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Family vacation memories

My Vacation Lady gets a few of these types of calls a year---we're celebrating our 40th, 45th, 50th wedding anniversary and want to take the entire family on a vacation.  OR, grandma is turning 70 and they want to celebrate by taking the entire family on a vacation that they will all remember, instead of [...]

Family vacations- survival hacks

Years ago when the My Vacation Lady kids were young, we drove down to Florida from New Jersey.  Yes, that was the first and last LONG driving vacation that we took but at that point, I wasn't in the travel business, money was tight and we were booking very last minute for a Christmas week [...]

Family Friendly Sightseeing for Free in the North East

My Vacation Lady helps our clients plan family vacations to destinations near and far.  Some may be to international destinations or cruises while others may be to the theme parks in Orlando.  Family vacations are a special time and we tried taking our kids on family vacations every summer even when we didn't have a [...]

Make family memories now

Last week was a sad week for the family of My Vacation Lady.   We laid my mother in law to rest.  She fought a valiant fight trying to overcome a massive stroke but in the end, she couldn't fight any more.  This was the woman known as Nana to my children.  This was the [...]

How to travel like a kid- with your kids

Do you remember vacations when you were a kid?  I do--- mostly driving in the back seat of the car to hotels in the Catskill mountains.  Those hotels were like what an all inclusive family friendly resort is to my families traveling today-- but we didn't need passports and never left the state of New [...]

Give the gift of travel

When speaking to one of My Vacation Lady's vacation specialists the other day, she told me about her family's idea on gift giving for the holidays. Something you need Something you want Something to read Something to EXPERIENCE Last year, we celebrated the holidays with our adult children on a cruise.  Our married kids got [...]