Tips & Documents Archives - My Family Travels
Teens and group leader
Article
How To Volunteer On Vacation

Choosing to volunteer on vacation with so many options available can be a daunting task. This is especially true for families and teens...

Read More    3 min read

Family waiting on airport floor.
Article
Air Travel Tips To Ease Family Vacation Hassles

Study these air travel tips because travel by plane, car, train or boat has never been as challenging for families. Plan for under-staffing and over-waiting at every part of your...

Read More    4 min read

Husky dog sits on hotel room balcony overlooking Whistler Village in British Columbia, Canada.
Article
Pet-Friendly Ski And Snowsports Resorts

Many dog-loving, pet-friendly ski and snowsports resorts are ready when you want to hit the slopes. Since the pandemic, when pet ownership rose to new heights around the world,...

Read More    4 min read

field of Christmas trees
Article
Real Christmas Tree Farms: Where and How to Harvest Your Own Tree

Family excursions make the holidays, so why not take the kids to harvest your own tree at a real Christmas tree farm? We make it easy with this guide to the...

Read More    5 min read

Snoopy, the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade balloon.
Article
Where To Watch New York’s Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

Putting the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City on this year's itinerary? Your family deserves a ringside seat. This amazing spectacle is outdoors, in person and even...

Read More    4 min read

Dad and son watching holiday windows at Macy's Herald Square.
Article
Top Holiday Lights Celebrations Across America

We love the holiday season — the decorations, starry lights, religious displays and multicultural celebrations that light up cities and towns everywhere from November to January.

Read More    22 min read

Firefighter battles wildfire in field.
Article
Travel Insurance For Families

We love family travel insurance and won't leave home without it. Since the very first holiday spent battling storms and re-booking missed flights (at great expense), our family...

Read More    7 min read

Photographer in silhouette taking a picture of the mountains at dusk.
Article
Insider Tips on Taking the Best Photos on Your Vacation

Here are 10 helpful suggestions from travel writers and photographers for taking the best photos on your next vacation. The...

Read More    5 min read

The coastline of Shanghai, China with the round Oriental Pearl Radio and TV Tower among the skyscrapers of the skyline.
Article
4 Surprising Reasons You Must Visit Shanghai, China

Shanghai, China's largest metropolis, exists in a contradiction. One half of this major megalopolis is wealthy and attractive, while the other half is old and rustic. That contradiction...

Read More    4 min read