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...
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%...
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...
Reasons to brave Arizona’s summer heat

Reasons to brave Arizona’s summer heat

By Eileen Ogintz Tribune Content Agency Ready to join the early birds? Not for early bird dinners, though after a long vacation day, they can appeal to kids and tired parents, as well as seniors. I’m talking about a gorgeous desert hike with 10-foot-high Saguaro...