The walking mother
This full-time traveling family of three lives in an RV when they’re “at home” and heads to all sorts of exotic locations when they’re on the road. Along with travel inspiration, you’ll get budgeting tips and plenty of ideas for becoming better global citizens while traveling with kids.
On line: themomtrotter.com
Gone with the family
Lisa Goodmurphy has been traveling with her children since her eldest daughter was four months old. Fast forward eighteen years – family adventures include playing with sled dogs in Alaska, getting lost (in a good way) in Mykonos, standing on the Prime Meridian, and hanging out at Catherine’s Palace in St. Petersburg. Goodmurphy is a regular contributor to Lonely Planet, Family Travel Magazine and Travelmamas.com. FYI: If there’s a devoted Harry Potter fan at home, be sure to check out the in-depth information on Potter-themed trips!
On line: gonewiththefamily.com
Make baby travel
Yes, babies and travel box go together… and this online guide to traveling with babies, toddlers and young children proves it. Founder and mother of two, Corinne McDermott is a strong advocate for the value travel can have for all members of the family. His site is a collection of travel tips, travel reports, and useful tips, tricks, and resources for traveling with young children (Psst … the particularly useful “Flying with baby” section even details airline travel!).
On line: havebabywilltravel.com
The Trekaroo Blog is an offshoot of the Trekaroo website, an invaluable resource for discovering activities, hotels and restaurants, booking accommodation and flights, and contributing reviews and discussions. The blog is more of the same great content and can-do attitude: resort reviews, ‘off the beaten track’ guides, museum suggestions, weekly summaries and more!
On line: blog.trekaroo.com
Jennifer Miner, Kara Williams and Beth Blair are three professional travel writers – and moms – who share their favorite destinations for family trips, girlfriend getaways and romantic getaways. They also discuss proven travel gear, the latest travel news, and helpful travel tips. Their writing typically spans North America, Mexico and the Caribbean, but the sky’s the limit for these awesome Vacation Gals – they take at least 45 trips a year! Phew.
On line: thevacationgals.com
No bedtime no boundaries
This family of five decided to leave their normal life behind and travel the world for 180 days. Follow them as they share the places they discover along the way and be inspired by their “no bedtime” philosophy that allows them to live life as it comes, even if it means a few lost hours of sleep.
On line: nobedtimesnoborders.com