Antonia Grant
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Antonia Grant is a life-long learner and avid traveler. She loves equipping families with the tools and confidence they need to travel together. That is a major reason she is part of our fantastic team at Families Love Travel! Antonia is also a strong believer in the beauty of multigenerational travel. Her main travel buddies are her husband and young daughter. They have been traveling as a family since her daughter was 7 months old, and internationally since 13 months old! She’s always seeking new adventures to write about and share.

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A mom and her young daughter stand together overlooking a scenic view of the traditional trulli of Alberobello.

10+ Exciting Things To Do In Puglia With Kids

By Antonia Grant / January 30, 2023

Puglia is a breathtakingly beautiful and unique region of southern Italy with a wide variety of things to see and do with kids! Located in the “heel” of the country’s boot, tucked between the Adriatic and Ionian Seas, it’s a hidden gem often overlooked by tourists. But this region has a lot to offer, especially for families! So next time you’re looking for a wonderful vacation destination in Italy, check out our list of the Best Things To Do In Puglia With Kids!

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A young girl looks out over the rooftops of the famous trulli of Alberobello.

9 Best Places To Visit In Puglia With Kids

By Antonia Grant / January 4, 2023

Puglia is a beautiful region in Italy with lots of family-friendly cities to impress kids of all ages! Tucked between the Adriatic and Ionian Seas in southern Italy, it’s where you’ll find rolling hills dotted with olive trees, centuries-old Trulli houses, and miles upon miles of sandy coastline. Not to mention, the food here is some of the best in Italy! While Puglia may not be as well known as other parts of Italy, it’s definitely worth a visit, especially with kids. Here’s our list of the Best Cities To Visit In Puglia With Kids!

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A Little Passports suitcase sits on a table, with a young girl behind it working on an activity.

A Travel Mom’s Honest Review of Little Passports

By Antonia Grant / October 19, 2022

Little Passports recently reached out asking if someone on the Families Love Travel team would be willing to receive and provide an honest review of their subscription boxes. As a traveling mom with an eight-year-old, I jumped at the chance to receive gifted World Edition and USA Edition kits! Based on these experiences and the recently gifted kits, here is my honest Little Passports review for travel families.

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A mom and her young daughter read a book together, while snuggled up in bed at the Staybridge Suites in Eau Claire.

Staybridge Suites Eau Claire – Altoona With Kids: A Travel Mom’s Review

By Antonia Grant / October 12, 2022

Eau Claire is a fantastic Wisconsin destination with kids! Located just 90 minutes from Minneapolis and St. Paul, Eau Claire is also less than 5 hours from Chicago. If you’re planning a family visit and wondering where to stay in Eau Claire with kids, this article outlines everything you need to know about staying at Staybridge Suites Eau Claire – Altoona, an IHG Hotel for families. Keep reading to start planning your next adventure!

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A young girl sits along a brick wall looking at San Felipe del Morro Castle in San Juan.

Best 7-Day Puerto Rico Itinerary for a Family Vacation

By Antonia Grant / July 6, 2022

Families planning a trip to Puerto Rico are in for the adventure of a lifetime! This U.S. territory offers everything from stunning beaches and hiking trails to vibrant cultural and historic sights that kids will love. Keep reading for our Best 7-Day Puerto Rico Itinerary for Families!

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A young girl plays in a cozy, pink in-room tent at The Langham, Chicago.

Stay at The Langham, Chicago for an Exciting Chicago Vacation with Kids

By Antonia Grant / February 4, 2022

Chicago is a fascinating city for families! From the iconic deep-dish pizza to world-class museums, views of Lake Michigan, and more, Chicago offers families a wonderful location for making memories together. If you are heading to Chicago with kids and searching for the best hotels in Chicago for families, look no further than The Langham, Chicago. Here’s why!

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A young girl holds her hands in her face, while laying on the iconic black rocks in Presque Isle Loop in Michigan.

The Best Upper Peninsula Michigan Hikes For Families

By Antonia Grant / December 29, 2021

If you’re planning an Upper Peninsula Michigan vacation with kids, add one or more of these hiking trails to your itinerary! Families will find everything from stunning views of the Porcupine Mountains to a picturesque turquoise lake, sand dunes, and beaches. Keep reading to learn more!

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A dad holds his young daughter while walking along the pier viewing Lake Superior in Duluth, Minnesota.

11 Exciting Weekend Getaways from Minneapolis for Families

By Antonia Grant / August 6, 2021

Minneapolis, Minnesota, is a great launching point for some of the best weekend getaways in the Midwest with kids! In Minneapolis, you’ll find a wide array of family-friendly things to do, but don’t discount the surrounding area. Whether you are a local family or on an extended visit, we’ve compiled some of the best weekend trips from Minneapolis with kids to help you explore the area.

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A mom and young girl turn around to smile while baking in the kitchen.

Travel Around the World in 8 Meals with Your Kids

By Antonia Grant / January 29, 2021

There’s something special about exploring a new place through local dishes. Whether dining at a Michelin star restaurant or munching on street food, local fare tells you something about a place, its people, and its history. As such, we’ve created this menu of global foods for your family to Travel Around the World in 8 Meals without ever leaving your own kitchen! Buon Appetit!

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Little girl with grandparents on vacation in Audubon Park in New Orleans

5 Reasons Kids Should Travel With Their Grandparents

By Antonia Grant / September 13, 2020

I am a firm believer in the importance of multigenerational relationships (like those between grandparents and grandkids). I believe they grant us wisdom, a chance to know our family history, and a chance to broaden our understanding of the world in ways that we may not be able to otherwise do – not to mention well-researched and documented benefits related to aging. In our own family, we work hard to cultivate these relationships for our daughter – and ourselves.

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