Weekend & Short Break

Take your kids on a wild West adventure to Custer State Park and come face to face with a herd of charging buffalo during the annual Buffalo Roundup. This Fall, the park will be holding its 48th annual Buffalo Roundup and its 19th annual Arts Festival. The fun begins on Friday, September 27,...

Thanks to the popular hotel review site, TripAdvisor, we have some fresh thoughts on how to avoid pickpockets, the bane of every traveler's existence. Well, some would say that airport security is the bane of every air traveler's existence, but pickpockets do affect families, too. Thanks to the...

If you have plans to explore the historical and political capital of Washington DC, this guide can help you make your trip a little more kid-friendly. Since the November 2008 elections, tourism has been booming in Washington, DC, thanks to the excitement surrounding the Obama administration. This...

It's not everyday that I actually take a wonderful opportunity to undertake something that is both unforgettable and amazing at the same time.  One instance I would mention as such an experience was the time I became a wrestling manager when I was still a sophomore at Sierra High School. It's...

Maybe it was the blind Black Lab who sauntered up to me, wagging his tail and barking, or the fresh-baked cheese cake cookies that were waiting on the dining table, but Cindy and Jimmy Patterson and their extended family of five horses sure know how to make a guest feel comfortable. Home Away...

­Families visiting Washington DC have a great new destination with lots of hotel choices, dining, shopping, recreation, and entertainment – all in one place. National Harbor (1-877-NATLHBR) is a still-evolving, urban waterfront community located along the scenic Potomac River in Prince George’s...

Hotel Palomar Washington DC has been recognized as one of the Top 10 Luxury Hotels in the U.S. by TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice for 2011, yet it's a family-welcoming place as well. On a recent visit, I found this trendy Dupont Circle boutique hotel had an "Art In Motion" slogan that actually...

Fresh ideas for teens and their folks who are visiting (or re-visiting) the capital of the United States. We recently explored our own backyard with13-year-old daughter Maddy and 12-year-old son Jamie, and found three museums of interest to older kids and teens, plus a great hotel:...

Family Travel Forum's contributing editors and their kids take time to sample the best family dining in DC and share their picks of the capital's family-friendly restaurants.Family Travel Forum's contributing editors and their kids take time to sample the best family dining in DC and share their...

FTF's guide ot the entertaining and educational attractions in our nation's capital. FTF's guide ot the entertaining and educational attractions in our nation's capital. For general information, contact the Washington DC Convention and Tourism Corporation at 800/422-8644. One of DC's unique perks...

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