Family Travel Resources

After traveling around the world for four years, not to mention taking countless trips before and after, my family and I have learned a thing or two about which family travel resources are most useful and not useful. I want to help you avoid going through the same trial and error process as us! 

Here are my picks for family travel resources to help you travel and worldschool with your kids with ease. From tools and apps to books and guides, here is everything you need to travel the world.

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Our Favorite Tools and Apps

Use these tools, apps, and businesses to help make your travel planning easier, and to make your actual travel experiences more memorable.


Viator is one of our favorite family travel resources for booking workshops, activities, and tours.


One of the best family travel resources for lodging is Booking. You’ll find great deals on the site.

Trusted Housesitters

We use Trusted Housesitters to find pet sitting opportunities in exchange for lodging.


For language learning family travel resources, we love using Duolingo to help us learn new languages.


We enjoy using Flytographer to find photographers to help us capture our family travel moments.


Notion is one of the most useful family travel resources for keeping our travel plans organized.

Travel Gear We Absolutely Love

These are our absolute favorite gear to travel with. Don’t go on a trip without them!

Grayl bottles

Grayl water filters and purifiers allow you to have clean, drinkable water anywhere!

Osprey bags

Osprey bags are made for travel and adventure! We love their durability and reliability.

Cotopaxi bag

Cotopaxi bags are sturdy and often made from repurposed materials. We also love their jackets!

Keen shoes

We love Keen shoes because they’re sturdy, provide support, and can be worn in all kinds of terrain.

Columbia gear

Columbia makes high quality outerwear that lasts. We love their simple styles for kids and adults.

Kidde CO detector

We never travel without our carbon monoxide detector. It helps keep us healthy.

Family travel resources, books, and guides

I always love reading books to help inspire me to travel. To help inspire you and your family, I’ve compiled a great collection of travel stories, parenting resources, how-to guides, and travel guides to cover all aspects of worldschooling.

Use these books and guides to build your own resource collection for worldschooling with kids.

For more specific worldschooling resources, check out this article:

40 Valuable Worldschooling Resources For Families

Hey Kids, Let's Go Travel! Your Essential Guide To A Family Gap Year
Kidding Around: Tales of Travel with Children
The Case For Homeschooling: Free Range Home Education Handbook
The Road Taken: How To Dream, Plan, and Live Your Family Adventure Abroad
Hit the Road! A Badass Mom's Guide For Families Who Want To Travel
Third Culture Kids: The Experience of Growing Up Among Worlds
Worldschoolers: Innovative Parents Turning Countries Into Classrooms
Raising Multiracial Children: Tools for Nurturing Identity in a Racialized World
How To Get Your Child's Passport Even If Your Ex Says No
Common Car Seat Mistakes And How To Fix Them
Organize Your RV Like A Pro: Brilliant RV Hacks And Organizational Tips
The Ultimate Banff Travel Guide
Alaska: 10 Incredible Days In Anchorage & The Kenai Peninsula
New York City with Kids: 7 Day Itinerary
London: 5 Day Itinerary
Paris: 5 Day Itinerary
Italy: 10 Day Itinerary

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