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Cyprus: Adventures by the Sea

I was really excited about my school’s trip to Cyprus, a small island nation lying in the middle of the Mediterranean Sea. I couldn’t wait to explore the beautiful beaches and forests; but I’ll admit, I felt a bit nervous…

Bedtime Stories for Young Explorers

Bedtime Stories for Young Explorers is a compilation of short travel stories was written and illustrated by rising young creatives.

Homeschooling at the Children’s Museum

Chloe homeschools her two daughters, Athena and Olivia. She wants them to explore and learn through travel as much as possible. An excursions grant from Travelnitch helped make that possible with a visit to the Gilbert house Children’s Museum in Salem, Oregon.

Best Travel Photography Tools

Best Travel Photography Tools

A camera is a big investment, but it’s also an important one if you’re an avid traveler. After all, a picture is worth a thousand words.

Friends For Life Diabetes

Friends for Life

In April of 2022, 7 year old Daphne Bowers was diagnosed with Type One diabetes. Her mom Amellia shared, “As a family, we are learning how to thrive, but it’s not without its challenges.”

Become a Visual Storyteller

This fall, thanks to support from the National Endowment for the Arts, we will showcase student art in a hard-bound collection of stories for young explorers.

Glass Beach: From Trash to Treasure

Glass Beach sits adjacent to Fort Bragg in California and is known for its abundance of sea glass, remnants of a former dumping site.

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The Sea of Stars in the Maldives

Have you ever seen the ocean sparkle like a starry night sky? People from all over the world come to see the Sea of Stars, a magical phenomenon…

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What is My Carbon Footprint?

Our carbon footprint is the total amount of greenhouse gases released into the atmosphere as a result of our activities.

Hawaii—a Magical Island Adventure

The moment my parents told me we were going to Oahu Island, I wanted to pack my suitcase and hop on the plane. I was so ready for a few days relaxing on a sun-soaked beach.

The Tunnel of Love

The Tunnel of Love is a section of industrial railway in Ukraine surrounded by luscious green arches that stretch for about 2.5 miles.

Get Away with WayAway

WayAway is a brand made by travelers, for travelers. Finding the best price on your next flight is is free, but members enjoy additional perks.

Dry Tortugas National Park with kids

Dry Tortugas National Park

An excursions grant from Travelnitch gave Sonia the chance to spend time with her son, exploring Dry Tortugas National Park.

Holiday Lights

This holiday season is the perfect time to spend quality time exploring together. There are so many spectacular light displays to wow even the toughest critic.

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Canyonlands & the Arches

An excursions grant from Travelnitch gave Nan the chance to spend time with her daughter Veruca, exploring Canyonlands National Park.

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My Emerald Coast Adventure

The perfect beach day on Florida’s Emerald Coast—pirates, shipwrecks, and sunken treasure. Captain Tommy is in search of adventure…

Jack of the Lantern

Jack of the Lantern

While our minds instantly conjure up images of a glowing pumpkin when someone mentions the words Jack O’Lantern, you may be surprised by the origins of this old Irish tradition.

The Landmark Kids

The Landmark Kids

The Landmark Kids weaves geography and culture into an engaging storyline that casts YOUR kid in the lead role!

Doyli to the Rescue

Join 10-year-old Doyli as she sets out to rescue orphaned monkeys from her island home in the Amazon…

Feeling Lucky? Pay it Forward

Travel is viewed as a luxury, but should it be? Many families dream of having something “extra” to take their little ones on that…

Glowing Stars Down Under

The Waitomo Caves, found on the North Island of New Zealand, are home to a hidden world for stargazers—day and night! This family activity…

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Family Travel Without a COVID-19 vaccine

We realize travel during Covid can be a challenge for those who have not been vaccinated. Here are some tips to keep your family safely on the go…

Travel Insurance Master

Searching for the best travel insurance for your next family vacation? Compare plans side-by-side to find the right fit for you.

The Ryan Family Road Trip

See how the Ryan family made the most of their time together exploring South Dakota.

