March 23, 2017

Florida Keys: 10 Stops to Make with Kids

A couple of years ago, two of my girls and I set off on a five-day road trip across the Florida Keys from Key Largo to Key West. It’s just over two hours by car from Key to Key, but there are so many activities in the Florida Keys, like snorkeling, visiting with sea turtles and, of course, striking a pose […]

20 Most Instagram-Worthy Roadside Attractions

There’s just something about road trips and stopping to take photos at fun and quirky roadside attractions, like Cadillac Ranch in Texas and Foamhenge in Virginia. One of my personal favorites is South of the Border, a road stop in South Carolina. You’ll see colorful billboards, like “Pedro’s Weather Report: Chili Today, Hot Tamale!,” for miles and miles (and miles). If […]

Florida Keys: 6 Best Places to Snorkel with Kids

Places to Snorkel With Kids I’m a big fan of the Florida Keys. Two years ago, my older girls and I stayed at Hawks Cay Resort on Duck Key. We also spent time exploring Key West. While we had a few hours to splash around at Bahia Honda State Park on Big Pine Key, we unfortunately did not have any […]

Key West with Kids: 8 Family-Friendly Must-Do’s

Over Spring Break we spent time in Key West, Florida and I was thrilled that there was so much for families. There were lots of opportunities for my girls to learn about history, ecology, even local traditions. Here are my eight must-dos if you plan to visit Key West: Climb to the Top of the Lighthouse. Pay a visit to […]

Best Family Boat Trips: Puffins, Whales & Manatees (No Water Slides)

There’s been a lot of talk lately about family cruises, like Nickelodeon at Sea and the new Disney Dream cruise ship, but what about boat excursions that last just a few hours. These short trips can offer your kids amazing experiences with whales, puffins and even historical architecture that they’ll be talking about for days to come. Here are eight […]