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  • Local Families’ Favorite California Beaches

    Same coast. More value. Fewer crowds.

  • A Once-in-a-Lifetime Yosemite Summer

    See California's crown jewel with a fraction of normal crowds

  • Best Road Trips in the West

    25 unique & classic must-drive vacations for families

  • Hiking Glacier National Park with Kids

    Wildlife, wildflowers, wilderness - oh, and glaciers!

  • Safe-r Family Vacations for Summer 2020

    Gotta get away? Check these ideas for COVID-19 trips

  • Travel 2020: Taking the Leap?

    Considerations for responsible travel during COVID-19

  • “Guess Where?” Take Our Weekly Quiz!

    Family travelers -show us your travel trivia knowledge!

  • Guess Where? Quiz – Lake Tahoe

    Test your trivia IQ on "America's Best Lake"

  • Guess Where? Quiz – Beaches of California

    Some tricky trivia about Norcal & Socal strands

  • Guess Where? Quiz – Mountains of the U.S.

    Know your “peaks” from your “mounts” from "sea to shining sea"?

  • Guess Where? Quiz – Wildlife of the West Coast

    With diverse environments come abundant biodiversity.

  • Guess Where? Quiz – The Statue of Liberty

    Celebrate July 4th with trivia on NYC's First Lady

  • Guess Where? Quiz – Route 66

    Know about where you "get your kicks"?

  • Guess Where? Quiz – Classic U.S. Road Trips

    Heading out on America's most famous highways & byways

  • Guess Where? Quiz – International Picks

    A global mix of traveling trivia

  • Guess Where? Quiz – National Parks of the East

    Know the parks east of the Mississippi?

  • Guess Where? Quiz – National Parks of the West

    Trivia from Yosemite to Yellowstone

  • Guess Where? Quiz – Geography Fun

    Trivia on the world's countries, cities & states

  • Guess Where? Quiz – Tourist Picks

    A mix of history, destinations & favorites

  • Guess Where? Quiz – Geography Mix

    A mix of combo of easy & difficult ones!

  • Guess Where? Quiz – Kid-Friendly Destinations

    Know these spots for family fun?

  • Guess Where? Quiz – Famous Hotels

    Only the experts know these properties around the globe

  • Guess Where? Quiz – Tough Travel Trivia

    Gather the family, these are some toughies!

  • ROAM’s Big Book of Virtual Adventures

    Armchair trips for active families.

  • 30 Photo Book Makers for Travelers

    From classics to apps, an album option for every photographer

  • How to Charter a Yacht in the Caribbean

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

  • Go Ashore in Long Beach

    Getaway for a Queen Mary stay in a cool corner of LA.

  • A Californian Crowdpleaser

    The wonder & variety of a summer road trip through the Golden State, plus Grand Canyon & Vegas

  • The Long Road to an Airbnb Refund

    Tips for getting a full refund on a bad booking.

  • ROAM’s Best Family Travel Photos of 2020

    Leap, ride, wander and read! in ROAM's award-winning shots from 2020

  • Microplastics: A Not-So-Tiny Problem

    5 ways to help keep micro trash out of our oceans

  • Preserving Your Vacation Memories

    Helping you remember your “unforgettable” family vacations

  • Morocco 101: Souks, Sahara & More

    A week of Marrakech, medinas, Atlas Mountains, Merzouga - and more.

  • The Best Family Skiing in the French Alps

    Les Gets converted “never skiers” into "every-winter" fans.

  • The Joy of California Fruit Pickin’

    An hour from San Francisco, a u-pick summer fruit paradise awaits.

  • Building Mom-Daughter Bonds in Peru

    An immersive experience delivering far more than snapshots.

  • ROAM’s Family Travel Magazine Now in Print!

    Find your next adventure in the pages of ROAM's first compilation

  • Surviving Bedbugs on the Road

    How to get rid of the pests that bite at night.

  • Where to Go Next Year?

    Your one-stop-shop for 2020 family vacation ideas from all the top travel writers.

  • The Very Best Video Editors for Travelers

    Free/low cost, Apple/Android, mobile/desktop - here's our 15 favorites

  • Top 10 Map Gifts for Travelers

    Ain’t no better gift or keepsake than a visual of the ground you’ve covered.

  • How to Be “Microtravelers”

    Sharing small scenes and small stories from small trips near home.

  • The Road from Rome to Berlin

    Stops in Italy, Austria, Czech and Germany please parents and teens, alike.

  • The Grand-est Canyon Weekend

    A Route 66 getaway to America’s biggest vistas and friendliest donkeys

  • Delicious Thanksgiving Trips to Share

    November is the right time for families to hit “pause,” escape and reconnect.

  • Chicago’s 10 Best Outdoor Adventures

    First-rate recreational activities to tackle in the Second City

  • Dos & Don’ts from 2020’s Best Photographers

    Winners share secrets for taking great family photos on the road

  • Skiing Denver’s “Hidden Gems”

    The big-value, small-crowd resorts that Colorado families love

  • Meet ROAM’s Microtraveler Contest Winner!

    Can't travel? Let's MICROTRAVEL! Show us shots from your small trips near your shelter.

  • Hot Spots for the Holidays

    Want to get away – FAR away – this Christmas? If you’re done with the cold, the rain, the snow,…

  • How to Safari Responsibly

    There's a right way and a wrong way to experience Africa. Here are guidelines for a sustainable adventure.

