Experiencing WWII Valor in the Pacific National Monument

In September 2016, we signed our fourth grader up for her Every Kid In A Park pass and set off to visit as many parks as we could in a year. Hawaii was first up on the list. Our trip started off with a visit to Haleakalā National Park and Volcanoes National parks. Those places…

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Let Freedom Ring! Visiting Independence National Historic Park

The Birthplace of U.S. Democracy No trip to Philadelphia would be complete without a visit to Independence National Historic Park. The park is home to Independence Hall and its most famous resident, the Liberty Bell. The various buildings that make up the park have seen their fair share of democracy. They have not only served…

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Making Memories in Dublin with Kids

Dublin with kids

Our last stop on our European vacation 2015 was to a location that had long been on my travel bucket list…Dublin, Ireland. This unique city was surprisingly easy to navigate and was fun for the whole family to explore. Finding great adventures in Dublin with kids couldn’t be easier. Read on to find out some…

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Incredible! Exploring Ancient Machu Picchu with Kids

Machu Picchu with kids

Planning an Awesome Family Adventure to Peru Peru is an awe-inspiring country filled with culture, history, and unbelievable scenery. It is also kid-friendly and affordable, so when we sat down several months ago to plan our spring break trip, Peru shot right to the top of the list. The crown jewel of Peruvian archaeological sites…

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#ExploreHome: Woody Guthrie Center – Tulsa, OK

The Woody Guthrie Center is a gem of a museum located in Tulsa, OK. Opened in 2013, the Center celebrates the art and life of Oklahoma native son Woody Guthrie and has a beautiful spot right in the heart of the Brady Arts District in thriving downtown Tulsa.   Woody Guthrie – Spreading Hope Where There…

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Book Review: 50 States 5000 Ideas

50 States 5000 Ideas

Title: 50 States, 5,000 Ideas: Where to Go, When to Go, What to See, What to Do Paperback: 288 pages Author:Joe Yogerst Publisher: National Geographic (February 7, 2017)       This post contains affiliate links. We were given a copy for review from TLC Book Tours and National Geographic in exchange for our honest opinion. Thanks…

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Visiting Mammoth Cave National Park With Kids

Mammoth Cave National Park

When we found ourselves with a free weekend earlier this year, we decided to pull out the map and find a new National Park to visit. Mammoth Cave ticked all the boxes: within a day’s drive, and lots of ‘cool’ factor for the kids. We were not disappointed. It was fantastic! Visiting Mammoth Cave National…

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Best Family Hotels in San Diego, CA

Best Family Hotels in San Diego

Looking for the best family hotels in San Diego? With nearly perfect weather year round and unlimited family activities, I don’t blame you! San Diego is a family vacation paradise. As you might expect, there is no shortage of hotels and family resorts that fit any budget. San Diego is also pretty unique in that you’re…

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18 Awesome Things to Do in San Diego With Kids

Things to do in San Diego with Kids

With world class museums, delicious restaurants, beautiful beaches, fun theme parks, and tourist attractions galore, there is plenty to keep families occupied for a few days or several weeks in San Diego. We spent a week there when our kids were ages 7 and 9, and we had an absolute blast. We didn’t do all…

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How to Book an Amazing Hotel With HotelsCombined

Find the best hotel with HotelsCombined

Wouldn’t you love to take an awesome family vacation on your next school break? Maybe an escape from the cold to Cabo or Disneyland? Or book an epic ski trip to somewhere new? What about a hike around the Volcanoes in Hawaii? Or some parasailing in Florida? It all looks great, right? But we know the drill – spring break will…

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