May 22, 2017

Top 10 Things to Do with Kids in Missouri

Missouri may be known for the Gateway Arch, but the fact is, at 284 miles across and 308 miles north to south, Missouri has plenty to offer to those who live there and those just passing through. Here are 10 Things to Do with Kids in Missouri Let’s start with the things that are most iconic and also give you […]

Exploring with Kids: 36 Hours in St. Louis

On our way from Kansas City to Chicago we made a stop in St. Louis last month. This was my first visit with the kids and I was pleased by all the things to do in St. Louis as a family. There’s the Gateway Arch, of course, but there’s so much more to enjoy in St. Louis. Whether you have […]

Top 10 Family-Friendly Oktoberfest Celebrations

Oktoberfest officially kicks off in Munich on Saturday (9/20), but if you have no plans to travel to Germany, but still want to take in German music, dancing, foods and games, here are 10 family-friendly Oktoberfest celebrations across the U.S. that are worth a visit: 1. Oktoberfest Chicago. Hosted by St. Alphonsus Church, head to Oktoberfest Chicago for bratwurst, traditional […]

St. Louis with Kids: 10 Ways to Enjoy the Gateway Arch

Earlier this month, I flew to St. Louis to run the GO! St. Louis Half Marathon with a friend. I also got to play tourist in this town with my friend’s family, spending the afternoon after the race at the Gateway Arch. It’s definitely a must-visit, but more so for the many ways you and your family can enjoy the […]

5 Must-See Life-Size Gingerbread Houses

We may have enjoyed making our little gingerbread house as a family on Sunday at Gaylord National outside Washington, DC, but what we created is nothing compared to these life-size gingerbread houses that have popped up at hotels across the country. Take a look at five worth checking out: River City Casino & Hotel (St. Louis, MO) Head over to […]

All About Animals: 4 Museums Your Kids Will Love

I love fun and quirky museums, and so do my kids. We also love animals, so it’s a perfect match to find fun museums dedicated to some of our favorite animals, like dogs and bunnies. Take a look at four museums all about animals that your kids will love. Fairview Farm Goat Museum (Dallas, OR) Adjacent to the Fairview Farm […]

Survey: Top 10 Perfect Parks in America

It’s been a bit hot this summer here in Washington, DC, I guess to make up for all the snow we didn’t get this year. We’ve had quite a few days at or above 90 degrees, which makes it hard to enjoy being outside. But when we do get cooler days, there’s nothing better than taking the kids to the […]

Fun in Missouri: 5 Spots for Kids + Road Trip Rewards Program

If your travels may take you to Missouri this summer, be sure to check out the new Road Trip Rewards program that kicked off yesterday. Through this program you’ll be able to save money at hundreds of attractions across Missouri, including the Missouri History Museum, Meramec Caverns and the Pony Express National Museum. Here’s how it works: Stop by any […]