Hiking the Palm Canyon Trail with Kids

Hiking Palm Canyon Trail with Kids

Did you know that Palm Springs is home to one of the largest palm oasis’ in the entire world? Who knew?? Ok, ok… apparently the United States Topographical Engineers did when they named this place Palm Springs in 1853, but I sure didn’t!

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Mexico City with Kids

Castillo de Chapultepec - Mexico City with Kids

We’ve traveled to Mexico many times before but we’ve always wanted to visit Mexico City with our kids. To be honest, we always asked ourselves, “Is Mexico City safe to visit with kids?” With the safety reputation of Mexico City having improved significantly in recent years, we decided to give it a go and we are glad we did!

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2 Days in Charleston with Kids

Family Can Travel - 48 Hours in Charleston South Carolina with Kids - a great splash park at Waterfront Park near Queen Street entrance

Charleston, South Carolina is a wonderful place to spend a few days with small kids. Visiting Charleston with kids, you’ll find it has the perfect mix of kid-friendly activities. You will love strolling the beautiful streets and parks of Charleston, eating amazing southern food and enjoying the natural beauty & wildlife of the area.

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3 Days in Las Vegas with Kids

a 10-year old girl enjoys a walk on The Strip on a 3-day family vacation to Las Vegas, Nevada.

I’ll be honest – the concept of taking a trip to Las Vegas with kids had never really crossed my mind. We travel with kids a lot, but we are more of an outdoor adventure family, so a family trip to Vegas was never on our radar. So, how did we end up going to Vegas with kids?

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Three Days in Los Angeles with Kids

the kids from the Family Can Travel blog have fun in the sand at Santa Monica beach while on a 3-day family trip to Los Angeles.

Ahhhh…  is there anywhere nicer than Southern California? With endless sun, sand, theme parks and Hollywood, visiting Los Angeles with kids is a great idea for a family vacation.

We had visited Los Angeles a few years back while on a family trip to Palm Springs. On that trip, we took our kids to Disneyland, so on our return visit to Los Angeles with kids, we focused on Hollywood and the beach. We had a great time visiting the major kid-friendly attractions in Hollywood, while a day at the beach was simply amazing.

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Is it Worth it to Buy the Universal Studios Hollywood Unlimited Express Pass?

The posted wait time for the Transformers ride at Universal Studios Hollywood is 100 minutes.

When we planned our family trip to Los Angeles to visit Universal Studios Hollywood, we noticed that the day we were visiting was projected to be the busiest day of the month. In fact, by the time we arrived at the theme park in the morning, all the tickets for the park had been sold out. Based on this concerning attendance projection, we decided we didn’t want to waste our day in lineups, so we upgraded our Universal Studios tickets in two different ways:

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Southern East Coast Road Trip with Kids

Family Can Travel - 2 Days in Savannah with Kids - Wormsloe Historic Site - Kids having fun under Oaks and Spanish Moss

There are few regions in the United states more family-friendly than the Southern East Coast. With incredible destinations such as Orlando, Savannah, Charleston and Wilmington, there are so many reasons to take a Southern East Coast road trip with your kids.

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Appalachian Road Trip with Kids

Family Can Travel - Three Days of Hiking Around Asheville, NC with Kids - Pisgah National Forest - Looking Glass Falls (2)

Some of the most family-friendly destinations in the United States are found in the Appalachians. With incredible destinations such as the Blue Ridge Parkway, Great Smoky Mountains National Park and Shenandoah National Park there are so many reasons to take an Appalachian road trip with kids.

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6 Kid Friendly Hikes in Shenandoah National Park

Hiking with Kids in Shenandoah National Park

After spending the previous 10 days in major cities on a family road trip along the Atlantic Coast, we were looking forward to some easy hikes in Shenandoah National Park with our kids. We love to go hiking with our kids (aged nearly 3 and 5 years old) and were excited to see what the famous Shenandoah National Park had to offer.

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7 Kid-Friendly Hikes Near Asheville, NC

Family Can Travel - Three Days of Hiking Around Asheville, NC with Kids - Chimney Rock State Park - Outcroppings Trail (5)

Trendy Asheville, NC is known for its vibrant arts scene, complete with art galleries and an exciting culinary scene. But we were drawn to Asheville as a base for some amazing family friendly outdoor activities, in fact hiking is one of the best things to do near Asheville. So, we decided to make this a stop on our family vacation to the Appalachians to enjoy these kid-friendly hikes near Asheville.

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