Three things to do in Acadia National Park with kids

Acadia National Park may be quite a hike from the nearest urban center or major airport, but this beautiful corner of downeast Maine offers families unlimited adventures, from bikes to boats to hiking trails and, if you’re lucky, the earliest sunrise … [Read more...]

Deschutes river rafting with Sun Country Tours

During our recent visit to Pronghorn Club, we were fortunate enough to enjoy the Big Eddy rafting trip with Bend, Oregon's Sun Country Tours. 'Short but sweet', the Big Eddy trip is only 1.5 hours long (2.5 door-to-door from Sun Country) but promises … [Read more...]

All Inclusive Resort Barcelo In Los Cabos

Los Cabos is situated at the Southern end of the Baja California Sur, Mexico, which covers an area of 3,750.93 km2. It encompasses of Cabo San Lucas, San José del Cabo and the Resort corridor in between the two. Los Cabos is famous for its beautiful … [Read more...]

A family lodge stay: The Lodge at Suttle Lake, Sisters Oregon

A mountain lake lodge that's equally appealing to adults and kids isn't easy to find...unless you're in Oregon. (It must be something about my home state's laid-back, outdoorsy atmosphere.) The Lodge at Suttle Lake, located just outside of Sisters, … [Read more...]

Best Beach Towns: Puerto Vallarta with kids

Puerto Vallarta offers a bit of everything for families enjoying a Mexican vacation, from beaches to city life to mountains, all touched by the warmth of the sun. While accommodations are an important aspect of any family vacation, no matter how … [Read more...]

Seeking ohana in Kauai’s quiet spaces

This post is sponsored by The Hawaiian Islands, where you could be Living in the Moment on the Island of Kauai. Miles past the smattering of resorts, tourist destinations, and restaurants dotting Kauai's scenic coastline, a rusted pick-up … [Read more...]

Summer in the Sierras: guide to rustic lodges

The term 'mountain lodge' can mean many things to traveling families. It can conjure up images ranging from five-star luxury to bare bones accommodation, swimming pools and children's programs to communal meals and do-it-yourself maid service. We … [Read more...]

Running Y Ranch Resort

Located outside the town of Klamath Falls, Oregon just north of the California border, the Running Y Ranch is many things in one beautiful, pine-forested package: luxury retreat, golf resort, Western-style ranch, family getaway, and romantic … [Read more...]

Crater Lake National Park and Lodge

One of the Pit Stops crew's favorite national parks is in our backyard: Crater Lake National Park in Southern Oregon. Open year round, Crater Lake is a true natural wonder that's (surprisingly) never swarmed with crowds. It's not too large a park as … [Read more...]