Even though sharing a vacation house with another family saves money, provides pals for your kids, and can add fun, the experience comes with a potential pitfall: destroying the friendship. Know the answers to these considerations first.
Lots of companies claim to be "kid-friendly," but it takes a lot more than simply having a welcoming attitude to be truly suitable for children. Before you book that family holiday, ask these vital questions.
Lots of hotels say they'll let you stay with your dog—but at many, the price is steep and support is weak. But some American hotel companies truly do go the extra mile to welcome you and your animals.
The growing chain of lodge-style indoor water parks finally makes it way to California and sets up shop. Does Southern California need indoor flumes, and would it make a fitting addition to a trip to Disneyland? We were there at its opening to see.
Learn a bit about New York City history, interact with the city's real-life Village People, and turn part of your vacation into a low-key Amazing Race with this do-it-yourself game/tour.
Are you traveling to see relatives for the holidays? These tips from noted relationship experts could make the experience both more harmonious and more pleasurable.
Scotland's government makes researching your ancestry easier than in most places. Here's where to go in Scotland to find your roots—and what to know before you make the trip.
Now is the perfect time to start thinking about next year's family vacation. It might not be the most glamorous part of travel, but figuring out how to pay for it is vital. Develop a plan, stick to it—and, as experts recommend—involve your kids.
Ski vacations are pricey by nature, but savvy parents never pay full price for a winter getaway. Once you learn how to spot a kid-friendly resort, you can use a few smart strategies to skim significant cost off your total spend.
Is it up to the traveler to find out about seasonal closures, or should hotel booking sites clearly specify when a certain amenity isn't available?
A family trip to Machu Picchu reveals other adventures and a tasty introduction to Peruvian cuisine.
Learn how to manage time, meals, and expectations on a multigenerational trip to Disney World.
Need to keep your kids entertained on the road? Don't forget to pack some of these great gadgets on your next trip.
All-inclusive resorts can help families stay within their travel budgets. Here are three options in the U.S. if destinations like the Caribbean or Mexico are out of reach.
Disney World's new Art of Animation Resort opens in late May, offering an affordable solution for families who want suites that sleep up to six people.
Don't let high gas prices put the brakes on your summer road trips. Take advantage of gas rebates and credits from these hotels in the U.S. and Canada.
In only four days, one family saw the 1400s, 1800s, mid-twentieth century and a glimpse of the future -- all without leaving the West Midlands. Here's how they did it.
With Easter just around the corner, kid-friendly resorts are offering a shower of spring savings along with bunny-themed events. Here are a dozen egg-stravagant options for the whole brood.
Looking to save on a late-season ski trip? Two family-friendly ski destinations are putting spring ski trips on sale.
Always do the math and price out package components separately to see if you're truly saving -- or actually paying extra. Check out if any of these three family packages passed our test.
Vacation rentals can be affordable lodging options, if you don't end up getting scammed. Avoid getting ripped off by learning from these travelers' mistakes.
Bummed out by the lack of snow at some ski resorts? Find out what's new at Colorado's Winter Park Resort, the lucky recipient of a recent blizzard.
Are hotel price guarantees meant to protect -- or fool -- travelers? We help you decipher the fine print.
Big sky and big slopes draw skiers to Montana's Whitefish Mountain Resort, near Glacier National Park. Check out what's new at Whitefish, and learn why skiers keep coming back.