June 29, 2017

10 Fun Things to Do with Kids in Dodge City, KS

I’d been wanting to explore an Old West town for some time. I even included a visit to Wild West Country as the One Thing You Must Do with Kids in Every U.S. State for Kansas, so naturally I was eager to check out Dodge City as the kids and I drove from Colorado to Missouri over the summer. If you […]

Exploring with Kids: 36 Hours in Kansas City

On our way from Dodge City, KS to St. Louis, MO, we made a stop in Kansas City last month. This was our first visit and I was amazed by all the things to do in Kansas City as a family. If only we had more time to explore. Whether you have just a day or two, or even a week, Kansas City […]

Survey: Kids Name Top-10 Summer Travel Picks

School’s already out for some children (another week left for my clan) and Highlights for Children recently polled America’s kids to find out where they most want to go this summer. The results are definitely interesting, especial picks #6 and #10. Take a look: #1 Niagara Falls (NY): While the falls themselves are certainly a huge draw, there are so […]

Get Buggy: 8 Museums to Learn All About Insects

My eight-year-old daughter, Clare, is definitely a get-in-the-dirt kind of girl. In the spring, she loves to go out into the backyard to find roly-polys and other bugs for her bug box. So I’m sure she’ll love going to a museum dedicated to all things insects. If you have little ones who are into bugs too, take a look at […]

We Have Liftoff: 8 Museums for Space-Crazed Kids

The final space shuttle may have launched earlier this month, but there’s still plenty of interactive exhibits and artifacts, including satellites, rockets and even a real-life space shuttle, on display at museums nationwide for your space-crazed kids to enjoy. Take a look at eight museums worth checking out to learn about how far our space program has come and where […]