Eco-Tourism Archives - My Family Travels
Scary figure in clown outfit and yellow poncho walks with balloon at Scarywood, at Silverwood theme park in Idaho. Photo c. Visit Idaho.
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Fall Frights And Halloween Fun In Idaho

Shhh… even fans of “Twilight” may not realize how to find Halloween fun in Idaho. Did you know Idaho is the 14th largest state by land mass but has only...

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apples held in hands
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Apple Picking In New York: Farms To PYO And Enjoy

Late summer and early fall are perfect for apple picking in New York at metro area U-Pick farms. According to Lawnstarter.com, New York is #2 in the nation in the number of apple...

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The Pumpkin Trail at Headless Horseman in Ulster County. Photo c. Haunted America
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Upstate New York Halloween Getaways

Within a few hours of well-lit Manhattan, the dark dreary forests, fog-shrouded bogs and upstate New York Halloween haunts come to life for spooky autumn thrills. Explore the tranquil...

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Boat dock at Lake Mohonk with surrounding banks of changing leaves in autumn. Photo c. NY State Division of Tourism - I Love NY
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5 Places for Peak Fall Foliage in New York

What’s the best place and right time to catch peak fall foliage in New York State? We examined the state’s 55,000 square miles (not quite) and chose the best places for families...

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Three children playing in a pile of leaves near a tree
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Leaf Peeker’s Guide To America’s Fall Foliage

Fall foliage tours and affordable leaf peeping road trips are easy to plan if you use this How-To, Where-To Leaf Peeker's Guide with tips on the best places to see leaf colors...

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Apples on tree
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Apple Picking And Pick Your Own Pumpkins

Whether you're hungry or looking for a cheap staycation, apple and pumpkin picking U-Pick farms and local orchards are among

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Outdoor evening staging of "The Merry Wives of Windsor" at the Allen Elizabethan Theatre, Oregon Shakespeare Festival. Photo c. Travel Southern Oregon (2017)
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Grandparents’ Guide To Ashland, Oregon With Kids

Curtains up… Presenting a Grandparents’ Guide to Ashland, Oregon with Kids / when Shakespeare isn’t enuf. What...

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Autumn Adventures In A Corn Maze

Visit a farm with a huge corn maze the kids can puzzle on for a great autumn family getaway. At our favorite farms, the main attraction continues to be living cornstalks. It's...

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Chateau Frontenac on top of the Quebec City ramparts.
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Quebec City, Canada Attractions

Tour an 18th-century European old town, water parks, zoos, monuments and the river -- Quebec City attractions that are fun for families in all four seasons.

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