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Go here Instead: The Alternative Travel List

Go Here Instead: The Alternative Travel List offers travel enthusiasts off-the-beaten-path recommendations to replace some of the world’s more popular and crowded venues.

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.

Recipe Road Trip

Recipe Road Trip, Cooking Your Way Across the USA

Explore the geography, history and regional charm of the United States as you help your little chef prepare dishes from this entertaining book which includes 120+ recipes!

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.”

Tiny Travelers Treasure Quest

Tiny Travelers Treasure Quest

From Nigeria to Japan, Mexico to Haiti, each book features an illustrated search-and-find activity inviting children to discover what makes each country so unique.

Colors of the National Parks

Colors of the National Parks

Explore a world full of colors, wildlife, and incredible landscapes with Colors of the National Parks, a board book by Jenny Miriam.

Little Passports

Explore the popular travel subscription service for kids that takes you on a new adventure each month…

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.

The World’s Most Atrocious Animals

The World’s Most Atrocious Animals

The World’s Most Atrocious Animals offers a fresh take on some of the world’s most interesting (and fearsome) creatures…

Fun with National Parks

Fun with National Parks

Fun with National Parks provides fun, factual information about all 63 national parks. Young readers will soak up America’s wild & protected places…

Around the World in 18 Ways

Around the World in 18 Ways

Readers of all ages will benefit from this basic lesson on social greetings as they learn how to respect the social customs of 18 unique cultures

America the Beautiful?

America the Beautiful?

America the Beautiful? is a must-read for any big explorer. Afterwards, you’ll be ready to hit the open road, feel the wind on your face, and uncover something new to love about this land we all call home.

A is for Arches

A is for Arches: A Utah Alphabet

A is for Arches: A Utah Alphabet takes readers on an unexpected journey from past to present, exploring the hidden gems of Utah! 

Our Natural World Heritage

Our Natural World Heritage

Our Natural World Heritage, by Christopher Woods, explores 50 of the 257 World Heritage Sites. He highlights the importance of biodiversity.

How Does Chocolate Taste on Everest?

How Does Chocolate Taste on Everest?

How Does Chocolate Taste on Everest? takes young readers on a sensory-filled adventure around the world, stopping to experience 11 of the most extreme areas on Earth.

National Monuments of the USA

National Monuments of the USA

From natural formations to man-made structures, National Monuments of the USA celebrates (and educates) through a diverse sampling of historically, culturally, and scientifically important landmarks in the United States.

Great Giraffe Rescue

The Great Giraffe Rescue

Follow along as a team of animal experts transports the world’s tallest land animal to its new home in Uganda.

Wild Child: Nature Adventures

Wild Child: Nature Adventures for Young Explorers

This glorious book invites children outdoors to embark on every type of adventure. With wonder and poetry, color and curiosity, Wild Child will stir the hearts of readers, young and old alike.

Africa: From the Nile Delta to Table Mountain

Africa: From the Nile Delta to Table Mountain

Africa: From the Nile Delta to Table Mountain offers readers a visual pilgrimage to every corner of Africa—our planet’s second-largest and second-most populated continent.

Fun with 50 States

Fun with 50 States

Fun with 50 States is like a history and geography class disguised as an activity book for kids!

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.

Jungle Cat

Jungle Cat

Jungle Cat is one of the most beautifully illustrated children’s books and each page will give you reason to stop and explore all the creativity that makes it come alive.

Polar: Wildlife at the Ends of the Earth

Polar: Wildlife at the Ends of the Earth

In Polar: Wildlife at the Ends of the Earth, readers embark on a month-by-month journey to learn about wildlife living at opposite ends of our amazing planet.

I am Made of Mountains

I am Made of Mountains

Diversity is at the heart of this book. Written as a series of rhymes laced with the facts, this picture book highlights the diversity of the national parks through lyrical prose.

Dim Sum Palace

Dim Sum Palace

The night before her first trip to Dim Sum Palace, Liddy tries to imagine what it will be like. When a delicious smell floats into her bedroom, she decides to follow it and soon finds herself in the kitchen of a real palace.

The National Parks Scavenger Hunt

The National Parks Scavenger Hunt

The National Parks Scavenger Hunt challenges park-goers to keep their eyes peeled, pairing educational snapshots of 63 national parks with…

Cinematic Places

Cinematic Places

Cinematic Places showcases and describes locations of 25 memorable and highly atmospheric films.

The Camping Trip That Changed America

The Camping Trip That Changed America

Based on actual events, The Camping Trip that Changed America shares the story of how President Theodore Roosevelt’s camping trip in Yosemite Valley, along with naturalist John Muir, led to the creation of protected lands within the United States.

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.

My Side of the Mountain

My Side of the Mountain

For many, the idea of running away from home in search of a new life is a childhood right of passage. For Sam Gribley, it’s more than just an idea—he’s really doing it!

A First Time for Everything

When Dan has the opportunity to take a class trip to Europe, an exciting new world is opened up to him and it seems that growing up may not be so bad after all.

Nomads: Life on the Move

Nomads: Life on the Move introduces readers to seven nomadic tribes that are still active today. The book captures both the joys and hardships the tribes face.

Sumo Joe

This year, in honor of Multicultural Children’s Book Day, we are reviewing Sumo Joe, written by Mia Wenjen and illustrated by Nat Iwata.

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.

Canyonlands with kids

Canyonlands & the Arches

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

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…

travel during Covid

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…

Story Of The Mongolian Tent House

Story of the Mongolian Tent House

A wise man teaches his seven sons how to build a Mongolian tent house (called a ger), using nature as his model.

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.

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.

Skeleton Gorge (Cape Town)

This Table Mountain hike is for those who enjoy a challenge…and heights. The climb may be steep, but the reward is great.

the ukraine crisis

Finding Common Ground in Ukraine

Fifteen years ago I was living and working as a Peace Corps Volunteer, assigned to a small village in western Ukraine. At the time I saw it as an adventure⁠—an opportunity to travel the world and…

costa rica food

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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