Daily Travel Tips
Weekly Column
Eileens Blog
Travel Diary
In the Media

Featured Savings


Daily Tips

NY Hotel Offers Babymoon Package for Expecting Moms

Apr 27, 2014
The W Hotels of New York have teamed up with pregnancy expert Julia Beck to offer expecting moms the ultimate Babymoon package. Available through October 31

Eileen's Favorites


Calendar of Events

Get out there and have some fun! See family friendly events happening all over the nation in our Calendar of Events.


Passports with Purpose





Tip of the Day

Your travel tip of the day. Search family vacation ideas and unique vacation ideas for inspiration while planning your next family trip.

Waikoloa Beach Marriott in Hawaii offering special rates


The oceanfront Waikoloa Beach Marriott Resort & Spa is offering an exciting $179 nightly rate, making is a good bet for your next vacation to Hawaii. Rich with tradition and cultural heritage, plus a panoramic ocean view of ‘Anaeho’omalu Bay and the Pacific, guests enjoy perks more
Tip of the Day | , , , , | comments


Families learn all about genome at the Smithsonian


The Smithsonian’s Museum of Natural History, the world’s largest museum and research complex, has partnered with the National Human Genome Research Institute to open “Genome: Unlocking Life’s Code.” The multimedia exhibit uses 3-D models, custom animation and engaging videos of real-life stories to teach the entire family more
Tip of the Day | , , , , | comments


Special Pelican kids program at Turks and Caicos resort


Deciding between going on vacation or sending the kids to camp? Worry no more! The Alexandra Resort, located on Turks and Caicos’ world-famous Grace Bay Beach offers guests their Pelican Kids’ Club, summer camp program. more
Tip of the Day | , , , , | comments


Special family fireworks viewing cruises in SF Bay tonight


Happy July Fourth! If you’re in the San Francisco area, chances are you’re looking forward to the City’s annual Fourth of July Fireworks show on the Bay. The Historic Red and White Fleet is featuring specialty viewing cruises on its historic ferries in Fisherman’s Wharf. more
Tip of the Day | , , , | comments


Special perks for families on “More Days” at Embassy Suites


Embassy Suites Hotels has partnered with the Association of Children’s Museums to create the 300% MORE pledge, creating special opportunities for families to learn and discover during their vacations this summer. more
Tip of the Day | , , , | comments


Big display of LEGO bricks at Louisville Slugger Museum


The themed baseball show, Big Leagues, Little Bricks, at the Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory features 222,180 LEGO bricks built into stadium replicas (including the historic Wrigley’s Field!), player portraits and more. more
Tip of the Day | , , , , | comments


Steep discounts on Wyndham Vacation Rentals in July


In celebration of National Vacation Rental Month this July, Wyndham Vacation Rentals is offering steep discounts of up to 35 percent off their nationwide properties – popular beach, mountain and theme park destinations included. more
Tip of the Day | , , , | comments


Free attractions for families on next visit to Madison WI


Madison, WI has some great (and free!) attractions for your next trip. The Madison Museum of Contemporary Art (MMoCA) offers 51,000 square feet of displayed modern art, as well as rooftop sculpture garden. more
Tip of the Day | , , , , | comments


Site offers coupon clippers deals on land, sea and air


CouponChad.com is a nationwide online coupon website, offering deals for travel by air, land and sea this summer. The website team of deal experts personally check every coupon code daily so users are left with the best and most reliable codes. more
Tip of the Day | , , , | comments


Philadelphia offering fresh face on history this summer


Philadelphia, PA is renovating and renewing this summer! After 18-month revitalization, the new Benjamin Franklin Museum in Franklin Court, the site of Franklin’s private residence, opens this summer, featuring personal artifacts, computer animations and interactive displays covering his life in the city. more
Tip of the Day | , , , , , | comments





Connect

Facebook Twitter YouTube Follow us with RSS

Family Travel Guides for Every Season

eNewsletter Archives

Taking the Kids publishes two e-newsletters per month, filled with information and advice for families traveling with children as well as tips on destinations and special travel offers from sponsors.





Find your hotel at the best price
Compare booking sites with trivago!

Follow us on Twitter



Recent Comments:

  • Jamie: Thanks for sharing!
  • jeremiah740: This is great! Thanks for sharing, Eileen. I’m always searching for family travel tips, but tips from the kids? That’s a first for me! A...
  • Susan Symko: Would like to cruise first part of August with three teenagers, 14,16,18. Not a carnival cruise and not a carribean cruise. What are our options?
  • Arleen: I was just wondering about the water system in Riviera Maya. We have a vacation booked and am a little worried with drinking the water with children.
  • Shannon: Our family of 4 (including 2 smaller children) went to Cancun a couple years ago and went here (such a blast); http://www.xplor.travel/
  • Michelle: Can you recommend places to stay in Cancun and things to do? Thanks!
  • Sofia: Oh my god, I don’t like the sound of baby flying through the airplane cabin, thankfully though he/she’s not hurt. This is one of the reasons...