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Looking for the ideal family travel adventure?
Find lots of ideas at Have Children Will Travel!

1. Start with Your Travel Guide packed full of adventure ideas along with essential "how-to" advice.
2. Then pick a favorite destination or activity in Adventure Travel Ideas – grouped by interests.
3. Connect with families who love to travel in The Gathering Place – find support and encouragement.
4. Browse Your Travel Journals for memorable family adventures. Also, share your
5. Once you pick a vacation, turn to the Travel Experts and Resource Center for the practical help.

Happy Travels!

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. . . looking for the ideal family adventure?

. . . looking for the ideal family adventure?
Turn to your trusted guide to great family adventure - written by families for families, the most reliable information around - 16 years strong!
• Read the Current Adventures.
• Browse the Newsletter Topics.

• Find more vacation ideas in the Back Issues.
• View the photo Scrapbook.

. . . packed full of helpful travel information

. . . packed full of helpful travel information

Looking for more trip planning information?

Find numerous travel Tips, Tricks & Tactics and
a variety of helpful Website Links.

. . . need expert advice in planning your vacation?

. . . need expert advice in planning your vacation?

Look to your
your team of trusted family Travel Experts committed
to honest information, integrity to service, and quality of product. Find many committed experts to help you with your family travel adventures.

Are you a family Travel Expert? Join our Experts to provide that trusted advice.

. . . share articles, photos & video of favorite adventures.

. . . share articles, photos & video of favorite adventures.

What makes a memorable travel adventure?

Check out Family Travel Journals  -  submitted by families like you. Post your favorite family vacation for family, friends, and community to enjoy.

It's fun and easy! Just register or login and submit a short anecdote or a photo and caption of your favorite travel experience.

. . . connect with families who love to travel.

. . . connect with families who love to travel.

Have vacation questions?
Need travel advice?

Looking to share ideas?

Come into The Gathering Place - your family travel forum, where you can connect with other families from around the globe.

Where do the Wild roam?

These giraffe and zebra are curious about their visitors. Where do they roam? Click here to find out.

Tips, Tricks & Tactics

Great Family Vacations
...time and time again

A family vacation can be one of the most wonderful and remembered times of one’s life--longed to be repeated over and over. Planning... good planning... will make or break that family getaway.

"Talk Story"
with Deb Cornick
Have Children Will Travel.

I am often asked,  "Where can our family go for a summer vacation?" and I reply with asking these basic questions...

Find them here at Great Family Vacations. Once you and your family decide on your vacation "wants and needs" then consider these Dream Vacation Ideas.

For more good advice, read...  How to make the best of Family Travel.

Our Travel Adventures are shared by traveling families -- the most trusted advice around.

Happy Summer Vacations! ...may they be filled with family, friends and travel adventures.

Until next time...



July  - August Weekends

Sterling Renaissance Festival

Sterling, NY

July 9 - August 14
Great Lakes Medieval Faire
Rock Creek, OH

July 20 - 24
Long Beach, WA

July 22 -31
Cheyenne Frontier Days
Cheyenne, WY

July 28 -31
Grant Park, IL 

July 29 - 37
The Oregon Jamboree
Sweet Home, OR

August - Sundays
Jazz on the Lawn

Santa Monica, CA

August 3 - 4

Amish Acres Arts & Crafts Festival

Nappanee, IN

Aug 3 - 7
Maine Lobster Festival

Rockland, ME

Aug 5 - 14
Musik Fest
Bethlehem, PA

Aug 5 - 7
Outside Lands
San Francisco, CA

Aug 6 & 7
Monterey Scottish Games
Monterey, CA

August 6 & 7
Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival
Flushing, NY

August 11 - 13
Eastern Sierra Symphony
Mammoth Lakes, CA

August 11 - 14
Sweet Corn Festival
Mendota, IL

August 11 - 14
Hudson Valley Jazz Fest
Warwick, NY

August 20
Hummingbird Hurrah
Henderson, MN

August 20
Austin Bat Festival
Austin, TX

August 26 - 27
Pigs and Peaches BBQ Festival
Kennesaw, GA


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