Welcome to The Family Vacationist, the e-newsletter from FamilyTravelForum.com. To celebrate the spring break season and the 49th annual Earth Day (April 22), we're featuring genuine eco-tourism destinations in Ohio, Grenada, Oregon and more. For a passionate blog about meeting one of the environment's top advocates, primatologist Jane Goodall, on a Mount Kilimanjaro climb, please read more...
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BUCKET LIST: REMEMBER "BURN ON"?
Randy Newman's ode to the 1969 pollution-fueled Cuyahoga River fire underscores how "clean" this Ohio national park has become. Learn More
ESCAPE: HIGH DESERT ADVENTURES
From the hipster town of Bend, hike, bike, circle Crater Lake and marvel at the vistas of Oregon's pine forests and Mt. Bachelor. Learn More
TRENDS: ECOLODGES FOR THE FAMILY
Today, 87% of travelers prefer to go green, traveling sustainably and opting for classic ecolodges in the world's remote places. Learn More
Eileen Ogintz of Taking the Kids gives us a preview of the major museum exhibits heading into summer because you'll find something -- from bread baking to baseball history -- to learn together.