Jen Leo

Jen Leo is a travel and tech writer that has won awards for her humor books and podcast, This Week in Travel. She is best known for her nationally syndicated “Web Buzz” travel column with Los Angeles Times, and editing the Sand in My Bra series for Travelers' Tales. Jen is hand picking deals she would take herself —go ahead, grab them while the getting’s good.

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Jen Leo Cora Cancun Weekend

CANCUN: Kid-friendly beachfront escape at CasaMagna Marriott Resort

  The stretch between spring break and summer vacation can seem to drag on when your kids first start school, especially if you're used to being able to travel with the family whenever you want. When Cora made the jump from preschool to kindergarten, I was already feeling restless.  In May, I took her out of school for a couple of days to do a long … [Read More]

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Alberta: Banff National Park road

#KidsNTrips Twitter Party Sept. 1 – Road Trippin’ with Liberty Mutual

There are three things about road trips that have always held true for me. First, the mere mention of a road trip is incredibly romantic. Translation: Whether … [Read More]

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LAS VEGAS: 6 Sugar Shops & Bakeries

While bars are a dime a dozen, those wanting a non-alcoholic treat have to search a little harder to find satisfaction. Whether you want a cronut, éclair, … [Read More]

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Jen Leo Cora Cancun Weekend

CANCUN: Kid-friendly beachfront escape at CasaMagna Marriott Resort

  The stretch between spring break and summer vacation can seem to drag on when your kids first start school, especially if you're used to being able to travel with the family whenever you want. When Cora made the jump from preschool to … [Read More]

Alberta: Banff National Park road

#KidsNTrips Twitter Party Sept. 1 – Road Trippin’ with Liberty Mutual

There are three things about road trips that have always held true for me. First, the mere mention of a road trip is incredibly romantic. Translation: Whether it's still in the planning stages or a discussion after the fact—I only remember the fun a … [Read More]

Cora's summer road trip takes her to Idaho!

#KidsNTrips Twitter Party: Win a Stay at Coeur d’Alene Resort in Idaho

It's been a couple of years since our summer road trip to Idaho and every summer I want to go back. We have family there, but what you find out once you cross the border is that a ton of adventure awaits. If you haven't thought of an outdoor … [Read More]

Cooper on his way to his vacation

#KidsNTrips Twitter Party: Dogs Like Vacations Too! Win a $250 DogVacay

Cooper is our 10-month-old German Shorthair Pointer. We rescued him from the Hellen Woodward Animal Center when he was eight weeks old. He's my first dog. And he's two handfuls. When we planned to get our puppy  (after Cora started Kindergarten) we … [Read More]

Tamera Mowry-Housley named 2015 Resident Mom of the Year

#KidsNTrips Twitter Party: Summer Family Travel Tips with Tamera Mowry-Housely!

  No matter how many times we've packed the family suitcases, stuffed our purses with kid snacks, and agreed to take just one more stuffed animal—there's always another smart traveling mom out there who's discovered a family tip that we h … [Read More]

Hilton Carlsbad Oceanfront Resort & Spa

#KidsNTrips Twitter Party April 16 – Planning the Great Summer Vacation!

I love this time of year! Summer is right around the corner. The kids will soon be out of school and the excitement of going to the local pool with the neighborhood kids, corner lemonade stands, and the thing we've all been waiting for—family v … [Read More]

Leap of Faith

#KidsNTrips Twitter Party March 5 – Atlantis Resort Giveaway!

It's time to get excited! Our #KidsNTrips Twitter party has another opportunity to introduce the fantastic Atlantis Resort on Paradise Island in the Bahamas to more moms and dads like you. Have you been? I've been three times with my family and it … [Read More]

Family skiing at Mammoth | Peter Morning/ MMSA

MAMMOTH MOUNTAIN: Kids Ski & Stay Free!

It was only two weeks ago someone I had recently met was shocked that I hadn't been to Mammoth yet. I know. I know. I haven't. If you enjoy the mountains and love skiing, or even just like being around people that ski (as in my case)—and live in S … [Read More]