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5 Secrets to Holiday Air Travel Success (With Kids!)

There’s no place like home for the holidays. But getting there isn’t always easy, particularly if you are flying the not-so-friendly skies and doing it all with kids. Flight delays, crowded airports, TSA snafus, and holiday stress sometimes seem take the joy out of the holiday travel season. Holiday air travel with kids is not …

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Taking Your Child Out of School to Travel? Don’t Miss These Tips!

The back-to-school and fall season is always a bit of a sad time of year in my family, as it is for many other families who love to travel. It signals the end of summer and the freedom that comes with three months to travel whenever and wherever. Our oldest is in fourth grade in …

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Hiking with Toddlers: Tried & Tested Tips for Family Travelers

This post is sponsored by Moon Travel Guides. All opinions are my own. Travel with little ones always presents unique challenges, and perhaps even more so when taking young kids into the great outdoors. Our traveling family has found that hiking with our children, even in the extra-challenging toddler years, is incredibly rewarding. From national …

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Travel During Summer Wildfire Season: What You Need to Know

If you’ve been following the news lately, you may know that this summer is one of the worst wildfire seasons in the Western United States in years. Just a few days ago, wildfires forced the closure of Yosemite National Park for the first time in nearly three decades. A major wildfire just started near the …

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Why All Travelers Should Care about Food Allergies, Even if You Don’t Have Any

This post is sponsored by FreeYumm. All opinions are my own. I have been lucky as a mom to have two kids who do not have any food allergies or major food sensitivities. Both are a growing concern for so many families. I know all too well from friends how prevalent allergies have become and …

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Getting Started with National Parks Travel: National Parks Tips for Beginners

Last year’s 100th anniversary of America’s national park system put national parks on the travel radar of a lot of families. Many have discovered what so many others have known for so long – national parks are unique and breathtakingly beautiful destinations that have the added benefit of being budget-friendly. It is no wonder attendance is …

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11 Best Apps for Family Travelers

This post is sponsored by Dosh but all opinions are my own. Trips With Tykes uses affiliate links. We may receive compensation when you click on links featured in this post. See our full disclosure policy here. Planning and taking a family vacation require a lot of logistics. Luckily these days, there’s an app for that. In …

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Easy Cash Back without the Work: Why You Should Download Dosh

This post is sponsored by Dosh but all opinions are my own. Trips With Tykes uses affiliate links. We may receive compensation when you click on links featured in this post. See our full disclosure policy here. Experienced travel hackers and extreme couponers spend a lot of effort looking for ways to stack discounts and double dip …

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