Family Travel Guides

A Week at the Beach is a family-friendly travel blog dedicated to inspiring busy folks to travel more.

To help you and your troop plan the best trip ever, we have created a series of  free, informative family-friendly travel guides. We currently offer guides for destinations around the United States, Mexico and Central America.

These travel guides are created by family travel experts and a network of avid travelers from around the world. They are all based on first-hand experience and offer the best tips and advice for traveling families.

Central America Family Travel Guides

costa rica family travel guide

This Costa Rica Family Travel Guide features top things to see and do in Costa Rica, along with itinerary suggestions and features on the best family-friendly hotels in the country.

Nicaragua Family Travel Guide

Our Nicaragua Family Travel Guide highlights the best things to do in charming, colonial town of Granada, exotic Ometepe Island and Nicaragua’s beautiful Pacific Coast.

Mexico Family Travel Guides

tulum family travel guide

If you’re looking for a vacation away from crowded beaches, busy cities and mega, all-inclusive resorts along the Riviera Maya, be sure to check out this Tulum Family Travel Guide.

riviera maya family travel guide

Don’t travel to Mexico’s Riviera Maya with kids without reading this Riviera Maya Family Travel Guide. Discover the best places to stay, use this information to choose what specific location is right for your family, and get inspired to plan fun adventures and excursions while you’re there.

los cabos family travel guide

Los Cabos, including the towns of Cabo San Lucas and San Jose del Cabo, offers a range of hotels and some fantastic activities to view wildlife and explore the beautiful Baja peninsula. Learn where to stay and what to do with your family in this Los Cabos Family Travel Guide.

United States Family Travel Guides

family travel in arizona

Our Arizona Family Travel Guide shares the best places to stay and things to do with kids in and around Phoenix and Scottsdale, Arizona.

colorado family travel guide

Dig into the Colorado Family Travel Guide for tips for planning and booking the best family ski experience in Colorado. Benefit from insider, local tips to get your kids on the mountain and breathing fresh air!