Enjoying a week of baseball spring training in Arizona with a young cousi
Matt and Ethan at Cubs camp

Enjoying a week of baseball spring training in Arizona with a young cousi

Matt Yemma and his 12-year-old cousin Ethan Sitzman spend a week shagging baseballs, autographs and enjoying the waterparks and sunshine of spring training in Arizona.

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As spring breaks grow in popularity, how to plan one on the fly
Cherry Blossoms in Washington DC

As spring breaks grow in popularity, how to plan one on the fly

Spring break these days is more for families than for college kids, as parents find it easier to grab a few days off in spring rather than summer when the kids have jobs, summer school, camp, sports practice and everyone at work is vying for the same vacation days.

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10 Tips for making family spring travel more fun
The huge Barton Springs pool seems more like a lake.

10 Tips for making family spring travel more fun

Some of you are just heading out on spring break. Some of you are there and are wondering why you left home. That’s because traveling with kids is never easy. It’s aggravating, stressful, expensive and wonderful. Keep reminding yourself that all the travel research shows that family vacations are responsible for the happiest memories we have—memories that last a lifetime.

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Spring fever is breaking out all over

None of us want to wait until summer for some fun in the sun. We all could use some rest and relaxation right about now, whether your family’s idea of vacation heaven is a bluebird sunny day on a ski slope, a blue-sky sunny day on a beach or a hiking trail.

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