3 Easy Tricks for the Best Washington DC to NYC Road Trip + SWEEPSTAKES

Driving up I-95 from Washington, DC to NYC can be boring with a capital “B.” You need to have the best road-trip playlist to survive that drive. You also need to have a full tank of gas, [...]


What to do during a Weekend In Newport RI With Kids

Newport, RI is one of my favorite summertime destinations. Having grown up in Rhode Island, I admit to being a tad biased and filled with my own childhood nostalgia. If you have a weekend to [...]


Planning a Day Trip to the Kennedy Space Center with Kids from Kissimmee FL

We love all things space in our family. Since our kids are in school full time, we are prioritizing educational travel whenever we can. When you are visiting Kissimmee, Florida and Orlando [...]


Things to do in Kissimmee with Kids for a Weekend

Flying to Orlando with kids is a fairly regular occurrence for many families living in the US. If you listen closely, you will hear many of our international neighbors checking in at the airport [...]


Williamsburg Restaurants that bring you from colonial to modern fare in Virginia


Learn about the Venus Flytraps in Carolina Beach State Park

Giant pine cones, Venus Flytraps and kayaking adventures were just the beginning of what we found in Carolina Beach State Park in Carolina Beach, NC with kids. If I’m being really honest, this [...]


Summers Growing Up in Lake Towns Near Lake Winnipesaukee

The call of a loon sounds across the lake as my toe dips gently into the water. I look out over the lake as the sun begins to set. My youngest runs down the dock to tell me that my brother-in-law [...]


Chicago Summer Festivals And Events You Can’t Miss

Chicago embraces its summer with gusto.  It’s almost as if we’re trying to cram all the outdoor living we can into the few months of great weather we have….. hmmm. Neighborhood fests take over [...]


Getting Reacquainted with the Best Places to Visit in Maine with Kids

Salt, a bit of seaweed and that crisp sea air mingled together during our lobster cruise along the Portland Coast. We had just begun our weekend to explore the best places to visit in Maine, and [...]


Things to do in Portland Maine with Kids When It Rains A Little or a Lot

You plan the perfect day. Outdoor picnic, rock climbing, tide pools, and a seashore romp with the kids. And then you wake up to rain. Now is not the time to figure out all of the things to do in [...]