March 23, 2017

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 […]

8 Fantastic Fall Family Getaways

It may be the first day of September and the kids may be back in school, but now is a great time to start thinking about a fall getaway. September and October, also know as “shoulder season,” are great months for families to travel while enjoying fewer crowds and lower prices on hotels and attractions. As a bonus, the weather […]

10 Things to Do in Long Beach with Kids

Just south of Los Angeles and west of Disneyland, you won’t want to overlook Long Beach as a must-visit destination to spend time as a family. From whale watching to renting bikes to splashing on the beaches, there are a lot of things to do in this Southern California town. On our recent visit to Long Beach, we stayed on-board […]

Best Kid Friendly Hotels in Chicago

Chicago is such a fun place for kids. There’s so much to do, see and explore, like Navy Pier, Shedd Aquarium, and SkyDeck Chicago. We had just two days for a Chicago family vacation, but I easily could have spent so much more time enjoying this city. One look online and you’ll find numerous hotel options, including many downtown Chicago […]