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Family TravelThe Philae Temples in Egypt. Photo by Alexandra Regan.


OK, you've done Disney World, now what?

Whether it's dog sledding or safaris, exploring ruins of ancient civilization, swimming with dolphins on an unspoiled island or taking off for a 'round theworld adventure, GoNOMAD offers a wide new world of independent and alternative options for travel with kids.  Kate Cosme is our Family Travel Expert, she writes frequently about the best places for family vacations. 


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Discover kid-friendly destinations, alternative programs, cruises lodgings, tours and tips and introduce your kids to the thrill of travel the GoNOMAD way.

Our intrepid GoNOMAD writers have found great ways to have fun all over the globe and learn about history, geography and culture in a way that goes far beyond classrooms and schoolbooks.

In our Family Travel Section, they share their stories with you.

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What to Do, Where to Stay in Pigeon Forge TN

What to Do, Where to Stay in Pigeon Forge TN
Pigeon Forge: The best places for families to visit and stay in during a vacation in Eastern Tennessee.

Portovenere, Italy With Kids

Portovenere, Italy With Kids
Portovenere, Italy with kids.

Toronto: Fun for Kids and Parents Alike

Toronto: Fun for Kids and Parents Alike
Toronto: Writer Cathie Arquilla takes her son to Toronto and explores the science museum, the Royal Ontario museum, and historic Unionville, and they dine like medieval knights at a jousting tournamen ...

Family Travel Forecast: Trends to Watch

Family Travel Forecast: Trends to Watch
Family Travel Trends for 2014: A Family Travel expert weighs in on trends she thinks will continue.

Tips on Traveling with Infants and Tots

Tips on Traveling with Infants and Tots
Carrying On Your Child: Tips on traveling by air with small children and infants.

New Zealand's South Island: Adventures in Pure Paradise

New Zealand's South Island: Adventures in Pure Paradise
Lauryn and Josh Axelrod travel to the South Island of New Zealand, where they have all kinds of wonderful adventures hiking, kayaking, ice climbing, wildlife watching, and exploring.

More Than Middle Earth: New Zealand For Kids

More Than Middle Earth: New Zealand For Kids
More Than Middle Earth: New Zealand For Kids

GoNOMAD Alternative Adventure-- an around the world journey

GoNOMAD Alternative Adventure-- an around the world journey
GoNOMAD founder Lauryn Axelrod and her ten-year-old son Josh take off on a round-the-world adventure

Beach Babies: Raising Kids On A Remote Pacific Atoll

Beach Babies: Raising Kids On A Remote Pacific Atoll
Celeste Brash offers some tips on raising kids on a remote Pacific atoll.

More Family Travel Ideas in Costa Rica

More Family Travel Ideas in Costa Rica
More Family Travel Ideas in Costa Rica

Monarchs in Mexico with Kids

Monarchs in Mexico with Kids
Mexico: Visiting the Monarch Butterfly Biosphere Reserve in Michoacan with kids.

India: What To do When a Child Gets Sick

India: What To do When a Child Gets Sick
A mother faces a crisis when her daughter is stick in rural India, but the locals help save her.

Portovenere, Italy: A Great Place to Vacation with Kids

Portovenere, Italy: A Great Place to Vacation with Kids
Alexandra Regan and her family explore the beaches, the picturesque harbor and the rocky fortress of Portovenere, Italy.

Croatia: A New Life in a Small Village

Croatia: A New Life in a Small Village
Croatia: Jennifer Wilson and her husband Jim moved their family to a small Croatian village and found a lot of what they were missing in the US.

Let's Take the Kids to London

Let's Take the Kids to London
London a family travel guide. Fun and enjoyable family attractions in London.

The Other Bali: Learning to See and Love Bali After the Bombs

The Other Bali: Learning to See and Love Bali After the Bombs
The other Bali: Learning to see and love Bali after the bombs.

Dad and Son Bike Across Japan's Alps

Dad and Son Bike Across Japan's Alps
Rising Son: A father and son's bike adventure across Japan. Biking Japan's Alps.

Into the Woods: Family Outdoors Adventures in New England

Into the Woods: Family Outdoors Adventures in New England
Into the woods: Family outdoors adventures in New England.

