December 7, 2016

Holiday Gift Guide: Best National Parks Books for Kids

Two summers ago, my kids and I visited more than a dozen national parks and monuments. It was truly epic to be able to sled down sand dunes at White Sands National Monument in New Mexico and explore a grove of giant sequoia trees at Sequoia National Park in California. As I began to plan out our trip, I had […]

Holiday Fun: Hersheypark Christmas Candylane

Going to an amusement park in the off-season is fantastic. Over the weekend, my kids and I drove two hours to Hersheypark in Hershey, PA. The weather was reasonable (in the upper-40s), the crowds were light (at least compared to summer crowds) and the shows were well worth the drive. Beyond Hersheypark, there’s a lot to do in Hershey, PA […]

Holiday Gift Guide: Best Travel Books for Kids

The holidays are around the corner and if you’re eager to inspire wanderlust in your kids in the new year, there are a variety of travel books just for kids that are designed to do just that. Each book or book series is well-suited for children eager to learn about the world around them through these fun and colorful books. Here are five […]

20+ Must-Go Family Holiday Events in Washington, DC

There’s a lot to do in and around the Washington, DC area with kids, almost too much to do. So, if you live in the area, or are planning to pay a visit during the winter holidays, here are more than 20 fun things to do with your kids.  1. See Model Trains. Go to the U.S. Botanic Garden for plenty of model […]

Quebec City: To Take the Kids or Not Take the Kids?

I’ll be honest, I probably would not take my kids back to Quebec City. We spent a few days there over the summer during our three-week road trip. I had wanted to visit Quebec City for quite some time and we were going to be in town over Canada Day. I was very excited. I will tell you that Quebec […]

10 Things to Do in Stowe, VT with Kids

While many families flock to Stowe, Vermont for skiing and snow tubing, there’s so much to do in the area when the weather is warm, like hiking, kayaking and fishing. Over the summer, we spent time in Vermont as part of a three-week northeast road trip and we were not disappointed by the Green Mountain State. We stayed in a […]

Visiting Gulf County, Florida with Kids (+ Giveaway)

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Gulf County Florida. All opinions are 100% mine. We love to take the kids to Florida. It’s an easy flight from where we live (just outside Washington, DC) and there’s so much to do, especially when it starts to cool up north. Even in November, you can go shelling […]

10 Cool Places to Get Your LEGO Fix

Does your family adore LEGO? If so, you may be looking for themed amusement parks and other attractions that you may be able to enjoy. While some of these attractions are available for you to enjoy year-round, others are traveling exhibits and expos. Here are 10 cool places to get your LEGO fix: 1. LEGOLAND Florida: At this amusement park, […]

6 Bargain Family Vacations in Canada

Are you looking to take a family vacation in Canada? Are you on a budget? Fortunately, there are a number of ways you and your family can have fun without spending tons of money! Here are six bargain family vacations in Canada that you may want to consider: 1. Go to Niagara Falls. Niagara Falls are a must-see if you’re […]

7 Secrets to Surviving a Long-Haul Flight with Kids

Are you planning a long flight with your child? If so, you may be nervous about the possible outcomes. Don’t fret! There are a number of things you can do to ensure your trip goes more smoothly. Here are seven secrets to surviving a long-haul flight with kids: 1. Bring an activity bag. Your child is less likely to grow […]