family vacations

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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Fun family friendly activities in Cancun and the Riviera Maya

My Vacation Lady sends a lot of families  to Cancun and the Riviera Maya every year.  So for those travelers who want a bit more than just laying on the beach, Cancun and the Riviera Maya offer some fun excursions and activities to entice you to leave the beach-- even for just a few hours. [...]

Family vacations – Fun in Rome

Not every family vacation has to be an all inclusive resort or a cruise.  Lots of My Vacation Lady's clients are taking their families to Europe and we will be focusing on some fun ideas for family vacations in destinations around the world. This week- we are focusing on Fun in Rome photo credit- [...]

Is your family up for an adventurous vacation?

Many times, the team at My Vacation Lady will get requests for family vacations at all inclusive resorts or on cruises, because they're easy to find something for everyone to enjoy.  Occasionally, we'll get the family that is up for an adventure.  They don't want the cruises or typical all inclusive.  These are the fun [...]

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 [...]

Top family friendly beaches in Hawaii

As you might have figured out by now, My Vacation Lady is a huge fan of Hawaii for vacations and honeymoons.  The Hawaiian islands are the perfect combination of tropical paradise and exotic while still being American and using US $ and driving on the correct side of the road. Is it worth taking your [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]