Special Interest Travel
College Tour Trips
Many families take a special trip with a teen to tour a set of college campuses. Read tips to help you get the most from such trips, and get a good sense on what campus life will really be like.
Voluntourism - Points to Consider
Volunteering for a short time while on a trip is an appealing idea: helping out on a local project, or perhaps at an orphanage... But there are many issues to consider and travelers should think carefully about both the benefits and about unintended consequences.
Resorts for Special Needs Families
All families needs vacations, and it could be argued that those with the daily extra challenges of special-needs kids have an extra need for R&R.
Bar Mitzvah and Bat Mitzvah Vacations
Some families are choosing to have destination bar mitzvahs and bat mitzvahs, where ceremonies and celebrations take place in a vacation destination.
Family Vacations: Ages and Stages
Find ideas for trips with babies, tots, teens, and young adults, as well as travel with grandparents, family reunions, and more.
How to Plan Your Family Reunion
About.com's Guide for Entertaining has advice for planning this special type of family trip, and About.com's Guide for Genealogy has extensive resources as well for "Planning the Perfect Family Reunion".
Wanderlust Yoga Festivals
Wanderlust Yoga Festivals are family-friendly: head to a beautiful mountain ski resort in summer for terrific yoga, kid- outdoor music concerts, daily kids programs, and more.