#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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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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Winter Park Resort-One of the Best Ski Resorts for Families

As a kid growing up in the Midwest, my family’s go-to ski destination was always Colorado. Winter Park Resort is one of the places where I learned to ski. I don’t have many vivid ski memories from that time, but I do recall the treacherous drive through the mountains to get there and also the wonderful times we…

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A Winter Adventure in Rocky Mountain National Park

Rocky Mountain National Park with kids in winter

Rocky Mountain National Park with Kids Even though parts of the park are closed during the winter months, Rocky Mountain National Park is open year round and is absolutely gorgeous in the wintertime. Don’t let the cold stop you from visiting! Not only is there a lot to do for families, the snow adds a…

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72 Hours in Hawaii-Squeezing Every Bit of Family Fun out of Maui and Oahu

Hawaii with kids

Planning a trip to Hawaii with kids can be an overwhelming task. There are plenty of “must-see” attractions, and many people feel like they “must do” them all because Hawaii seems like a once-in-a-lifetime trip. So, unless you have an extended stay, how do you get the most bang for your buck? Read on to find…

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Visiting Hawaii’s National Parks in One Epic Day

Hawaii National Parks

Two Islands, Two National Parks, One Day. Planning a trip to a National Park can be overwhelming. What should you see? What can you skip? And, how long will a visit take? Visiting two parks on two different islands in one day? Even more so. But boy, was it worth it! Due to our limited…

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How to Spend a Weekend in Chicago with Kids

As you may know by now, when we land in a destination, we hit the ground running. With school schedules often dictating our travel schedule, we aim to see as much as we can in the time that we have. We travel with a certain….intensity. When we were looking for places to visit over Labor…

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Brunch for a Princess – Our American Girl Experience

What’s So Special About American Girl? I’ve known for a long time that American Girl is pretty special. I can’t help but get a little excited to look at the new catalogs myself when they come, and yes, I do like to be invited to play with Cadence’s collection from time to time! I think…

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