A family-friendly road trip through Scotland

It may be small in size. But, what it lacks in stature, Scotland makes up in sheer variety. In just a short space of time, you can see rugged mountains, deep lochs, cosmopolitan cities and remote islands. Here are just a few of the best road trips in … [Read more...]

Tour Scotland’s best family campsites this summer

The following post is written by Oliver Harper. Taking a family road trip across Scotland is a great way to see the country and get back to basics. One of the loveliest routes to take starts at Dunblane and journeys north along the A9, passing … [Read more...]

Why Should Families Consider Costa Rica travel?

Considering Costa Rica travel? Costa Rica may not be one of the most obvious tourist destinations for your family holidays this summer, but it's certainly worth considering if you want to teach your children about the importance of the world’s lush … [Read more...]

Best family travel tour operators: what to look for

When deciding whether to spend vacation dollars on international family travel tour operators (or how much), it comes down to matching the correct operator to your family's needs. Are you looking for a full-service provider, or not much more than a … [Read more...]

Book Review of The World’s Cheapest Destinations: 21 Countries Where Your Money is Worth a Fortune

Approximately 90 percent of content on Pit Stops for Kids is U.S. and Canadian-based, written to help families find the best destinations, tips, and experiences in North America. We consider ourselves experts in domestic road trip and outdoor travel, … [Read more...]

Fun family hostels for an international stay

Wake up in a Turkish cave, a rainforest treehouse, or aboard a 747 airplane that never flies when you check into one of these unusual hotels the adventurous folks at Hostelbookers recommend for families. Besides being easy on the purse strings, these … [Read more...]

Minneapolis-St. Paul Airport

Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport Travelers through Minneapolis-St Paul are lucky enough to have not one, but two airport play spaces available to them (although we all know the truly lucky depart on their planes without any airport … [Read more...]