It seems like just yesterday that Legoland Florida opened their doors to the public. 2 years later the theme park is getting ready to expand – in a big way! They’ve announced details and renderings on their new expansion for summer 2013. Based on the popular LEGO collection’The World of Chima’ this new attraction will include everything from a super amazing water park to a race track. Kids and their parents will have the opportunity to embark on a highly-interactive water ride experience, the Quest for CHI. They will also be transported to the Land of Chima with a new […] Continue reading →

(source) If there is one thing I’ve been having a hard time wrapping my head around since moving from across the border of Detroit, to north-east of Toronto – it is the fact that it extremely difficult for traveling families to find a flight under $200+ (all in) one way. Perhaps it is just my fond memories, but it wasn’t that many years ago that my then family-of-three flew from Detroit to Los Angeles for $250 round trip, taxes in. As if flights weren’t pricey enough, word via MSNBC is that it is about to become even more expensive for […] Continue reading →

The two biggest names in Tennessee tourism have teamed up in order to bring a huge family entertainment spot in Nashville! Dolly Parton’s Dollwyood Company has partnered with Gaylord Entertainment in order to develop a 114 acre family entertainment zone that is to be built directly across from The Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center. The $50 million water and snow park will be the first of its kind in the USA and is expected to open in the summer of […] Continue reading →

In 2011, there was quite a bit of hoopla surrounding the airline industry, with lines such as Malaysia Airlines making it crystal clear that babies on board were not welcome and going so far as to actually banning infants on their flights. This news was extremely disheartening to many, myself included. The very idea that children can be actually ‘banned’ from being transported via plane is ridiculous. Anyhow, there is one airline that is not only embracing infant travel, they are catering to pregnant women and […] Continue reading →

Yesterday, just six weeks after its official grand opening, LEGOLAND® Florida announced details on their first expansion (already!) – LEGOLAND Water Park. The brand new water park, designed for families with children ages 2 to 12, is scheduled to open for summer 2012. Features will […] Continue reading →

Hyatt Resorts announced the launch of their new Toy Box program last week, a family friendly amenity designed to remove some of the challenges faced by parents when traveling with children. Arriving at a participating Hyatt resort in the U.S. and Caribbean, families will be able to review the Toy Box book which lists 24 toys available for complimentary check-out during their stay. The box is powered  by Toy Tips, the premiere toy testing group that thoroughly reviews toys independently (without payment) through their Toy Tips Research Institute. Divided into four different age groups – toddler, preschool, school age and […] Continue reading →