Eileen's weekly column has been syndicated nationally since 1990. It has been read by millions in newspapers and news websites . Eileen's column covers family travel topics including unique and popular destinations, tips for avoiding travel hassles and much more.
Pocket-sized books full of tips for traveling kids (and parents). Written for kids 6-2. Fun facts, games and quizzes. Guides to major cities and states, national parks and more. Local kids offer visiting kids the inside scoop on the top sites, best ice cream, souvenirs and more!
Eileen Ogintz takes notes as our group leader Kyle Waller leads the expedition down the Yampa River
Eileen and a network of Taking the Kids Correspondents frequently post travel diaries from destinations in the U.S. and abroad. Our archive is full of amazing adventures to all seven continents and every state in America!

If you’re planning a trip to Europe, an ehic should be one of your priorities

Taking the Kids - In Motion

Winter, Spring, Summer, Fall

Our seasonal travel guides are updated annually to provide the family travelers with a wide array of options for vacations, quick getaways, cruises, backyard vacations -- even viewing the best holiday light displays!


Go on a family-friendly food tour in the East End neighborhood of London, England. The four-hour, small group East End Food Tour offers seven authentic tastings.


The Language Project is a portable program that offers Spanish classes for kids. They use a multi-level foreign language immersion curriculum to develop functional skills in listening, speaking and writing in Spanish.


Ala Kahakai National Historic Trail in Hawaii is a 175-mile corridor and trail network. It traverses through hundreds of ancient Hawaiian settlement sites.

Taking the Kids Partners with The Family Travel Forum

Family Travel Forum has provided trusted vacation planning resources for traveling the world with kids since 1996.


Taking the Kids Partners with TMS Family Travel

TMS Family Travel produces conferences that bring you the latest in family travel trends, techniques, and technology. Our conferences are hosted by family friendly destinations and feature family travel experts, products, and brands.

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