  • The 12 Trips of Christmas

    This holiday season, give your family the gift of travel.

  • Aliens Land in Kecksburg

    A small-town UFO festival is a little weird, a lot hokey & pretty wonderful

  • ROAM’s 2020 Photo Contest FAQs

    Find your faves - the fabulous, the far-out, the fun! We want your best.

  • How to Nomad around South America

    Dream of leaving behind the hustle & bustle for the open roads? Here's how.

  • A New & Refreshing Water Park near NYC

    The luxury Kartrite Resort has wet AND dry fun for everyone

  • 5 Back-to-school Breakaways

    From European glamping to Maine kayaking, check out these last-chance summer escapes

  • Rollin’ on the Russian River

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

  • Near the Island of the Blue Dolphins

    Hike and kayak the unspoiled beauty of the Channel Islands.

  • How to Tackle Europe with Kids

    10 perfect days of the historic streets, epic meals, and coastal bliss that Portugal can deliver

  • Deep into the Amazon Rainforest

    You're in the jungle, babies

  • Father-Daughter Bigfooting in Pennsylvania

    Nothing like camping and bonding over a cryptozoological legend, right?

  • How to Take Better Travel Photos

    Tips from the winners of ROAM’s 2019 Photo Contest

  • 10 Perfect Parent Escapes

    Because absence makes the heart grow fonder - right?!

  • The Beauty of Fallingwater

    See an architectural masterpiece and underground caverns in the forest of Pennsylvania

  • 5 Last-Minute Big Summer Vacations

    No plans? No worries. These spots still have room for you.

  • Oregon by Airstream

    Three weeks of Oregon’s diverse wilderness and hipster towns

  • ROAM’s 19 Adventures for 2019

    Check our picks for the most unique and exciting REAL family trips

  • Memories of a Small Town Memorial Day

    Sometimes the biggest memories are the small town ones.

  • Off the Beaten Track in Bolivia

    See dinosaur footprints, salt flats, vicunas and red rock canyons.

  • My 30 Must-Download Travel Apps

    The best apps for planning and taking great trips

  • Pedal Power in Bicycle Heaven

    Marvel at Pittsburgh’s mecca for bike fans

  • Barcelona: 3 Gaudis in 1 Day

    Short on time? Here's how to see Sagrada, Batllo & Guell - fast!

  • ROAM 2019’s Best Winter Vacation Photos

    Winning shots prove winter family trips aren’t just about snow

  • Voices: Barely Surviving at 30,000 Feet

    Getting “nuts in the sun” makes inflight kid-wrangling worth it

  • Going Deep on Catalina

    Offseason stays have all the action & more “Old” California

  • Trading “Beach” for “Bucket List” this Spring

    Break the mold this spring break with a unique & unforgettable trip

  • 3 Days of the Good Life in Vancouver

    You can’t afford to stay, but after three days, you’ll want to

  • ROAM’s Best Family Travel Photos of 2019

    Inspiring. Amusing. Gorgeous. Authentic. Check out the prize-winning photos of the ROAM 2019 photo contest!

  • 25 Most Popular ROAM Adventures

    Want to get away – FAR away – this Christmas? If you’re done with the cold, the rain, the snow,…

  • ROAM’s Winter Trip
    Bucket List

    Brrrrrrrrave the cold for unforgettable, frosty fun

  • ROAM’s 2018 Holiday Gift Picks

    Paul says any family traveler would be happy to get something from his list

  • Thrills & Chills
    in Colorado’s Winter

    Lots of snowy action for non-skiiers in the Rockies

  • Winter Fun
    in Snowy Japan

    Snow festivals, hot ramen and holiday lights

  • Autumn Leaf-Peeping in Woodstock, NY

    Long before the Hudson River hamlet lent its name to the hippie hordes, the area was known for its beautiful…

  • A “Bohemian” Boardwalk Empire on the Jersey Shore

    Autumn still rocks & rolls in the artists' enclave of Asbury Park

  • Spooky Spots for Spine-tingling Trips

    Halloween happens all year long at these mysterious destinations

  • Into the Wild: 10 Trips for Adventurous Families

    Been there? Done that? Take your kids into the wilderness.

  • Voices: A Tribute to My Traveling Parents

    Family travel is not about the “where” it is about the “why.”

  • The Fastest Way from SF to LA

    One mom’s insider tips for driving I-5

  • The Best Bali Beaches for Families

    Pass Kuta to find these off-the-beaten-path spots.

  • A Hostel Stay in Half Moon Bay

    Getaway to the coast - for less.

  • The Secret to the Perfectly Packed Family

    These organizers will minimize family packing insanity.

  • 5 Family Vacation “Peacemakers”

    Blessed are these planning tips for keeping everyone happy.

  • Cheap & Cozy Cabins Outside San Francisco

    Kidnap your kids and unplug for a few days.

  • Yosemite & Sequoia: Snow Amazing!

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

  • 5 Photography Hacks for Family Trips

    Take great photos AND make great memories.

  • Best Gifts for Traveling Mothers & Fathers

    Mother’s Day? Father’s Day? Birthday? Fun ideas for any day.

  • Cruzing the Boardwalk

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

  • Get’cher Passports!

    Tips and links for first-timers, renewers and emergency cases.

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