Best travel water filter system (SIDE BY SIDE COMPARISON)

When traveling abroad and when backpacking or camping in the backcountry, it's crucial to have a travel water filter system you can rely on. The best systems we've found use gravity to do most of the work, but there's an abundance of choice. Which … [Read more...]

Pros and cons of private campgrounds: alternatives to state and national parks

At Pit Stops for Kids, we love state parks and national parks for overnight camping and family outdoor adventure. But those campgrounds fill up fast during the peak summer season, and sometimes, they're not ideal for RV camping families. If you need … [Read more...]

Family bonding on vacation: Why you should choose an escape room this summer

We know that the summer can drag on, especially when the weather is grey and wet and you seem to run out of things to do indoors within a week. Of course, you can always watch movies, but maybe you want something a little bit less predictable? A … [Read more...]

Day hikes in Joshua Tree National Park: Hiking off-trail

I love a guiding company that doesn’t ‘dumb down’ experiences for guests. Joshua Tree Excursions definitely doesn’t take the easy route, literally or figuratively. If you're looking for day hikes in Joshua Tree National Park, guide and owner Kelly … [Read more...]

Three great family campsites in France

France is known for its romantic getaways filled with twinkling lights, iconic landmarks, and plenty of wine and cheese. But there are also plenty of family-friendly activities to be found as well. In fact, one timeless outing that is hugely popular … [Read more...]

Museums in Moscow and St. Petersburg worth visiting

To experience the best that Russia has to offer one should visit its two most iconic cities – Moscow, a glamorous capital, and St. Petersburg, with its culture and stunning architecture astonishing at every turn. Moscow and St Petersburg are the … [Read more...]

Popular state parks in Hawaii

Many people around the world think that Hawaii is just a place where they can see a lot of beautiful beaches and water activities such as surfing and kiteboarding. This picture of Hawaii is what has always been portrayed on TV and magazines; however, … [Read more...]

What to do in Boston with kids: Fun things to explore on the Rose Kennedy Greenway

Experience the entire Greenway on foot by starting at either Chinatown Park in the south or at the North End Parks.  In addition to the wide open green spaces, perfect for tossing a ball or playing tag, you can enjoy walking the paths surrounded … [Read more...]

Travel gear: Smart items to pack in your personal item

Whether it is a family trip, vacation, trekking trip, or a business trip, everyone faces the problem of packing the right stuff into our handbag, tote, backpack or other personal item. Packing for a trip needs planning that is a lot demanding than … [Read more...]

Best budget-friendly destinations

Traveling is a wonderful notion, as you get to spend some time at your favorite place(s). You can refresh your mind, and eliminate all the stress that a normal lifestyle leaves on you. It is certainly a great activity to stay creative, constructive … [Read more...]