Posts tagged with ‘travel with kids’

  • Toddling through the Heart of Mexico

    Go Guadalajara & Lake Chapala for non-touristy culture and family fun

  • The Fastest Way from SF to LA

    One mom’s insider tips for driving I-5

  • Jumping for Milos

    It's the best Greek island for a family vacation.

  • Kayaking Chile’s Comau Fjord

  • A Hostel Stay in Half Moon Bay

    Getaway to the coast - for less.

  • Ski-Free Fun in Tahoe

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

  • The Secret to the Perfectly Packed Family

    These organizers will minimize family packing insanity.

  • Partying with Cranes in Lodi

    Wildlife wonders + good wine = a happy family getaway.

  • 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.

  • Meeting Friends in Japan

    A reunion of 8-year-old BFFs creates a family of Japanophiles.

  • The Best Bali Beaches for Families

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

  • 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.

  • Finding the Italy of Our Dreams

    Ortigia turns down-on-Italy cynics into true believers.

  • 5 Last-Minute Big Summer Vacations

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

  • 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

  • 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.

  • 5 Photography Hacks for Family Trips

    Take great photos AND make great memories.

  • SUP/Skate/Stroll on Vancouver Island

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

  • Best Gifts for Traveling Mothers & Fathers

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

  • 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.

  • A Return to Italy – con Bambinis

    Celebrating our anniversary where it all began.

  • Getting to Africa!

    The forty hours from our house to the guest house.

  • 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

  • 5 Rooms for 5 in Italy

    Hotels that will fit your family

  • 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.

  • Get’cher Passports!

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

  • April! In Paris!

    Walk a child into a French bakery and watch Paris' magic come to life.

  • Fast Times in SLO Country

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

  • The ROAM Gear & Gift Guide

    Our picks for the best bags, books, presents and paraphernalia

  • 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.

  • 1 Day, 2 Volcanoes, 3 Islands

    In Italy’s Aeolian Islands, it’s entirely possible.

  • To Thailand with Twins

    A double dose of authentic Thai culture.

  • My 5 Family Vacation Hacks to Pack

    Some simple but oft-forgotten items to make your trip a bit easier.

  • 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

  • Peace: The Upside of Hiring a Guide

    Kids behave better when a professional is in charge.

  • Not Taking the “God” Out of Israel

    You don’t have to be religious to appreciate this amazing country.

  • Savoring the Last Days of “Old” Cuba

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

  • A Framework for Family Packing

    A plan for what goes where keeps everyone organized.

  • 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.

  • Taking It Slow in Bordeaux

    A trip to France’s Sud-Ouest. Cheap chateau included.

  • Hundreds of 2016 Vacation Ideas

    Here are the links to get your travel planning started.

  • 10 Ways to Keep Lil’ Hikers Hiking

    After growing up smack in the middle of the LA suburbs, and a decade in San Francisco, I envisioned my…

  • Wildlife Overload in Costa Rica

  • Will El Niño Rain on Your Winter Vacation?

    Should you go - or no? Here are forecasts for popular destinations.

  • El Niño and Travel with Los Niños

    El Nino weather predictions for popular family destinations.

  • The Californians Do Nantucket

    West Coasters offer tips for a uniquely East Coast island.

  • Some London Fun for Everyone

    Even tweens can enjoy a bit of family history when mixed with London cool.

  • Achieving Family Travel Enlightenment in Nepal

    The holy grail of family adventures is creating an experience that is cultural, natural, personal, physical – and fun –…

  • Going Way Outback is Way Easy

    We normally book our travel independently. But our Australia adventure was planned at the last minute. The time and money…

  • About ROAM

    Real families. Real adventures. Real fun.

  • Meet the ROAM Team

    The editors and contributors who’ve shared their tips from the road.

  • Contribute to ROAM

    Tell us the story of your family vacation.

  • Bags to Keep Your Family Rolling

    REI’s Wheely Beast

  • How to Get a Driver’s Permit in California

  • A Tough Duffel to Love

    Patagonia Black Hole Duffels

  • Daypacks You Can Pack Away

    Easily Packable Daypacks for Adults & Kids

  • A Real Camera for Your Photojournalist

    Canon’s EOS Rebel T5 DSLR Bundle

  • Eye Candy Gifts for Globetrotters

    National Geographic's Best Photo Books

  • Give Them the World

    Global Travel Books for Adults & Kids

  • Keep Everyone Charged Up

    Multi-Port Chargers & Supplemental Power Packs

  • A Hammock for the Road

    The Kammok Wallaby Travel Hammock

  • Peace-of-Mind in a Little Red Bag

    REI’s Backpacker’s Weekend First Aid Kit

  • A Magic Shirt that Has Your Back

    UV Protective Shirts from O'Neill & Patagonia

  • A Camera Bag for Every Occasion

    The Ape Case Cubeze Interior Bag

  • A Daypack that Works Day & Night

    The Chrome Cardiel ORP

  • No Room Overhead? No Problem

    Samsonite's Underseater Roll-Aboard Bags

  • A No-Worry Travel Watch

    The Classic Casio G-Shock

  • Finally! A Packable, Comfy Headset

    Panasonic ErgoFit Headphones

  • Let There Be Light!

    Clip-On Travel Reading Lights

  • My Go-To Dry Bag

    Big River's Sea to Summit Line

  • A Jacket for Fog AND Oysters

    The Omnipresent Patagonia Nano Puff

  • Pick-Me-Ups to Pack Up

    Portable Edibles for the Road

  • A Worthwhile Travel Toy

    Usborne’s Wipe-Off Cards

  • Packable Boards for SUP & Surf

    Inflatables from Hobie and Uli

  • How to Survive a Short Trip to Asia

    How to max out your mini trip

  • Shock Lobster!

    In Japan, sometimes dinner waves "hello."

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