Taking the Kids is your information resource for family, multi-generational and group travel. We have reports on thousands of family-friendly destinations including unique resorts, lodges, hotels, camps, theme parks, cruises and more. Creator Eileen Ogintz is a nationally syndicated travel columnist and the author of more than a dozen books.
Our Seasonal Travel Guides bring you the best ideas for vacations or getaways – Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring – plus Best Holiday Light Views and our Annual Cruise Guide
Eileen’s weekly family travel columns “Taking the Kids” have been syndicated national in newspapers and websites since 1991
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Eileen has published a veritable libary of Kids Guides to American Cities, national parks – the latest on camping!
The Best of Taking the Kids
We share our best family travel experiences over the recent years, international and domestic, at sea and in the mountains – every continent!
A new place or travel experience to think about every day
Loews Chicago Hotel Magic Suite inspired by Harry Potter
Loews Chicago Hotel has opened a Wizards and Wands Suite inspired by Harry Potter: Magic at Play on its 9th floor
Spring events at Chicago’s Navy Pier
Navy Pier today has free public programming for April through June, featuring a jam-packed roster of music, art, dance, cultural celebrations
National Portrait Gallery Reveals People in Early 19th-Century
It is a microsite featuring new research and digitized images for 1,800 cut-paper silhouettes by Anglo-American artist William Bache
Bucket-list worthy vacations in Breckenridge CO
Victoria BC Is Canada’s First Biosphere Certified Destination
Destination Greater Victoria (DGV) celebrated receiving the Responsible Tourism Institute’s (RTI) prestigious Biosphere Certification.
Copper Mountain to Extend Ski Season Into May
Thanks to consistent snowfall and a strong base, Colorado’s Copper Mountain plans to extend its season for two additional weeks, weather and conditions permitting.
How to Fund Kids’ Travel Vacations
We discuss a variety of strategies to finance your next family getaway. We also provide tips on how to save money on travel expenses
A Beginner’s Guide to Campervan Hire in New Zealand
Campervanning is a fantastic way to see this beautiful country, and it’s sure to be an adventure you’ll never forget.
The Aussie Guide to Teaching Your Kids to Ride a Bike
We have some top tips for making the learning process fun and easy for you and your child. So read on and watch them zoom off!