May 25, 2017

Family Hotel Suites You Need to Book Right Now

It’s every SpongeBob watching kid’s dream to stay in a pineapple under the sea and now they can at the new Nickelodeon Hotels & Resorts Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic. LEGO fans, you’re covered too, thanks to multiple suites, and soon, bungalows at the LEGOLAND Florida Resort. Take a look at five fabulous family hotel suites that get booked […]

Best Road Trip Games for Kids

Road trip season will be back in just a few short months. It’s a time when many of us will be hopping in our cars to head out to explore big cities, national parks, family beaches and theme parks, so being hip to the best road trip games for kids is key. Given the amount of time you’ll likely be […]

Going Solo: Driving the Extraterrestrial Highway in Nevada

As a mother of four, I know that sometimes us moms need a break – a break from carpools, a break from school lunches, a break from laundry. We just need to get away to relax and recharge in order to be an even better mom when we return home. I can’t say I get a chance to explore on […]

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 […]

Best Places to Travel with Kids in December

The holidays are here, but there’s still plenty of time to travel as a family, as well as plenty of fun places to explore whether you like to ski, hike, cruise or simply see the sights and holiday lights. Here are 10 of the best places to visit in December with kids. Have fun. 🙂 New York City We’ve been […]

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 […]

Best Travel Books for Kids

If you’re eager to inspire wanderlust in your kids, there are a variety of children’s travel books 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 of my favorite travel books for kids: 1. The Lets’s Explore…Series. For young […]

10 Things to Do as a Family at Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Parks

It’s hard to believe it’s already been two summers, but yes, two summers ago the kids and I explored Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks in California. Along with Yosemite National Park, these three parks make up the Majestic Mountain Loop in California. Known for groves of giant sequoia trees, these National Parks are a must to explore with kids. […]

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 […]