Family & Fun Travel

By Beth Blecherman | Family and fun travel adventures

I've Been to 100 Caribbean Islands—This Is the One I Always Recommend

The Caribbean is synonymous with idyllic white-sand beaches and azure water, but for traveler and journalist Ashlan Cousteau, that's just one of the …

Caribbean

4 Under-the-Radar Countries Where You Can Retire for Cheap

<i>This article originally appeared on Money</i><p>Travel tops the bucket list for many retirees. But what if your wanderlust is of the more permanent …

Retirement

This is the New Hottest Beach Destination in Europe

From the craggy English seashore to the sun-kissed beaches of Croatia, Europe has some pretty stellar coastline. But where, exactly, is the absolute …

Travel Industry

I've Been to Italy 12 Times—These Spots Are Straight Out of a Fairy Tale

You'd be forgiven for thinking Natalie Obradovich is permanently on vacation. The blonde perennially tanned travel photographer seems to spend more …

Italy

A Library Card Will Get You Into the Guggenheim (and 32 Other Places)

Do you have a New York City library card? If so, you can now go to the Whitney Museum, the Guggenheim and 31 other prominent New York cultural institutions for free.<p>These institutions, which also include the Brooklyn Museum, the Brooklyn Botanic Garden and MoMA PS1, have partnered with the New York …

Museums

Where to stop with kids on the way to Tahoe

Tahoe is a popular Bay Area vacation, however, a trip up North may seem daunting with little ones. Thanks to our Facebook group, we've rounded up …

Tahoe

The 9 Best Boutique Hotels to Book in Paris in 2018

Ah, Paris. The beautiful City of Love's siren call is heard not only by honeymooners, but families, friends, fashionistas and foodies the world …

France

The most beautiful vacation spot in every state

1/<p>ALABAMA: Little River Canyon<p>Rob Hainer/Shutterstock<p>The Little River Canyon provides gorgeous views as well as recreational activities for visitors, …

National Parks

The 10 Best Island Getaways in National Parks

Travel<p>When you need to cross the water to get away from it all, head off to these beautiful retreats across America.<p>Solitude, romance, adventure, excitement—all these words and more come to mind when travelers think of island getaways. The National Park System encompasses hundreds of islands, some …

National Parks

Little Tips To Know When Is The Best Time To Visit Bali !

July 9, 2018<p>Bali is an Indonesian island between Java and Lombok , only eight degrees south of the equator which means tropical weather year-round. …

Bali

One And Only Barcelona-5 splendid places to visit without spending money

July 8, 2018<p><i>Have you ever dreamed of taking a trip to Barcelona, but then when the cost of everything hits you, you immediately forget about it. Well</i> …

Barcelona

Top Five Western U.S. Campsites

I’ve spent the last five months of my life traveling out of my camper full time, searching the Western half of the United States for the best …

Hiking

Top Tourist Attractions and Things to do in Brussels (Belgium)

<b>The Grand Place</b><p>The Grand Place sits right in the heart of the Old Town of Brussels. Answering your thoughts on what to do in Brussels, this place …

European Travel

15 Tips For Your First Trip To Paris

<b>Learn key words and phrases before you go.</b> Duolingo is a great free app that can familiarize you with French. You can also download Rosetta Stone or …

France

National parks where you can find solitude in summer

America’s most popular national parks receive more than 100,000 visitors a month during summer. But other parks fly under the radar.<p>Visitors to lesser-known parks can enjoy uncrowded scenic areas, unpressured ranger interactions and may be able to camp without a reservation. These parks are more …

National Parks

The Best Hikes in Hawaii

1 of 10<p>Leahi (Diamond Head)<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 10<p>Kaena Point<p>3 of 10<p>Kaiwa Ridge/Lanikai Pillbox<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 10<p>Sliding Sands to Halemauu, Haleakala …

National Parks

16 of the world's most relaxing places

<b>(CNN) —</b> The relentless pace of modern life means we all need a breather now and then.<p>But that doesn't have to mean splashing out on a luxury spa or travel to the Himalayas for a weeklong retreat.<p>From city parks to airplane apartments and temples, here's our pick of 16 of the most relaxing places in …

Costa Rica

Step up: eight epic hikes of the world

Hiking is about more than exercise, pleasant scenery or getting from A to B; putting one foot in front of the other for hours, days or even weeks on end creates a special sense of connection to a place.<p>Lonely Planet’s new book, <i>Epic Hikes of the World</i>, contains 50 of the best routes suggested by our …

Hiking

Best Spots to Live that Beach Bum Lifestyle

Lying in the sun all day drinking margaritas (or whatever your fruity frozen drink of choice) sounds like absolute paradise. There are so many great …

Northern Lights

8 Top-Rated Hiking Trails near South Lake Tahoe

On the shores and mountains that ring the sparkling blue waters and turquoise bays of Lake Tahoe, hiking trails lead to peaks, waterfalls, inland …

Hiking

Best Places In The South Of France You Never Thought To Visit

<i>If you’re wondering where to go in the South of France, don’t look any further. Here are my top suggestions to create the perfect travel itinerary in</i> …

European Travel

Top 10 Most Beautiful Places in South Italy

<b>Maratea</b><p>Maratea is a town located at a rocky Mediterranean coast. It is considered to have a magnificent position and that is why it wash a ritzy …

Italy

How to Take the Ultimate California Road Trip

Here's what it's really like to live the #vanlife.<p>This spring, inspired by a mix of real longing and Instagram-fueled nostalgia, I found myself …

RVs

Skip Big Sur—These Underrated Summer Road Trips Are Worth the Mileage

The pull of the open road is strong in summer months when all you want to do is skip town and drive through beautiful landscapes with the windows …

Hiking

Top 10 Road Trip Routes in the Northeastern US

There's no better region than the Northeast when you're longing to get behind the wheel or rev up your motorcycle. Roads in New York and the New …

Top 10

Dreamy Portugal

Dreamy Portugal: Magical Algarve Beaches to See Looking for a good destination for your next vacation? If you have not been to Portugal yet, you are …

European Travel

These are 10 of the best rated travel experiences in the world

According to people who have actually done them.<p><b>From climbing the iconic Sydney bridge to witnessing the magic of Canada's Niagra Falls, our bucket lists are continuously expanding.</b><p>With so much to see, do and enjoy across the world, it's tricky to know where to start and which world experiences are</i> …

Travel

New California redwood park larger than Muir Woods created on Sonoma Coast

<i>CLICK HERE if you are having a problem viewing the photos or video on a mobile device</i><p>STEWARTS POINT — For more than a century, Muir Woods National …

Forests

9 life-changing wellness vacations you can book for under $1,000

A mind-blowing trip to Ubud, Bali (or these seven other dreamy wellness destinations) is <i>definitely</i> worth adding to your travel bucket list. But the …

Yoga