Family Travel

Things to Do on Spring Break for High School Students

Spring break is quickly approaching. If you're like many parents of teens, you're probably busy looking for things to do on spring break for...

Safe Spring Break Destinations for High School Students

What can you do when your teen wants a spring break getaway, but you're not comfortable with the idea? Consider these safe spring break destinations for high school students.

Detroit Day Trip With Kids

Looking for some Detroit day trip ideas for your family? Here's an easy weekend itinerary that's sure to keep your kiddos entertained.

Places to Visit During Black History Month

These three locations – in Detroit, Cincinnati and Memphis – let visitors to immerse themselves in African-American history in honor of Black History Month in February.

Grosse Pointe Teacher Has Traveled to Every Country in the World

Social studies teacher and dad Rufus McGaugh recently reached a rare milestone: He's been to every country in the world. Metro Parent got his take on how travel is the best educator and why it's worth pursuing with your kids, too.

5 Family Vacation Destinations in Canada

Consider these family vacation destinations in Canada for your brood's next (somewhat) close-to-home vacation.

Winter Driving and Travel Safety Tips for Families

Keeping warm, safety-checking the car and other safe travel tips you need to know when your family heads off for vacation in the snow.

Michigan Sledding Hills in Ypsilanti, Holt and Traverse City

Winter wouldn't be complete without a day of sledding with the fam. Enjoy this wintertime activity at one of these three sledding spots in Michigan.

Holiday Places to Visit with the Family

Holiday Nights in Greenfield Village, fun in Santa Claus, Indiana, and the North Pole Experience in Flagstaff, Arizona.

Winter Fun in Frankenmuth

The top five can't-miss cold-weather places and activities in Frankenmuth that your entire family will love, provided by a mom expert on the 'Little Bavaria' of Michigan.

6 Holiday Day Trips in Michigan for Detroit Area Families

A short drive from southeast Michigan will lead you to Christmas villages and holiday experiences. Here are some cool day trip ideas for families.

Fun Train Trips for Kids

Got children who are cuckoo for choo-choos? Here are tips to make train trips enjoyable – and several options in southeast Michigan.