The Best Family-Friendly Activities in Vienna

Written by Devorah Lev-Tov @ The Points Guy

Sometimes overlooked in favor of Paris or London, the central European city of Vienna is one of the most beautiful cities in the world. Not only is it gorgeous, but Austria’s capital city is packed with museums, palaces and one-of-a-kind attractions. In the summer, families can spend plenty of time outside in the city’s parks, …

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Planning a Family Trip to Vienna

Written by Devorah Lev-Tov @ The Points Guy

Vienna is one of the most beautiful cities in the world, and it oozes Old World charm. It’s full of marble-clad buildings, impressive coffeehouses, art museums and leafy parks and plazas hugging the Danube River. There’s truly something for everyone in this family-friendly European city filled with culture and history. Visiting palaces, watching the famous …

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Budget International Family Destinations for 2019

Written by Devorah Lev-Tov @ The Points Guy

When you’re traveling with your family of three or four or five people, following the crowds to traditionally popular destinations can bust a budget, especially if you’re headed out of the US. Instead of Venice or Hong Kong during peak season, we have a list of alternate destinations that may be just what you need …

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Things to Do in Jerusalem With Kids

Written by Devorah Lev-Tov @ The Points Guy

Israel’s ancient capital is bursting with historic and modern attractions that the whole family will enjoy. From archaeological sites to parks to bustling markets, Jerusalem is a fascinating city that’s full of culture and history. Here are TPG’s tips for planning a family visit to Jerusalem: when to go, how to get there and where …

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Planning a Family Trip to Jerusalem

Written by Devorah Lev-Tov @ The Points Guy

Jerusalem’s intricate history, going back thousands of years, makes this city a must-see destination for the whole family. Kids can explore the Western Wall tunnels, the Arab Quarter market and the archaeological wonder that is the City of David. You can also get a feel for modern life in Israel’s capital city at the bustling …

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5 American Road Trips to Take With the Family This Summer

Written by Devorah Lev-Tov @ The Points Guy

The great American road trip is a tried-and-true family tradition. Driving the country’s scenic highways and stopping to explore anything that catches your eye — perhaps a stunning viewpoint, a side-of-the-road lobster shack or a historical marker — is a wonderful way to explore the United States with your family this summer. It’s also a …

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6 Great Family Summer Camps in the United States

Written by Devorah Lev-Tov @ The Points Guy

Did you know summer camps aren’t just for kids? A number of rustic (and not so rustic) retreats across the country encourage mom and dad to tag along for campfire sing-alongs, archery, canoeing and arts and crafts. Many of these camps are all about unplugging (some don’t even have electricity!) and do everything they can …

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How to Visit Hong Kong With Kids

Written by Devorah Lev-Tov @ The Points Guy

While Hong Kong is known as a business and financial center of the world, it is also a city rich in culture, history, food and entertainment, making it an ideal family destination. And, it is a great introduction to Asian and Chinese culture, while still being one of the easier Asian cities to navigate since many …

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8 Posh Family-Friendly London Hotels

Written by Devorah Lev-Tov @ The Points Guy

London makes for an ideal family vacation, with dozens of activities and attractions that are great for all ages. Younger kids may get bored at too many museums (although the Churchill War Rooms has tons of interactive exhibits and the V&A Museum of Childhood has the UK’s largest collection of dolls, among other things), while …

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10 Cool Things at NYC’s New FAO Schwarz Store

Written by Devorah Lev-Tov @ The Points Guy

In 2015, the beloved toy store FAO Schwarz shut its doors on Fifth Avenue in New York City, causing many tears and wistful memories for children — and adults — everywhere. The historic store had been open since 1862 and was known as one of New York’s best toy stores and attractions. Then, last month, …

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Not Just for Hipsters: Portland, Oregon, With Kids

Written by Devorah Lev-Tov @ The Points Guy

Famous for its eco-loving hipsters, artisans and third-wave coffee obsessives, Portland, Oregon, has been a tad pigeon-holed as a destination for hip young people. And while it is a rather cool place, that doesn’t mean kids and families aren’t welcome. In fact, the Pacific Northwest city makes for an excellent family vacation. The outdoors-focused hub …

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5 Ways to Explore Newport, Rhode Island This Summer

Written by Devorah Lev-Tov @ The Points Guy

As part of a series on long weekend getaways, we’re showing you how to make the most of your summer Fridays, school breaks and the season’s extra-long days. Check back every week for inspired itineraries and easy escapes. If you’re seeking a nautical New England getaway that’s not the crowded Cape Cod, look no further than …

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