When our sons were two and four, my husband and I attempted our first “real” vacation as parents. We planned a few days on Captiva Island, located off Fort Myers on the Gulf Coast of Florida. I was initially nervous about taking such young kids to an unfamiliar area all on our own (previous getaways
Family bonding in Lake Geneva: thrilling zip line adventure, lakeside luxury and a touch of nostalgia
My family and I recently had the opportunity to get out of our comfort zone in a 100-acre forest surrounding Lake Geneva, Wisconsin – and I mean WAY out of our comfort zone, as in racing across a 1,200-foot zip line suspended 65 feet above the ground at speeds of up to 45 miles per
In Kohler, Wisconsin, you can explore a trail that meanders through a lush forest and alongside the Sheboygan River – either on horseback or on foot – then enjoy a gourmet dinner in a candle-lit log cabin nestled in the woods. That’s my idea of a perfect day. If you agree, you must make the
Many people think that because I work for a travel TV show, I’m constantly jetting off to fabulous destinations. Unfortunately, though, my public relations and social media duties for “Family Travel with Colleen Kelly” can be handled while working on a laptop in my kitchen. But recently, while on spring break in the Florida Keys
The last time my family of four was at the airport, we had a total of 12 suitcases and bags between us. I know, as a family travel expert, I should utilize some of my own tips for efficient packing! By the time we lugged everything to our hotel, we were pooped and sore. But
If you want to enjoy the great outdoors with your family but roughing it doesn’t appeal to you like it used to, glamping might be just what you're looking for. Glamping, glamour camping, enables families to have an outdoor adventure without sacrificing comfort and convenience. And you won't believe all of the amazing glamping accommodations
If you're planning a trip to Disney World but think you can't afford to stay on property, think again. Resorts in the Value category offer many creative amenities for a much lower price.
Whether you're looking for relaxation or adventure, an adults-only weekend at Disney could be just what you need.
Cinco De Mayo is an exciting and colorful celebration, though a bit of confusion surrounds the holiday. What exactly are we celebrating on May 5? Typically thought of as Mexican Independence Day, the holiday is actually a celebration of the Battle of Puebla, a battle that expelled France out of Mexico. In fact, Cinco De