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Fun Things To Do for Parents, Kids and Dogs in CA Wine Country

  While we’re not lush­es, my hus­band and I are big wine enthu­si­asts.  What’s not to love? Art and sci­ence dis­tilled into com­plex fla­vors in every glass. We love vis­it­ing Cal­i­for­nia Wine Coun­try, not just because of the wine, but also because of the beauty,…

A Weekend at Ohio’s Kalahari Indoor Waterpark

  When you think of “Ohio” and “win­ter,” you think “relax­ing by the pool,” right? Nice, warm, sun­ny days? No? Well I did­n’t either until last year.        My dad runs an extreme­ly busy out­door-cen­tered busi­ness, so one of the best times of the year…

The Best Things to Do in St. Louis with Kids

  On one mem­o­rable fam­i­ly vaca­tion, our kids loved a cer­tain des­ti­na­tion so much that they asked if we could move there. Was it Dis­ney­land? Eng­land? The beach? Nope. It was St. Louis, Mis­souri (They were joking…I think.). There are so many fun things to do in…

Paradise Road: A Family Mountain Escape

  There is no recep­tion in Par­adise or on most of Par­adise road rather. Because of that, Par­adise Road is a great place for a tech-free Los Ange­les fam­i­ly week­end get­away or day trip. Or, ditch the kids and take a roman­tic retreat away from the city. Either way,…

Best Places to Eat in Ohio With Kids

  Ohio, in the food­ie world, is best known for its Choco­late Peanut But­ter can­dies called Buck­eyes. These are named after the state nut — which is poi­so­nous, by the way. We do, how­ev­er, have a lot more food to offer!  If you’re vis­it­ing Ohio, even if you’re just…

Amsterdam With Kids? 7 Fun Things You Must Do

    Ams­ter­dam has a bit of a rep­u­ta­tion. When many peo­ple in the U.S. think Ams­ter­dam, they think Red Light Dis­trict, illic­it sub­stances, and X‑rated shops.  Not exact­ly what you’d look for in a fam­i­ly-friend­ly vaca­tion des­ti­na­tion.  My hus­band and I had…

A Guide to Family Friendly Columbus

  Colum­bus, Ohio is home to so much more than Jack Han­na’s Award-Win­ning Zoo and Ohio State Foot­ball. Fun things to do in Colum­bus, OH include food, fes­ti­vals and even a boozy riv­er!    Colum­bus lies in the cen­ter of Ohio. Colum­bus is sur­round­ed by suburbs,…

The Top 7 Space Destinations for Families

  Most kids act like space cadets at some point, but some have caught the space craze. After all, kids love sto­ries about space. Over the last few months, my boys have eager­ly watched cov­er­age of rock­et launch­es and space­ship tests. For kids, astro­nauts heading…

7 Can’t Miss Tips For Your Family African Safari

For our hon­ey­moon, years back, we had decid­ed to knock Safari in the Serengeti off our buck­et lists.  It was a whirl­wind two weeks, a day in Kil­i­man­jaro, four days in the Serengeti, a week in Zanz­ibar, the best places to see ani­mals (lions!) on an African Safari.…

5 Best Things To Do On A Family Vacation To The Smoky Mountains

Between Ten­nessee and North Car­oli­na, lies a vaca­tion par­adise tucked between fog­gy moun­tains and old-growth forests. From hon­ey­moon retreats to kid-friend­ly cab­in rentals, gen­er­a­tions of our fam­i­ly have enjoyed the gor­geous scenery and count­less things to do with…

L.A. Fam­i­ly Trav­el arti­cles help South­ern Cal­i­for­nia fam­i­lies plan their best fam­i­ly trips. You want your fam­i­ly vaca­tion mem­o­ries to be the high­lights of their child­hood. Our arti­cles are guides to make that happen.

L.A. Fam­i­ly Trav­el has lots of great inter­na­tion­al, nation­al, week­end and day trip ideas from Los Ange­les. How­ev­er, our itin­er­aries can be used for fam­i­lies every­where. We are your one stop shop to plan and book your per­fect fam­i­ly trip.

But. Trav­el­ing with chil­dren can be tough. Our writ­ers share tips on sur­vival as well. Look for new sto­ries on Tues­days and Fri­days.  Many Fri­day sto­ries come with videos from our YouTube chan­nel!

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