October 25, 2014

So Ready for Snow: 8 Fun Winter Activities with Kids

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I went out for a run early this morning, like at 5 am, and it was 70 degrees. I live in Northern Virginia and it’s just not supposed to be this warm in mid-October. Don’t spite me for writing this, but I’m ready for the temperature to drop and for my front yard to be blanketed with snow. I’m not […]

Competitours: Vacation a la The Amazing Race with Your Teen or Tween

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I’ve long been a fan of The Amazing Race. The teams go to the most amazing locales and compete in so many fun challenges. If you’ve ever wanted to travel and compete in challenges in the style of The Amazing Race, and even better, do so with your kids, then look into Competitours. I recently read about Competitours on another […]

Visit San Diego: 100+ Freebies for Kids in October

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Over the summer, I shared 20 Free Things to Do with Kids in San Diego. Nearly 200 of you pinned this post on Pinterest (thank you!), so clearly saving money on a fun family getaway to San Diego is of interest. Well, guess what. Throughout the entire month of October, you can save even more as part of the annual […]

Adventures Around Cincinnati: 120+ Must-Do Activities with Kids

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I’ll be honest, I’d never really considered taking my kids to Cincinnati, though this is largely because I had no idea what was in Cincinnati. Then, I took a look at Adventures Around Cincinnati, a book co-authored by fellow family travel writer, Terri Weeks, and realized there’s a lot to do with kids in Cincinnati, like way more than I […]

Florida Keys: 6 Best Places to Snorkel with Kids

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I’m a big fan of the Florida Keys. Two years ago, my older girls and I stayed at Hawks Cay Resort on Duck Key. We also spent time exploring Key West. While we had a few hours to splash around at Bahia Honda State Park on Big Pine Key, we unfortunately did not have any time for snorkeling. I’m hoping […]

4 Family-Friendly Hotel Picks in Puerto Vallarta

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The Puerto Vallarta Tourism Board has good news. Following a spate of hurricanes that came close to damaging resorts and hindering tourism in the area last month, all hotels, shops, attractions and golf courses in Puerto Vallarta are fully operational and ready for families to take time out to enjoy the beaches, snorkeling, waterparks and ziplines. Take a look at […]