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The Boston Harbor Hotel

If you haven't spent anytime in downtown Boston in recent years, you have yet to experience one of America's greatest waterfront cities. The Boston Harbor Hotel has dominated this location in five-star glory since 1987 and can serve as your home base for a fantastic family vacation. I had called ahead and asked, "Do you have child-sized robes? "Yes, ma'am; ...

The Luggage You Need

I got my first TUMI pieces in 2010, and I didn't know one could really love luggage before that. There is one set I recommend for all mothers who travel. The TUMI Voyageur line Start with the Super-Léger International Carry On, pictured above. It comes in lots of great colors and holds up well. Then add one of the collection's carry-on ...

Carmel Valley Ranch, CA

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Carmel Valley Ranch is a beautiful family playground located in the sunniest spot in of the Monterey Peninsula.  The enormous property is just minutes away from Carmel-by-the-Sea and about 15 minutes from Monterey.   We take an annual trip to the area, and this is—by far— one of our favorite destination because there is so much to do ...

The St. Regis New York

Stuck in bumper to bumper traffic for hours one day in August en route to New York City, singing the Frozen soundtrack for what I think was six hours straight, I thought to myself, "We should have taken the train." As someone who is on the road a lot, I have a special, meditative place I can access ...

Flying with babies and kids while smiling

Traveling with babies, toddlers, and even kids can be tough, but I have learned to smile, smile, smile. After nearly a million miles flown under my belt, I became a mom flying with a baby. I was no longer a frequent business traveler in first class. Suddenly those perfectly warm smiles and greetings from the flight attendants ...

The Delano Hotel, Las Vegas

The Delano Las Vegas Las Vegas isn't the right destination for every family, but if you like excellent food, inspiring hotel design, and incredible spas, then you should consider it for a family break. In a city where pet-friendly hotels are found more frequently than family-friendly ones, Vegas throws a few curve balls at you when visiting with your kids, but ...