Taking the kids: And heading outdoors any way you want this summer
Carl and Asta Dam next to their RV at the KOA Moab campground 2019

Taking the kids: And heading outdoors any way you want this summer

Families, it seems, think camping can be the antidote they seek — and a way to get out of town safely, according to a new COVID-19 edition of the North American Camping Report, sponsored by Kampgrounds of America.

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As Memorial Day approaches, a glimpse at summer travel under COVID rules
Gathering around the campfire for 'smores

As Memorial Day approaches, a glimpse at summer travel under COVID rules

We’re talking about the havoc the COVID-19 Pandemic has wreaked on in lives. That includes, of course, any travel plans we might have had for this summer.

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Taking the Kids — to Golden Gate Park for its big birthday
View of the Golden Gate Bridge from The Presidio

Taking the Kids — to Golden Gate Park for its big birthday

They called the area the Great Sand Wastes, but even those who believed in the project could never have imagined what Golden Gate Park would become

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Taking the Kids — when they are on the autism spectrum
Autism Center at Beaches Ocho Rios

Taking the Kids — when they are on the autism spectrum

The 13th annual World Autism Awareness Day is April 2. Thousands of landmarks, buildings, homes and communities were expected to be lit light blue in recognition of people living with autism

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The civilized route to ski country: The Winter Park Express
All aboard the Winter Park Express at Denver's Union Station

The civilized route to ski country: The Winter Park Express

There is a better way to go skiing -- every Friday and Saturday, January-March, Amtrak offers the "Winter Park Express" from Denver's Union Station to a platform just a short hike from Winter Park's ski lifts.

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Taking the Kids — to Philadelphia and celebrating women during women’s history month
The historic Betsy Ross house

Taking the Kids — to Philadelphia and celebrating women during women’s history month

For 2020, Philadelphia has officially changed the city’s “City of Brotherly Love” moniker to the “City of Sisterly Love,” acknowledging that women of color were not fully enfranchised until the 1965 Voting Rights Act

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A Teen’s Perspective – The Perfect Teen Trip to Orlando & WDW Resorts
What could be better?

A Teen’s Perspective – The Perfect Teen Trip to Orlando & WDW Resorts

While family trips are a lot of fun, one-on-one time with only one parent and one child allows for really special time and bonding that often does not occur with a lot of family members around

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Snow graffiti? Who knew? The kids program at Vista Verde Ranch
Adelyn Field seemed satisfied with her perfect decorated snowball

Snow graffiti? Who knew? The kids program at Vista Verde Ranch

All you need is some snow and spray bottles with food coloring—blue, yellow, green, red, purple…

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Woodward Copper — all year fun on the snow an hour from Denver
Snowboarder gets ready to carve Copper Mountain on bluebird day

Woodward Copper — all year fun on the snow an hour from Denver

Just an hour from Denver at popular Copper Mountain, Woodward Copper is an innovative action sports center that offers year-round skiing and snowboarding

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