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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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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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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Last Minute Christmas Gifts for All the Travelers in Your Life

With Christmas just around the corner, hopefully you have your major holiday shopping done by now. If not, don’t fret. We’ve got you covered! We always seem to be looking for small, last-minute gifts for our family, and we’re here to help you find that perfect gift to cross off your list this year. Disclosure:…

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Choosing the Best Carry-On Luggage

Carry-on luggage is such an important investment, but with so many choices, how do you narrow it down? We know that choosing the best carry-on luggage can definitely be a chore, so we’ve done it for you! Leave That Checked Bag at Home! Many families make the mistake of assuming that they can’t get out…

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Every Kid in a Park

Enroll in Every Kid In A Park

Every Kid In A Park Starts on September 1st! Today is the day, folks! It’s time to get your fourth grader signed up to take advantage of a year’s worth of adventure in our National Parks. Armed with an Every Kid In A Park Pass, your fourth grader along with up to three adults and…

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The Best Gulf Coast Family Resorts in Florida

With world-class theme parks, beautiful beaches, sunshine, and spectacular views, Florida is a great family destination. We also love the family resorts in Florida that keep us coming back. While both coasts are great, we find that the Gulf Coast of Florida is more laid back and family-friendly. In our opinion, that’s what makes it one of best…

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Our Favorite Gear for a Summer Road Trip


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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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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Welcome to Along for the Trip!

Tuileries - Paris, France

Welcome to Along for the Trip! We’re Carrie and Carrick, and we’re experiencing the world with our two kids. We’re a family of four living in Oklahoma, and we’d like to share our passion for family travel with you. We think that travel is one of the greatest ways to teach your kids, and that experiencing the world…

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