Holiday Gift Guide: Gifts for Traveling Kids

Holiday Gifts for Traveling Kids: Great family travel holiday gift ideas for kids who love to explore the world.

Earlier this week, I offered my gift recommendations for travel gifts for the toddlers and preschoolers in your life, but what about older kids?  Next up in the Trips With Tykes Holiday Gift Guide series are ideas for gifts for traveling kids ages 5-12.  I own several of these products, and the others have been carefully […]

Holiday Gift Guide: Gift Ideas for Traveling Toddlers & Preschoolers

Holiday Gifts for Traveling Toddlers & Preschoolers: Great family travel holiday gift ideas for toddlers and preschoolers who travel.

The holiday season is upon us and it’s time to start getting Santa’s list in order.  Traveling with kids can require a lot of gear, so why not get the frequent traveler in your life something that will help make family travel easier and more fun?  I’ve tried a lot of products over my almost […]

Air Travel with Toddlers and Milk

Air Travel with Toddlers and Milk: Air travel with toddlers is challenging enough without worrying about bottles or sippy cups. Make your next flight easier with tips and products for navigating TSA lines with milk for your toddler.

One of the many challenges of air travel with toddlers is deciding how to best transport the milk, juice, or other liquids they need.  Although TSA allows parents with babies and toddlers to bring liquids in excess of  3.4 ounces, the reality is that the process is still far from easy.  If you bring liquids with you for a […]

10 Things To Do at Disneyland on A Crowded Day

10 Things To Do on a Crowded Day in Disneyland. | Don't let long lines and big crowds ruin your Disneyland vacation. Enjoy the happiest place on earth just as much by exploring something other than just the Disneyland rides.

I love Disneyland, but I hate standing in line for attractions.  I’ve made it my mission over the past decade to find all sorts of secret methods and tricks to avoid the Disneyland crowds.  On a standard Disneyland day, my family easily fits in 20-30 rides and still has time to get the kids an […]

Top 10 Trips with Tykes Posts

Trips With Tykes Top 10 Posts

It’s hard to believe it, but I’ve been blogging here at Trips With Tykes for nearly two and a half years now.  In that time, some of my favorite posts have gotten a bit buried under all the other material I’ve generated more recently.  Since I like to update even my older blog posts with the […]

Friday Blog Roundup: Best of the Family Travel Blogs, October 31, 2014

Friday Blog Roundup: Halloween 2014

Happy Halloween! I hope all of you have a great holiday with your little ghouls and goblins.  In our case, we will be celebrating with a 5 year old Pocahontas and 1 year old Viking this year. For your Halloween reading enjoyment, here are some of the best posts from the family travel blogs from the […]

50 Kid-Friendly Airplane Snacks

50 Kid-Friendly Snacks for Airplanes | Trips With Tykes

Very few airlines serve free food on-board anymore.  This means that if you want to avoid the overpriced (and largely unhealthy) snack boxes and sandwiches they may have, you need to pack your own meals and snacks when traveling with kids. After hundreds of in-flight hours with my kids at various ages and stages, I’ve […]

Southwest Airlines Bento: Southwest LUV for Lunch!

Southwest Airlines Bento: Southwest Luv for Lunch

I have had a slightly unhealthy love (luv?)  for all things Southwest Airlines lately.  My family is flying Southwest more than ever.  Although Southwest gets a lot of flak, I think Southwest has really upped its game in recent years for all travelers.  Southwest is serving more destinations than ever, checked bags are still free, and […]

Wine Tasting in Calistoga, California

Wine Tasting in Calistoga, California

Just north of its better-known California wine country cousin, Napa, is the small resort town of Calistoga.  My husband and I recently had the chance to visit Calistoga for a weekend getaway to celebrate our 10 year wedding anniversary.  We had a relaxing time staying at the historic Indian Springs Resort, known for its geothermal heated pool, […]

Celebrating 200 Trips With Tykes Posts!

Celebrating 200 Blog Posts in 2+ years on Trips With Tykes

It’s hard to believe, but this post marks a big milestone for me – 200 posts!  I’ve been blogging for more than 2 years (with a few interruptions, mainly due to the addition of Baby #2 to our traveling family). As I mark this milestone, I hope you can indulge me as I take a quick look […]