March 4, 2015

Why Plan a Family Trip to Orlando this Summer

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Between Elsa, Anna and Harry Potter, you may not need any more reasons to plan a family vacation to Orlando, but guess what, I’ve got 10 great reasons, including new hotel openings, attractions, even a new sports team. Take a look at 10 reasons to start thinking about a trip to Orlando this summer: 1. The New LEGOLAND Hotel Will […]

4 Unexpected Things to Do with Kids in Mexico’s Riviera Maya

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Families around the world love Mexico’s Riviera Maya as a beach vacation destination. The Riviera Maya stretches along the eastern coast of Mexico, starting in Cancun and extending south through Playa del Carmen almost all the way to Tulum. Blessed with beautiful white sand beaches and crystal-clear blue Caribbean water, the Riviera Maya is ideal for long, lazy days at the […]

One Thing You MUST Do with Kids in Every U.S. State

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Ask anyone for the one thing you must do with kids in their state and you’ll quickly find that it’s like asking them to tell you which child is really their favorite. But, inspired by this HuffPost article, I pushed, asking friends, family, fellow travel bloggers and state visitors bureaus for that must-do experience to have with kids if you […]

10 Favorite Travel Memories of 2014

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I was thinking about putting together a 2014 wrap-up post and then I saw my awesome friend Rebecca’s Top 10 Travel Moments of 2014 and that sealed it for me. She had a fantastic travel year, and I’m fortunate to say that so did I. Take a look at my 10 favorite travel memories from the last year. 1. In February, I […]

5 Must-Do Holiday Activities with Kids

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It’s hard to believe that there are only ten days until Christmas. There are still so many holiday attractions and events to see and do. Take a look at five of my favorites: 1. Christmas Markets. You don’t need to fly to Europe to enjoy the magic, the twinkling lights and the gluhwein of a Christmas Market. There are some […]

Taking the Kids: 2nd or 3rd Visit to Washington, DC

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There’s no question that Washington, DC is a great place to explore with kids. A visit to the U.S. Capitol, taking in the views from the top of the Washington Monument and snapping a selfie from in front of the White House are all must-do’s, of course. But, what do you do with your kids in Washington, DC once you’ve enjoyed […]

5 Travel Books that Make Perfect Holiday Gifts for Kids

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The holidays are nearly here and if you’d like to inspire wanderlust in your children this year, there are a variety of new books designed to do just that. I think you’ll find that each book or book series is well-suited for children who will want to spend hours learning more about their world through these fun and colorful books. Here […]

Celebrating the Holiday Season in Newport with Kids

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Newport, Rhode Island. Located just 90 minutes from Boston, Newport is a once-thriving seaport, yachting capital and summer vacation home to famous tycoons of the Gilded Age. While the sand, surf and sun of the warmer months bring the majority of visitors, the holiday season affords numerous opportunities to enjoy this “city-by-the-sea.”  Here are five can’t miss events: 1. A Holiday Meet […]

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