Holiday Travel Airport Survival Guide for the Whole Family

The holiday travel season is coming and with it a whole lot of stress. The mere thought of packing and traveling with kids can send some parents screaming into the hills. It makes others rethink [...]


Teaching a Kid to Be Internet Awesome at Home and Through Travel

The Internet is a wild and wonderful place. My boys and I have used it to go to the moon, travel down the Amazon and traipse across Antarctica… and that’s just through my computer. [...]


What to Pack for Your Rocky Mountaineer Train Trip through the Canadian Rockies

Your Rocky Mountaineer train trip is booked. The route has been decided and hotels are all reserved. All thats left is to pull out your suitcase and start throwing things in so you can hop on [...]


Best Time to Visit Bermuda and How to Get There from Washington DC

Many people assume Bermuda is part of the Caribbean Islands, but come to realize that isn’t actually the case. Bermuda is in fact located east of North Carolina. Fun fact number two, the [...]


Google’s #BeInternetAwesome: Join Us For Brunch

Parents across the country are worried about their kids. In today’s digital age, our children are being exposed to technology from birth (I don’t know about you, but I was on Twitter at night [...]


Hotwire Turns 18 with a Big Birthday Deal and Jingle Contest

Travel planning is stressful. Let’s not beat around the bush, shall we? I mean, you want to get the best prices, but you don’t have time to search all day. Those deal sites seem like a good idea, [...]


Where to find the Best Cheap and Free Parking in DC

One of the trickiest things to figure out when you are visiting the nation’s capital is where to find cheap or free parking in DC. Often times you need overnight parking in Washington, DC, [...]


Skip the Chains and Eat Local at Charleston Restaurants in West Virginia

Charleston restaurants are a mix of chains and local joints, making it easy to dive into the local food scene as long as you get away from the mall. If you just take a walk around town you will [...]


3 Easy Tricks for the Best Washington DC to NYC Road Trip + SWEEPSTAKES

Driving up I-95 from Washington, DC to NYC can be boring with a capital “B.” You need to have the best road-trip playlist to survive that drive. You also need to have a full tank of gas, [...]


Planning a Day Trip to the Kennedy Space Center with Kids from Kissimmee FL

We love all things space in our family. Since our kids are in school full time, we are prioritizing educational travel whenever we can. When you are visiting Kissimmee, Florida and Orlando [...]