Where to stay in Ucluelet, BC: Black Rock Oceanfront Resort

What everyone needs after an active day hiking, kayaking, or touring Vancouver Island's west coast: a plunge pool and hot tub, rain shower, and cheery fire waiting at their resort. Families vacationing in Ucluelet BC get all that and more in Black … [Read more...]

Six reasons to love Great Wolf Lodge (plus Great Wolf Lodge tips!)

Our family thinks the Great Wolf Lodge offers the perfect antidote to dreary winter and spring days, making it an ideal location for an easy family getaway! If you're on the fence, we have six reasons to love this family-friendly resort chain, plus … [Read more...]

Mt. Hood Railroad Polar Express

110 Railroad Avenue Hood River, OR It's that time of year...when everyday roadside attractions become magical! The Mt. Hood Railroad offers scenic tours through the Hood River Valley and the Columbia Gorge, and during the holiday season, they … [Read more...]

Travel Tip: Legoland’s Premium Play Pass

If you plan to visit the increasingly popular Legoland California in Carlsbad, CA during their peak summer and holiday periods, you might consider upgrading your admission tickets to Premium Play Passes. Not widely advertised, this upgrade allows … [Read more...]

Cruising Options for Families of 5 and More

Image via Wikipedia If your family doesn't fit the standard travel industry mold of two adults and two children, you've probably experienced frustration at one time or another while booking vacations, hotels, and the like. I know I have, and I … [Read more...]

Mystic Seaport

Mystic, Connecticut This stop was submitted by Karin Burgess of Mystic Country. Thank you, Karin, for your support of Pit Stops for Kids! Looking for a great maritime day or weekend trip to beat summer heat and learn as a family? Just off I-95 … [Read more...]

North Point Lighthouse

2650 N. Wahl Ave. Milwaukee, WI The North Point Lighthouse, standing since 1855, is a fixture in scenic Milwaukee, WI. Better yet for traveling families, it's located adjacent to a great park for kids! Says Kara (AKA Vacation Gals' ColoradoGal), … [Read more...]