Taking the kids: And 12 must-haves for gearing up for a fall outdoor adventure
Worn Wear from Patagonia. (Patatonia)

Taking the kids: And 12 must-haves for gearing up for a fall outdoor adventure

This fall, with remote work and school, many families are taking the opportunity for a fall getaway focused on the outdoors where we feel safest. The right gear will help keep you comfortable — and confident — on your adventures.

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TAKING THE KIDS – SO MANY CHOICES FOR FALL GETAWAYS
RVing in Colorado

TAKING THE KIDS – SO MANY CHOICES FOR FALL GETAWAYS

This fall, with many schools, starting with remote learning and parents working from home, there is an unprecedented opportunity for a family road trip

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Apples, Pumpkins and Festivals: Fall Family Travel Activities
Corn maze at Richardson Adventure Farm near Chicago

Apples, Pumpkins and Festivals: Fall Family Travel Activities

When kids are part of the equation, there is a lot more fun to be had in the fall whether you’ve got a weekend or a week. Here are five guaranteed-to-please ideas to get you started

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Taking the Kids — 10 ways to savor fall — before it’s gone
Pumpkin carving at the Half Moon Bay Art and Pumpkin Festival

Taking the Kids — 10 ways to savor fall — before it’s gone

When was the last time you spent a day biking or hiking with the kids, crunching leaves under your feet and seeing who can spot the most colorful leaves? It’s not too late for fall foliage

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On a fall cruise when family doesn’t necessarily mean kids
Norwegian Gem anchored off Bar Harbor ME Sept 2016

On a fall cruise when family doesn’t necessarily mean kids

even without a lot of kids, the ship was still packed with families — mothers and daughters, aunts and cousins, brothers and sisters-in-law, grandparents and young grandchildren, even four lifelong friends celebrating their 70th birthdays

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Taking full advantage of Halloween season
Terror Behind the Walls, Eastern State Penitentiary, Philadelphia

Taking full advantage of Halloween season

You don’t need to wait till Halloween to put on costumes, not when theme parks, resorts and haunted attractions have already kicked off special Halloween events

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10 fall festivals for families
: Celebrate the annual Elk Rut with bugling contests, Estes Park, Colorado

10 fall festivals for families

There are literally hundreds of Octoberfests around the country this fall — some kid-friendly — but there are also plenty of apple, pumpkin and harvest festivals from which to choose

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