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Western States Destinations
The West Coast of America is home to some of the world’s most beautiful beaches, the glitter of Hollywood stars, the hills of San Francisco and the lush wine region of the Napa Valley.
They are among the world’s most popular family vacation destinations. We have writers who live in spots all along the coast, from San Diego to San Francisco. On these pages, we offer real insight into the best things to do with kids in those cities, states, and areas.
Wherever you are heading, chances are a TravelingMom has been there. With kids. Our family vacations span the globe so we can tell you what you need to know before you go. We know what works for kids and what doesn’t. And we’ve got tips for making the most of your family trip, wherever you want to go.
What You Want in a Family Vacation
On these pages, we’ll tell you about the best family hotels in the city you want to visit. We’ll tell you about the best things to do in that town. We’ll give you tips for flying there with kids, tips for saving money when you arrive and tips for getting the most out of your family vacations. And we’ll tell you the best free things to do in the town. Doing the free stuff is always the best way to save money on family vacations.
Our writers know the ins and outs of family vacations in Chicago, New York City, the Caribbean, Hawaii, London, Los Angeles, Washington DC, Orlando, San Diego, San Francisco and, of course that family vacation Mecca: Disney.
Get all of our tips and insight here. If you don’t find what you need, visit our TravelingMom Facebook page and post your question there. Chances are good someone will know the answer. That’s because TravelingMom’s family travel experts have been there. We have learned what works best for families. And we’re ready to share to make your family vacations the best they can be.