Panama City Beach, known for its 27 miles of white, sandy beaches, nestled up against the Gulf of Mexico’s beautifully glistening waters, is a popular vacation destination for not only bachelor and bachelorette parties and spring breakers, but also for families. Along with the bustling, wide beaches are multitudes of activities – both indoors and outdoors – in this Florida beach town that are perfect for families with children, from toddlers to teens. If you’ve decided to pack up the family and hit the road or the skies for a week or weekend beach trip, then be sure to check out the only full-service resort offered in Panama City Beach, the Edgewater Beach & Golf Resort.
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Ah, Costa Rica… the small Central American country nestled between the southern most tip of Mexico and the northern part of South America, that is rich in biodiversity, full of volcanoes and rainforests, a scuba diver’s and surfer’s playground, and boasting a beautiful history and legacy is a place that must be visited once in your lifetime. It’s with no surprise that this unique country is one of the most highly valued tourist destinations in the world. Comprised of seven provinces, it’s an adventurer and nature lover’s paradise, filled with activities to keep you mesmerized from sun up to sun down, yet also appeals to those who prefer a slower pace while on vacation, with perfect beaches, peaceful rivers, and majestic mountain views.
Road trips are one of the best ways to vacation, especially when you’re towing along a couple kids. Whether you’re flying cross country and picking up an RV for a week, or just venturing out your backdoor in the minivan for a long weekend of local adventure, seeing what this country has to offer out the windows of a vehicle is a satisfying experience, for both young and old. We recently road tripped through the state of Arizona, from top to bottom, and along the way found great places to recharge our batteries and refuel our bodies, all with a kid-friendly spin. So whether Arizona is hundreds of miles away or right in your backyard, load up the car and the kids and get road trippin’. Leave the hotel and restaurant recommendations to us!
Nestled halfway between Charlotte and Atlanta, amidst the beauty of the Blue Ridge Mountains, sits the quaint mountain town of Highlands, North Carolina. A town that is pristinely maintained, with bustling boutiques, inspiring cuisine, and breathtaking views, the Highlands is home to a uniquely European style retreat that spans the town, giving you the feel of staying at a one-room, private bed and breakfast, yet delivering a wide variety of upscale accommodation options. It’s basically a hotel resort spread out and amongst the town, providing a homey feel and an interactive vibe. This winter, enjoy the bare tree beauty and the crisp air that surrounds Old Edwards Inn & Spa, while you retreat to their retreat.
Whether you are exploring this amazing island in the dead of winter as a throwback to the summer that left too soon or as an actual summer vacation to embrace the heat and sunshine that the season brings, Turks & Caicos will not disappoint! If this is your first time in the tropical British territory – or even if you travel here every year (because, really, why wouldn’t you!) – we have a fulfilling 5 day itinerary all drawn up for you, complete with our very own Daily Mom Turks Tips and chock full of original photos taken by editor Dani, all guaranteed to provide you with an island experience that is both active, view-worthy, and relaxing.
As winter starts to settle over most of us in the US, our moods drop, our energy levels dissipate, our skin pales, and our hearts start wishing for the warm sun again — at least for those of us who are summer babies and suffer from self-diagnosed seasonal affective disorder. Don’t let the snowbanks and looming months of scarves and earmuffs get you down this year. Escape it all for a week, round up your other winter-weary friends and family, and book a ticket to year-round sunny Turks & Caicos.
With Valentine’s Day on its way, now is the perfect time to plan a romantic getaway! Whether you live on the East Coast and want to explore new territory, or you are a West Coast resident and looking for a quick getaway, the following destinations will have you basking in the sun, relaxing at the spa, and taking in some pretty amazing scenery!
The cold winter weather will soon set in for many of us, and that means fleeing to warmer locations to thaw out, see the sun, and spend time with family in a relaxing and blissful setting. As you start planning your winter vacation, think outside the box, and instead of trekking down to the usual Mexico or Jamaican destination, go a bit further south to sunny Costa Rica, where Dreams Las Mareas awaits you.
