At "The Family Vacationist," we calculate it's about halfway through summer and many of you are hoping to fit in another vacation before school starts. We feel your pain; last-minute planning is such a hassle. The good news is that many destinations are reducing rates and piling on the perks to motivate you. For 51 cool summer vacation ideas, please read more...
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BUCKET LIST: SUMMER FESTIVALS
If you've dreamed of attending an opera premiere -- or even a Mozart concert in his hometown -- this is your summer for the Salzburg Festival. Learn More
ESCAPE: SAIL AWAY
Families interested in off-the-grid, authentic adventures can join the crew of a restored Windjammer to sail the blue seas of Maine. Learn More
TRENDS: RESPECTING CULTURES
Disney's Aulani Resort on O'ahu carefully balances guest needs, traditional Hawaiian hospitality and genuine cultural immersion for all ages. Learn More
Eileen Ogintz from TakingtheKids.com visits the Riley Children’s Health Sports Legends Experience at The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis and discovers how they make fitness so much fun.