family vacations

Luxe Vacations- Create Memories or Buy Things?

My Vacation Lady just had clients return from Iceland for a 5 day stay with great activities that cost more than a lot of people would even think about spending on a vacation.  John and Joan took their 3 adult children and their spouses (or significant others) on this vacation of a lifetime.  It may [...]

YES, you can still vacation with food allergies

A number of years ago, My Vacation Lady was asked to help a family plan a vacation.  Sounds pretty standard until we heard that their youngest (a 3 year old boy) had severe food allergies.  He had allergies to milk, eggs, peanuts and gluten.  To add more to the mix, his family followed a vegetarian diet.  [...]

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 Vacations that you and your teens will love!

It's almost May.  Please tell me that your summer vacation is booked!  If not, what are you waiting for? For the most part, summer vacations are from mid June until late August.  While it may be lower season in parts of the Caribbean and Mexico, it is peak season in Hawaii and Europe.  Cruise lines [...]

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 [...]

Is a family suite worth the splurge?

Family vacations have evolved since we took our kids on vacation.  When our kids were younger and money was tight, our vacations were pretty much driving vacations- the Jersey Shore, Virginia Beach, New England.  But times have changed and now we have lots of families traveling that want something more. A couple of weeks ago, [...]

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 [...]

Universal Studios Orlando- Tween Heaven

Universal Orlando: Our New Vacation Spot I like to consider my family a Disney Family.  We’ve been to Disney World more times in the last ten years than I can count on two hands.  We’ve ridden every ride, eaten at just about every restaurant, and, yes, worn those matching family t-shirts you probably cringe at [...]

Best luxury family resorts in Maui

First of all, part of Hawaiian culture, ʻohana' means family in an extended sense of the term, including blood-related, adoptive or intentional.  With that being said, almost every resort in Maui is going to be family friendly- even the same ones that many of My Vacation Lady's honeymooners go to and love. Of the top [...]

5 packing tips for your next family vacation

You booked your family vacation through My Vacation Lady and you're looking for some ideas to make the packing and last minute preparation easier.  Well you've come to the right place because we have lots of great ideas. Here are our top 5 tips for packing for a family vacation  1.  Make a list of [...]