North America Archives | Page 17 of 150 | My Family Travels
Article
Wellness and Relaxation Come Naturally at Amelia Island Plantation

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 since October...

Read More    4 min read

Article
Oahu, Hawaii Hotels and Resorts

Home to Honolulu, Waikiki Beach, Pearl Harbor and the world's most famous surfing culture, the island of O'ahu is rich with natural beauty and history. Families will find it safe and convenient to navigate downtown and the beach area's malls, restaurants and nightlife by shuttle or ride-share. There's a huge variety of traditional family-welcoming resorts, rental condos, airbnb's...

Read More    5 min read

Article
Giddyup for Upscale, Cowboy Living at Westgate River Ranch Rodeo

Westgate River Ranch Rodeo will change everything you thought you knew about Florida and its amusement park haven around Orlando and Winter Haven. The upscale ranch beckons family travelers looking for a more upscale experience than the usual camping and cabin grounds with livestock...

Read More    4 min read

Article
At Family Travel Forum, Teen Travel Bloggers Earn Scholarships For College

Media Alert: FTF Awards Scholarships of up to $1,000 to Teen Writers for their Stories Students Earn College Grants for their Writing on Travel Experiences (New York, NY- May 1, 2017) Calling all teen travel writers! This year Family Travel Forum, the award winning vacation planning resource for travel with kids, announces its 11th annual Teen...

Read More    3 min read

Article
A Family Reunion On Lake Powell, Arizona

This is the story of my family reunion aboard a houseboat on Lake Powell, and the power of natural beauty to keep us all entertained in Arizona's Glen Canyon National Recreation Area. Back in the early 1960s, my father and his friends took off by private plane to satisfy their curiosity about the progress of Lake Powell. Construction of the Glen Canyon Dam...

Read More    8 min read

Article
Virginia Beach, Virginia Hotels And Resorts

Summer planning? Editors' reviews of some great hotels for the whole family at Virginia Beach, one of America's most popular yet affordable beach resorts. Whether your family is looking for a simple motel with a standard bedroom, a fancy hotel that has housed Presidents, or a luxury resort with a family feel, Virginia Beach has it all. The oceanfront boardwalk has been cleaned up and the...

Read More    4 min read

Article
Secure Tourism Summit Reveals What’s Next in Airport Security

The first Secure Tourism Summit was held in New York City on April 9,2017. It was sponsored by the industry trade organization, US Travel Association and, while many of the topics discussed were directed to large organizations, a few concepts were quite apt for family travelers. Starting with the numbers, the United...

Read More    3 min read

Article
Specialty Sleepaway Camps for Insta-Stars

Have an unusual kid between the ages of 8 and 16 who hould be the next Insta-star? has unusual interests? Don't we all? Well, there's now an unusual sleep away camp with short (1 or 2-week) sessions in a beautiful location that is made for them. Not only does this camp offer a wide variety of highly photogenic activities to choose from, it's also located near

Read More    2 min read

Article
Lake Arrowhead Resort, Lake Arrowhead, California

Lake Arrowhead, at an elevation of more than 5,200 feet in the San Bernardino National Forest, has attracted generations of southern California families with its cool climate, mountain breezes and pristine lake. The original, circa 1923 Arlington Mountain Lodge, known for its beamed ceiling and granite fireplace, has evolved into the multi-purpose Lake Arrowhead Resort and Spa, part of Marriott's...

Read More    4 min read

Article
Mt. Washington Cog Railway to Build Summit Hotel – True or False?

"At age 147, the only cog railway in America east of the Rocky Mountains is getting a makeover." That statement was made in January 2017 based on news we received about one of our favorite tourist attractions, the Mount Washington Cog Railway in New Hampshire. Since then, we received comments from Chris Magness representing a non-profit environmental group,

Read More    3 min read