Family Road Trips

Escape To The Berkshires For Family Fun

Amanda Blakley | Posted 10.17.2016 | Canada
Amanda Blakley

A country retreat for city-folk dating back to the early 1800's, call her old-fashioned but there is nothing stodgy about the beautiful Berkshires. El...

Easy Tricks For Organizing The Ultimate Family Road Trip

Professional Organizers in Canada | Posted 07.20.2016 | Canada Parents
Professional Organizers in Canada

With the low Canadian dollar, families across the country are satisfying their travel itch the old-fashioned way: through the open road. Whether it's driving through the Great White North or heading down south, road trips are a cost-effective solution to a summer getaway.

Roadtripping: Family-Style

Amanda Blakley | Posted 09.30.2014 | Canada Travel
Amanda Blakley

There is something universal about roadtrips. My parents Chevrolet wagon with faux-wood paneling would barrel down the freeways. Many years later my husband and I were hitting the open road with our two-and-a-half-year-old son, Atticus, for our inaugural family roadtrip.

Road Trip Reading: Car Friendly Books to Keep the Kids Occupied

Posted 06.16.2014 | Canada Living

Road trips are easily one of the coolest things you can go on as a kid: new places, quests, and stories to tell. The destination is just one part of t...

On The Road Again: The Ultimate Road Trip Guide

Posted 06.02.2014 | Canada Travel

Road trips are the ultimate way to grab summer by the horns, but getting out of town for the weekend can turn into a massive headache, leaving you won...

7 Tips for Surviving a Road Trip with Kids

Rania Walker | Posted 08.11.2013 | Canada Travel
Rania Walker

"Are we there yet?" With summer holidays coming up, many of us will be en route to visit family and friends, and amid all the planning, packing and panicking the last thing we need when we get into the car, on a plane or on the train, is a melt-down. Or even worse, those four words that I dare not repeat.

10 Family-Friendly Vacation Destinations

BabyPost | Posted 06.11.2013 | Canada Travel

It's a lot of fun to get away with the family, but before you can hop a plane and kick back you have to figure out where to go. Not every get-away is kid-friendly, so you'll want to do your research and plan ahead. You can find family-oriented activities to do just about anywhere, but there are some destinations that are particularly well set up for families with young kids. Here are some ideas.

Dispatches From Down East: What Happens in the Restroom, Stays in the Restroom

Lori Gard | Posted 05.18.2012 | Canada
Lori Gard

I have never had to unplug a person from a toilet before, and with good luck I will never have this stroke of misfortune again. She was stuck tighter than an over-sized beach ball thrown into a basketball net, and without me she might still be there.

Road Trip Effect: Why The Journey Back Seems Shorter

The Huffington Post Canada | Martha Edwards | Posted 11.21.2011 | Canada Living

Call it the road trip conundrum -- that phenomenon where, even as adults, our journey to our destination seems to take forever while the return trip w...