51 Great Ideas for Your Best Family Summer Vacation

51 Great Ideas for Your Best Family Summer Vacation

Let the sun shine this year as we present 51 of the best summer family vacation ideas ever. With the pandemic somewhat under control and Americans eager to travel again, the Allianz Global Assistance “Top 10 Summer Destinations” survey estimates travel will be up 16%...
Taking the kids to ski country in summer

Taking the kids to ski country in summer

By Eileen Ogintz Tribune Content Agency Chat up a local in Ski Country and they will tell you they came for the winter and ended up staying for the summer. That would include my daughter Mel, who went to Crested Butte, Colorado, for a season after college and nearly...
Eight great family vacation spots for summer

Eight great family vacation spots for summer

By Eileen Ogintz Tribune Content Agency Got the backpacks, snacks and reusable water bottles? Whatever you’ve got on tap for summer vacation, plan to spend plenty of time outdoors. With COVID-19 cases rising once again, it’s safer. And it’s great for the kids — their...

Finding public beaches and lakes

Beaches and lakes are the perfect destinations for all ages to relax, have fun, and enjoy the outdoors during the warm summer months. But how do you find a beach or lake in your area that is open to the public?Lake Near Me and Best Beaches Near Me have searchable...
How road trippers can cope with high gas prices

How road trippers can cope with high gas prices

By Eileen Ogintz We’re all hurting as gas prices rise over $4 a gallon — $5 in some parts of the country. That may make us change our vacation plans, but they won’t keep us home AAA and other surveys of travelers suggest. (Check out gas prices where you...