November 22, 2017

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 […]

Go Behind-the-Scenes with Movie-Loving Teens

Watching movies is popular in my house, especially on weekends and snow days. When we planned our big California road trip a few years ago, it was a must for our teens to spend the first few days in Hollywood. As luck would have it, our visit coincided with the red carpet premiere of Disney’s Brave.  We also enjoyed going […]

20 Free Things to Do with Kids in Boston

Boston may be having a tough winter, but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t add Boston to your must-go list, especially with so many free family activities. Take a look at 20 free and fantastic things to do with kids in Boston. Things to Do With Kids in Boston 1. Make Way for Ducklings. Yup, make way. It’s a must to […]

6 Things I Learned About Segway Tours

On Saturday, I rode a Segway for the very first time. I was up in Boston with a few girlfriends and one of my friends had booked us a tour with Boston by Segway. I was hesitant at first. I’d never gotten up on a Segway before and I always thought the tourists on Segways looked kind of goofy. 🙂 […]

5 LEGO Exhibits for LEGO-Maniacs in Your Family

We took the kids to see The LEGO Movie over the weekend and I loved everything about the movie, except maybe the $9.50 child’s matinee ticket price (ouch). The plot was cute. I love Chris Pratt who voiced the lead character, Emmet. And of course, I can’t get enough of this song. If you want more, more, more LEGO after […]

Lonely Planet: Top-10 U.S. Travel Destinations for 2014

This morning, Lonely Planet unveiled their list of the Top-10 U.S. Travel Destinations for 2014, including some great cities I’ve covered before here on Kidventurous, such as Boston and Las Vegas. Take a look at all 10 must-visit destinations you may want to consider for your next family adventure. 1. Grand Rapids & Lake Michigan’s Gold Coast (MI): Head to the […]

Top-10 Family-Friendly Airports in the U.S.

Some days it can be tough to travel with kids in tow, particularly when having to deal with flight delays, or worse, flight cancellations. Fortunately, more and more airports are offering parents a respite by adding play areas, museums, aquariums, even nursing rooms, to the terminals. FlipKey, a popular vacation rental website, took a look at family-friendly amenities offered at […]

A Perfect Family Getaway at the Residence Inn Boston Harbor

Over the summer, we went on a two-week road trip from Washington, DC to Boston. We made stops in Lancaster (PA), Philadelphia, Mystic (CT) and Boston. The kids had so much fun, especially in Boston. If you’re planning a trip to Boston, you may want to check out this post I put up earlier this month, Boston with Kids: 8 […]

Boston with Kids: 8 Family-Friendly Must-Do’s

Over the summer, we took the kids on a two-week road trip from DC to Boston and back. We ended up spending just three days in Boston, but it’s now one of my most favorite cities. Not only is there so much to see, but it’s so clean and family-friendly. Here are eight must-do’s if you’re planning a trip to […]

6 Top Picks for Curious George Fans

Sure, I like Curious George as much as the next person, but I had no idea about the various stores, festivals, exhibits and art shows all dedicated to this curious little monkey. Clearly there is quite a following for George and the Man with the Yellow Hat (oh how I wish I knew his name). Take a look at these […]