Category Archives: Travel Tips

Travel Tips from the Family Travel Mom: subject – Natural History Museums – flashback

NATURAL HISTORY MUSEUMS – It’s all in the starting point. Flashback to an earlier time: As we waited in some lines opening day of the new Creation Museum, we were greeted by friendly faces and warm smiles from the docents … Continue reading

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7 Last-Minute Labor Day Travel Tips

With one last, long weekend to say farewell to summer, there’s not much time to plan your Labor Day getaway. Though spontaneous trips are full of excitement, little planning leaves a lot of room for expensive travel hiccups. This is … Continue reading

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Pets and Vacations

5 items to pack in Fido’s weekend bag if he’s being home-boarded: 1. Your dog’s usual food: Some dogs get an upset stomach if you change their brand of doggie chow, so be sure to pack plenty of your dog’s … Continue reading

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Biltmore Summer Vacations Offer Something for Everyone in the Family

~Kids admitted free Memorial Day through Labor Day~   ASHEVILLE, N.C. – Sixty-six percent of families say ‘togetherness’ is an essential element for a memorable family vacation (PGAV Destinations study, “The Art of the Family Vacation,” 2012). Addressing the need … Continue reading

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HOLIDAY FAMILY TRAVEL ON A BUDGET

Think the family budget has no room for a family weekend trip right now? Read our budget travel tips for making a quick Seasonal Getaway more affordable. Besides using one of our guidebooks to get unique ideas for places to go, here are some … Continue reading

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THANKSGIVING TRAVEL IDEAS

THANKSGIVING Places to Have A Pilgrim’s Thanksgiving: www.trekaroo.com/list/places-to-have-a-pilgrims-thanksgiving?utm_source=talk_digest_email_111011 7 Tips to Avoid Family Holiday Travel Tension: http://www.foxnews.com/travel/2011/11/03/7-tips-to-avoid-family-holiday-travel-tension/#ixzz1davXL69z Pet Car Travel Tips – Taking Fido along with you to the family thanksgiving festivities? Make sure he’s safe, sound and comfortable during … Continue reading

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ROAD SAFETY WHEN TRAVELING

Loved this article on Tripitini: http://www.tripatini.com/profiles/blogs/road-safety-when-travelling

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SUPER SUMMER TRAVEL SHOW – HAPPY JULY 4TH

Summer is here and the kids are home! Today’s show is full of both fun and necessary information for parents! Family travel expert Michele Zavatsky offers travel advice of all kinds so you don’t have to hear those dreaded words: … Continue reading

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INSURANCE ON VACATION

A relaxing day at the beach can turn stressful when you return from the surf and realize your iPhone was stolen from your chair. Don’t let a thief ruin your vacation. Let Kiplinger’s Personal Finance Magazine make traveling easier for … Continue reading

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THEME PARK SURVIVAL GUIDE

300 million people visit approximately 400 theme parks in the U.S. each year. Want to skip the lines, avoid the throngs of people and pay less than everyone else? Of course you do! Budget Travel’s insider tips will ensure you save time … Continue reading

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