination for Canadians! I had the chance to visit the Lone Star State a couple of years ago for a conference. While I flew solo for that vacation. I’m definitely looking forward to returning with my family in the near future! Everyone was so friendly down there and the food was simply amazing! What to do on a Family Vacation in Texas Since I was alone and attending a conference, I didn’t get to see nearly as much of Texas as I wanted to see. Of course, with 7 geographical regions, each with … [Read more...]

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Family Friendly Spring Break Vacations In Canada

Looking for the best places to go for family vacations in Canada during spring break? Check out a few of our favorite family-friendly destinations!

Spring break is a great time to plan family vacations in Canada.  The weather is warming up, flowers are starting to bloom and people are making their way outdoors from their winter hibernation.  Where do you take your family for a fun, family friendly vacation?  Below is a list of places to take your family on a spring break vacation in Canada. Our Favorite Canada Parks for Fun Family Vacations Spring Break Family Vacations in Canada Niagara Falls Of course you want to see the falls when you are here.  And there are many ways to see … [Read more...]

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Family Friendly Spring Break Vacations In The US

Family Vacations during spring break

Spring break family vacations are ones to look forward to!  It is such a nice break from the long winter, because let’s face it, even though it’s ‘spring break’, it can still feel much like winter in many parts of the US!  So where do you go to take your family on a nice vacation?  Below are some great suggestions for Spring break family vacations destinations in the US. 2015 Travel Trends to Help You Plan Family Vacations 5 Best Winter Family Vacations In The US Family Vacations: Best Spring Break Destinations The Breakers, … [Read more...]

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Taking Advantage of Last-Minute Family Travel Deals

Wondering how to take advantage of those great last-minute family travel deals you see online? Check out our tips for making the most of them!

Traveling is such a great experience!  Family travel creates such great memories and traditions with your kids, it is often hard to pass up the opportunity to get away.  It is not impossible to do last minute!  Need a break from the daily grind?  Keep on reading for some tips on how to take advantage of last minute  travel deals with kids! How to take advantage of great last-minute family travel deals Affiliate links included below. Thanks for your support! Pack Your Bags: If you have your luggage packed, you can leave quickly.  Of … [Read more...]

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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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