THE OPEN ROAD – A well-traveled mom knows how to keep the kid happy (and herself sane) while in the driver's seat.
CRANE LAKE, Minnesota – Recreation of every sort lures swimmers, kayakers, hikers, photographers, and bird-watchers. They come for the welcoming warmth of a family-owned retreat that turns guests into friends.
MAINCY, France – Forget Versailles. There's a better, more intimate château just as close to Paris. Same designers, same scandalous history. It's the ultimate antidote to Fashion Week.
INSTAGRAM — Baseball, boardwalk, and saltwater taffy.
SHELTER ISLAND, New York – Farmers markets, family meals, art shows, dancing, and laying horizontal by the pool.
AMAGANSETT, New York – David Kamp splurges on a mid-week stay at The Reform Club Inn with his teenager before sending her off to camp. It's worth every penny.
When mom's on vacation and son has a lice crisis which dad solves with a razor, let's hope mom has a margarita within easy reach.
HOWES CAVE, New York – The place is amazing, 156 feet below the surface of the earth with stalagmites, stalactites, and an infinity of other crazy formations.
KIAWAH ISLAND, South Carolina – On another perfect day, I order a Palmetto Lager outside on a rocking chair, watching the scattered wisps of clouds and waves roll into shore.
It can be all happy memories and s'mores by the fire if you remember to pick the right trip for your family. So we designed a few trips for every kind of family. Even yours.