family-travel

“Memories made together last forever”

The definition of family travel has been evolving over years. As families grow and as older generations live longer, a typical family vacation becomes more than a visit to a trip with mom, dad and the kids. Today, many family trips are multi-generational and include travel opportunities that combine everyone’s interests.

Explore the world with your family. From the most youngest family member to the oldest one, the world has so much to offer to all those who don’t wish to leave any member behind. Every member can find something of their interest or taste even while traveling with family.

Take a road trip or explore some nearby mountain village or be mesmerized by Iguaza Falls, or explore American History. Just move out of your homes and take the kids and oldies along to explore the beauty of nature, learn some new culture or try some unknown dish.


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Mother, Daughter & Girlfriend Getaways

World Footprints is joined by New York Times Bestselling Author of The Secret Life of Bees, Sue Monk Kidd, and her daughter Ann Kidd Taylor. The mother/daughter pair talk about their new book, Traveling with Pomegranates, that chronicles their journey of self-discovery that they embarked on together when the idea … Read more   Read more

United States Family Travel
Food and Wine Festival, Sarasota

Agritourism Meets Fun at Forks And Corks Festival

By Bijan C. Bayne

Every year Sarasota, Florida hosts its annual Forks and Corks Food And Wine Festival, featuring wines, vineyards, and wineries from France, New Zealand, Argentina, Italy, California and Washington state, and the city’s finest cuisine from Mexican fare to locally sourced farm delights.   Read more

United States Agritourism Family Travel Events & Festivals
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Grenadine Islands of Bequia and Tobago Cays

Photo:  Tonya FitzpatrickThis World Footprints show will journey to the Grenadines and unlock the mysteries of the sea in a way few seldom see or experience.  The Grenadines are a haven for scuba divers, some of the world’s most spectacular aquatic scenery and much more.  Our first stop takes us … Read more   Read more

Caribbean and Atlantic Family Travel Luxury Travel Off the Beaten Path History Conservation

Letting the Good Times Roll at New Orleans French Quarter Festival 2012

If you're looking for a party, New Orleans French Quarter Festival is a great place to start.  This footage is from our visit to New Orleans for our annual live broadcast in 2012.  We joined a city of folks who just let the good times roll.  The party started early … Read more   Read more

New Orleans Family Travel Events & Festivals

History lesson from Fort McHenry

World Footprints enjoys a historical tour of Fort McHenry in Baltimore, Maryland with "Dr. William Beanes" who serves us an important history lesson about the War of 1812 and key (no pun) players including Francis Scott Key, who wrote the lyrics to the United States' national anthem, "The Star-Spangled Banner".   Read more

United States Family Travel History

Ottawa, Canada’s House of Parliament spectacular

The Parliament building in Ottawa is a regal expression of patriotism and tradition. During the day the Changing of the Guards take place and in the evening a spectacular light show that tells the story of Canada's evolution as a country is displayed on the Parliament walls. The FREE show … Read more   Read more

Canada Family Travel History
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Diving and dining with whales at The Georgia Aquarium

During a travel writer’s conference in Atlanta, Georgia, Tonya and Ian enjoyed a dining experience among Beluga whales and Tonya hopped in the water to scuba dive with whale sharks and other species.  Enjoy some of the whale highlights.  Visit http://www.georgiaaquarium.org/ to learn more.   Read more

United States Adventure Family Travel Social Responsibility

New Orleans’ French Quarter Festival 2011

French Quarter Festival 2011 kicked-off at the famous House of Blues. Rockin Dopsie Jr. rocked the House and guests enjoyed an amazing New Orleans spread. After a night of partying we started our FQF culinary experience at the world famous Court of Two Sisters. This was a fantasic celebration but … Read more   Read more

New Orleans Family Travel Events & Festivals

National Asian Heritage Festival (2011)

In 2011, the National Asian Heritage Festival was only 6 years old.  The month-long event has grown over the years and has been instrumental is sharing Asian Heritage and Culture from around the world.   Read more

United States Family Travel Events & Festivals

Calgary Stampede (2010)

Cowboy and Gowgirl up and get ready to tap your boots to this musical video of Calgary Stampede. This 2-week spectacular is truly the greatest outdoor show on earth!   Read more

Canada Family Travel Sports Events & Festivals

Calgary Stampede – The Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth

Next to hockey, the Calgary Stampede is Canada's treasured sporting event.  At Stampede you'll find everything from Las Vegas type productions and Broadway style shows to bull-riding, roping and ice skating by Olympic champions.  Of course, the sausage wrapped in pancake is always a great hit.    Read more

Canada Family Travel Sports Events & Festivals

Reno River Fest with Archie and the Acers

We had such a wonderful time in Reno during the Reno River Festival (2010). Reno, Nevada is a great town and has so much to offer–a beautiful river front, a great minor baseball team, the National Automobile Museum, wonderful landscapes and…one of the BEST culinary scenes in the world. We … Read more   Read more

United States Family Travel Events & Festivals

New Orleans French Quarter Festival Parade 2010

Each year World Footprints hosts a live broadcast during French Quarter Festival in New Orleans. This is one of our favorite events–music is everywhere, people are dancing and singing, and the food is plentiful. Certainly, a good time is had by all in New Orleans.   Read more

New Orleans Family Travel Events & Festivals
Scotland

LEGACY SHOW: Celebrating your Scot-Irish heritage with Homecoming Scotland

This broadcast is a favorite legacy show that we produced under our old name Travel'n On and before re-branding as WORLD FOOTPRINTS.David Gordon joins us from Ireland to talk about "Homecoming Scotland", a festival that celebrates people from around the world who have Scotish-Irish heritage.   Read more

Europe Family Travel Events & Festivals
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LEGACY SHOW: Daniel & Nathan Boone’s Missouri

This broadcast is a favorite legacy show that we produced under our old name Travel'n On and before rebranding as WORLD FOOTPRINTS.Today will explore the legacy of one of America’s great frontier families, Daniel Boone and his son Nathan, who helped settle the American frontier in Missouri. Dr. David Knolls … Read more   Read more

United States Family Travel History