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.

Have a Family Adventure This May Long Weekend!

This May Weekend- and all summer long- plan a few fun adventurous family vacations in Canada and make exciting memories that will last a lifetime! Check out a few of our favorite travel destinations!

This post is brought to you by Church & Dwight. All opinions are our own For most Canadians, the May Long Weekend is more than just a Monday off- it's a time where fun in the sun and adventures reign! Time to get off the couches, the tablets and the tech and hit the great outdoors. Join in on the fun with a short adventurous family vacation that takes you on your own exciting adventure! Check out a few of our favorite ideas from our friends at Church & Dwight! Adventurous Family Vacation Ideas for the May Long Weekend Go whale … [Read more...]

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Unplug & Reconnect on Your Family Vacation at Ontario Carefree RV Resorts + Giveaway (US & CAN)

With so many fun amenities and something to do for everyone, Ontario Carefree RV Resort is the perfect cheap family vacation idea that never FEELS cheap!

Looking for cheap family vacations that don't FEEL cheap? You really can't go wrong with an RV vacation at Ontario Carefree RV Resorts! Think about it: you basically have all the comforts of home with the excitement of camping! Plus, with an RV, you can get up and go anywhere you want. Of course, if you don't have an RV, you can always rent a rustic cabin! At Ontario Carefree RV Resorts, you'll find something for everyone. Check out a few of our favorite features of this premier summer , then find out how you can save big on your summer … [Read more...]

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National Parks to Visit This Summer

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In 2014, almost 70 million people visited national parks in America. If you're trying to find a place to visit this spring or summer, consider one of these fantastic national parks. 1. Acadia Located in Maine, Acadia National Park is primarily located on Mount Desert Island, which includes seaside villages and parkland. The area is especially popular in July, when Independence Day activities take over the town. There's also beach camping, which is especially perfect when the weather's warm. 2. Glacier Located in Montana, Glacier … [Read more...]

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Vacation Packing Tips With Twin Toddlers

Planning a family vacation with little ones? Check out our vacation packing tips for travel with toddlers to make your family travel much easier!

What do you pack when you are traveling with twin toddlers?  The question should really be what don’t you pack!  Relax, you actually do not have to pack everything they own to make this an enjoyable experience.  Just keep a few things in mind (and close by) when you are packing.  Wipes for one, keep them as handy as possible!  Maybe a change of shirt for you, you never know what your tots will wipe on you!  Keep reading for some other packing tips for travel with toddlers on how and what to pack for a vacation with your twin … [Read more...]

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5 Family Travel Destinations for History Loving Families

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History isn't just important to our nation, it's also ripe with opportunities for fun family travel destination. There are historical sites all over the United States that remind us of our roots. If you have a history loving family, then these historical sites are the perfect destination for your vacation. Here are 5 family travel destinations you need to visit if you and your family love history. 5 Cheapest Summer Family Travel Destinations in the US 5 Family Travel Destinations for History Loving Families Washington, D.C. The … [Read more...]

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5 Coolest Theme Park Family Vacation Destinations Outside the U.S.

Looking for the coolest theme park family vacation destinations outside the United States? Check out our top five favorites and plan your next holiday!

Do you want to take your family on a fun adventure to a theme park? You don’t need to stay in the U.S. to have a fun-filled vacation at a theme park. Here are 5 of the coolest theme park family vacation destinations that are located outside of the U.S. 2015 Travel Trends to Help You Plan Family Vacations 5 Coolest Theme Park Family Vacation Destinations Outside the U.S. Europa-Park, Germany If you want your family to have a fun time at a theme park, then you need to schedule your vacation at Europa-Park. This theme park is … [Read more...]

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What To Consider When Renting A Family Vacation Home

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Planning a family vacation and looking to rent a house?  This is a little different than staying at a hotel.  Most (if not all) vacation rental homes will come fully furnished with everything you need such as pots and pans and bedding.  You might want to bring your own pillows, and definitely will have to go food shopping.  Vacationing at a rental home can create some great memories!  Here are a few ideas on where to look. What to Consider Before Booking Your Family Vacation Package What To Consider When Renting A Family Vacation … [Read more...]

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Best Summer Family Travel Destinations for Hikers

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If you are looking for some great hiking spots to take your family to in the US, you have come to the right place!  There are so many amazing and different family travel destinations for hikers, and they will love to see something new and exciting.  Maybe you are looking for a different kind of family vacation than you are used to, hiking offers a way to bond and get some exercise while seeing some sights you wouldn’t see if you chose to stay at sea level.  Below is a list of different hiking areas in the US for you and your family to try … [Read more...]

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Family Vacation Vs. Staycation: Making the Most of Your Time Off

Whether you're planning a family vacation away or thinking about relaxing close to home with a staycation, check out these tips to make the most of it.

Whether you're planning an exotic family vacation or just taking some time off to relax at home during Spring Break, everyone deserves a little rest and relaxation, right? Let's be honest, this winter has been INSANE! Between the Arctic temperatures, the weekly storms and the worst cold & flu season in years, we're all a little frazzled. I know I can't wait to take a break from everything and just have some fun! So how do you make the most of your time off? Check out some great family vacation versus staycation tips from our friends at … [Read more...]

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5 Cheapest Summer Family Travel Destinations in the US

Traveling on a budget but still want a great family vacation? Check out the five cheapest family travel destinations in the US that don't scrimp on fun!

Want to go on a family vacation, but don’t want to spend a ton of money? Although family vacations can definitely get pricey, careful planning and the right destination can help lighten the financial burden. Here are five cheap travel destinations that are perfect for a budget-friendly vacation. What to Consider Before Booking Your Family Vacation Package Cheapest Places in the US for your Family Vacation Myrtle Beach Ready for some fun in the sun? Then you need to plan your family vacation to Myrtle Beach. With the popularity of … [Read more...]

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