October 17, 2017

Funky Roadside Attractions (Why I Love Road Trips)

One of the best parts about a road trip is the fun and funky roadside attractions that you pass whether heading down I-95 or out west on I-40. So, naturally one of my favorite sites is Silly America, which pays tribute to all the kooky, quirky tourist traps you pass on the way to where you’re going. If you’re planning […]

7 Weird & Wacky Museums Your Kids Will Love

I love what my kids can learn from museums dedicated to art, history and science, but sometimes you just need to get off the beaten path and go to one of the weird and wacky museums that can be found in every corner of the country. Here are seven of my favorites that are worth checking out as a family. […]

Crayola to Jelly Belly: 7 Fun Factory Tours for Kids

Factory tours are a great way for your kids to learn about how some of their favorite foods and products they use everyday are made. Here are a few of the best factory tours worth checking out as a family. Ben & Jerry’s (Waterbury, VT): Watch a company history movie in the Cow Over the Moon theatre, then take a […]

Washington, DC: 5 Places to Take Your Kids for High-Speed Chases, Spies and A-List Celebs

When you think of Washington, DC, the Lincoln Memorial, U.S. Capitol and of course, the White House come to mind. All great places to take kids, but if you’re looking for a little less history and patriotism, a little more spies and high-speed chases, then Washington, DC has you covered. Here are five great places to take school-age kids for […]

Central Florida: 3 Magical Experiences that Don’t Require Mouse Ears

I like Walt Disney World as much as the next person (well, maybe not as much as my dear friend, Katie). We took the kids two years ago and we’re excited to go back again in November. But I also know that there’s more to Central Florida than princesses and talking toys. We stayed at the Animal Kingdom Lodge in […]