Exploring the California Science Center with Kids

Edutainment, a fusion of entertainment and education, is something that has been proven to help kids with learning important concepts. Kids use play to interact with and learn from the world on their own terms. At the California Science Center on 700 Exposition Park Dr, kids can enjoy hands-on activities that help teach topics ranging from… Read More

Stuck at LAX? Take the family to Dave and Busters!

Arcade games have been a favorite pastime for many teens and adults since their introduction in the early 1900s. By the late 70’s  video games rose in popularity and replaced the old fashioned penny games leading to the modern era of arcade centers as we know them today.After a golden decade during the 1980’s when… Read More

Four Main Reasons Why Families with Autism Don’t Travel

On this site, our primary mission is to help all families experience the best parts of travel. However, it’s important to discuss why families who have kids on the autism spectrum often chose not to venture anywhere. Our credo is that if we can correctly pinpoint why these parents frequently avoid travel, everyone involved in the… Read More

Ten Services to Make Vacationing with Autism Easier

  Vacationing should be a relaxing and fun experience where the whole family explores a new destination. However, sometimes traveling with children with autism can provide challenges. Travel isn’t autism-friendly by default, but there are plenty of services to make traveling with autism a little easier. Here are our top ten services to provide peace… Read More

Ways Cruise Lines can Improve Service for Travelers with Autism

More and more families who have children with autism are taking the plunge, venturing out and embarking on cruises. Many don’t have the experience or know-how and would benefit from any help they can get as they plan their vacations. By tweaking their services and adequately training their staff in accommodating families with autism, cruise line… Read More

Airline offers to ‘bump you off ‘a flight? Grab it!

Nowadays it’s becoming more commonplace for airlines to overbook. These companies then try to persuade some travelers to take a different flight due to filled seats.  Throughout our years of travel, we’ve been approached many times to volunteer to be ‘bumped off’ but never agreed to it.   We typically book specific seats far ahead… Read More

Top Ten Clothing Tips when Traveling with Autism

Dressing a child with autism and sensory issues is not easy at the best of times, but preparing them for travel can be a campaign in itself. The problem arises when we expect children to step out of their personal comfort zone and wear unfamiliar items either due to different climates, cultural dress code or other… Read More

Our Ocean View Cabin Aboard Carnival Imagination

The Carnival Imagination is one of Carnival’s many Fantasy class cruise ships, capable of holding over two thousand passengers in over a thousand cabins. The ship was built in Finland, sent out on the first of July in 1995. This ship takes passengers on short, three to four day long cruises from Long Beach California… Read More

How the Electronic Ban will affect Traveling with Autism

Much as been said in the past few days about the new reveal electronic ban that the UK and US have put into effect. Since its reveal on  March 20th, 2017, many have spoken for and mostly against the new regulations. It even has a trending Twitter hashtag at #electronicban! For the few people who… Read More

Taking the Catalina Eco Friendly Jeep Tour with Kids

Catalina Island sits off the coast of California, lying within LA County. It was originally settled by the Pimuvit, who called the island Pimu. It has a history of trading ownership between Spain, Mexico, and the United States as well as for its use in illegal trades and activities such as smuggling. William Wrigley Jr… Read More

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