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...]

What to look for in an international family travel tour operator

When deciding whether to spend vacation dollars on an international family travel tour operator (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...]

Travel Tip: Luxe Home Swap review

Congratulations to Kayla, winner of our March giveaway! Meet our featured April sponsor: With more and more traveling families seeking out authentic travel experiences for their kids, home swaps can be a perfect solution. Families can list their … [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...]