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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.

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Unforgettable Family Trip to Harpers Ferry, West Virginia

  Thomas Jefferson described it as “worth the voyage across the Atlantic.” While he was referring to the fantastic view of the Potomac and Shenandoah Rivers from a large shale rock formation, the same could be said about the charming town of Harpers Ferry...

Top 8 Places To See Beautiful Fall Foliage in Acadia National Park With Kids

  Fall is the best time of year to visit New England’s pride and joy, Acadia National Park. It’s here you’ll find peak fall colors, picturesque hikes, scrumptious lobster rolls, and that ephemeral spookiness that only truly exists along the East Coast in the last...

Bordeaux With Kids? Yes, It’s Possible!

  Bordeaux with kids? Yes, it’s possible! While tasty red wine may be the first thing on your mind, this kid-friendly city has a lot to offer for family fun. Bordeaux is a large city on the West Coast of France that was physically untouched by the Second World...

Five Best Places In Fall To Visit in Vermont With Kids

  Vermont is one of the smallest states in the country, but for our family, it has one of the biggest places in our hearts. While we love to plan our family travel there year-round, fall is by far the best time to experience the natural wonder of this gorgeous...

27 Best Fall Vacations in the US

  Fall in Los Angeles these days is a bunch of crispy lawns as the lingering drought chokes off our water supply. This isn't something we want as our kids' only memory of the fall season. We want to share the beauty of every part of every season as often as...

8 Incredible Fall Getaways in California for Families

  Fall is without a doubt the best season for a family getaway in California. The summer crowds are gone. The weather is warm, and the skies are clear. The fall colors are blazing from the top of the state to the bottom. And the apples are ripe for the plucking. ...

 A Family-Friendly Guide to Carlsbad Caverns National Park

  I’d often heard travelers gush over the towering cave formations and majestic beauty of Carlsbad Caverns, but I had to wonder: Is it worth the hype? On a recent summer road trip through the southwest, we visited the caverns and discovered that they live up to...

Unbelievable Presidio Tunnel Tops – The Nation’s Newest National Park

  Space is hard to come by in San Francisco. Prices are high. Land is scarce. You make do with what you’ve got. Sometimes it works, sometimes it doesn’t. So when I heard the newest national park space was being built on top of a busy SF highway tunnel, the...

Top 10 Things To Do With Kids In Bar Harbor, ME

  If Maine is the way life should be (as the state slogan states), does that mean our family is living it wrong when we aren’t there? To be honest, that’s how it feels, particularly in the summer months. To truly max out summer vibes, we need sun, spray, seafood,...

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...

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