Now that the sun is shining and the breezes blowing through St. Louis are carrying an inkling of summer, we at Patch are thinking (read: dreaming) about vacation.
We suspect you are, too.
But families with children often can't just pick up and travel to the far corners of the world. It takes time to plan a trip that involves everyone or to schedule a getaway during which the grandparents can watch the youngsters.
So onto this week's question: Whether you're planning a summer vacation with your children or a romantic getaway that won't include them, what factors have you taken into consideration? What items should be on the to-do lists of others planning similar trips?