Categories

Come on in! Join Pinterest today...it only takes like a second or so.

Family Travel

The passport is the new diploma. Explore the world together: Plan the perfect family getaway with help from our experts.

57 Pins

I wanted to introduce my two sons to the concept of Carnival. But was there a way to do it without subjecting them to the lewd drunkenness and nudity that often accompany such celebrations? And with so many world-class cities hosting bucket-list worthy festivities, where would we go? Venice.

Can kids still travel on a parent’s lap for free? Yes, but the real question might be, should they?

  • Regina Mullen

    When my daughter was an infant/toddler, I always purchased a seat and put her safely in her carseat. In the event of crash or emergency, it is physically impossible to hold a child safely in one's lap.

  • Meyam flower

    I love u natGew

For the past three years, we’ve driven north to Quebec, where the locals not only embrace the cold, they celebrate it. We’ve partied at the city’s Winter Carnival, gone dog sledding through winding forest trails, ice-climbed at Montmorency Falls, and even stayed at the famous Hôtel de Glace. This year’s adventure? Cross-country skiing.

Quebec’s Family-Friendly Traditions

intelligenttravel.nationalgeographic.com

I don’t believe in New Year’s resolutions. But as winter continues its march (at least where I live in New York City), I’ve been dreaming up a few travel goals for 2014. Some are places, some are new services, all are experiences that will make this year of travel the best one yet.

My husband Ish and I thought we were adventurous people, but once our sons came into the picture, things felt a lot more risky. What if something happened to us out there? Or worse, what if some horrible parenting decision we made led to harm coming to one of our kids? Then we learned to let go–and it was the best thing for all of us.

Travel may not take us to water that replenish our strength or smooth out our wrinkles, but that doesn’t mean it isn’t a kind of “fountain of youth.” One way it works is by stretching time.

South Carolina’s Charleston offers a kid-pleasing combination of history and fun. Here’s a look at four ways to enjoy some quality family time in this charming Southern city.

Family Time: Doing the Charleston

intelligenttravel.nationalgeographic.com

One writer makes the decision to take his family to Ireland to recapture some of the magical innocence of childhood.

Addressing the importance of downtime on a family vacation

We answer the question: What’s the best cruise line for kids?

What’s the Best Cruise Line for Kids?

intelligenttravel.nationalgeographic.com

Tips for traveling by air with a baby

Maui is for honeymooners. But there's a whole other side to this luxe island waiting to be discovered -- if you pay close attention.

Maui is for Lovers…and Kids?

intelligenttravel.nationalgeographic.com

Behind that postcard facade of Kauai there’s a funky island that your kids can connect with.

After a terrible tragedy, appreciating time on the road with family.

How to make family travel a real adventure

Kid-Friendly Paris: In and Around the Louvre

Kid-Friendly Paris: In and Around the Louvre

intelligenttravel.nationalgeographic.com

Tips for Planning a Trip with Kids

Tips for Planning a Trip with Kids

intelligenttravel.nationalgeographic.com

The Best Resort Rec Programs for Families

The Best Resort Rec Programs for Families

intelligenttravel.nationalgeographic.com

Family Time: Philadelphia Freedom

Family Time: Philadelphia Freedom

intelligenttravel.nationalgeographic.com

Best Safari? Botswana.

Fun in the South African Sun: Durban

Fun in the South African Sun: Durban

intelligenttravel.nationalgeographic.com

The Best of South Africa: Family Style

The Best of South Africa: Family Style

intelligenttravel.nationalgeographic.com

Living History in Athens

Living Life Outside in Sri Lanka

A New Family Tradition: The 24-Hour Layover

Why I Travel With My Brood

The Quieter Side of Ibiza

Planning a Beach Trip With Little Kids

Planning a Beach Trip With Little Kids

intelligenttravel.nationalgeographic.com

East Meets West in Berlin

Is Jamaica Kid-Friendly?

The Icon: Mount Rushmore

Puerto Rico: (U.S.) Passports Optional

Puerto Rico: (U.S.) Passports Optional

intelligenttravel.nationalgeographic.com

Wild and Wonderful: Estes Park

Wild and Wonderful: Estes Park

intelligenttravel.nationalgeographic.com

Geek Retreat: The Best of Silicon Valley

Geek Retreat: The Best of Silicon Valley

intelligenttravel.nationalgeographic.com

My Guide to Napa With Niños

Planning a family trip to the City by the Bay in the near future? Here's a short-list of kid-friendly places and experiences in San Francisco.

Family-Friendly Fun in San Francisco

intelligenttravel.nationalgeographic.com

Appalachian Wonderland: Pisgah National Forest

Appalachian Wonderland: Pisgah National Forest

intelligenttravel.nationalgeographic.com