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There’s Something About San Antonio

It’s easy to fall in love with this colorful city. There’s something fun to do for everyone in the family, especially the kids…

Doyli to the Rescue

Join 10-year-old Doyli as she sets out to rescue orphaned monkeys from her island home in the Peruvian Amazon.

Canadian Crossing

Crossing Canada you’ll uncover some of its best kept urban secrets—from Vancouver to Quebec, there’s fun for every season!

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Savoring Sustainability in Costa Rica

Owing to its biodiversity, Costa Rica serves up a wide range of foods that reflect their people’s commitment to preserving these environmental gifts.

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The Spells & Specters of Salem

Just a short distance north of Boston, along the coast, you’ll find Salem, Massachusetts—one of the most haunted cities in the United States.

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The Cursed Cathedral 

It is not the same to be inside Cologne’s Cathedral on cold winter evenings as it is on a summer’s day. The tale of the Brothers Grimm is more real when you hear the eerie echoed steps of strangers roaming a building illuminated only by candlelight.

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Lost in the Himalayas

It’s 5 o’clock in the morning. I wake up to the freezing cold, but when I look outside my window, I am greeted by these big, beautiful mountains with frosty, snow-covered peaks.

Finding Beauty in Our Diversity

In honor of Multicultural Children’s Book Day, we are sharing Lena and the Burning of Greenwood, the first title from our Beauty in Diversity collection—stories sharing the rich (and sometimes tragic) cultural heritage of our world.

Time Travel with These Historical Tours

Historical tours are trending. In recent years, they have popped up on every continent, inviting curious travelers to take a step back in time.

Top 10 Wins

Thanks to your generosity we have many accomplishments to celebrate. See how YOU helped us achieve our mission in 2021!

Seattle Underground

The tour guides for Bill Speidel’s Underground tours will capture the imaginations of all ages.

SERRV up a Meaningful Holiday

SERRV up a More Meaningful Holiday for your kids and rekindle the magic that makes this season truly special…

Mexico: Adventure is Everywhere

Both of my parents came from a rough neighborhood. When people think of Mexico, they imagine a beach with beautiful sunsets, but the realities of everyday life do not reflect what you see in a travel brochure.

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Travel Can Change Your Child’s Life

While it’s true your little one may not recall every adventure, here are 5 ways you can change your child’s life through travel.

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Travel of the Future

As technology continues to propel us forward, the future of travel becomes more unbelievable every, single day.

Fairy Tale Destinations for Families

Books have the power to transport us across the world. From the North Pole to the jungles of Africa, the stories we read with our children can inspire a life-long passion for travel. 

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Five Cave Dives You Won’t Want to Miss

Are you ready to dive deep? Here are 5 cave dives you won’t want to miss! Cave diving can require special training, but sometimes all you need is a snorkel and some courage.

Castles of the World

Castles are more than just fairy tale figments of our imagination. They exist all over the world and many welcome visitors. Journey with us as we explore some of the most jaw-dropping castles in the world.

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A Trail of Chocolate: The Missing Pâtissier

At the end of the street stands the pâtisserie. It has tall wooden doors painted a soft pastel blue. Hanging on either side, two large windows are filled to the brim with flaky croissants, colorful macarons, and fruit tarts displayed like an edible work of art.

A Journey through Japanese Art

Journey with us through the world of Japanese art as we explore traditional crafts like origami and ukiyo-e.

A Magic Carpet Ride in Marrakech

The sun is beating down. I’m in the middle of the Souk Semmarine, a maze-like market in the city of Marrakech, Morocco. I feel a tap on my shoulder, but there’s nothing behind me except a rolled up carpet.

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The Storyteller’s Cottage

One of my favorite forms of virtual travel is curling up with a good book. Every page offers an escape from reality and a chance to visit someplace new and exciting.

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Meet the Penguins of South Africa

Grab your sunscreen and flippers as we fly to South Africa to get up close and personal with the African penguin!

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