Monthly Archives: April 2011

Jellies – Coming to Shedd Aquarium, Chicago

Anyone, passing through the Chicago area, will want to make time to take in a unique exhibit at the Shedd Aquarium.  Jellies, brought to you by the good people at Walgreens, is a special...

Featured Review: Freedom Of The Seas

Introduced in 2006, the Freedom of the Seas was the largest passenger ship ever built from 2006 until construction of the Oasis Class ships in late 2009.  It's layout is very similar to the...

Tokyo Disneyland Reopens Five Weeks After Quake

There is some good news in Japan today. Five weeks after the devastating quake and tsunami  hit the country Tokyo Disneyland re-opened its doors again, bringing some welcome relief to thousands of disaster-weary...

CDC: Children Bringing Measles Home After International Travels

Travelers to international destinations seem to be bringing back with themselves more than the memories of places visited. According to Center for Disease Control and Prevention, in just the first two months of the...

Junior Rangers to Inspire Kids on Crystal Alaska Cruises

Alaska Cruise Season is almost among us and with multi-generational family bookings on the rise, Crystal Cruises is putting a special focus on "family-friendliness" for its Alaska summer series, with all-ages excursions,...

San Diego Zoo Safari Park’s Popular Butterfly Jungle Is Back!

In preparation for San Diego Zoo Safari Park's annual springtime event - Butterfly Jungle, Sarah Jenkins the park's keeper, released hundreds of butterflies as they emerged from pupae on Thursday. Good news for visitors...

SeaWorld Discovery Cove Grand Reef Set To Open in June

Discovery Cove, the limited-admission ‘boutique park’ at Sea World in Orlando, is on track to open their first expansion since opening in 2000. The Grand Reef, which is scheduled to open in the first two...

Fabulous Travel gear! ~ Antler’s Liquis Lightweight Luggage

When you are traveling with kids every pound counts where your luggage is concerned. After some unfortunate flights during nasty weather, we have started to switch our luggage over to hard-sided cases. ...

Disney Cruise Line Announces New Itineraries for 2012

Disney Cruise Lines has announced some awesome new itineraries for the 2012 season.  Families can now take in the sights at exciting new ports-of-call on cruises departing from New York City, Seattle, Galveston, Texas...

Air Transat Wins the Family Friendly Airline Award!

Congratulations to Air Transat on receiving the Family Friendly Airline Award! The prize was awarded by the Kids First Fund to carriers that provide additional services and extra comfort to children and their parents....

Two for One Opening Weekend at KOA

Unfurl the tent and air the mothballs out of the trailer.  Camping season is just around the corner and Kampgrounds Of America (KOA) is set to kick things off with their 8th annual fundraising...

Disney World Opens Mickey Mouse Meet & Greet at New Town Square Theater

Families planning a trip to Magic Kingdom, Walt Disney World, Florida will be happy to know that Mickey Mouse and the Disney Princesses have a new home at the Town Square Theater. The Town Square...