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"Consider Bellows' suggestions a step up from simply taking a vacation. He says these places could open your child's eyes to the diversity of the world, help them learn what interests them and inform how they navigate it as adults." --Cnn.com

“From the treetops of Costa Rica, to the Grand Canyon and Loch Ness, Bellows’ book presents each destination through a child’s eyes.” Skylife  

"Not only highlights where to go and what to do with your kids, but also how to make the most of the experiences." --Kidventurous.com

"If your family likes to travel, learn, and explore new places, this book will be a good resource for dreaming, planning and going." --Tropic Home and Family blog 

"The writers uncovered walks, trails, destinations and vistas off the beaten paths which, combined with maps and practical advice, make the book the perfect companion for any National Park adventure." --Family Focus blog 

“The photographs are amazing, the content is fascinating and the text is presented in an interesting format that holds their attention.” --Simply Stacie blog

"A unique and imaginative approach to travelling with children. Highly Recommended!" -- Hot Brands Cool Places

“A well-curated overview of 100 places not to be missed on all six continents and…why visiting them can influence your child’s vision of life and the world.” --LivingGreenWithBaby.com

“We’re all kids at heart, so this can go for any of us…A common theme is that these are places where kids can learn and have fun at the same time.” --Fox & Friends



 

About the Author

Born in the Democratic Republic of Congo, KEITH BELLOWS has launched 30 magazines, television, and radio properties and has lectured around the world. He is editor-in-chief ofNational Geographic Traveler and project leader of Learning2Go, an innovative program he developed to bring children and parents together around travel as a learning tool. A graduate of Gordonstoun School in Scotland and Dartmouth College, Bellows has appeared regularly onThe Today Show and Good Morning America.

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Product Details

  • Paperback: 272 pages
  • Publisher: National Geographic (February 5, 2013)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1426208596
  • ISBN-13: 978-1426208591
  • Product Dimensions: 6.8 x 0.7 x 8.5 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 14.4 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (32 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #127,798 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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27 of 29 people found the following review helpful By Rich W on February 7, 2013
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I have three friends in my office who are expecting and bought this book as a pregnancy gift for each of them.
They all raved about it. I took the time to read through before giving. I wish this book had been out when we were raising our own 2 boys.
We were always trying to figure out great and interesting places to take the kids and what to do with them when we got there. This book allows you to explore all those angles upfront
and have a game plan for making the trip meaningful and interesting to your child.
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29 of 32 people found the following review helpful By George on April 8, 2013
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You'd think that a NatGeo publication would come with gorgeous pictures. Not so. Here is a book about 100 places to take your kids to and there is not one single photograph. It provides interesting but brief narratives on discrete places across the globe. Really discrete - like Gion in Kyoto. The text does provide adequate description of these places but an actual snapshot to go along with the text snapshots would have been ideal.
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17 of 19 people found the following review helpful By Amazon Customer on March 15, 2013
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I was given this book after I had discussed the list my husband and I created of the vacations we plan to take with our family for the next ten years. First of all, this book made us wish we could hit the lottery, and then hit the road and spend the next 20 years traveling with the kids. We'll settle for the prosaic reality of our list - but this is a great book that incorporates kid-friendly ideas on what to do, where to go, and extra items of info like music you might listen to or books you could read before going (fiction and non-fiction) . Thanks to this book, we've altered our list slightly, and are trying to figure out how to do a trip to South America in addition to what we already have planned.

I think this is a great book for people who want a global guide on places kids might find interesting. It's been kept in the living room, and we all take turns flipping through it. My son even started his own list of places he wants to see in his lifetime - which will hopefully be many more than we can get to as a family. If you want to feel the bite of the travel bug, this will do it.
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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful By CT on May 31, 2013
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I bought this book for a friend with a young child. She absolutely loved it. One star off because I was disappointed to find that it doesn't have any pictures (I love travel photography).
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4 of 5 people found the following review helpful By Sharon Dias on September 3, 2013
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I really liked the book, I've been to a lot of the places features, especially in Europe, before I had my kids. So I got this book thinking it would have better ideas of where to travel with kids. I don't mind the no pictures thing, but I would have appreciated more information on each location.
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8 of 11 people found the following review helpful By Sharnie on April 12, 2013
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Half of the book is for visiting places on other continents which are beyond us financially. I was hoping for more in continental US.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By MomTo2inFL on August 29, 2013
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Everything that is in this book can be found on the Nat Geo website. I was hoping it would give more information.
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By Arianne Reyes on February 17, 2015
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I love this book, I even have checked out many of the reading recommendations to get into the mood of the places that I plan to visit!, I find it I enjoy places the most when I do that, and now I can share that passion with my six year old daughter. Highly recommended.
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