May 28, 2017

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 […]

20 Really Cool Things Your Kids Can Do in National Parks

I was halfway through writing this post when I realized that only six months ago I wrote a similar post, 25 Things to Do in a National Park. Well guess what, while those things are must-do’s, these new things are really cool as the title of this blog post suggests. 🙂 Clearly I love national parks and I love finding […]

One Thing You MUST Do with Kids in Every U.S. State

Ask anyone for the one thing you must do with kids in their state and you’ll quickly find that it’s like asking them to tell you which child is really their favorite. But, inspired by this HuffPost article, I pushed, asking friends, family, fellow travel bloggers and state visitors bureaus for that must-do experience to have with kids if you […]

10 Cool Things I Just Learned About Europe

On Monday, I attended the Visit Europe Media Exchange (VEMEX) in New York, which essentially is an opportunity for travel media and bloggers to meet one-on-one with representatives from various European countries and cities to learn what’s new. It was certainly a valuable day of meetings. Take look at 10 cool things I learned about Europe throughout the day: 1. […]

8 Things Your Kids Will Love About Pigeon Forge

Pigeon Forge, TN is seven hours from my house, so it’s a bit far for a weekend getaway. However, in writing two articles for TravelChannel.com about Pigeon Forge, I learned that there is a lot to do there as a family, as well as some fun places to stay that your kids will love. Take a look at eight things […]

6 Reasons to Take Your Kids to Belize

I haven’t been to Belize (yet), but it’s definitely on my list. There are so many ways to explore nature in Belize, whether snorkeling, hiking through the jungle, cave tubing or exploring Mayan ruins throughout the country, even just over the border in Guatemala. Even better, we’re coming up on the dry season, which begins in mid-November, making now a […]

15 Unique Vacation Rentals Your Kids Will Love

I’ve booked vacation rentals on sites like HomeAway and FlipKey a number of times. Over the summer, we stayed in this Montreal townhouse. I’ve also reserved places to stay in Prague, Vienna and Kissimmee (FL). If you click through any of these links, you’ll see that the rentals are pretty standard. But, if you hunt around a bit, you’ll find […]

25 Fun Things to Do in a National Park

In just a few weeks, the National Park Service will celebrate a birthday. Yes, the National Park Service turns 96 on August 25. As part of the celebration, all national parks will waive entrance fees and will offer lots of fun activities for families. As you begin to plan your outdoor adventure, here are 25 fun things you can do […]

Free Ebook: 100 More Activities to Do as a Family this Summer

I’m excited to let you know that my second ebook, 100 More Activities to Do as a Family this Summer, is now available to all Kidventurous readers. As a follow-up to last year’s 100 Activities to Do as a Family this Summer, my second ebook is filled with even more tips, advice and ideas to help you have a fun and […]

New Ebook: The Smart Parents Guide to Family Adventure Vacations

My kids are getting older so I’m definitely starting to consider more adventure-focused vacation destinations, like Costa Rica and Peru. So, I was naturally excited to see that fellow family travel bloggers, Amie O’Shaughnessy of Ciao Bambino and Jamie Pearson of Travel Savvy Mom, had published a new ebook, The Smart Parents Guide to Family Adventure Vacations.  Inside, you’ll find loads of […]