- A Wicked Good Holiday Season in New England!
- Asheville for Gingerbread and the Biltmore
- Christmas . . . the Georgian way!
- Christmas on the Pecos
- Holiday Travel
- Ride the Polar Express
- The Grinch, Ice Sculptures and Two Million Lights
- The ICEHOTEL in Lapland!
- BambinOz Instant Bottle Warmer
- Calmer, Happier Holiday Air Travel with Kids
Springfield MassachusettsBilled as New England’s single most popular holiday destination, “Bright Nights at Forest Park” is a family must!
Located in the Forest Park area of downtown Springfield, Western Massachusetts you will enjoy light displays such as Never, Never Land, and Noah's Ark and the giant American Flag. Additional highlights include Victorian Village, Leaping Frog, North Pole and our favorite Suess Land!
Starting nightly from Dec 8th - Jan 2nd, the entrance fee this year is $15 per car and $18 at weekends and holidays, and you can ...
Asheville North Carolina is a fabulous town any time of year. Funky and traditional. Nestled in the Smoky Mountains, Asheville delivers a range of outdoor activities and is home to a vibrant community of local artists and wonderful independent shops and restaurants ranging from the hippest in Asian fusion to the best of local BBQ. Two holiday favorites make December a great time to visit.
The Grove Park Inn takes holiday gingerbread to an entirely new level with its National Gingerbread House Competition. With an entrancing display of gingerbread construction ...
Take a seven-mile drive-through tour of animated, festive, holiday light displays. The tour ends at the Holiday Village with carnival rides and games, pony rides and holiday treats. Visit Santa’s Workshop for some holiday shopping and a visit with Santa himself!
Be sure to stay the night so the kids can enjoy the time honored tradition of Breakfast with Santa.
Located about forty-five minutes from northeast Atlanta, Lake Lanier ...
During the month of December, more than 100 families decorate homes along the Pecos River to great heights to celebrate the holiday season. From Christmas in the Desert Southwest to Santa's Play land, the elaborate decorations enable Carlsbad residents to showcase their creativity and their community pride. And guests are invited to enjoy the show in the best way ever: from the river.
A 40-minute riverboat cruise meanders past these gorgeous displays as families cozy up under blankets and listen to the sounds of kids ooohing and ahhing as ...
This year, Macaroni Kid has sought out the special, unusual and off-the-beaten path. A riverboat ride through a magical holiday montage, a hotel made entirely of ice, a national gingerbread competition or a ride on the Polar Express. Enjoy and explore.
Flying with kids this holiday season? Macaroni Kid has advice from the incomparable Noel Janis-Norton on making travel with kids calmer, easier and happier. And the ingenious team at Bambinoz has a nifty new gadget that enables you to warm a bottle without electricity, say, while you are sitting ...
Last December, my family drove to North Conway, New Hampshire for the most magical Christmas event that I had ever experienced. Dressed in our matching Christmas pajamas, our family ( 3 kids, ages 5, 3 and 6 weeks) boarded the Polar Express. The magical train ride is based on the children’s book, The Polar Express by Chris Van Allsburg.
The ride is a fundraiser for the “Believe in Books” Literacy Foundation. It recreates the magical story with the lots of volunteers dressed as chefs and elves. Our train departed from ...
Just outside of Washington DC, the Gaylord National Resort delivers a spectacular holiday celebration featuring a 60-foot glass tree bedecked with holiday decorations, an indoor snowfall and, the highlight, their unique ICE!™ attraction featuring “How the Grinch Stole Christmas.”
Designed to warm all hearts . . . even someone with a heart that’s two sizes too small, the Gaylord has brought the 1957 Dr. Seuss holiday classic to life . . . in ice. This unique, walk-through attraction features 10 colorful scenes straight from the pages the Grinch, all sculpted from two-million pounds of ice ...
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The Ice Hotel in Lapland is a magical destination for a winter holiday. Lapland is a cultural region in Finland and Sweden just to the west of the Russian border. The name Lapland refers to land inhabited by the Sami people.
A hotel made of ice you say? Yup! That's exactly what we are saying!
The ICEHOTEL, the world’s largest hotel built of ice and snow, will open on December 10th, a month earlier than usual. The building process begins in October, using walls and arches that have ...
It goes without saying that we love anything that makes a traveling family's life easier, so we were excited to learn about BambinOz' Instant Heat Bottle Warmer.
This nifty device can heat a bottle without batteries or electricity. Instead, it uses a heating pad which contains a solution of water, a food grade sodium acetate (a form of salt) and a stainless steel disc. By gently flexing the disc, a chain reaction begins that generates heat for up to an hour. This nice warm pad can be used to ...
Sound Impossible? Read On.
A Mac Kid Reader Asked:
We’re always excited about the holidays and going away with our 3 and 5 year-old boys, but then the reality hits—early rising to get to the airport, endless waiting for check in and security, our own stress trying to keep track of kids and belongings, etc. The meltdowns just seem inevitable. How can we make this as painless as possible and minimize the whining and tantrums?
There’s really no getting around the hassles of air travel (or any travel) with ...
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