Wendy’s best tips, solutions, and ideas for family vacations—plus invaluable advice on travel logistics when you’ve got kids in tow.
Whether you’re taking a summer vacation across America or enjoying a staycation in your hometown, bookmark this list of free things to do from New York City to Los Angeles.
Eric Stoen has traveled to 30 countries with young kids, so he’s learned something about crafting vacations that work for the whole family.
Going to the zoo and aquarium can be a magical experience. Here are 10 zoos and aquariums where you can actually spend the night.
Tips for a successful villa vacation
European river cruises have grown so popular that often the only time you can get a cabin is low season. But is a low-season cruise worth doing?
What’s your favorite European city when you’re traveling with kids? Our travel experts share their top picks.
Five foolproof ways to upgrade any Disney vacation.
Air-tested tips for surviving a flight with young kids.
For festive Old World holiday charm, you can’t beat Central Europe, where Christmas Markets are great for holiday shopping and delicious regional foods.
These ten tips make vacations fun—and largely stress-free.
Looking for a Christmas vacation that's warm, sunny, and affordable? Wendy has an idea.
Family travel aficionado Eric Stoen knows how to pack a five-member clan into just two suitcases and two carry-ons.
Wendy's 12-year-old son advises parents how to persuade their kids to try unfamiliar foods in foreign places.
Wendy's 10-year-old explains why spending the night in a museum makes it truly memorable, based on his sleepover at the American Museum of Natural History in New York City.
TripAdvisor can seem daunting, and the amount of info overwhelming, but there are strategies to make it work for you. Eric Stoen shares his tips for planning family vacations.
Join me for TripAdvisor's first-ever Twitter party on October 1, from noon to 1:00 p.m. Eastern. We'll be chatting about how to make museum visits truly memorable…
Wendy's son Charlie offers invaluable advice for parents interested in planning a family cruise.
Wendy shares a great idea for a family trip activity, from her own family's travel experiences.
Costa Rica is a popular destination for families, packed as it is with outdoor adventures that work for a variety of ages.
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