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The Legoland That Started It All: Legoland Billund

Three hours west of Copenhagen is the first Legoland park, Legoland Billund Resort, in the town where the Lego Group was founded in 1932.

Ask the Editors: What Destinations Will Make My Kids Put Down Their iPhones?

Our editors answer every parent's most-pressing travel question: What destinations will make my kids put down their iPhones?

10 Family Vacation Ideas

Ten of our favorite family-friendly spots, each brimming with activities and set against exceptionally intriguing and scenic backdrops.

Boston for Families: The New England Aquarium

When it opened in 1969, the New England Aquarium was not only a hit attraction, but also an architectural triumph.

14 Things to Do in New York City With Kids

Travelers may not consider New York City a kid-friendly destination, but it definitely can be. There is plenty to do in Manhattan -- and beyond.

5 Ways to Make a Family Trip the Best Trip Ever

We use vacations for quality time with family. Here are five ways to make them the best experiences possible for each member of the family.

10 Kid-Friendly Luxury Hotels

These luxury hotels not only accept kids under 12, but they cater to them. Let your child experience a whole range of activities created just for them.

5 Best Products for Traveling With Kids

Family travel blogger Erynn Montgomery shares her picks for the best products for traveling with children.

Introducing Our 'Family Friendly' Category

We're pleased to introduce a new way to sort through hotels: categories. Using this filter, we've included a list of 10 exceptional family-friendly hotels.

Just Back From | Disney World in Orlando, Florida

Patti, our Office Assistant, just returned from her five-night family vacation at Disney World in Orlando, Florida.

Dream Escape Tours

We spoke with Dream Escape's head of guiding, Rosie Peattie, one of Travel + Leisure's "World's Greatest Tour Guides", about what makes the U.K.-based experiential tour and event company a true standout in the industry.

Readers' Choice 2014: Top 20 Family Resorts

Each year, we ask our readers to vote for the best family resorts around the world. From classic Hawaii to the historically rich country of Ireland, learn more about our readers' Top 20 Family Resorts.

California Dreaming

Be it Los Angeles or San Diego or somewhere in between, Southern California offers endless adventure for the whole family.

Hawaiian Island Odyssey: Oahu

After time spent beside the sea or amid rolling hills, we invariably pass a few days in Honolulu to begin our return to reality.

Hawaiian Island Odyssey: The Big Island

Although I have enjoyed many happy times on the Big Island’s north Kona and Kohala coasts, I have also been intrigued by the North Kohala region, with its dramatic and rugged scenery.

Hawaiian Island Odyssey: From Lanai to Maui

In the four years since my last trip to Hawaii, the islands have been 
recovering from the severe hit they took following the 2008 financial crisis.

Beaches of Mexico

Turquoise waters. Soft, white sand. Calm seas and a cool breeze. The picture-perfect beach vacation is an ideal easily found on Mexico’s Riviera Maya.

2014 Special Recognition Awards: Hotel

Few spa treatments are as reviving to the jet-lagged traveler as a Turkish hammam ritual, particularly when it is performed in a setting as spectacular as the spa at Schloss Elmau in southern Bavaria, overlooking wildflower-speckled meadows and tracts of pine-forested countryside.

Our Editor's Favorite Lakes Worldwide

The lakes our editor has chosen as some of the planet’s most idyllic destinations. Here’s what makes them special.

Reader Survey 2013: Top 20 Family Friendly Resorts

Family friendly resorts were chosen from Georgia, Colorado, Florida and Wyoming this year. Properties in Utah, Rhode Island and the British Virgin Islands were also selected.

Family Day Out: August Fair

While there is no shortage of diversions on the Vineyard, to my mind, the summer highlight is the Martha’s Vineyard Agricultural Society Livestock Show and Fair (August 15-18 this year).

Twin Farms Celebrates Twenty Years

Happy 20th anniversary to long-time Harper favorite Twin Farms in Barnard, Vermont!

2013 Special Recognition Awards

Special Recognition Awards call attention to hotels, restaurants, staff and travel experiences of special note that Mr. Harper encountered within the past calendar year of his travels.

The Holidays in New York With Children

Of course, it always helps to have snow.  At the holiday season, New York is sure to provide glitter and excitement, but Central Park needs to be covered with a pristine white quilt for the magic to be fully realized.

Reader Survey 2012: Top Family Resorts

Andrew Harper Readers' Choice 2012 award winners for top family-friendly resorts.

From the Travel Office: Making Memories This Spring

The Grand del Mar, San Diego, California Before your children grow up, one of the most important things you can do is make memories together as a family. Your k

Planning a Memorable Family Vacation: Spring Break and Beyond

With the holidays over, many families turn their attention to planning a spring break trip.

From the Harper Travel Office: It’s Better as a Family

We carry memories with us indefinitely, which is why we encourage families to travel together whenever possible.

Belize Family Vacations

Belize provides an almost unbeatable combination of a long Caribbean coral reef and extensive tracts of pristine tropical forest.

Modern London

Mr. Harper, the Andrew Harper Travel Office, the Harper Alliance, Travel Partners and some of our London hoteliers provide insight as to why a visit to this global city never disappoints.

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