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Hershey Lodge Water Park and Hershey Lodge Review

Guests wanting to stay on-site during their visit to the Hersheypark theme park should consider the Hershey Lodge. It is a great place to stay for guests of all ages. Read on for my Hershey Lodge Water Park and Hershey Lodge review.

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Tips For Visiting Disney World in Summer

Are you planning a visit to Disney World in summer? Today we share our trip to Disney World in August, how we managed the heat, and help you decide if a Disney trip in the summer is worth it for your family vacation.

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Best Museums Near Rochester NY

Are you planning a visit to Rochester, New York? The city of Rochester and the surrounding Finger Lakes region is a great place to visit. Today we are sharing the best museums near Rochester NY to include in your visit.

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Guide to Star Wars Characters at Disney World

Our guide to Star Wars characters at Disney World will help you plan the best Walt Disney World trip. We’ve included the places to meet the characters from Star Wars as well as rides and attractions from the Star Wars universe.

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Best Quick Service Meals at Disney World

What are the best quick service meals at Disney World? With so many dining options at Disney to choose, from it can feel overwhelming. Today we are sharing our picks for the best quick service at Disney World.

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Guide to Disney World Monorail Hotels

What are the Disney World monorail hotels? In this guide we will go into details about the monorail hotels at Disney World to see if they are a good choice for your Disney vacation.

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Guide to Disney Animal Kingdom Characters to Meet and See

A visit to a Disney theme park should always include your favorite Disney characters. This list of Disney Animal Kingdom characters include meet and greets, unique and rare characters, as well as shows and performances that include your favorite characters at the Disney parks.

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Best Things to Do in Corning New York

Corning, New York is a great place to visit and today we are sharing our best things to do in Corning New York with kids for a family weekend getaway from Rochester, NY.  

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1-Day Island’s of Adventure Itinerary

Are you planning a one day Islands of Adventure itinerary at Universal Orlando and not sure where to start? This Islands of Adventure touring plan will help you pick the best rides and attractions for your day to have a fun visit to this Universal Orlando theme park.

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Water Rides at Disney World that Can’t Be Missed

If you want to get soaked or enjoy a peaceful boat ride these water rides at Disney World are for you! With different water attractions at all of the Disney World Parks guests will be able to cool off from the Florida heat.

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Best Water Rides at Universal Orlando

Are you planning a Universal Orlando vacation? Today we are sharing the best water rides at Universal Orlando including water attractions at Universal Studios Florida and Universal’s Islands of Adventure theme parks.

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One Day California Adventure Itinerary

Are you planning one day at California Adventure at the Disneyland Resort? This California Adventure itinerary is perfect to help plan your day at the Anaheim theme park.

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45 Fun Things to Do with Kids in Hershey PA

There are so many fun things to do with kids in Hershey PA. It is a great family friendly destination for a weekend getaway or a family vacation. Today we are sharing the best things to do with kids in Hershey Pennsylvania.

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1900 Park Fare Reopening at Disney World

1900 Park Fare is reopening at Disney’s Grand Floridian resort on April 10, 2024! This character dining at Walt Disney World is getting new characters and menu items that will be a great dining option for your Disney World vacation.

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Best Thrill Rides at Disney World

Are you visiting Disney World and looking for thrill rides? Our list of picks for the best thrill rides at Disney World and which parks to find them.

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Walt Disney World vs Universal Orlando | What Theme Park is Best for Your Orlando Vacation

The epic question of Walt Disney World vs. Universal Orlando can lead to many opinions between serious theme park fans. While the answer depends on what type of vacation you are looking for and who you are traveling with, there are a few big differences between Disney World and Universal. Today we break it down to help you decide between a Disney World or Universal Orlando vacation.

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First Time Tips for LEGOLAND California

LEGOLAND California is an awesome place to spend the day during your Southern California vacation. Today we are sharing our best tips for LEGOLAND California, the LEGOLAND attractions you can’t miss, and how to plan your day at the California theme park.

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One Day at Disneyland Itinerary

This one day at Disneyland itinerary will help you plan the best day at Disneyland in California. With tips to maximize your day at the park and see all the best rides and attractions our itinerary for Disneyland in one day is great for your next Disneyland vacation.

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21 Fun Things to Do in Syracuse, NY with Kids

Syracuse, NY is a great destination for families looking for museums, activities, and outdoor fun. Today we are sharing fun things to do in Syracuse, NY with kids plus a sample Syracuse NY weekend itinerary to plan your getaway.

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14 Tips for Family Travel on a Budget

How do you travel as a family on a budget? With gas prices and airline prices soaring how can families afford a family vacation? Today we are sharing our tips for family travel on a budget.

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Exploring the Adirondacks Wild Center in NY

The Wild Center in Tupper Lake NY is a great mix of indoor and outdoor family fun in the Adirondacks. The Wild Center and Wild Walk are a must do for things to do in Tupper Lake and I highly recommend adding them to your Adirondack weekend.

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One Day Hollywood Studios Itinerary

Are you visiting Disney World and planning your day at Hollywood Studios ? This one day Hollywood Studios itinerary will help you plan your day at the Disney World theme park.

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A Look Back at 2021 + What’s Next for 2022

With the start of a new year I like to look back on what we did in 2021 and think about what we want our 2022 to look like. Looking back helps me be grateful for the moments we experienced, and we had a lot of fun in 2021 despite the ups and downs.

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Traveling All 50 States: How It’s Going (Updated 2022)

Have you ever thought of traveling to all 50 states? The ideas never crossed my mind until I had kids and started this blog. Once they were born my husband and I decided to prioritize family travel in our lives and it has evolved into creating our goal of visiting all 50 states.

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Is the Universal Orlando Annual Pass Worth It

If you are planning a visit to Universal Orlando you may be wondering is the Universal Orlando annual pass worth it. We are breaking down the pros/cons of having an annual pass at Universal and if it is worth it.

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Best Apple Picking in Rochester, NY

Apple picking in Rochester, NY may be one of my all time favorite fall activities. It is a perfect fall activity in Western New York. These are our picks for the best Rochester, NY apple picking destinations.

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35 Kids Movie Night Ideas

We love family movie nights in our house. There is something special about all of us on the couch sitting down to see a story come to life on the screen. Today I am sharing 30 of our favorite kids movie night ideas that the entire family will love.

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Things to Do in Ithaca New York for a Day Trip

With beautiful scenery and fun family attractions, there are many things to do in Ithaca, New York for a family day trip. We planned a Rochester to Ithaca, NY day trip, and it was a great day exploring a fun part of New York State.

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Clingmans Dome Trail in the Great Smoky Mountains

Clingmans Dome trail is a great hike for families visiting the Great Smoky Mountains. It has amazing views and is a unique hiking experience. It may be a little challenging but worth the effort for the incredible views.

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