Good Question: Why Do We Still Have Summer Vacation?For many kids, the countdown is on to summer vacation. A lot of Minnesota schools have less than a month to go before summer break. While students here get summers off, kids in a lot of other countries, like China and Japan, have year-round schooling.
Best Summer Vacation DestinationsSummer is almost here, and that means it is time to start planning those fun and exciting vacations to some of the world's top beach destinations.
Winter In July: 5 Destinations To Cool Off InYou don't have to travel far to cool off this summer. Here are five fantastic summer destinations for a cool summer vacation with the whole family.
Summer Vacation Planning On A BudgetYou can still have a fantastic Summer vacation -- on a budget -- with these five tips.
Kids Overscheduled During Summer Months, Experts SayMany parents think they need to keep their children busy all summer, but experts say too much scheduling may be a bad thing. With so many children overscheduled during the school year, experts say downtime is critical over the summer.
Budget Travel Tips For Atlantic CityRead on for budget travel tips for entertainment, travel, dining and lodging on the Jersey shore at Atlantic City
Guide To Yellowstone National ParkRefer to this visitor's guide to Yellowstone National Park - the world's first national park featuring more geysers than any other location in the world.
School's Out: Ways To Beat Summertime BoredomDon't let the summertime blues get you down. There are lots of ways to beat that boredom if you just let your creativity soar. Here are a few fun ideas to get you started.
Tips For Your Next Road TripGoing on a road trip? Here's a list of great tips to make your outing that much better.
Good Question: Will Recent School Closures Cut Into Summer Vacation? In his twelve years as superintendent at Minnetonka Public Schools, Dr. Dennis Peterson has called off school three, maybe four times. Each time it was for snow, not cold.
Unique Outdoor Games To Keep Kids Active This SummerIt’s summer and the kids are out of school….now what? These outdoor games are designed to get kids moving and actively engaged in activities that will keep them having fun off the couch.
Backyard Olympics: How To Have Your Own Field DayGive your kids a summer day filled with friends, fitness and fun! Organizing a Backyard Olympics can be as simple or complex as you want to make it, so don't be afraid to dive in and indulge your kids with a field day of their own!