11 Activities for Kids and Families in Florence

Written by Barbara Schultz @ The Points Guy

There’s a time for trips to Disney World or even Disneyland Paris, but at some point it’s good to branch the family out. Florence may not scream “family vacation,” but there is plenty to do in this Italian city. Whether your kids yearn for an art class or are ready to visit the Uffizi Gallery …

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Planning a Family Trip to San Francisco

Written by Barbara Schultz @ The Points Guy

San Francisco holds great contrasts. It’s home to some of California’s most breathtaking coastline but the beaches are generally considered too cold for swimming. It’s a small, compact city but many of its charming and diverse neighborhoods are found atop or below vertiginous hills. It’s the historic home of fortune seekers and flower children, who …

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Family Fun in North Carolina’s Outer Banks

Written by Barbara Schultz @ The Points Guy

Looking for a family travel destination that will get your crew outdoors and feed your kids’ curiosity? North Carolina’s Outer Banks is rich in beauty, wildlife and history. If anyone in your group has even a passing interest in airplanes, for example, Kitty Hawk is a must-see. This region is also home to wild horses …

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Hilton Head for Families: What to See and Where to Stay

Written by Barbara Schultz @ The Points Guy

Twelve miles of Atlantic shoreline make Hilton Head, South Carolina, a top summer destination with average temperatures in the high 80s and flocks of vacationers, but the more gentle spring season offers its own rewards. Families on spring break will find milder temperatures and fewer tourists — perfect for laid-back beach days, memorable boat trips …

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