The Americas

  • Partying with Cranes in Lodi

    Wildlife wonders + good wine = a happy family getaway.

  • Cheap & Cozy Cabins Outside San Francisco

    Kidnap your kids and unplug for a few days.

  • ROAM Wins Travel Writing Gold!

    Whoa - check us out!

  • The Best of Central Marin near Book Passage

    Epic walks, dining, shops, and activities surround the Bay Area's liveliest bookstore.

  • A Hostel Stay in Half Moon Bay

    Getaway to the coast - for less.

  • The Fastest Way from SF to LA

    One mom’s insider tips for driving I-5

  • Yosemite & Sequoia: Snow Amazing!

    A winter getaway offers all of the glory but none of the crowds.

  • Beach Daze in The OC

    RVing to splashy fun in Newport Dunes

  • Kayaking Chile’s Comau Fjord

  • Caribbean Yacht Chartering 101

    Take your family on a dream trip - for less money than you think.

  • Near the Island of the Blue Dolphins

    Hike and kayak the unspoiled beauty of the Channel Islands.

  • SUP/Skate/Stroll on Vancouver Island

    (Plus hiking, surfing, caving, dining, tidepooling and more...)

  • Rollin’ on the Russian River

    ... and more splashy, summery times in Forestville and Guerneville.

  • A Prescription for Planning Yellowstone

    This is a test

  • Wet & Wild in Belize

    White sand, jungle and Mayan ruins, Belize has it all.

  • Splashing Out in Maui

    Enjoying the good life in high-end Hawaii.

  • Time to Take the Kids to Cuba

    Here's how to have an unforgettable family adventure.

  • Ski-Free Fun in Tahoe

    Not a skier? Not a requirement for snowy good times.

  • When Toddler Meets Dolphin in Oahu

    Figuring out which Hawaiian experiences delight both boy and mom.

  • Pirates & Princesses on the Gulf Coast

    Family fun near Pensacola

  • Cruzing the Boardwalk

    South of the San Francisco fog, Santa Cruz beckons with sun and fun.

  • A New Year’s Blast in Panama

    Celebrate with a swim in the Pacific AND the Caribbean.

  • Fast Times in SLO Country

    Zoom over dunes and zip through vineyards on the Central Coast.

  • Navigating Argentina with Kids

    After Buenos Aires? Jungle, mountains, plains, deserts and glaciers.

  • Action-Packed Snowpack in Soda Springs

    Stop short of Tahoe for snow biking, snowshoeing and a skater mecca.

  • Exploring the Crazy Beauty of Moab

    Ride, raft and ramble in Utah’s ultimate outdoor playground.

  • Can Your Kids Hack the Inca Trail?

    ROAM learns the do’s and don’ts from a Peru trekking expert.

  • Hits & Near Misses in the Southeast

    Tales from the roads of Tennessee, Florida, Georgia and So. Carolina.

  • Oh, Savannah!

    The trees! The parks! The history! The frozen daiquiris!

  • Watch This: Sunpowder Spring in Tahoe

    Get psyched for the best spring skiing in years.

  • A Big Week in Yellowstone & Grand Tetons

    Here's a day-by-day itinerary for family adventure in Yellowstone.

  • Sleeping with the Band in Nashville

    Tales from the road in Kentucky, Tennessee and Georgia

  • Not Beating the Charleston Heat

    Taking it slow and easy in the Palmetto City.

  • Fall Foliage Fun in Western PA

    A bucket-list “must” for autumn enthusiasts.

  • Insider’s Guide: San Francisco Holidays

    Making a list for maximum family cheer.

  • New Trip Ideas for ROAMing Families

    From the Cooks to Catalina, here's more must-do vacations.

  • Unwinding on Amelia Island

    R&R on a lesser-known Florida beach

  • Savoring the Last Days of “Old” Cuba

    A joyful snapshot of Cuban life in pre-diplomacy Havana.

  • New England by Hyundai

    Book stores, ice cream, hikes and motels combine for a low cost, high fun road trip.

  • A Cottage in the Sonoma Woods

    Follow the fresh bread crumbs to a swimming hole in Cazadero.

  • Wildlife Overload in Costa Rica

  • The Californians Do Nantucket

    West Coasters offer tips for a uniquely East Coast island.

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