Diana Rowe, Traveling Grandmom

Diana Rowe, Traveling Grandmom

Diana Rowe Denver-based freelance writer Diana Rowe is enjoying her 'after 50" life with her blended family of 5 adult children, 8 grandchildren (ages newborn to 15 years), a dog -- and a very patient husband. For more than 20 years, she’s etched a living as a freelance writer, publishing hundreds of articles (online and print) ranging from family travel to girlfriend getaways to golf and hotel reviews. Diana specializes in multigenerational family travel and writes for numerous print and online publications. She also blogs about her various travel adventures with (and without) her family at http://travelinginheels.com. In addition to writing about her multigenerational family adventures as Traveling Grandmom, she also wears the hat of daily editor at TravelingMom.com

Best Haunted Hotels for a Spooky Halloween

How do Traveling Moms celebrate Halloween? By checking into haunted hotels, of course. Whether you believe in ghosts or not, a stay at a haunted hotel promises a scary good time and more fun than a ball of candied popcorn! Read on for the best haunted hotels for a spooky Halloween along with its family-friendly rating. Traveling Mom uses affiliate links that may pay us if you purchase through them. Thanks for your support. Best Haunted Hotels for a Spooky Halloween 1. The Stanley Hotel, Estes Park, Colorado 2. Cornstalk Hotel, New Orleans, Louisiana 3. Hotel Del Coronado, San Diego,...

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7 Jet Lag Tips and Tricks

If you possess that passion for travel, it’s the little things that keep your bags packed and eagerly awaiting the next adventure. Yet, with all the warm fuzzies we experience on long-haul flights, the one thing that we all dread is jet lag — that zombie-like sleep-deprived stage when crossing new time zones. Yet if you pre-plan well and pay attention to your body clock, you decrease the effects with these tried and true jet lag cures. Traveling Mom uses affiliate links that may pay us if you purchase through them. Thanks for your support. I remember the first...

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7 Best Things to Do in Taos NM with Kids

Beat the heat at 9,500 feet elevation in the summer, or bundle up for world-class skiing and snowboarding in the winter. Cross the second highest bridge on the U.S. Highway system — if you dare. Experience cultural traditions with a tour of the Taos Pueblo. Discover all that and more in Taos, New Mexico.  No matter the season, we’ll get you started on your travel adventure with 7 best things to do in Taos with kids. Best Things to Do in Taos with Kids 1. Year Round Outdoor Adventures at Taos Ski Valley 2. Walk the Rio Grande Gorge Bridge...

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Cruising Europe in Style: Reasons to Cruise on Regent Seven Seas

Cruising has never been on the top of this Traveling Grandmom’s travel list — except for her travel bucket list of cruising Europe.  After embarking on a Baltic Sea bucket list cruise on Regent Seven Seas Explorer, luxury cruising made her a believer again — and ready to experience more voyages. From bucket list excursions to sipping fine wine, get ready for cruising Europe in style with these reasons to cruise on Regent Seven Seas. 8 Reasons Why: Cruising Europe in Style with Regent Seven Seas 1. Everything is Included! 2. Everyone Gets a Spacious Suite! 3. OMG, The Food...

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11 Best Places To Travel In The Eastern United States in 2018

One thing we know for sure — there are so many destinations in the United States worth visiting  and so little time.  We broke down our favorite U.S. destinations by regions, starting with the east. From New York City to the beaches of Georgia, get ready to be inspired with our TravelingMom approved best places to travel in the eastern United States in 2018. 11 Best Places to Travel in the Eastern United States 1. New York City, New York 2. Dan, Virginia 3. Raleigh, North Carolina 4. Charleston, South Carolina 5. Orlando, Florida 6. Sanibel and Captiva Islands,...

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Traveling Mom Approved: Top International Destinations to Travel in 2018

Traveling Moms are at it again with their top international destinations to travel in 2018. Get ready to pack your bags for your best ever family vacation with these Traveling Mom approved international destinations. From Canada to Europe, the Caribbean to Africa, we’re presenting our 11 favorite international destinations with insider tips to make your vacation even better. Traveling Mom Approved: Top International Destinations to Travel in 2018 1. Oh Canada! Quebec’s Eastern Townships 2. Caribbean Island Escape to Jamaica 3. History and Culture in London, England 4. Northern Europe Charm in Tallinn, Estonia 5. Lithuania: Fairy Tales & Legends of...

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11 Free Things to Do in Denver in the Winter

The Rocky Mountains provide a majestic and snow capped backdrop to travelers in Denver. From fireworks to parades, art walks to museums, enjoy the Mile High City with these 11 free things to do in Denver in the winter. 11 Free Things to Do In Denver in the Winter 1. Free Ice Skating in Denver 2. First Friday Art Walks 3. Explore more with Denver Story Trek 4. Warm up at LoDo’s Tattered Cover Bookstore 5. Be a Fan at Colorado Sports Hall of Fame Museum 6. Channel your Inner Fashionista at Rockmount Ranch Wear 7. Parade of Lights Weekend...

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6 Tips for Navigating Cyber Monday Travel Deals

Cyber Monday isn’t just about shopping for electronics, clothing and other tangible gifts. It’s also evolved into more travel deals than you can possibly enjoy in 365 days. While shopping online for travel is fun, navigating the hundreds and thousands of deals to find the perfect one for your family vacation — and deciphering which one fits your budget and your vacation plans — not so much fun. Read on for 6 tips for navigating Cyber Monday Travel Deals. Navigating Cyber Monday Travel Deals Travelers can use Cyber Monday to jumpstart their vacations for the next year or choose...

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9 Fun Things to do with Kids in Cheyenne, Wyoming

Looking for a true western experience? Pack your cowboy boots and hat and bring your little buckaroos. Point your vacation radar to Wyoming and its rich wild west history.  From a bison ranch to gunslingers to its high energy rodeo along with its outdoor activities, Traveling Grandmom brings you the 8 top fun things to do with kids in Cheyenne. Just 100 miles north of Denver, experience the epitome of the Old West in Cheyenne, the capital of Wyoming, known for the world’s largest outdoor rodeo and Western celebration. But this western town offers a whole lot of other...

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5 Best Disney World Resort Pools

If your kids are like ours, a hotel swimming pool is one of the must-haves on their vacation. In the mugginess and sweltering heat of Florida summers, a pool ranks high on the list as families can pretty much swim year-round.  From budget friendly to luxury, Traveling Grandmom (with help from her Traveling Mom friends) brings you the 5 best Disney World Resort pools. 5 Best Disney World Resort Pools 1. It’s All About the Pools at Disney’s Coronado Springs 2. Lava Pool at Disney’s Polynesian Resort 3. Aye, Matie! Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort pool 4. Get “Under the Sea” at...

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