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Guide To Family Cruising Aboard Celebrity Cruises

Although Celebrity Cruises is known best as a luxury line -- and that implies adults -- it also offers a wide selection of family-friendly programming, suitable for passengers of all generations. Celebrity Cruises is a great pick for multi-generational cruisers, as it is generally known for hosting a mature and sophisticated crowd. They manage to keep a high level of elegance,...

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Family Guide To Disney Cruise Lines

Disney is the mother of all family-friendly cruise lines, and for passengers looking for quality youth programming, it's an obvious choice. In addition to abundant activities for young passengers, there are enough adult-centered entertainment options to keep grown-ups occupied as well. Check out our comprehensive guide to what Disney has to offer everyone aboard their fleet. Disney Cruise...

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Princess Cruises Offers Family Fun And Learning

The elegant and low-key Princess Cruises appeals to family cruise vacation planners with its interesting itineraries (especially to Alaska), flexible dining options, and kid-friendly programming such as outdoor movies. The cruise line has taken standard cruising and turned it into an educational and enriching experience for the entire family with programs like Discovery At Sea,...

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Miami, Florida Attractions

Miami, Florida is no longer a haven only for grandparents, but a very kid-friendly place, rich in cultural diversity and just plain fun. Perhaps it's the pervasive influence of the Latin culture with its multi-generational families, maybe it's the warm climate that encourages relaxation, or the fact that most of Miami's family attractions are built around the great outdoors, incorporating palm trees,...

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The Cape Cod Seashore Family Hotels And Resorts

The Massachusetts' shoreline beckons families with low-key family resorts in many price ranges, plus old-fashioned fun.Whether it's relaxation at a pampering or rustic resort, strolling a white-sand or rocky beach, or adventure on the high seas you're looking for, Massachusetts' Cape Cod peninsula has numerous family-oriented options from which to choose that can keep both parents and children...

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Guide To Family Cruising Aboard Carnival

Carnival Cruise Lines does a very good job of living up to its tag line of "Fun Ships" and, with Fun Ship 2.0 upgrades and a creative partnership with Dr. Seuss, they guarantee even more fun for all ages on the high seas. One of the world's largest cruise companies, there are 24 big vessels operating three to 18-day cruises that depart from 12 different US homeports, bringing a...

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Cheap Bus Travel Options: More Than A Chinatown Bus

Traveling along America’s East coast at the drop of a hat can be pretty easy and cheap, as long as there is a Chinatown nearby with Chinatown Buses.... So wrote student reporter Mary Kearl back in 2005, in the veritable Dark Ages of cheap, long distance bus travel. Today, the sky (or the highway) is the limit. What's new since our reporter rode Chinatown buses to visit her...

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Multigenerational Cruises Aboard Holland America Line

While undoubtedly a favorite cruise line of the more distinguished crowd, Holland America Line hosts 25,000 kids a year on its 15-ship fleet, and has been making an effort to appeal to this “new wave” of passengers.A perfect option for families seeking a multi-generational vacation experience, HAL reliably offers a more traditional and elegant atmosphere for older passengers....

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Cape Cod Fall Vacation Deal For Parents

While it’s hard to stretch those dollars during a summer visit to Cape Cod, the changing of the seasons brings some not-to-be-missed vacation deals for travelers wanting to take in the plunging rock formations, crystalline waters, and buttery lobster rolls off the southern coast of Massachusetts.  Now that the kids are back in school and the temperature has dropped, it’s a perfect...

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Infamous Party Town In Laos Faces Government Crack Down

In August 2012, the Lao government shut down more than 20 bars along the Nam Song River, sending the message to thrill-seeking tourists that the party may be ending soon in Vang Vieng.  An investigation led by health and safetly officials found the culprit establishments were serving alcoholic drinks laced with hallucinogenic drugs to tourists participating in inner-tube...

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How To Travel On A Gluten Free Diet

Gluten-free foods have become big business since the National Institutes of Health acknowledged that Celiac disease affects 1 in 133 Americans every year. Celiac disease and the symptoms experienced by the gluten-intolerant, however, can occur much more frequently if it runs in the family (as much as 1 in 22). While often referred to as a wheat or a gluten allergy, symptoms rarely, if ever,...

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Golden Arrow Lakeside Resort, Lake Placid, New York

Families and outdoor enthusiasts alike will enjoy the down-home feel and state of the art eco-friendly accommodations at Golden Arrow Lakeside Resort in Lake Placid, New York. The town of  Lake Placid, a longtime favorite of families and adventure vacationers alike, is the heart of Adirondack Park, the largest protected land in the United States with some...

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Lake Placid Eco Resort Hosts Family Farm Tour

Lake Placid, a scenic, mountainous getaway in upstate New York, has earned a world-renowned reputation as an athletic haven. Not surprisingly, the landscape of the Adirondack region is part of what attracts and defines both visitors and residents, whether it's the triathlete plugging up the unforgiving hills in preparation for the Ironman, or the farmer perfecting the alchemy of grass-turned-goat...

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Norwegian Cruise Line Adds New Family Programs To Fleet

Norwegian Cruise Line has launched two youth and teen programs, Splash Academy and Entourage, which debuted in February on the Norwegian Gem and will join the rest of fleet by August of 2012.   NCL was the first line to offer on-board programs for kids, and its signature freestyle cruising has made it an attractive...

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See Michael Jackson Costumes On Your Family Vacation

Michael Jackson's former costume designers Dennis Thompkins and Michael Bush have released an extensive collection of his wardrobe to Julien's Auctions for the international tour, Icons & Idols.   So even though we will never see the King of Pop perform live again, his rhinestone glove lives on and may be coming to a city near you!   Here's a...

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Government Funded Summer Jobs For Young People

Eco-jobs in the great outdoors are now available for 20,000 Americans ages 15-25 this summer. Interested? Read on. Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Agriculture Tom Vilsack, and Chair of the White House Council on Environmental Quality Nancy Sutley announced summer work opportunities for more than 20,000 young people, ages 15-25, in national...

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Preview Of New Six Flags Thrill Ride SkyScreamer

The weather couldn't have been better on the morning of Thursday, May 17 for the inaugural run of Six Flags' newest ride, SkyScreamer, christened by 30 members of the American Coaster Enthusiasts (ACE) decked out in Elvis garb. With a name like that, I must admit, I was a little skeptical upon first sight. Oh...another swing ride, I thought...

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