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Listen to GoNOMAD editor Max Hartshorne talk travel:

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Lewiston, Maine,
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Nord Pas-de-Calais France 
Nova Scotia with hosts Brad Shepard and Bo Sullivan on WHYN-AM 560.
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Travel Fun for the Family | GoNOMAD.com

Travel Fun for the Family | GoNOMAD.com
Family travel guide: Janice Davis' book A Kid, A Grownup & A Travel Bug is a warmhearted and practical guide into making the most of traveling with kids, with a hefty dose of information for almost an ...

The Big Apple on a Budget: Discovering New York from a Different Angle

The Big Apple on a Budget: Discovering New York from a Different Angle
Meredith Bower and her family explore New York City, visiting the Brooklyn Bridge, the Bronx Zoo, the Chelsea Market, the Italian Retail Market and many other attractions.

Swimming With Dolphins in Honduras

Swimming With Dolphins in Honduras
Pamela Conley and her family swim with dolphins in Honduras
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Summiting A Swiss Mountain With Your Kids: Challenging, but Not Difficult

Summiting A Swiss Mountain With Your Kids: Challenging, but Not Difficult
Steven Bochenek and his family climb to the top of Bella Tolla, a mountain in Val D'Anniviers, Switzerland.

Strasbourg, France: A City to Enjoy with the Kids

Strasbourg, France: A City to Enjoy with the Kids
Alexandra Regan lists the many great attractions and activities for kids in Strasbourg, France.

Peru's Manu National Park: A Family Adventure in the Amazon Jungle

Peru's Manu National Park: A Family Adventure in the Amazon Jungle
Environmental Scienties Michael Space and his family go on an adventure into Manu National Park in the Peruvian Amazon where they encounter an incredible variety of exotic plants and animals.

Oman: Baby goes to Salalah

Oman: Baby goes to Salalah
Andrea Bailey writes about a trip to Salalah, Oman, with her six-month-old baby.

Old Orchard Beach Maine: For Families with Children of All Ages

Old Orchard Beach Maine: For Families with Children of All Ages
Kate Cosme takes her family to Old Orchard Beach, Maine, for their vacation and finds that this historic seaside town has something for everyone, expecially families with children of different ages.

New Hampshire's White Mountains: Family Fun at 6,288 Feet

New Hampshire's White Mountains: Family Fun at 6,288 Feet
Kate Cosme and her family visit New Hampshire's Mount Washington Valley and enjoy a cruise on Lake Winipesaukee and many other attractions.

Minor League Baseball

Minor League Baseball
Batter up! It’s Time for Real Baseball -- Minor League Style

London: Looking for Two Queens

London: Looking for Two Queens
London: Looking for Two Queens

GoNOMAD in Paris with Kids

GoNOMAD in Paris with Kids
GoNOMAD in Paris with Kids

GoNOMAD in Belgium, France and Switzerland

GoNOMAD in Belgium, France and Switzerland
GoNOMAD in Belgium, France, Germany and Switzerland

Glaciers, Lattes and Stupid Salmon: A Family Cruise through Alaska

Glaciers, Lattes and Stupid Salmon: A Family Cruise through Alaska
Dawn M. Barclay and her family take an Alaskan cruise aboard Royal Caribbean's Radiance of the Sea.

Exploring Peru With My New Family

Exploring Peru With My New Family
Jenny Hartshorne visits Peru with her new blended family and everyone has a fabulous time exploring the Amazon Rainforest and the Sacred Valley of the Incas.

Toddler Travel Tips

Toddler Travel Tips
travel with toddlers, toddlers, travel, advice on taking little children on airplanes and trains

Tips for Living Abroad with Kids

Tips for Living Abroad with Kids
Alexandra Regan provides tips for people who want to live abroad with their children

Traveling With Kids in Japan

Traveling With Kids in Japan
Lauryn and Josh Axelrod visit Japan.

Ten Tips for Women Traveling Around the World Alone

Ten Tips for Women Traveling Around the World Alone

Dijon, France: Full of Kid-Friendly Surprises

Dijon, France: Full of Kid-Friendly Surprises
Alexandra Regan, a Portland Oregon woman, spends time with her children in Dijon France and discovers its kid-friendly charm.

Cruisin' the Dunes on Block Island, Rhode Island

Cruisin' the Dunes on Block Island, Rhode Island
Kate Cosme visits Block Island, RI, a small island 12 miles off the coast and stays at the National Hotel and bikes and plays on the beach with her young children.

Costa Rica with Kids

Costa Rica with Kids
Beatrice Blake offers suggestions for traveling with kids in Costa Rica

 
 


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