Hot Places for Cool Getaways…

The early bird gets the worm. That’s true in life, and its true in travel. Sure, discount hotel sites will promise you a discount, but they often neglect to remind you that you’re bidding on left-overs. Who needs that? Better to find those hidden gems where the glut of travelers won’t be this season. That’s why this winter I’m recommending the Texas Gulf Coast. It’s … Continue reading Hot Places for Cool Getaways…


It’s that time of year again! Time to “get out of Dodge” (as they say) with the family for a vacation. But with top resorts inundating every platform of media with commercials, where on Earth shall you go? Here are our top picks and best bets for family travel during winter 2016-2017. 1. Domestic Pick #1: Anything Orlando. From the many attractions there, and cruises … Continue reading WINTER VACATION BEST BETS

Top 10 Things to do When its Freezing Out

With most of the United States in a freeze, what can you and your family do that doesn’t require being outside? Well, lots actually. Here are our Top Ten things to do when the weather outside is frightful. 1. Visit a Museum. Just admit it– there is at least one museum in your city that you have never been to. Believe me, this is more … Continue reading Top 10 Things to do When its Freezing Out


First the good news. With more and more people getting upset about TSAs increased body scans, fewer people have anything to complain about this year. That’s because fewer people will be flying in 2016, but opting for getting to Grandma’s house “over the river and through the woods” by car. And, by the way, that is also the bad news. According to the AAA, an … Continue reading TRAVEL ALERT: 2017

FREE Admission

We here at All Get Out get lots of people asking if Disney will offer the FREE ADMISSION special again. The answer is: we’ll have to wait to see if the overwhelmingly popular promotion makes a come-back again in 2011 (its expired in 2010 after it hit its max). In the meantime, there are a number of other amusement parks that ARE offering freebees. Among … Continue reading FREE Admission

Last Minute Fall Staycation Ideas

Fall is a fantastic time for an impromptu vacation, or stay-cation. Here now, a few of our favorite ideas for family togetherness, that will not break the bank. 1. Visit your local zoo for FREE. Yep-  here’s one from the “I didn’t know that” file: many public libraries have a zoo pass that will accommodate a family of 4 for FREE. In the major cities … Continue reading Last Minute Fall Staycation Ideas

Stranded at the Airport: DOs and DON’TS

This post is dedicated to the thousands of people stranded in European airports this week due to the Icelandic volcano activity. We’ve all been there- stuck at the airport due to our flight’s cancellation. Our previously post listed ways to get help from the gate agents. However, the reports this week of thousands of flights being canceled due to safety have not only left people … Continue reading Stranded at the Airport: DOs and DON’TS