November 29, 2015

Best Family-Friendly Hotels in Las Vegas

There really is a lot to do in Las Vegas as a family both on and off the Las Vegas Strip. Get up close and personal with stingrays at the Shark Reef Aquarium inside Mandalay Bay. Explore Egyptian treasures at the Las Vegas Natural History Museum. Or, take a spin on the High Roller, the 550-foot tall observation wheel adjacent […]

Hotel for Dogs: An Overnight Stay at Kimpton’s Hotel Monaco

Kimpton has long been recognized as a pet-friendly hotel brand. We’ve stayed at a number of Kimpton hotels over the years and I’ve always noticed the water bowls in front of the hotel and the furry friends roaming around in the lobby (on leashes, of course). Since we adopted our dog, Fife, in August I’ve been wanting to stay at […]

12 Fun Things to Do with Kids in Irvine

Just 45 minutes from Los Angeles, you won’t want to overlook Irvine as a must-go destination for families. From riding a train to renting bikes to exploring works of art, there are a lot of fun things to do with kids in this SoCal town. On our recent visit to Irvine, we stayed at the Embassy Suites Irvine-Orange County Airport. It […]

10 Reasons to Take the Kids to the Great Pumpkin Fest

While many amusement parks break out the zombies, skeletons and tombstones in the fall, I love that many are also doing more to cater to small children with fun Halloween-themed activities (think pumpkins, scarecrows and hay bales). Over the weekend, my kids and I had the opportunity to check out the first annual Great Pumpkin Fest at Kings Dominion near […]

Why You & Your Kids Will Love Jellystone Park

We’ve stayed at KOA campgrounds several times, but over the summer, we had the opportunity to stay in a cabin at Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park in Cavy City, KY. This was the last stop of our epic cross-country adventure over the summer and we had so much fun. The kids swam, bounced on the jumping pillow, had water balloon fights, […]

Exploring with Kids: 36 Hours in St. Louis

On our way from Kansas City to Chicago we made a stop in St. Louis last month. This was my first visit with the kids and I was pleased by all the things to do in St. Louis as a family. There’s the Gateway Arch, of course, but there’s so much more to enjoy in St. Louis. Whether you have […]

Best Family-Friendly Hotels in New Orleans

New Orleans is a great place to explore with kids. There’s a lot to do, see and explore, like Audubon Aquarium, Mardi Gras World and the Insectarium. We spent a couple of days in kid-friendly New Orleans at the start of our cross-country road trip back in June. I wish we could have spent more time in this city. One […]

10 Kid-Friendly Oktoberfest Celebrations

Oktoberfest officially kicks off in Munich on Saturday (9/19). If you have no plans to travel to Germany, but still want to enjoy German music, dancing, foods and games as a family, here are 10 kid-friendly Oktoberfest celebrations across the U.S. that are worth a visit: 1. Oktoberfest at the River. In Spokane, WA, it’s a must to head to […]

Best “Kids Free” Deals in San Diego

There’s a lot to love about San Diego. The weather is lovely nearly year-round, there are plenty of family-friendly beaches, and now, kids get in free at more than 100 museums, attractions and animal parks throughout the month of October. If you’ve been considering a San Diego getaway, now is the time to make it happen. Not long ago, I […]

10 Things to Do on Your First Visit to the Grand Canyon

We visited the Grand Canyon for the first time over the summer. As expected, it was incredible. Before we went, I had to study 10 Tips for Visiting the Grand Canyon for the First Time, a fabulous resource written by my friend Rebecca of R We There Yet Mom. She took her three kids there in 2013 and was awed […]

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