Animal Adventures

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Following Dinosaur Tracks in Texas

Who doesn’t love dinosaurs? At Texas’ Dinosaur Valley, everyone gets a chance to follow in these massive animals’ footprints, literally.

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What’s New in Aquariums All Over the Country

What kid doesn’t love and is fascinated with life underwater. With these new exhibits, the kids will love their visit to the aquarium them even more.

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Multigenerational Learning Vacations This Summertime

From going on a llama hike up a mountain to learning about space or the marine life, these learning vacations are amazing options for an alternative summer vacation everyone in the family will enjoy, including the grandparents.

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6 Irresistible Reasons to Visit Ecuador with Kids

From its beautiful highlands to its rich coastlines, Ecuador is a fantastic destination for the whole family.

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5 Things to Do Outside Paris with Kids

It’s nice to get out of the city and explore a little further afield.

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6 Eco-Centers and Nature Preserves to Visit with Kids

Eco fun for outdoorsy families.

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5 Historical Farms to Visit with the Kids

Take a step back in time with a trip to a working historical farm with the family.

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Wonderful Destinations in Costa Rica for Families

Dreaming of an exotic family vacation? Head south to Costa Rica.

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Animal Adventures On and Off the Las Vegas Strip

Make friends with furry critters during your Vegas family vacation.

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5 Great Last Minute Summer Getaways

It's not too late to go on that family summer vacation the kids will be talking about for years!

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Goodnight Monkeys: Best Sleepovers at U.S. Zoos

With these overnight adventures, you get to roast marshmallows and sleep within earshot of the wild things.

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All in a Day’s Play

Getting the kids out of fast-action theme parks and into a barn has many benefits: fresh air, beautiful settings, and a glimpse at farm life.

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6 Big Game Safari Parks in the US

Is an African safari on your bucket list but not in your budget? These six safari parks let you see the Big Five without leaving the U.S.

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10 Dinosaur Attractions Kids Will Dig

For dino-loving kids and their parents, here are 10 places to learn about the giants that once ruled the Earth.

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6 Places to Swim with Dolphins

Looking to give your family an experience to remember? Then put a dolphin encounter at the top of your list.

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4 Places to Explore L.A.’s Wild Side

Surprised by the size of L.A.? These four nature centers in downtown L.A. can be great places to escape city life for a few hours.

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4 Up-Close Encounters with Sea Creatures

Sharks and whales and manatees—oh my! Here are four encounters that let you get up-close and personal with some not-so-scary sea creatures.

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It’s a Bug’s Life: 5 Incredible Insectariums

Would you bug out if a tarantula crawled up your arm? Could you eat a fried dragonfly or a cicada kabob? Step inside these insectariums.

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All the Young Dudes

More mamas are letting their babies grow up to play cowboys, as dude ranches wow soft adventure-loving families.

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Lake Placid Dogsledding

Every winter, when Mirror Lake freezes over—usually late December through March—dogsled rides are a popular activity in Lake Placid.