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Read our family travel tips to ensure your next vacation with kids is nothing short of unforgettable! Every parent knows an incredible family adventure doesn’t happen overnight. Equally as important as planning your itinerary with kids is ironing out logistics on how to actually travel with children. Need to keep children occupied for the long-haul? Find family travel tips on getting them excited, prepared for the trip, and also tips on maintaining your sanity during the journey! Families traveling far distances will also rejoice at our suggestions on how to adjust to new cultures. Browse tips on how to maximize your vacation time by being ever-prepared for jetlag and other minor setbacks.

Most of all, no matter where you’re traveling, don’t forget to pack the most effective kid-friendly bug repellant! Or, if you’re flying with a baby for the first time, we’ve also got a treasure trove of tips for new parents. Find out if you should take a car seat or babywear, two important factors to consider prior to traveling. Then, discover how to handle air pressure changes, and most of all, what essentials to pack! If you’re going on a cruise with kids, our family travel tips will definitely help your process too! Learn secrets to keeping young kids well-fed and happy throughout the trip to ensure the entire family is content. No matter where you book your next family vacation, you’re guaranteed to have a smooth journey thanks to all this great advice!

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25 Best Travel Hacks To Plan Your Next Family Vacation

On the hunt for the best travel hacks to plan your next family vacation? Though traveling with your family is rewarding, every parent can use a tip or two to make the experience a little easier. Here, we break down some tried-and-tested travel hacks and tips to help families stay organized, streamlined, and prepared. Keep reading for our tips!

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A Comprehensive Guide on How to Travel with Kids

Families seeking tips for travel with kids often wonder about the cost of traveling with children, the best age to begin traveling, family-friendly destinations, and more. If you are wondering how to begin traveling with kids, we have compiled tips, insights, and site recommendations from our community of travelers to get you started!

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How to Prepare and Involve Children in Travel Planning

When it comes to travel research, we usually think about booking flights and hotels and planning out itineraries. But we often overlook the aspect of preparing our children for travel and finding ways to get them excited about the upcoming adventure. Our contributors shared some great ideas you can incorporate into the preparation of your next family trip!

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Your Shopping List for the Best Kids Snorkel Gear!

What’s the best snorkeling gear for kids? From masks to snorkels, vests, and fins, there are a variety of kid-friendly items parents should purchase before snorkeling with kids for the first time. Using my own personal expertise and advice from my website Active Scuba, I’ve rounded up some suggestions for parents shopping for a snorkeling adventure. Read on for my suggestions!

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Tips To Prepare for a Long Ride With Toddlers

Taking a long car ride with toddlers can be tough. Whether it’s steps to take before your departure or snacks to have on-hand during your trip, traveling with little ones in tow doesn’t have to be so complicated. Keep reading to find out my Tips To Prepare For A Long Ride With Toddlers!

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6 Parent-Trusted Tips For Snorkeling With Kids

Check out these parent-approved tips for snorkeling with kids! Though enjoying the beach with your family often means swimming, sandcastles, and collecting shells, those looking to diversify their vacation should try snorkeling. As an avid scuba enthusiast, I’ve spent my fair share of time snorkeling, which is why I’ve compiled 6 Tips For Snorkeling With Kids. Keep reading for my suggestions!

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Tips For Traveling With Children Who Have Allergies

Traveling with children who have allergies can be confusing without proper preparation. Even as our world changes with the current COVID-19 pandemic, parents are still finding inventive ways to travel with little ones. To help you navigate traveling with children who have allergies, I’ve compiled this list of Tips For Traveling With Children Who Have Allergies!

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Essential Packing Tips and Advice for Socially Distanced COVID Travel

Making an essential packing list for COVID travel is the first step to taking a safe vacation with kids. That’s why we decided to take a COVID-friendly trip to North Carolina, where we later traveled even further. Here is my family-friendly Essential Packing List For COVID Travel to help you plan a similar trip!

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13 Tips For Traveling With A Toddler

As the mom of a 1-year-old son and a 4-year-old daughter, I have quite a bit of experience flying, driving, and traveling with toddlers. But I know not everyone may be as willing to take a longer trip with younger children. To help you enjoy traveling with your toddler in tow, here are some tips for traveling with a toddler we’ve gained from our experiences!

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5 Reasons Kids Should Travel With Their Grandparents

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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