Fun Things To Do in San Antonio With Kids

There are so many things to do in San Antonio with kids which is why it has always been one of my favorite destinations (even though it is blazing hot there in July!) They have theme parks, upscale shopping, great restaurants, fun hotels, and lots of history, and we have been there enough times to…

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8 Great Things to Do in St. Louis With Kids

If you’re looking for a fun road trip, centrally located St. Louis, Missouri, is a great option from just about anywhere in the United States. Along with delicious food and unique sights, there are so many things to do with kids in St. Louis. We hardly scratched the surface of all there is to do…

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The Best of Walt Disney World Resort – Old Favorites and New Magic

I know that there are a lot of families out there who pretty much only take Disney vacations, and there was a time when I found this plan to be…well, a little boring. Why limit yourself when there is so much of this world to see? But when Cadence was given the opportunity to dance…

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Our Favorite Gear for a Summer Road Trip

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After planning our trip to Florida for the summer, we decided that it would be fun to drive like we did when the kids were much younger. Plus, we were ready to break in our new Explorer, so off we went! Of course, staying sane in the car on a long road trip is important,…

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AftT’s Guide to Wizarding Around Universal Orlando Resort

“If yeh know where to go” We’ve been to London and done the Warner Brothers Studio Tour. We’ve seen the (over and over). We’ve read the (well, most of us. Carrick is lame). We like Harry Potter. Sound familiar? Being the Harry Potter fans that we are, we knew our trip to Orlando would not be complete without…

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The Best Parasailing in Florida

Parasailing in Florida was the perfect way to split up our time between Florida theme parks. After spending 5 days at Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, we were tired and ready for some time at the beach. If you are in southwest Florida and want to go parasailing, nobody does it better than Bonita Jet…

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Visiting Graceland with Kids

Visiting Graceland with Kids

For us, road trips east have usually included a stop in Memphis, Tennessee. As many times as we have been through this cool city, only Carrick had visited Graceland before. While I’ve never considered myself a true Elvis fan, I do like his songs and always thought that Graceland would be a fun, kitschy thing…

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AftT’s Guide to the 4th of July in Philadelphia with Kids

When we booked our flights to Europe last year, we decided to extend our trip and spend the 3rd and 4th of July in Philadelphia since we would be flying to London from Philly on the 5th. Talk about a great decision! Here’s how we made the most of 48 hours in the City of Brotherly Love over…

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11 Summer Vacation Reads for All Ages

As a school library media specialist, I do a lot of reading and am often asked for book recommendations. This time of year always puts me in the traveling mood, as I’m sure it does for many of you as well. Whether you are taking a road trip, going to a beach, exploring faraway lands,…

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Bastille Day with Kids: Celebrating as a Family in Paris

When we planned our trip to Europe last year, we knew that we wanted to go back to Paris and let the kids experience this amazing city. After looking at our dates, we decided to visit on Bastille Day because of what an incredible experience that would be. We ended up staying five nights from July 12-16,…

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