Family Travel Guides

Montreal: Where Past and Future Collide

Amanda Blakley | Posted 10.22.2015 | Canada Travel
Amanda Blakley

I decided to take our littles on an odyssey of our own, one they will recall with fondness one day (I hope). Our plan was simple: to ride the rails east from Toronto's Union Station to Montreal and spend several days exploring the historical streets.

48 Hours in Los Angeles - With Kids

Amanda Blakley | Posted 09.15.2015 | Canada Travel
Amanda Blakley

Los Angeles is a sprawling city full of low strip malls, palmed avenues, film studios and over-crowded attractions, BUT that SoCal living is still so sweet. The city's full of beautiful parks, kid-friendly hikes, beaches (oh so many beaches!) and hip vegan restaurants with high chairs -- A great destination for the adventuring family.

48 Hours in Boston - With Kids

Amanda Blakley | Posted 07.22.2015 | Canada Travel
Amanda Blakley

Boston -- a town known for its Ivy League pedigree, lobster rolls and of course it's battles, revolutions and tea parties. It is also a fantastic urban getaway for a traveling family looking for great food, culture, and maybe even a visit to the ball game.

Top 5 Family-Friendly Campgrounds Near Toronto

Angie Campanelli | Posted 06.22.2015 | Canada Living
Angie Campanelli

As creator of The Family Travel Guide, a website dedicated to family travel, I put together a list of my ideal places for family camping. From the backwoods to hardwood floors, I try to cover it all.

How I Get my Son to Sleep on Planes

Angie Campanelli | Posted 05.10.2015 | Canada Parents
Angie Campanelli

Some travelling parents totally spaz over getting their baby to nap (on schedule or not). On point, I stressed over this issue for nights leading up to our first family trip. Throughout our travels, my husband and I tried many different methods to get our son to sleep in transit. Here are some tips that helped us succeed.

Make a Toronto Staycation the Ultimate Family Vacation

Amanda Blakley | Posted 05.05.2015 | Canada Travel
Amanda Blakley

The thing about a vacation is that it's meant to be relaxing and fun. But that's not the reality for many of us when it comes to coordinating a family trip (ahem, March break??). We recently had the pleasure of enjoying a proper vacation. Well, technically speaking, it was a staycation. If this sounds appealing to you, here are some great local options of hotels that really roll out the red carpet for you and your little ones.

Tips on Flying with Infants

Angie Campanelli | Posted 06.05.2015 | Canada Travel
Angie Campanelli

As a mom to a one-year-old and step-mom to a 10-year-old I am far from a parenting expert. But what I am an expert in is flying with kids. Here's how we survived so many excursions with a baby.

4 Unforgettable Places to Enjoy Family Fun in the Sun

Merry Kuchle | Posted 04.21.2015 | Canada Travel
Merry Kuchle

Winter is hanging on with all its might this year. Pictures of the snow ravaged Northeast remind me that Spring is still far away. Wondering where to go this year to get your fun in the sun? Here are a few family friendly options that will leave you refreshed, warm and give your family memories that will last a lifetime.

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.

I Was a City Slicker Humbled By The Rockies

Samantha Kemp-Jackson | Posted 08.25.2012 | Canada Travel
Samantha Kemp-Jackson

My family and I are city slickers, that's a fact. We love the life that living in the downtown core affords us. People say that "back to nature" is the way to go if you want to get a real perspective on life. Hogwash, I thought... until now. My motor-mouth and city swagger was at once shot down by the scene before me. I had been humbled by the mountains.