family vacation planning

Travel Tips for LGBTQ families

Just like any family traveling with their children, there may be some challenges and obstacles that may arise.  This is especially true for same sex couples.  So here are some great tips that we found in a post on AFAR written by a gay couple traveling with their (now teenage) daughters. Here are some tips [...]

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When to plan your spring break family vacation

In the past couple of weeks (July), we've been speaking to a number of clients and prospective clients about traveling during the kids school breaks. Christine first wanted to try for Christmas break.  When she heard pricing of flights alone, she asked about Easter break.  Since many towns and cities in our region have off [...]

Skip Gen Family Vacations

Would you consider taking your grandchildren on vacation and leaving their parents home?   The team at My Vacation Lady helps plan many multi-generational vacations where the grandparents, their adult children and their grandchildren all take a vacation together.  As a matter of fact, Henry and Rita are taking their son, daughter in law and 2 [...]

Traveling with the Generation Z

General Z or the Gen Z were born between 1995 to 2010.  They are the post millennial generation and they really can influence the way they and their families travel.  This generation was born in the digital age and from a very early age, they've been exposed to the internet, social networks and smart phones.  [...]

Culinary adventures on family vacations

So many of My Vacation Lady's clients will tell us that there are foodies.  They are adventurous with food and would love to explore foods while they are on vacation--- yes, even with their kids. How can you bring some culinary adventures into your family vacation?  Schedule a food tour of local hole in the [...]

Hitting the road with kids– tips for a smoother road trip

When we were kids, we didn't fly off to exotic locations for vacations-- we piled in the family car and drove (or at least my father did). When our kids were younger, we planned a relatively last minute vacation to Disney World (before My Vacation Lady existed) and since it was over Christmas break, and [...]

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Family Friendly Spring Break Vacations

It's only October.  Why in the world is My Vacation Lady talking about spring break vacations? That's easy----now is the time to book them.   So let's look at a calendar: Easter is really late next year- April 21, 2019 Have you checked your school calendar yet? New York City Public Schools are closed from [...]

Adventurous Family Vacations

Would you ever consider taking your kids on an adventure vacation?  Do you even really know what an adventure vacation would be?  Don't feel bad because most people don't know what might be considered an adventure vacation because there are so many different facets to an adventure vacation. A good number of  My Vacation Lady's clients will [...]

Family Friendly Cities in Europe

My Vacation Lady recently received a request for a family vacation in Italy for parents and their 2 teenagers in July.  We would say that most of our family vacations are more geared toward tropical vacations, all inclusive vacations or cruises but we are getting more and more requests for family vacations to Europe since the [...]

Top 5 Family Attractions in the Yucatan, Mexico

  Families flock to the Yucatan peninsula in Mexico, which is comprised of Cancun, the Riviera Maya and Playa Mujeres, as well as the islands of Cozumel and Isla Mujeres. The all inclusive resorts there provide so much entertainment many people are happy to never leave the resort! But there is so much to see [...]