Family Travel

Travelers in airport with plane showing through the window

Family vacations, from road trips to adventures overseas, are wonderful ways to create long-lasting memories for children. But even the most seasoned travelers may not know how to best prepare for a trip with the entire family. These tips can help you enjoy happy and healthy travels with your loved ones.

Advice for enjoying smooth flying with the family

Does your child’s first plane ride have you feeling anxious? Our experts have advice to help you and your young jet-setters enjoy a smooth and stress-free flight.

Family waking through airport terminal pulling their suitcases

Simple tips for traveling with picky eaters

Young girl being fed with fork by parent

Introducing new foods to picky eaters at home helps expand their palates before traveling. Start with small taste tests of new foods, and talk to kids about your upcoming adventures, including cuisine you’ll get to experience together. These tips, and more, will help you – and your picky eater – make the most of your vacation meals.

When vacation injuries require a trip to the emergency department

Accidents can happen anywhere, including while traveling. But would you be able to tell what warrants a visit to the emergency department? It’s not always a clear-cut choice but learning the “ABCDs” can help parents decide when to head to the local hospital.

Amy Waunch, a trauma program manager at the Julia and George Argyros Emergency Dept

Add these easy reads to your vacation checklist to keep your kids safe while you’re on-the-go.

Motion sickness can put a damper on your travel plans. Fortunately, there are several things parents can do to help prevent their young travelers from experiencing motion sickness.

The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends limiting sun exposure (and avoiding it for babies) as the best way to prevent sunburns, but if your vacation includes time outdoors, keep in mind these sun safety tips.

Is beach time part of your vacation itinerary? Be sure to pack kid-friendly food and snacks – and take precautions to prevent foodborne illnesses.

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