traveling with kids

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 [...]

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 [...]

Tips for planning a multi-generational vacation

My Vacation Lady is receiving more and more requests for vacations including grandparents, parents and kids.  Sometimes it's for a special celebration-- A special birthday like Grandma's 70th birthday A special anniversary- 40th, 45th, 50th A graduation A retirement Recovery from a life threatening illness or just because the families live so far apart. With [...]

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Hitting the road this summer 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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Tips on Traveling with Small Children

How many times have you been on a plane where there are small kids on board and you have hoped (and prayed) that their parents have come prepared? Here is a list of some items to take with you in your carry on when you are traveling with pre-schoolers: Snacks- this is actually something to [...]

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