May 22, 2017

10 Reasons to Take the Kids to the Great Pumpkin Fest

While many amusement parks break out the zombies, skeletons and tombstones in the fall, I love that many are also doing more to cater to small children with fun Halloween-themed activities (think pumpkins, scarecrows and hay bales). Over the weekend, my kids and I had the opportunity to check out the first annual Great Pumpkin Fest at Kings Dominion near […]

10 Kid-Friendly Oktoberfest Celebrations

Oktoberfest officially kicks off in Munich on Saturday (9/19). If you have no plans to travel to Germany, but still want to enjoy German music, dancing, foods and games as a family, here are 10 kid-friendly Oktoberfest celebrations across the U.S. that are worth a visit: 1. Oktoberfest at the River. In Spokane, WA, it’s a must to head to […]

Best “Kids Free” Deals in San Diego

There’s a lot to love about San Diego. The weather is lovely nearly year-round, there are plenty of family-friendly beaches, and now, kids get in free at more than 100 museums, attractions and animal parks throughout the month of October. If you’ve been considering a San Diego getaway, now is the time to make it happen. Not long ago, I […]

15 Things You Must Do at SeaWorld San Antonio

As part of our epic cross-country summer road trip, we made a stop in San Antonio to see the Alamo, take a river cruise, and of course, spend the day at SeaWorld San Antonio. While I like to expose my kids to history, culture and national parks, I know that I also need to build in days for pure fun […]

15 Fun Things to Do with Kids in San Antonio

We’re going to San Antonio this summer as part of our cross-country road trip. I’ve never been before, and really, I don’t know much about San Antonio beyond the scene from Pee-Wee’s Big Adventure when Pee-Wee takes a tour of The Alamo to see the basement and find his bicycle. I know, pretty sad, right? So, I’ve been doing a […]

25 Best Things to Do in Washington, DC this Summer

School is nearly out for the year and now is the time to start putting plans in place to have the best summer. If your plans will bring you to Washington, DC then you’ll love this list of 25 things that you must do this summer in our Nation’s Capital. From taking in a Washington Nationals baseball game to going […]

15 Fun Things to Do with Kids in Chattanooga

One of the first stops on our cross-country road trip this summer is Chattanooga. I visited ages ago when I lived in Atlanta and now I’m going back many years later with the kids. Check out 15 fun and fantastic things to do in Chattanooga with kids, as well as top Chattanooga hotel deals. 1. Go Underground. One of the must-sees […]

25 Things You Must Do On a Cross-Country Road Trip

I’ve been busy planning our cross-country road trip (we leave in less than two months) and I’m quickly creating a bucket list of sorts. It’s a good thing too since I’m mostly failing at my first-ever bucket list that I posted on January 1 (nope, not one item crossed off yet). If you’re thinking about a road trip, whether a […]

15 Fun Things to Do with Kids in New Orleans

We’ll be traveling to New Orleans in a few months as part of our cross-country summer road trip and I can’t be more excited. My brother and his wife moved to New Orleans six months ago and my nephew is due to be born any day now. So, there’s that. Plus, I can’t wait to experience New Orleans outside of […]

FamilyFun Awards: 50 Most Fun Places for Families

It’s hard to believe that next Friday is the last day of the school quarter, but what’s even more difficult to believe is that there’s only one quarter left before the end of the school year. Have you begun to make summer plans? If you’re just now realizing that summer break really is just around the corner, pick up the […]