Four Tips for Engaging Kids in Cultural Exploration

One of the most interesting things about travel is learning about other cultures. The great thing is, you don’t have to go far from home to experience another culture, especially in the U.S. Whether you’re traveling domestically or internationally, a little effort can go a long way in engaging kids in cultural exploration. Here are four ideas to try before, during and after your trip.

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Three Midwestern Lakeside Resorts for Families

I felt a chill in the air as I was getting the mail this morning, which immediately prompted me to book a long weekend at a lakeside resort to savor what is left of summer. As I was confirming my reservation, I was soothed by the fact that not only are lakeside resorts fun in the summer, they are also great in early fall. Here are three family-friendly Midwestern lakeside resorts to help you make the most of the late summer and early fall.

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Five Kid-Friendly Destinations in Paris

Given the chance to take the family to Paris, it’s almost impossible not to say oui! Of course, Paris is known for its culture and cuisine, but did you know that it’s kid-friendly as well? Check out these five destinations for les enfants of all ages in the City of Lights.

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Tips for Involving Kids in Preserving Trip Memories

We all have our favorite ways of remembering a trip. Some people create online photo albums. Other people craft meticulous scrapbooks. Some keep trip mementos in a place of honor. Others pack souvenirs in a box to be discovered at a later date. Whatever your style, there are plenty of ways to involve your kids in the process of preserving trip memories. Here are a few tips:

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Five Top U.S. Children’s Museums

Now that I travel with a toddler, I am always thrilled to find out that a city has a children’s museum. Admittedly, I was not very knowledgeable about what children’s museums actually contained before I started frequenting them. In general, they are educational in nature and have fun, interactive spaces for kids to discover and play. Here are five of the top children’s museums (out of over 200) in the country.

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