If you’re looking for a family vacation, Mexico is the ideal place to visit. Whether it’s to beat the cold weather, or just have some proper relaxation time, Mexico has endless options for every traveler. There are a dime a dozen hotels and resorts in Mexico, but if you’re going to be traveling in the near future to this popular vacation destination, why not choose the best of the best for your stay? We’ll make it easy for you to choose from the hundreds of options, by narrowing down your resort choice to ONE: an all-inclusive, AAA Four Diamond, luxurious, and oceanfront family-friendly resort in the highly desirable Riviera Maya area. Welcome to Azul Sensatori Mexico! It’s time to start planning the vacation of your dreams.
In Southern California, tucked away beneath the San Gabriel Mountains, there is a hotel that boasts grandeur and luxury in its every corner. The sprawling architecture and pristine grounds it sits on is almost as stunning as the backdrop upon which it acts. With a long historic presence, award winning honors, and a goal to make environmental preservation top priority, The Langham Huntington in Pasadena, California is the perfect place to reside during your stay in sunny California.
Gone are the days where children would run around acres of lush acreage in boots and farm dresses from sunup to sundown, playing tag and building secret forts in the woods. You no longer see many men with weathered cowboy hats riding horses while they herd their cattle about, or women tending the homestead while gathering fresh roots and eggs for a hearty dinner. You probably can’t imagine a modern day household without a TV set, five telephones, or family dinner around the table for every meal.
But, what if that’s what you long for? What if part of you wants to go back in time to a simpler era, where family values prevail and traditions are steadfast. What if you and your family desperately need an escape from today’s fast paced world? Then it’s time to dust off the kid’s riding boots, buy cowboy hats for the whole crew, and book some tickets to sunny Santa Barbara, California, where The Alisal Guest Ranch and Resort will quietly be waiting to transport your family back to a time where Instagram and BMWs never existed.
When you find yourself in Orange County, CA looking for a unique hotel experience you must take the time to stay (and play) at Hotel Irvine. This lifestyle hotel takes the intimate experience of the boutique style hotel to a whole new level. From the beautiful and modern decor to the personalized service, you will find yourself amazed at every turn. This is an amazing gem for an intimate couples weekend as well as your next family vacation.
Whether you’re a Club Med veteran or looking for a new experience and resort, this all-inclusive will NOT leave you cold. Club Med Sandpiper Bay is a one of a kind, truly unique active wellness resort experience in the heart of Florida. Read on to find out how you can vacation with the best of them, stay in shape, and be physically challenged, all at once.
Las Vegas is known as a place for adult entertainment, not a place for kids. At first glance, families don’t have much to do in the city of nighttime entertainment and gambling. However, anyone who actually takes the time to do some research on what Vegas has to offer beyond shows and casinos would be surprised to find an array of activities and entertainment of a more wholesome type, perfect for families and kids. Our team of editors has done the research for you, traveled to the destination, and got the scoop on the best sights and activities to do when traveling to Vegas with your family.
Today we’d like to take you to a place in Vegas where kids are welcome. Where big families gather. Where Vegas is no longer about gambling only but also about reconnecting: with nature, with oneself, with relatives.
We’d like to give you a tour of Vegas the way it’s rarely seen: through wholesome eyes.
Nestled in the heart of beautiful Scottsdale, Arizona and set against the backdrop of the McDowell mountains, lies the ultimate in family friendly fun, relaxation, and hospitality: the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess. This gorgeous AAA Five-Diamond resort is truly an oasis in the desert. Having just completed a $60-million renovation, this hotel features nearly 650 spacious guest rooms and boasts activities that will keep your youngest kids and Mom and Dad busy and entertained while being surrounded with some of of the most beautiful grounds you have ever seen. With five heated pools, two water slides, an incredible spa, tennis and basketball courts, four award-winning restaurants and two full 18-hole golf courses; the Fairmont Princess has something for everyone!