Are you planning a Walt Disney World vacation but are worried that your child isn’t old enough? Parents are often concerned that their child won’t be tall enough to ride the attraction or old enough to remember a Walt Disney World vacation. We think your child will enjoy their trip at any age, but we have eight reasons why we think preschool is the best age to visit Disney World. Seriously. What is the Best Age to Visit Disney World? Our (now) teenagers have visited a Disney Park every year since they were 18-months and four-years-old. We have had...Read More
Kuleen Lashley is a self-described “kids whisperer”. Random children discover her as she travels, some even hold her hand in line and have hopped on a ride with her at Disney World. Her own kids are now teens, but her fun-loving family still prefers travel locations and activities recommended for kids. Kuleen loves all things Disney. Proof of that? She married her husband Eric at the Polynesian Village Resort at Walt Disney World. Her family frequently travels to The Most Magical Place on Earth along with her parents that live across the street, and her siblings and their families. Kuleen blogs about her life at MySmall.World.
Are you ready for the best family holiday ever? Walt Disney World is a magical place to visit during the holidays. Decorations cover the resort, Disney characters dress in their holiday finest, and lots of extra magical experiences are available for your family’s enjoyment. Find out 10 free or cheap holiday activities at Walt Disney World that your family will love and will still leave money in your pocket for souvenirs. Holiday Activities at Walt Disney World Free or cheap at Walt Disney World? Yes, please. Thanks to Road Trip TravelingMom Karyn Locke for her list of 14 Must...Read More
On October 1, 2016, Walt Disney World celebrates the Magic Kingdom 45th Anniversary. In honor of the occasion, our TravelingMom writers share their favorite Walt Disney World Memories. Walt Disney World in the Beginning Walt Disney World opened on October 1, 1971, with just the Magic Kingdom theme park and The Contemporary and The Polynesian Village Resort hotels. Only 10,000 guests visited the park on opening day. How time flies as now we are celebrating Magic Kingdom’s 45th anniversary! Walt Disney World Magic Kingdom 45th Anniversary In just 45 years, Walt Disney World has become the number one family...Read More
The Disney Parks are fabulous for a fun family vacation, but they are crowded and filled with gadgets and gizmos that may distract your children. Follow these important tips if your child gets lost at Disney, and your family will be reunited quickly. Important Tips if Your Child Gets Lost at Disney When my daughter was a toddler, she wandered away from me at Walmart. I was at the eye center, and I moved from the technician’s desk to the checkout. My daughter lost track of me and decided to go out to our car. The few minutes after...Read More
Boston, Massachusetts is one of the top sites in New England to learn about American colonial history. Puritans first settled Boston in 1630, which then grew to be the largest port in New England. The Boston Freedom Trail guides you through the city and Revolutionary War history we learned in school. However, when we walked The Freedom Trail we learned that there were still many things we didn’t know. Tours are fine for learning history, but sometimes the best lessons come as a surprise. Here are 10 unexpected things we learned when we walked The Boston Freedom Trail. 1. Boston Common – Parks Weren’t...Read More
While preparing for our San Francisco CA trip, I searched high and low to find a highly rated, economical tour that my kids would enjoy. The Chinatown and North Beach Family Adventure offered by City Clues Adventures and Tours was the perfect match for our family. Chinatown and North Beach San Francisco Family Adventure City Clues Adventures and Tours is a locally-owned company that offers unique scavenger hunt style San Francisco adventures geared toward families. While my husband was busy at a conference, my teenage son Berkeley, tween daughter Ellie, and I knocked two items off the list of...Read More
When my husband had the chance to go on a business trip to Boston, it was the perfect opportunity to visit for the first time. We expected an impersonal urban city, but instead we found a friendly town our whole family enjoyed. We had no idea there were so many things to do in Boston with kids. If you visit Boston, take notes. It is a place you will want to visit again. Things to Do in Boston with Kids A few tips before you go. Boston is a walking town, and some of the historical parts have uneven cobbled sidewalks that are rough on strollers. Children old enough to handle the walk and appreciate the history will enjoy Boston best. 1. BOSTON COMMON Boston Common is a family paradise. During our Sunday visit, kids were running through the open green spaces, families were having picnics under the huge trees, and children packed...Read More