Family Travel Essays

Backpacking with Kids in Yellowstone National Park

by Sandra Foyt

How many times have I heard,“I’ll wait until the kids are older to travel?” Many parents limit their choice of destination, or travel altogether, fearing that it might be too difficult. In a recent CNN Go post, Elaine Ee lists 5 family travel rules that […]

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Vignettes in a History of Family Travel

by Sandra Foyt

On this, the official second birthday of Albany Kid, I’m launching a new family travel series – Vignettes in a History of Family Travel. For the past couple of years, a friend’s comment has been burrowing under my skin, a splinter that resisted pulling, until […]

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