#Maine – @KingsleyPines #FamilyVacation Camp – Waterskiing, Tennis, Swimming, Free Time, and Great Food.

Maine Kingsley Pines HikingSummer camp by definition is pure fun, so imagine a summer camp for the whole family. A place with no schedule conflicts, no dishes to do, no chores to complete, forget the laundry – a place where everyone gets in on the fun. Each summer Kingsley Pines provides just that – a family camp. Continue reading


USA: Family Camps – Why Should Kids Have All the Fun?

Family camp is similar to summer camps for kids but for the whole family gets in on the fun. The lodgings are basic, meals and many activities are included and the experience is easy on the family vacation budget.

The family camp concept is the perfect example of a high value, low cost family vacation experience. Ideal for creating family memories no two camp locations are the same but all guarantee family fun. Expect plenty of outdoor shared activities during the daytime, with sing-a-longs and campfires at night. Family camps sometimes dubbed “multigenerational camps”, offer simple lodgings, with meals included. In many cases traditional kids’ summer camp locations designate “family camp” weeks. Continue reading

Harry Potter from Orlando to London: Magic’s in the Air!

Quidditch in Orlando this summer? Just when you thought the Harry Potter phenomena was waning (and you could sell your capes and wands at the garage sale) Universal Studios in Florida is about to open Wizarding World of Harry Potter Adventure.

I have been following the progress and as jaded as I can be about commercialism I am intrigued. Mostly because I want to see how things will match up with Rolling’s mega series. And really who doesn’t want to eat at Three Broomsticks and go to Ollivanders Wand Shop. Naturally Universal Orlando Resort has created family vacation packages that include early park admission, breakfast at the Three Broomsticks, and Universal Express Access (Beginning May 28, 2010). Continue reading