Category: Travel

Leaf-Peeping With the Kids

| September 7, 2013 | 20 Comments

When I used to live in the North, fall was my favorite time of year. Apple-picking, pumpkin-carving, starting to wear long sleeves again… and my favorite activity, leaf-peeping! I remember going for long drives through various New England towns, taking in the scenery of quaint churches, town greens and red, orange and yellow autumn leaves. […]

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National Park Week 2013

| January 15, 2013 | 2 Comments

Not sure what to do this weekend? Do you live close to one of the 394 National Parks in the United States? These are the entrance fee-free dates for the U.S. National Parks in 2013! What does this mean? It means you and the family can free admission into one of the many parks. There […]

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Islands of Adventure

| July 27, 2012 | 0 Comments

This past weekend, my daughter and I had a girls’ weekend in Orlando! We also brought along our Spanish exchange student to join in on the fun, so since we had a teenager with us, we decided to go to Islands of Adventure for one of the days. None of us had ever been there, […]

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Travel Back In Time for Little House On The Prairie Lovers

| June 20, 2012 | 1 Comment

My daughter and I have been reading through books that I loved as a child: The Little House series by Laura Ingalls Wilder. We’ve gotten through the first five books, and we’re also watching the first season of the show. As a child, I always wanted to travel back in time to hang out with […]

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Fun Spring Break Staycation Ideas

| March 14, 2012 | 0 Comments

You’ve heard the term “staycation” before, and we’ve talked about some ideas for vacationing without leaving your general area. Sometimes, though, you might not be able to spend much money at all on your kids’ spring break. Even a day trip or a visit to a local museum might break the bank. If that’s your […]

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Family Friendly Spring Break Travel Ideas

| March 8, 2012 | 1 Comment

Spring break may conjure up visions of lazing on the beach, drinking, and living it up with other college-aged party animals. Or not, now that you have a family! Your kids might have their break from school at the same time as the spring-breakers that you may have identified with a decade or two ago, […]

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Chinese New Year 2012

| January 23, 2012 | 2 Comments

Today marks the Chinese New Year, Year of the Dragon. We always like to take a little extra time and teach our children about international cultures and this holiday is a perfect one to spotlight! The Chinese New Year ranks high as the most important festivals and celebrations in China. The first day of the […]

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Macys Thanksgiving Day Parade Info

| November 21, 2011 | 2 Comments

Macy’s has been around since 1885, but it wasn’t until 1924 the first Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade was held in New York City. The 2011 parade will be the 85th Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade. The reason it is the 85th parade instead of the 87th is because during World War II the helium and rubber were needed […]

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Wi-Fi Missing On Your Plane

| September 16, 2011 | 0 Comments

Recently, we took a flight to NYC and realized that the plane we were on did not offer Wi-Fi. According to a recent study, one in five people say they have switched from their preferred airline to one that offers in-flight internet.  The study also showed that more than 50 percent of business travelers and […]

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Best Resorts for Families

| August 26, 2011 | 1 Comment

We have some up to date travel information on some of the Best Resorts for Families from our friends at Atlas Cruises and Tours. Here is the new trends they found! Today’s opportunities to travel as an extended family are as wide open as your imagination. From shoreline to mountain top, from farmstead to city, […]

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