Five best places to visit to get the best souvenirs for kids

The chance to visit other places is something that anyone shouldn’t miss. The opportunity to meet new people, get to know unique cultures, and taste local cuisines is indeed a fantastic experience. Another part of the travel experience that many … [Read more...]

Dog-friendly travel destinations

What a better time to plot travel plans than summer? Now that the sun’s out and about, it’s the perfect time to bask in the sun and enjoy the warm weather with your family—including your tail-wagging best friend! Our dogs become our family the … [Read more...]

Budget-friendly Spring Break destinations you haven’t thought of

Planning a Spring Break vacation? With only a week or so off school, it can be hard to find a vacation that's both easy to plan and easy on the wallet. Below, we have over a dozen ideas throughout the US, Caribbean, and Mexico for budget-friendly … [Read more...]

A parents’ guide to vacation boredom busters

Are you tired of staring at the same four walls? Are your kids climbing those very walls? It may be time to treat your family to an extended vacation. Slow travel can be safe during this challenging time, and social distancing can be achieved, along … [Read more...]

Five great family vacation destinations

...to embrace as soon as it is safe to do so! Planning a family vacation is a delight, but it is not always the simplest of tasks. Finding the right destination is key - somewhere that has something to offer the whole family, with attractions and … [Read more...]

10 easy ways to decorate your hotel room for the holidays

The Pit Stops for Kids crew will be spending the holidays in a Tahoe vacation home this year, so I'm making plans now to make our stay as festive as we'd enjoy at home. If you, too, will be spending your winter holidays away from home, we have 10 … [Read more...]

Stocking ideas for families who travel

Need help filling those Christmas stockings this year? We're back with this year's 10 stocking ideas for families who travel! Whether you have small children who need entertainment on long road trips or teens who love the outdoors, the following … [Read more...]

Best family vacations during a time of social distancing

If you’re an adventurous family, you're probably itching to travel again. Travel is coming back, but it will look different than in the past. We took an amazing rafting trip--and felt completely safe--in the midst of CV-19, for instance. Then, we … [Read more...]

What to do now to prepare for ski season

This ski season will look different, but now is still the time to prepare for a safe ski vacation! Learn how this ski season will be different. For us, ski season starts long before the first flakes fall from the sky. Admittedly, we're crazy for the … [Read more...]

Pit Stops for Kids’ Pre-Road Trip Checklist

As my family and I gear up (literally speaking!) for our upcoming 22-day road trip throughout the western states, piles of equipment, duffel bags, coolers, and the like are starting to dot the landscape of our family room. As I always wonder before … [Read more...]