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A woman surfing in the ocean.

A Guide To Surfing With Kids

By Families Who Love to Contribute / December 22, 2023

Teaching kids a new skill like surfing early is like hitting the jackpot. Many of the surfing legends we admire today caught their first waves when they were knee-high. That head start probably played a big role in making them into the ocean prodigies we know them as today. For me, one day getting my kids on surfboards and embarking on a family surf vacation isn’t just about fine-tuning their skills. It’s about passing on a love affair with the waves that connects them to the big, blue world out there. Keep reading for our Guide To Surfing With Kids!

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A woman showing off a fish she caught fishing in the Midwest with kids.

A Guide to the Best Family Fishing Vacations in the Midwest

By Families Who Love to Contribute / December 6, 2023

Between Missouri, Michigan, and Minnesota, the Midwest offers all kinds of fishing opportunities for families. It’s an especially great opportunity to enjoy the outdoors, bond with your kids, and learn more about nature. If you’re wondering how to plan a family fishing vacation to the Midwest, we’ve also included some tips, plus what to pack on your next family fishing vacation. Keep reading to find out where your next family vacation fishing destination should be and how to catch that fish of a lifetime! 

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A mother and two children running on the beach during sunset in Oaxaca, Mexico.

SoMos Family Retreats: An Unforgettable Oaxaca Itinerary For both Solo and Two-Parent Families

By Families Who Love to Contribute / December 1, 2023

The SoMos Family Retreat in Oaxaca is an opportunity for solo-parent families and two-parent families to enjoy a fabulous itinerary in one of Mexico’s most culturally rich and picturesque destinations! Nestled in the heart of Mexico, Oaxaca is a place where culture, history, and natural beauty come together to create an unforgettable vacation experience. For families seeking a memorable and hassle-free getaway, our week-long Retreats offer a unique blend of relaxation and adventure for both parents and children. We provide delicious meals prepared with fresh, local ingredients. Nannies also come in daily to entertain and care for your children, so that you’re free to have some much-needed downtime. Click here to find out more!

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A family stands on a rock outcropping in the water, off-shore from Alaska.

An Unforgettable 7- To 10-Day Alaska Itinerary For Families

By Families Who Love to Contribute / October 2, 2023

Alaska offers countless opportunities for adventure-seeking families, making it a perfect place to plan your next itinerary with kids! Given the vastness of this state, however – which includes 1,800 named islands and 14 major mountain ranges – planning a trip there isn’t easy. It is definitely worth it, though! From incredible glacier hikes to thrilling helicopter tours over ice-capped peaks, a vacation here guarantees exposure to diverse landscapes and plenty of opportunities for unforgettable family memories. Keep reading to find out more!

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A family of four looks at tram maps at the Zürich Tram Museum.

Best Things To Do In Zurich With Kids (Little Kids and Teens)!

By Families Who Love to Contribute / July 21, 2023

With so many best things to do in Zurich with kids, it’s impossible not to have an exciting and memorable trip. From thrilling boat rides to interactive science museums, there’s something here for kids of all ages. Your kiddos will also be mesmerized by the iconic Swiss Alps, which tower overhead and offer endless opportunities for hiking and other outdoor activities. Plus, parents will have just as much fun exploring this picturesque Swiss city alongside their children! Stay tuned to plan your next adventure!

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A dad and his young daughter walk up to a waterslide at Yas Island.

Your Family’s Guide To Visiting Yas Island In Abu Dhabi

By Families Who Love to Contribute / July 5, 2023

If you want an epic family vacation that’s filled with adventure, entertainment, and fun, you may love Yas Island in Abu Dhabi! From the thrilling rides at Ferrari World and Warner Bros. World to the stunning views at Yas Marina Circuit and Yas Beach, every member of your family will find something they love on this island paradise. Whether you’re planning your first visit or returning for another adventure, this guide will provide you with everything you need to know about the island’s attractions, activities, food, and accommodations. Plus, how to reach Yas Island from Abu Dhabi, Dubai, and more advice. Keep reading to go on a thrilling adventure through the wonders of Yas Island in Abu Dhabi!

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A family of three bikes past windmills in the Netherlands.

A Guide For Families Biking In Amsterdam: Rentals and Rides

By Families Who Love to Contribute / June 30, 2023

​​If you’re looking for an adventure for families that will get everyone’s heart pumping and adrenaline flowing, try biking through Amsterdam! With stunning scenery and countless sights to see, it’s no wonder why so many people choose biking as their preferred mode of transportation in Amsterdam. But before you hit the road, it’s important to know all the tips and tricks that will keep you safe while still allowing you to have fun. Keep reading to find out more!

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A mother and her daughter walk through Senbon Torii in Tokyo.

A Fun 7-Day Itinerary For Visiting Tokyo With Kids

By Families Who Love to Contribute / June 28, 2023

​​Tokyo is a captivating city with endless fun to offer on a 7-day itinerary with kids! From the bright lights of the city’s bustling streets to ancient temples surrounded by lush forests, there are endless possibilities for exploring Japan with kids. In fact, the country offers an array of experiences and activities that will keep children entertained while providing parents with plenty of opportunities to explore unique cultures, cuisine, and natural beauty. Keep reading to start planning your next trip!

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A mom and her young daughter smile in their Minnie Mouse gear while staying at Howard Johnson Anaheim.

Review: The Howard Johnson Anaheim Might Be The Happiest Hotel On Earth For Families

By Families Who Love to Contribute / March 29, 2023

If you’re looking for an exciting and affordable vacation for families, look no further than Howard Johnson Anaheim Hotel! Located in the heart of Anaheim, part of northern Orange County, its central location is ideal for a variety of unique adventures and experiences. In fact, this beautiful hotel is located just a short walk from the happiest place on earth – Disneyland! Next time you’re planning a family vacation to California, read through this review to find out whether this hotel is right for you!

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Two kids stand together in front of ancient ruins in Luxor, Egypt.

12 Tips For Visiting Egypt With Kids: How To Plan An Awesome Family Vacation

By Families Who Love to Contribute / March 24, 2023

Families searching for the best tips for visiting Egypt with kids are in the right place! Egypt is an amazing country with a rich history and culture, from seeing ancient mummies in their tombs to some of the most astounding examples of architecture in the world. But before you start packing your bags, there are a few things you should know before planning a family vacation to Egypt. Keep reading for our tips!

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