Where to Go for Spring Break 2014

Where to go on spring break

Spring break is right around the corner, and if you haven't planned your spring break family vacation yet, now is the time! Since many schools' spring break vacations coincide with Easter this year, expect flights and hotels to be even more expensive than normal. Wondering where to go for spring break with children? Here are ... Read More...

Spring and Summer Deals at the San Diego Omni

Omni San Diego

Back in 2011, I traveled to the city of San Diego for the first time for BlogHer '11.  Although I'd heard about the fabulous, near-perfect San Diego weather, I really didn't know what the actual city would be like.  I was pleasantly surprised, and since then, have been wanting to find the right time to take my whole family ... Read More...

New Legoland Hotel Opening in Carlsbad, California

New Legoland Hotel

Like many kids, my son loves Legos. One of his favorite stops during our recent trip to Walt Disney World was the Lego store in Downtown Disney.  He can just sit with his blocks for hours, building things from pictures or his own mind.  So, I was definitely planning to take my two kids to one of the two Legolands in the US - ... Read More...

Brand-New Hilton Carlsbad Oceanfront Resort and Spa

family travel review - Carlsbad

  When I visited Carlsbad, CA in the spring of 2011 with the Hilton Garden Inn press trip, the hotel had a model version of a brand-new Hilton that would be opening right on the oceanfront.  That new hotel, the Hilton Carlsbad Oceanfront Resort and Spa, opened earlier this month. Featuring 215 guest rooms and suites, ... Read More...

Legoland Holiday Snow Package at the Park Hyatt Aviara

IMG_0511

I stayed at the Park Hyatt Aviara in Carlsbad, CA last month, and I loved it.  It is such a beautiful hotel, with a fabulous attentive staff.  If you are planning on visiting LEGOLAND California, consider the LEGOLAND Holiday Snow Package! From their press release, "Your LEGOLAND® holiday adventure waits at Park Hyatt ... Read More...

Say No To Snow at the Omni San Diego

Omni & PETCO Park.high-res jpeg

If you want to avoid the snow, San Diego is the place to do it. I was "trapped" in San Diego last month during that weird October snowstorm in the Northeast, and I can assure you that it's the perfect place to go to escape bad weather.  The Omni San Diego, located in the Gaslamp Quarter of San Diego, is offering a "Say No to ... Read More...

Review of the Park Hyatt Aviara in Carlsbad, CA

Park Hyatt Aviara Carlsbad

Carlsbad, California (and all of San Diego, for that matter), is one of the most kid-friendly destinations in the United States, with SeaWorld, LegoLand, and the San Diego Zoo just a short distance away.  There are many hotels in the San Diego area, but finding the right one can be challenging.  If you are looking for a luxury ... Read More...

Hilton San Diego Resort & Spa on Mission Bay Features SeaWorld Family Fun Package

Picture 051

The Hilton San Diego Resort & Spa is offering a SeaWorld Family Fun package for families traveling to San Diego. With a minimum two night stay, resort guests will receive a SeaWorld pass for each adult, a full American breakfast for two adults and two children, complimentary resort parking (a $28 per day value), and the ... Read More...

Family Vacation with The US Grant and and Sea World Sea Diego

A Signature Suit at The US Grant San Diego

I've traveled to the San Diego area several times in the past year - first to La Jolla for a Honda event, then to Carlsbad to the Hilton Garden Inn, and finally to downtown San Diego to the Marriott Marquis and Marina for BlogHer 2011.  I was so impressed with the city, as well as the suburbs, and can't wait to take my kids ... Read More...

Review of the Marriott Marquis and Marina in San Diego, California

The San Diego Marriott Marquis and Marina

In the past year, I've traveled to Carlsbad and La Jolla, both suburbs of San Diego, but I hadn't actually been to downtown San Diego.  This summer, when I attended BlogHer 2011, I had the chance to spend a few nights in San Diego at the Marriott Marquis and Marina, located adjacent to the San Diego Convention Center.  Although ... Read More...

Family Travel Tips, Deals, and Reviews delivered straight to your inbox!

Get the weekly scoop on how to take your family on amazing vacations without breaking the bank!