November 26, 2015

Exploring with Kids: 36 Hours in Kansas City

On our way from Dodge City, KS to St. Louis, MO, we made a stop in Kansas City last month. This was our first visit and I was amazed by all the things to do in Kansas City as a family. If only we had more time to explore. Whether you have just a day or two, or even a week, Kansas City […]

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 […]

Exploring with Kids: 36 Hours in Chattanooga

It’s a 15 hour drive to New Orleans (where my brother and his wife live) from our home in Virginia, so I knew I’d need to make a stop with the kids along the way and Chattanooga, TN was one of our stops (we also stopped in Pigeon Forge). The last time I was in Chattanooga was in 1998 and […]

Staycation 2015: 50+ Family-Friendly City Guides

On Monday, I shared with you the 25 Best Things to Do in Washington, DC this Summer. On this list, I included lots of fun activities, like taking a spin on the new Capital Wheel and paddling on the Potomac River in a kayak. There’s just so much to do in Washington, DC, especially in the summer. With the end of […]

5 Easter Weekend Family Escapes

It looks like winter is finally behind us and it’s time to start thinking about Easter, which is less than one week away. For my kids, Easter falls at the end of Spring Break, and since we’re staying home during the break this year, I’m starting to hunt around for fun Easter-themed hotel packages. If you’re staying in-town too, think about getting away […]

4 Unexpected Things to Do in Mexico’s Riviera Maya

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 […]

15 More Unique Vacation Rentals Your Kids Will Love

Back in September, I let you know how much I enjoy staying in vacation rentals and shared a variety of really cool vacation rentals in my post, 15 Unique Vacation Rentals Your Kids Will Love. Well, in the last few months, I’ve seen so many more cool places to stay with your kids that I just had to share. Take […]

Why Plan a Family Trip to Orlando this Summer

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 […]

8 Fun Ways to Explore Richmond, VA as a Family

This past weekend, I had a chance to visit Richmond, VA. I was in town for the American Family Fitness Half Marathon (another weekend, another half marathon) and despite the fact that Richmond is less than two hours from my home, I’ve really never taken the time to explore my state’s capital city. Take a look at eight fun ways […]

5 New Reasons to Book a Family Cruise

There’s been a lot of cruise news in the last couple of weeks and it’s very good for families. From LEGO playrooms and new ports of call to bumper cars and trapeze lessons, there are a lot more reasons to take your family on a cruise. Take a look at what’s new and notable: Cupcakes & Constellations Princess Cruises has partnered […]

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