By Kate Hartshorne Nestled into seven miles of white sandy beach, Old Orchard Beach, Maine, and its surrounding community is the perfect place for a family vacation. This long strip of heaven is ideal for swimming, sandcastles, or digging for clams. Having frequented this part of Maine often with my parents when I was a […]
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A family visit to De Smet, South Dakota, home of a visitors center, several museum buildings, and an annual pageant honoring Laura Ingalls Wilder, author of the Little House series of books.
By Cathie Arquilla Since I’m a New York transplant with roots in California, my kids have spent several summers visiting their grandparents in Orange County. For midwinter break I wanted my kids to have a vacation with my parents that would be easy for my parents and fun for my kids. To suit everyone’s tastes, […]
Family Travel Down Under by Jennifer M. Eisenlau My family and I arrived in Sydney and set up housekeeping for nine nights in a beachside apartment in Manly. My friend, Tonny Bassett, an ex-pat living in Australia, welcomed us with a basket of Aussie treats: sea-salt potato chips, Tim Tam biscuits, and a library book […]
By Lauryn Axelrod GoNOMAD Founder Thailand can be everything you want when you want it. Full of culture, nature, food, festivals, and shopping, Thailand has it all. As my son Joshua and I discovered, Thailand is also a perfect exotic kid’s destination. From the white sand beaches and clear warm waters of the south to […]
More Than Middle Earth: New Zealand For Kids by Lauryn Axelrod, GoNOMAD Senior Editor The Lord of The Rings movies have created a buzz around New Zealand that attracts both adults and children. Everyone, it seems, wants to see the country that offers such dramatic and magical landscapes. Josh and I were no different, and […]
Menyawakan Island is both Tiny and Delightful for Families By Lisa Goins My husband and I live on the island of Java in Indonesia with our four children. We teach at the International School where our children attend. We have traveled extensively throughout Java enjoying the beauty of Indonesia. Our most memorable family vacation came […]
Singapore Sling: A Wild Time in Singapore By Lauryn Axelrod Singapore was a 3-day layover: another stopping point in which to recoup and relax for a few days before heading to Bali for the next month. But the real reason for stopping in Singapore was the zoo: the Singapore Zoological Gardens is one of the […]