November 22, 2017

10 Things to Do in Stowe, VT with Kids

While many families flock to Stowe, Vermont for skiing and snow tubing, there’s so much to do in the area when the weather is warm, like hiking, kayaking and fishing. Over the summer, we spent time in Vermont as part of a three-week northeast road trip and we were not disappointed by the Green Mountain State. We stayed in a […]

8 Great Winter Resorts for Warm Weather Family Fun

Winter Resorts for Warm Weather Family Fun At last, spring is here. It’s time to pack away the ski boots and poles, then head to the ski resorts. Yes, the ski resorts, many of which are perfect spots for spring and summer fun. From scenic gondola rides to horseback riding to splashing around in local swimming holes, there’s plenty to […]

Ski Season is Nearly Here: 5 Ways to Save on a Family Ski Getaway

The leaves are starting to change, the air has turned markedly cooler and ski season is slowly creeping into the minds of many families. Unfortunately, skiing as a family of six (in my case), can cost a pretty penny, so I look for ways to save while maximizing the value I can receive from top resorts, like Keystone and Copper […]

Top 10 Corn Mazes for Families

It’s September and that means it’s time to start thinking about apple picking, fall festivals and of course, corn mazes (one of my favorite fall activities!). Wherever you live, you’re bound to find a fabulous corn maze (aka maize maze), and here are 10 mazes families will love his year: 1. Richardson Farm (Spring Grove, IL). Head about an hour […]

5 Must-Go Summer Camps for Kids

No longer are kids’ summer camps centered around hiking, canoeing, campfires and craft-making. These days, camps are teaching kids everything from how to identify animal tracks along a nature trail to how to milk a goat and collect eggs. Take a look at five summer camps where kids will leave at the end of the week with far more than […]

4 Ice Cream Factory Tours to Beat the Heat

We’re only one day into summer and already the temperature is expected to hit 100 degrees. Geesh, what a way to ease into the season. With the heat, my mind has naturally turned to ice cream (as if I need heat for my mind to turn to ice cream!). If you haven’t been on an ice cream factory tour, here […]

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 […]