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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Tips for Planning a Family Trip to Tel Aviv — Using Miles and Points

Written by Devorah Lev-Tov @ The Points Guy

Tel Aviv is a fun and energetic city that despite being popular for its nightlife is also extremely family-friendly. As the major metropolitan city of Israel, it incorporates the country’s love for families and children, making it an ideal vacation spot. Grown-ups can enjoy its cutting edge art and stellar food while kids can frolic …

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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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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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Visit New York City On a Budget During NYC Winter Promotion

Written by Devorah Lev-Tov @ The Points Guy

New York City is one of the most expensive cities to visit in the world. But it’s also one of the best cities to visit in the world, thanks to its incredible food scene, entertainment options, countless top-notch museums and endless attractions. No wonder it’s a must-visit destination for many families. A visit to the Big …

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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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How Old Should Your Child Be Before Taking an International Vacation?

Written by Devorah Lev-Tov @ The Points Guy

Do we have enough diapers? Bottles and formula? What about the Ergo baby carrier and top-of-the-line stroller? Can you gate check a car seat? Preparing for any trip with a baby or toddler can be complicated, but when it’s an international destination, there’s a whole other layer of issues: How long will it take to get …

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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 Reasons to Spend a Summer Weekend on the Chesapeake Bay

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 city escapes. While many Washington, DC metro-area residents opt to spend their beach days in Ocean City, Maryland or …

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