Mara Gorman

About Mara Gorman

Mara Gorman is an award-winning lifestyle and travel writer who has been traveling with her two sons for a decade to destinations ranging from California to Paris. She blogs about their adventures at The Mother of All Trips (www.motherofalltrips.com/).

It’s the summer season, which means the kids are out of school and quality family time can be spent on summer vacation. What better place to celebrate summer than at the beach?

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It’s finally a three-day weekend, and you want to go take a quick trip with your kids, but where should you go? Contrary to popular belief, Memorial Day weekend can actually be a great time to travel, especially with kids.

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Seattle is well known as the rainy city, but in the summer months it turns into an amazing and beautiful city full of life. Take a trip with the family and explore everything Seattle has to offer, from a beautifully architectural library to kayaking in Puget Sound. You’re bound to discover something new.

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Traveling as a family can make you want to pull your hair out. Check out some great apps to ease the stress as recommended by the Mother of All Trips.

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Springtime is one of the best times to travel, especially if you can travel on the off-peak season. The weather’s not too hot or cold and cities become more colorful with flowers in bloom. Check out some notable springtime destinations that you should add to your list.

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When you’re traveling with kids, sometimes it’s hard to decide what you should be packing and what you should leave behind, especially if your kid wants to basically bring the whole house on the trip. Use these tips to find out what’s essential and what’s just a waste of space.

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Phoenix, Arizona, doesn’t strike many people as their top choice for a springtime vacation spot, but there’s plenty to do, both indoors and outdoors, no matter how you like to relax and have fun. And better yet, there’s plenty of activities for the kids, no matter what their interests.

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Presidents’ Day weekend is a great opportunity to spend time with the kids and help them learn a little bit more about our nation’s history. Take them on a quick trip to famous landmarks that offer interactive learning for the whole family.

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More often than not, kids are crazy about animals, and what better way to let them have fun learning than at a zoo? Take a look at some of the top zoos in America that are perfect for letting your kids go wild.

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If big cities are too busy and crowded for a family vacation, and beaches are too typical, it might be time to find some new family-friendly destinations. Read on for some great suggestions from the Mother of all Trips.

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