February 25, 2018

10 Best Indoor Waterpark Hotels

You may need to bundle the kids up to send them off to school, but when the weekend comes, get ready to grab the swimsuits, goggles and beach towels. It’s time to splash, slide and get wet at an indoor waterpark hotel, like Caribbean Cove Hotel & Waterpark in Indianapolis or Falls Avenue Resort in Niagara Falls, Ontario. Whether you […]

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 […]

Family Fun: 50 Museums Worth the Drive

When I take my kids to a new city, or even to one we’ve visited before, I always try to work in at least one museum. I love to incorporate learning wherever I can and it’s nice to take a bit of a break from splashing at water parks, building sand castles and going to various zoos while away on […]

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 […]

Daily Deals: Splashy Indoor Water Parks

It’s chilly outside and the kids need to burn off some energy somehow, so check out a few fabulous deals on water park stays over on Groupon. Take a look: KeyLime Cove Indoor Water Park Resort (Gurnee, IL): Located less than one hour from Chicago or Milwaukee, KeyLime Cove was chosen as the most popular resort among families last year by […]

5 Fun & Tasty Food Museums

Want to take your kids to a museum that’s fun, quirky, educational and all about one of their favorite (or not so favorite) foods? Then, stop in one of a handful of fun museums in the U.S. that are dedicated to food, whether the potato, the banana or even SPAM. Take a look at five museums worth checking out: Idaho […]

10 Fabulous Indoor Water Parks

The kids are back in school and our family trips to pools, water parks and spraygrounds may be over, at least for a little while. Fortunately, amazing indoor water parks are available around just about every corner. Of course, Great Wolf Lodge is known for fantastic indoor water parks and thrilling water slides, but here are 10 more worth checking out […]

9 Sweet Treats & Tours for Chocolate Lovers

With just one day until Valentine’s Day my mind is on chocolate. Given the average American consumes nearly 25 pounds of chocolate each year, I’d say that chocolate is on many people’s minds. While it’s nice to eat chocolate (okay, it’s really nice), how about learning more about chocolate from cocoa bean to chocolate bar. Take a look at these […]

8 Can’t-Miss Waterfalls (There’s More to See Than Niagara Falls)

I’ve asked my seven-year-old daughter several times recently where she wants to go this summer. The answer is always the same: Niagara Falls. I don’t even know what she knows about Niagara Falls. Anyway, Niagara Falls is nearly eight hours from where we live, so it’s not really on the table, but it did make me wonder why you never […]

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. […]