To the new, enhanced Disney Springs in Orlando

To the new, enhanced Disney Springs in Orlando

By Eileen Ogintz Tribune Content Agency Ready to drive the kids into the lake? No, I’m not crazy. All you have to do is book a $125 vintage Amphicar ride for the gang at the new Boathouse Restaurant at the newly imagined Disney Springs, which used to be Downtown...
Taking the Kids to a galaxy far, far away … with Disney

Taking the Kids to a galaxy far, far away … with Disney

By Eileen Ogintz Tribune Content Agency Darth Vader thinks I’m a spy. “I sense that your loyalty is not with the Empire,” Darth Vader declares. “We are looking for a Rebel Spy. Perhaps it is you…” I’m speechless. You would be too with a menacing Darth Vader haranguing...
The Season of Force Awakens at Disneyland

The Season of Force Awakens at Disneyland

By Christopher Morales Taking the Kids special correspondent ANAHEIM, CA–“You there! Stop!” commanded someone from behind. As I turned around with shivers down my spine, I was being interrogated by some of the galaxy’s most vengeful soldiers: Stormtroopers....
The Force Awakens ahead of the movie at Disneyland

The Force Awakens ahead of the movie at Disneyland

By Eileen Ogintz ANAHEIM, CA – There also will be Star Wars  Day at Sea, starting next year on Disney Cruise Line, complete with the heroes and villians and a Star Wars-themed deck party, among other activities.  Next month, Walt Disney World will debut new...
First time cruiser family checks out the Disney Dream

First time cruiser family checks out the Disney Dream

Disney Dream is the happiest place on the high seas By Kit Bernardi, Taking the Kids Correspondent Arriving at Port Canaveral, when our son Will saw the Disney Dream from the Disney Magical Express bus’ porthole circular windows he said, “Cool! It’s a giant hotel that...
Where the kids can blast off without leaving Earth

Where the kids can blast off without leaving Earth

By Eileen Ogintz Tribune Content Agency Ready to blast off? Very few of us can afford to be space tourists. But we’ve got more opportunities than ever to explore from Earth and to see what’s ahead for future space tourists. According to a survey by ValuePenguin last...
Spring Break Ideas to Meet Every Family’s Wish List

Spring Break Ideas to Meet Every Family’s Wish List

Are you ready for a family spring break 2022 style? Certainly, you are more than ready after so many pandemic vacation adjustments. The Omicron variant might make family travel more complicated this spring, but it’s not an insurmountable obstacle! PREPARING FOR FAMILY...
Taking the Kids Annual Family Cruise Guide

Taking the Kids Annual Family Cruise Guide

June 7, 2022. Our annual cruise guide will be updated with more information for 2022 as available CRUISE WITH KIDS VACATIONS AND FAMILY-FRIENDLY SHIPS Cruising with kids is fully back for 2022 now that the CDC has lifted its warnings to avoid cruise ship travel...
Best Family Getaways to Light Your Winter

Best Family Getaways to Light Your Winter

Considering the best winter family getaways this season? The pandemic will again require us to make choices about where to travel or if, how to travel and when. Public health officials and family doctors are urging the unvaccinated to stay home and the vaccinated...