Author: Vanessa Infanzon

A Step-By-Step Guide to Hitting the Slopes with Kids

Planning a ski trip puts fear into the hearts of many parents. Between safety concerns and deciding where to go, what equipment to rent, and when to book ski school, it can feel like a logistical nightmare. Ski Sapphire Valley…

TRAVEL: Island Hop Through the Florida Keys

Fly to Ft. Lauderdale or Miami, rent a car, and head south to the Florida Keys. Make these stops along the way or set up a home base and take a series of day trips with your family. Miami Book an…

Spontaneous Summer Fun

Summer may already be in full swing, but that doesn't mean it’s too late to plan some family fun. We’ve got a roundup of outdoor adventures and weekend getaways you can still add to your calendar. *See approximate driving time from Charlotte listed…

THE GANG’S ALL HERE! A guide to multi-generational travel

After two years of limited contact with extended family and friends, you’re probably overdue for a visit. If a beach vacation or mountain getaway is in your plans, consider these four destinations for a big group. Bald Head Island, North…

REV YOUR ENGINES! Introduce your family to the world of NASCAR

Motorsports are part of the community in Charlotte, celebrated in local museums, the annual Speed Street Festival, and at nearby complexes like Charlotte Motor Speedway and zMAX Dragway. If fast cars and pit crews have piqued your children’s interest, it…

15 Unique Gift Experiences for Your Family

If you’re full up on trinkets, toys, and gift cards, consider giving your family an experience instead. View something beautiful together, learn a new skill, or have an outdoor adventure. Here are 15 ways to celebrate the season with kids…

4 Dream Destinations for Dads

Gather a group of fathers, invite grandpa, or grab the kids for a daytrip or weekend getaway. Bad music, tall tales, and dad jokes are encouraged. Here are four destinations for dads, all within driving distance of Charlotte:   Banner…