Road Trip Travel Hack: Stay nights at KOA Kampgrounds!

We love to review destination hotels and resorts, but let's face it: roadside motels booked solely for the purpose of an overnight pit stop en route on a road trip are usually nothing to write home about. Plus, an average motel stay is now over $100 … [Read more...]

Five ways to travel smarter this summer

Coronavirus is here for awhile, and as travelers, we need to learn how to travel reasonably and safely within its limitations until we get through the quarantines, border closures, festival cancellations, and travel restrictions. One thing we can all … [Read more...]

Tips to help overcome anxiety about traveling

If you're reading this during a stay-at-home order related to COVID-19, now is the time for planning your next adventure, when safe to do so. The fear of visiting a new, unknown place and the uncertainty of travel plans can contribute to so-called … [Read more...]

Travel Tip: Benefits of booking online

Traveling is usually an essential facet of life for Pit Stops for Kids families. When we can all get back to traveling again, we want you to be ready with the best tips for booking that amazing trip to make memories again. Previously most … [Read more...]

6 important health tips for frequent travelers

When it's time to travel again, follow these tips to continue to stay healthy in the air. It's true that travel broadens the mind, allowing us to experience new cultures, taste new food and see amazing new sights that stay with us forever. To make … [Read more...]

Mega cruise guide to family cruise vacations

Wondering how to pick the right cruise? Our cruise guide will steer the way! A cruise is a great way to enjoy multiple destinations while only unpacking once. Cruisers combine the convenience of an all-inclusive resort with the adventure of ports of … [Read more...]

Hassle-free guide to getting your US passport for kids

Need a US passport for kids? Getting your child his or her first passport doesn't have to be as intimidating as it sounds. Yes, you need to clear an afternoon or morning to the task, and yes, there's a wait time involved, but the process is simpler … [Read more...]

Tips for keeping kids healthy on family trips

A great family road trip can teach valuable lessons and help your child expand their world view. It can also, though, put them at risk of getting sick. Motion sickness, changes in climate, and lots of germ-ridden tourist stops can spell trouble for … [Read more...]

Gift-free holiday: Why we opted for no presents at Christmas

When we decided the best time for our family's bucket list trip to Europe was Christmas break, we, as parents, realized how unrealistic it would be to buy Christmas presents on top of the cost of the trip. While we would be budget traveling through … [Read more...]

Five fall weekend getaways to take on a budget

School's in session, and magically, travel costs have dropped! Resorts and theme parks across the U.S. are offering discount packages to entice autumn travelers, but what if you only have weekends free? Try any of the following give fall weekend … [Read more...]