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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.
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L.A. Family Travel has lots of great international, domestic, weekend and day trip ideas from Los Angeles. However, our itineraries can be used for families everywhere.

But. Traveling with children can be tough. Our writers share tips on survival as well. Look for new stories on Tuesdays (or Wednesdays) and Fridays (or Saturdays! We are juggling kids after all!)  Many Friday stories come with videos from our YouTube channel!

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Easy Healthy Road Trip Cookie Recipe

Imagine your next family road trip: your destination is hours away, the kids are bored, and suddenly you look at your family and say, “Who wants cookies?” You’ll be the hero of the trip when you hand out these scrumptious snacks. And better yet, they’re filled with...

Romantic Tennessee Getaway to a Terralodge Treehouse

  Tucked away in the green forests of Tennessee, off a rural road that winds past farms and ponds, we found a beautiful place to relax and escape from the busy pace of city life. “It’s perfect,” I said to my husband. “Absolutely perfect.” The peaceful...

6 Unforgettable Festivals In Autumn Around The US

  Summer is quickly fading and before we know it, the air will be filled with the sweet smells of pumpkin spice and apple cider donuts. Main streets will quickly transform into autumn scenes full of scarecrows and giant pumpkins, and our little ones will be busy...

7 Essential Things You Must Know Before Going On A National Park Vacation

  With so many people clamoring to see the most beautiful parts of the United States, coordinating a trip to America’s national parks can feel as complicated as planning a trip to Disney. Visiting national parks became everyone’s favorite pastime during the...

5 Ways To Keep Your Kids From Killing Each Other (Or You!) On Vacation

  When traveling with kids, it’s easy to create high expectations for how the trip will go. You picture strolling through a new city with your child in awe over all the beautiful things they see. You painstakingly plan adventures that are a perfect fit for your...

9 Unforgettable Things To Do On Mackinac Island For Family Summer Fun

  Imagine stepping off a ferry and not hearing the sounds of cars, motorcycles, or worries. It’s just you and your family and the gentle sound of waves folding onto the sand. Mackinac Island is that place where problems are prohibited, and summer-time nostalgia...

10 Best California Ghost Towns To Visit This Summer

  Houses abandoned overnight, clothes left on hangers, meals interrupted and never finished — no, this isn’t the setting of a post-apocalyptic movie, but the reality of how many of California’s more than 3,800 ghost towns were deserted and left to rot. Creeped...

8 Ways to Raise Kids Who LOVE Museums!

  Do you dream of family vacations filled with visits to the Louvre,  the Metropolitan Museum of Art, or the American Museum of Natural History? If you want to have a museum-savvy family but worry certain family members won’t be up for “learning experiences”...

Why the Disney Wish Cruise Is a Teen’s Dream Come True

  Anyone who’s met a tween or teen knows they're notoriously hard to please – especially when they’re “forced" to leave their friends to go on a family vacation. Of course, theme parks are a logical choice for families with older kids (because coasters), but many...

Must Have Outdoor Gear for People Who Love The Planet

  If only we could wrap ourselves in the sunshine, forests and oceans that make up the great outdoors. Jump in and splash the brilliant colors of mother nature all over our senses, inhale everything green and heart-stoppingly beautiful. Those of us with a passion...

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