3 (More) Great Family Travel Blogs
In our previous post, 3 Great Family Travel Blogs, we told you about some knowledgable folks in the family travel blogosphere. Now — back by popular demand — we’re here with more great resources for trip planning. You probably won’t be surprised to hear that we’re big fans of vacation rental homes for families traveling together, as they offer more space at a more affordable price point, and often feature additional amenities such as private swimming pools and game rooms. But planning a family trip requires more than simply choosing the right accommodations. From packing to flying to dining out, traveling with children, aunts, uncles, or grandparents takes some serious planning. Here are a few more of our favorite family travel blogs to get you started on the right track:
You can probably deduce from its name the focal point of this travel blog — it’s all about planning adventures for you and your kiddos. The site is run by avid traveler Erin Gifford, and though she’s a mother to four young children, she’s anything but your typical mommy blogger. This a blog for parents who want to offer their children experiences, not just vacations. From transportation tips to offbeat destinations, Kidventurous encourages readers to explore a different side of family travel — one that enriches and maybe even educates them, while still being a blast. Check it out for planning your next family adventure.
Traveling with Kids
The premise of this mom-run blog is that traveling with your kids is supposed to be fun, not stressful. With all of the travel tips based on personal experiences, this blog emanates a sense of authenticity and familiarity. The writer’s expertise lies in long haul flights with children under 10 — something many people would never even attempt once, but she has done many times, across countries, continents and oceans. From tips on how to fly with a stroller to recommendations for beach vacations with children, you’ll find practical yet fresh ideas here. Traveling with Kids is a must-read for anyone who plans to set foot into an airport with a child.
The Mother of All Trips
This blog believes in the idea that having kids doesn’t have to slow you down. In fact, having kids can renew your love of travel in ways you couldn’t have expected! Content focuses on travel experiences of the writer, offering lessons learned and unexpected tips. One such post details how the writer took a two-week vacation in England with her husband and two children… and they didn’t check a single bag! The blog’s tagline is “bringing the world to your kids and your kids to the world,” and its content will certainly inspire you to do just that.