Virtual Vacations From Home

Who’s excited to take some virtual vacations from home? Nourishing your children’s worldview doesn’t have to take place in some faraway country. In fact, even though you might be inside, you can still go on adventures with our Travel from Home series! Use these resources to travel around the world with kids through some of the most popular destinations! From Peru to Washington D.C. and Norway, enjoy museums, cultural sights, craft activities, cooking projects, and more on your Travel From Home section! See ancient Mayan ruins when you take a virtual vacation to Peru; explore Ireland’s rolling hills;  or enjoy the bright lights of New York City.  Kids interested in Viking culture will love to travel to Norway from home!Whether your virtual vacations from home take you to Bangkok, Mexico, or Paris, we’re sure you’ll have a great time

Virtual vacations from home don’t always have to be to a specific country. In fact, you can try a few! Experience Easter around the world or take a virtual tour of the most famous monuments. Have a foodie in your family? They’ll love the chance to travel around the world in 8 meals! Not only will these articles help you learn about various cultures and histories, but they can also double as a homeschool resource to teach children about various foreign languages. You won’t even have to travel far to experience new adventures, since we also have a list of 8 Staycation Ideas For Families! As a plus, you’ll also bond as a family during the process. And, if school is coming up, you’ll love our advice on how to recharge your batteries. Regardless of your children’s ages, we hope these resources help create memories to last a lifetime!

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Travel Around the World in 8 Meals with Your Kids

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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How to Recharge Your Batteries as a Family Before School Starts

Wondering how to recharge your batteries as a family before school starts? With many vacation plans disrupted due to COVID-19, summer 2020 has been a very different kind of adventure than most anticipated. To help, I’ve compiled my own recommendations for connecting with your little ones before tackling a brand new school year!

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8 Best Family Staycation Ideas

With growing travel restrictions this summer, many parents are considering the best family staycation ideas for at-home fun. Luckily, while many of us cannot travel at this time, this shouldn’t stop us from creating memories with our kids! Families can use our list of the 8 Best Family Staycation Ideas to design their perfect family staycation!

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Family of four admiring the view at top of the mountain in Macchu Picchu, Peru

Virtual Vacation | Hiking in Peru

From Incan history to iconic ruins to culinary classics, Peru is sure to be a hit with your kids – be it on the ground or from your couch! Travel To Peru from home to experience its ancient cultural practices, dramatic architecture, and so much more!

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Virtual Vacation to Mexico

From ancient history to the iconic art of Frida Khalo to culinary classics, Mexico is sure to delight your kids! Explore its steep cultural history without leaving your couch!

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Two kids walking on the rope bridge in Ireland

Virtual Vacation to Ireland

From ancient history to iconic landmarks to culinary classics, Ireland is sure to be a hit with your kids – be it on the ground or from your couch! Enjoy this virtual road trip from Dublin to the Cliffs of Moher!

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toddler in a stroller in Norway

Virtual Vacation to Norway

Travel virtually to explore the Norwegian west coast, home to many of the iconic fjords! From Viking history to iconic landmarks to culinary classics, Norway is sure to be a hit with your kids – be it on the ground or from your couch!

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kids on the beach in Thailand

Virtual Travel from Home to Bangkok

From the bustling city of Bangkok to the turquoise waters of the Andaman Sea, Thailand is a treat for your senses! Get ready to build your tuk-tuk and take a virtual tour of this amazing country in Southeast Asia!

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Virtual Vacation to Naples and Pompeii

From divine food to iconic landmarks and stunning seaside coast, historic Naples and Pompeii lie in the shadow of mysterious Mount Vesuvius. Still, this wonderful location is sure to be a hit with your kids – whether on the ground or from your couch!

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Virtual Vacation to China

From exquisite food to iconic landmarks to a history of inventions and cultural impact, China is sure to be a hit with your kids! Check out the China edition of our new Travel From Home series and discover family-friendly resources for your next virtual vacation!

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