Grand Cayman Cruise Excursions To Book

It's no secret that Grand Cayman is one of my favorite places on Earth. We've been there three times - on family vacations and on cruise stops. Seven Mile Beach is absolutely stunning, but there are also lots of fantastic things to do with kids. If you are only there for a day on a cruise stop, you'll need to decide which ... Read More...

Best Family Resorts To Visit This Year

I received media or complimentary rates at some of these hotels, and this post contains affiliate links. Are you looking for hotels for your spring break vacation, or another family vacation? There are so many fantastic options, but we definitely have our favorites, based upon experience. You'll notice that many of these are ... Read More...

A Review of the Millennium Bostonian Hotel

Living in the Boston suburbs, we don't often get the opportunity to stay in Boston hotels. Over the Christmas break, we decided to do a New England family road trip, and spent one night at the Millennium Bostonian Hotel, a boutique hotel located in the most perfect location - right across from the world-famous Faneuil Hall. We ... Read More...

Review of the Westin Portland Harborview in Portland, Maine

Despite living in New England for almost my entire life, I'd never ventured north to the bustling, artsy city of Portland, Maine. During the recent holiday break we enjoyed a two-day stay at the Westin Portland Harborview Hotel, located in the Arts District in Portland, Maine. Review of the Westin Portland Maine The Westin ... Read More...

Review of the Study at Yale

The city of New Haven, CT is most famous for being the home of Yale University, and the city is very obviously a college town. When parents of Yale students visit, many of them stay at the Study at Yale, a luxury boutique hotel located on Chapel Street, adjacent to the university. As you walk into the Study at Yale, ... Read More...

A Review of the Westin Crown Center Kansas City

Given the choice of hotel chains for my business trips, I'll usually choose a Westin. Their Heavenly Bed and Heavenly Bath make for such a relaxing stay. Last month, as part of the TMS Family Travel Conference, I stayed at the Westin Crown Center Kansas City, which is a great hotel for a Kansas City family vacation. The ... Read More...

The Disney Fantasy’s Western Caribbean Itinerary

Last month, we headed out on our big annual family vacation - a Disney cruise. Since we took the 7-day Eastern Caribbean itinerary last year, we decided to book the 7-day Western Caribbean itinerary this year. The ship made stops at Cozumel, Grand Cayman, Falmouth (Jamaica), and Castaway Cay (Disney's private island in the ... Read More...

Atlantis Bahamas on a Budget

Contains affiliate links. After visiting the gorgeous Atlantis Hotel Bahamas in Paradise Island last month, I know that it's a great place for families to visit. There's so much to do, from the world-famous water park to the beautiful, serene beaches. It may be a cliche, but it's true that there really isn't something for ... Read More...

The West Bay Club Turks and Caicos With Kids

Traveling from Boston to a Caribbean island typically involves a very early flight and a connection - making for a long day. Our trip to Turks and Caicos was no exception. After a 4am wakeup, we flew to New York's JFK airport for a three-hour layover before flying to Providenciales. Luckily, our destination, the West Bay Club, ... Read More...

Atlantis Resort – Bahamas With Kids

The Bahamas, a chain of islands made up of over 700 islands and cays, is one of the more popular tourist destinations in the Caribbean. Nassau, the capital city of the Bahamas, is also its largest city, and it connects to the small island of Paradise Island via two bridges. Emerging from the Paradise Island like the mythical ... Read More...