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Everything the family planner needs to know about the top Family Vacation Activities at destinations around the world, whether you're interested in family cruises, road trips, hotel kids clubs, great but cheap vacations and weekend getaways or short breaks.

  • We all have sacred family traditions from our childhood that we still hold dear today. I bet for a lot of us, one of the most magical childhood vacations we think about is Disneyland. The rides, the characters we loved so much, the treats Mom and Dad made special exceptions to buy, and the endless...

  • At the TMS Family Travel conference held on Amelia Island, I experienced how one man’s passion for the culinary arts can convey an aura of wellness over an entire resort. That passion belongs to executive chef Daven Wardynski, who has led the culinary team at Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort...

  • Cologne is known for Carnival, Berlin has its Film Festival, and Munich -- celebrating the 500th anniversary of Germany's Beer Purity Law -- may be the epicenter of Oktoberfest. Surely, though, those three cities aren’t the only worthy hosts of internationally celebrated events. Of all of Germany's...

  • The Disney Magic lives up to its name. My Daughter Daelyn and I had the opportunity to experience a little bit of the Disney Magic cruise ship while it was at port in New York City. During the time between arrival and the next departure, we were able to experience what fun, food and entertainment...

  • A prominent member of the European Union Parliament is proposing that every 18-year-old receive a free trans-Europe train pass so they can get to know Europe better. Let's help this idea go viral. Manfred Weber is Chairman of the EPP Group in the EU Parliament, and the youngest-ever group leader...

  • Since summer is the most expensive time to visit Europe, we're sharing the euro-saving tips we learned from our own recent adventure. And, with the strong exchange rate, drop in tourism due to several factors, and bargains we've uncovered in our summer vacation roundup, you can find some good...

  • I was just another hard-working, pregnant woman looking for a vacation when I booked a Bahamas cruise. Scheduled for this month, our Royal Caribbean cruise with another couple was sailing from the Port of Miami to the Bahamas. After learning about the spread of the Zika virus to other parts of...

  • In the last six months, the value of the Mexican peso against the U.S. dollar has decreased about 15%, making Mexico vacations more affordable than ever. New direct flights from Southwest have added to the airlift, which means airfares are lower, too. We’ll use Puerto Vallarta, a beach town we know...

  • Europe is not only full of fantastic old buildings, churches, and museums but is also full of many places where every child, and every adult who’s a kid inside, can have the best time of their lives. Don’t trust me? Well then, let’s head to the list of five must-see-for-kids places in Europe...

  • When we spin our vacation-planning globe to a beach resort like Puerto Vallarta, we start searching hotels and flights to see what time of year prices drop. For the Pacific coast of Mexico -- popular year round –- that happens to be fall, when the weather’s great and the crowds are gone. Parents...

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