March, 2019 | Child Travel Tips
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    Family Vacations With The Kids – Why Are They Important?

    More Americans will travel in the year 2019 CNYCentral reported yesterday that “According to AAA, nearly 100 million Americans will go on a family vacation this year. That number is slightly up from last year,” So, with all this traveling we’ll be doing, and as much of an undertaking as it can sometimes be, here are some reasons that taking family vacations with the kids is a delightful, inspiring experience. Introducing the kids to new things Traveling is a valuable learning tool, children have curious minds and their capacity for absorbing new information when young is so much greater than it will be as an adult. I’m certainly not a…

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    Travel Toddler Stroller Review

    This toddler stroller folds so small that I had to try my hand at writing my first ever product review.  I’m really excited to have found this so I hope it helps my readers out there too! It fits in a tote bag! Having a stroller that folds up and fits into a tote bag is such an amazing thing to have on hand, especially if you’re going to be on a trip where you’ll be alternating walking around and using public transportation. If your child is an infant, a carrier is definitely the way to go, but for those toting tots, a stroller is a necessary item. Adjustable Seat…

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    Places to go with the kids – The Live Concert

    If you’re a new parent, or you’re looking for events for the family while you’re on vacation you may be wondering when the right time is to bring your kid to their first live concert. Some parents wont understand why you would want to, but my husband and I are avid concert goers and love sharing our passion for music with our little man. Every time I see someone with a kid at a concert I ask the parents how old the child is, and I let them know how awesome I think it is that they brought their kid! It’s a brave thing to do, truly. My son had…

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    Restaurants with The Kids

    This guide is for those of us with children who aren’t perfectly prim and proper, so, that’s basically everyone, right? Enjoying restaurants with the kids is a wonderful way to experience your chosen travel destination. It is arguably one of the best ways to experience another culture, heck, even if you’re only popping over to the next state or province they probably have local favorites that are different from yours. For example, living in the US in New Hampshire, I’m bordered by multiple states. In Maine you can’t turn around without running into the world’s best lobster roll. Massachusetts is so proud of their Boston Baked Beans that the city…

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    Things For Kids To Do On A Plane

    So you’ve managed to make it through the airport, and you’ve boarded the plane, congrats! If you haven’t seen my tips for getting through the airport and take-off with ease check out my article here How To Travel With The Kids – Airport & Take-Off Now, that you’re on your way, there are so many things that kids can do to occupy their time on a long trip. Whether you’re looking for things for kids to do on a plane, or entertaining kids on a road trip. I’ve narrowed this list down to some of my favorites, try these and I’m sure your kids will remember how fun it was…

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    How To Travel With The Kids – Airport & Take-Off

    You decide to go on vacation with your family, you think of where to stay, the amenities offered, activities, landmarks to hit, events to attend, the mind swirls with so many possibilities! You make lists, pick and choose activities leaving some scheduled time for spontaneity (oh the irony!). Planning guru that you are you’ve totally prepared for all the things you’ll do and see. While I can tell you are for sure going to knock this vacation out of the park, getting there (and back) is typically the most nerve-wracking part when you’re contemplating how to travel with the kids. Here are some tips to make getting through the airport…

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    About Melyssa

    Welcome to Child Travel Tips! My Story I am a lover of life with a thirst for travel. I’m in my late thirties now and I finally have the means to travel, I’ve also had the good fortune of bringing a wonderful child into this world; my son’s name is Kiernan.  He and my husband Patrick are my best friends in this life.  Patrick and I love adventure, events and visiting friends both near and far.  Since Kiernan came into our lives, our new passion is sharing the joy of exploration with our wonderful tiny human. We live in New Hampshire and before Kiernan was 1 year old he’d already…