How to Share a Vacation House with Another Family

By Candyce H. Stapen

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.

Waikiki Beach, Honolulu

Frommer's Favorite Experiences in Oahu

Our top twelve memories of Oahu: Buy cheap leis, surf Waimea, sun on Waikiki, hunt down flea market bargains, and more.

How to Know If A Family Vacation Company is Any Good

By Candyce H. Stapen

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.

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Beach in Oahu

Complete Guide to Vacation Rentals

Details on how to get the best rentals in Orlando, Hawaii, Italy, France, and the UK and Ireland.

Which Are the Most Pet-Friendly U.S. Hotel Chains (And Which Ones Just Claim They Are)?

By Candyce H. Stapen

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.

Leather goods are plentiful, well-crafted bargains in the San Lorenzo market.

7 Ways to Shop Across the World

Where to find the best goods and how to get the best deals at seven global shopping destinations.

Great Wolf's Huge New Indoor Water Park Opens Near Disneyland in California

By Jason Cochran

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.

Vineyard at sunset in Chianti, Tuscany

Favorite Sights and Experiences in Tuscany and Umbria

Get ready to discover some of the best of both known and hidden in Italy's Tuscany and Umbria.

Answer Key to the Greenwich Village Scavenger Hunt

By Pauline Frommer

Let's see who won the Scavenger Hunt! Click here for the rules and the challenges.

Three girls on a beach in Hawaii

34 Places To Take Your Kids

The advice you need to plan a trip the whole family can enjoy -- and remember for a lifetime.

Pauline Frommer's Greenwich Village, NYC, Scavenger Hunt

By Pauline Frommer

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.

Port on the island of Capri, Italy

Walking Tours That Put a Spring In Your Step

Strap on your most comfortable shoes, and sign up for a walking vacation this spring.

How to Survive Family Holiday Celebrations

By Pauline Frommer

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.

Las Vegas

How to Save in Expensive Cities

How to get the most out of New York, Paris, London, and five more great cities while spending the least.

How to Complain to Delta Air Lines

By Margaret Daly

Follow these instructions to file a complaint to one of the most prevalent companies in America, Delta Air Lines, which is often ranked #1 in customer complaints.

Brightly coloured beach huts in a row on Brighton seafront, England

Best Family Trips from London

Unforgettable castles, beaches, and charming villages are easily accessible by train, bus, or car -- and close enough to be part of your London itinerary.

How to Research Your Ancestry on a Trip to Scotland

By Jason Cochran

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.

Warwick Castle.

London Day Trips: Best Castles and Palaces

Eight monumental and palatial sites that are worth a detour from any London itinerary.

America's Only Thomas the Tank Engine Theme Park Land Opens: Images

By Jason Cochran

The new land, targeted to very small children and based on the wildly popular English characters, opens in Massachusetts.

Shred the surf or just settle in the sand for the perfect shoreline experience at Kauai's Poipu Beach.

What to Do In Hawaii: 12 Ways to Get Wet

Get the most out of Hawaii with our highlights of the best beaches and water sports on the islands.

Motoring Minus Meltdowns: Tips for Toddler Road Trips

By Suzanne Rowan Kelleher

Take some tried-and-tested advice from experts and readers for how to make the most of your family's time on the open road.

Vernazza and the other Cinque Terre towns can be reached on foot, by train, or by sea.

The Very Best of Italy

Tour the fabulous scenery of the Amalfi Coast, hike the Cinque Terre, drive through Tuscany's vineyards, and see more of Italy

Lazytown Star Shares Iceland Tips for Teens

By Sascha Segan

To get into the teenage mindset, I turned to probably the world's greatest expert on Icelandic tips for American teens, Nick Jr. star Julianna Mauriello.

Hats for sale on Middle Caicos.

7 Best Souvenirs From the Caribbean

Find seven of the most authentic gifts to take home -- island mementos that are wonderfully made and made locally

Ten Mother-Daughter Vacations That Won't Drive You Apart

By Erika Clarke

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