The best Disney World itinerary planning guide for families that don’t know where to start when planning a Walt Disney World vacation.
A guide to what countries are in Epcot World Showcase and what to see and do. Includes dining, rides, and attractions at the countries in Epcot’s World Showcase.
This guide to things to do in Epcot at Walt Disney World will help you plan your day at the Disney park. Includes the best rides at Epcot, what to do at Epcot, and a one day Epcot itinerary to plan your day.
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.
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.
Snacking around Epcot’s World Showcase is a fun addition to your day at the Disney theme park. These are our picks for the best snacks at Epcot to include in your day.
Are you planning a visit to Universal Studios? Today we are sharing the Universal Studios ride guide and the best rides at Universal Studios Orlando with kids.
This Las Vegas 4 day itinerary includes time time spent on the strip, a visit to Zion National Park as well as a day trip to the Hoover Dam. This is a great way to do Las Vegas with kids or without.
Are you planning a visit to Zion National Park with kids? The best things to do at Zion National park and how to plan one day in Zion National Park.
Are you visiting the big apple and wondering where to stay in NYC with family? This is our review of the Westin New York Times Square and why we think it is the perfect place for the entire family.
Are you planning a trip to Disneyland? This is our list for the best things to do in Disneyland California during your Disneyland resort vacation.
Are you looking for a fun way to get excited about your upcoming Disney trip? This list is the best movies to watch before visiting Disney World to get you excited and familiar with the rides and attractions.
Are you looking for the best Disney resort for kids? These are our picks for the best Walt Disney World resorts to stay in with kids.
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.
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.
The best things to do in Utica NY with kids for a weekend getaway. Plus a Utica weekend itinerary for where to stay and where to eat.
Looking for the best things to do in Jamestown, NY? Check out this Jamestown weekend itinerary with the top things to do in Jamestown NY with kids.
Are you planning a visit to Disney Springs during your Walt Disney World vacation? These are the best things to do at Disney Springs in Orlando Florida to include in your visit to Disney World.
We love all the things to do in Canandaigua for a family day trip. There are great outdoor activities, things to see, and places to eat for families.
Disney World Rides are some of the best in the world. With attractions for young children to adults, these are the best rides at Magic Kingdom Disney World.
Are you looking for the best places to stay at Universal Orlando? We are sharing the best universal hotel for families as well as comparing the Universal Orlando resorts to help you choose the best resort for your Universal Orlando vacation.
Are you wondering how to do Disney World on a Budget? These tips will help families plan and budget for a Walt Disney World vacation.
Are you planning 2 days in NYC with kids? Today we are sharing our tips and 3 sample New York City itineraries to plan your visit to New York! Visiting New York in 2 days can be done! We planned 2 days in NYC with …
Universal Orlando is one of our favorite theme parks. We have visited many times as annual pass holders the last few years, and today I am sharing our Universal Orlando tips and secrets for your first visit.
This road trip packing list for families is all you need to have a great vacation on the road. From road trip essentials to items that just make the trip more fun, this packing list will help you have a great time and be prepared.
Are you planning a visit to Southern California and wondering which is better Disneyland vs. Universal Studios Hollywood? We are sharing what each theme park has to offer and advice for which park is best for your vacation.
Is the Universal Studios Express Pass worth it? We are diving into that question to help you decide if you need the express pass at the Universal Orlando resort.
Planning your first time at Disney World is exciting but it can feel overwhelming. These are the best and most helpful Disney World tips for first timers planning their Walt Disney World resort vacation.
We have planned many trips to Universal Studios and have learned a few tips and tricks along the way. Today we are sharing our Universal Studios Orlando insider tips on how to make the most of your Universal Orlando vacation.
Planning a trip to Universal Orlando? These are the top things to do at Universal Orlando with or without kids.
Family travel quotes inspire me to think about traveling with kids, even when we may not be able to go. They give us a sense of hope for the future. These are our favorite quotes about family trips to inspire future adventures.
Universal Studios Orlando tips for Harry Potter World and the best things to do at The Wizarding World of Harry Potter in Orlando Florida.
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.
Is Pittsburgh family friendly? We think so!! With family fun activities there are so many things to do in Pittsburgh with kids. Check out our list of the best things to do in Pittsburgh for kids of all ages.
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.
Disney’s Pop Century resort is one of the value resorts on-site at the Walt Disney World resort. It is one of the Disney resort hotels that won’t break your budget and offers great amenities.
Are you planning a Disney Cruise and wondering what there is to do on the cruise ship? These are our favorite Disney Dream activities to enjoy during a Disney Cruise vacation with your family.
Are you visiting the Lake George area this winter? This New York state destination is a perfect spot for families. Learn more in our guide to Lake George in winter.
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.
Are you looking for day trips from Rochester, NY? We’re sharing some of the best Rochester day trips to plan an awesome day out.
Are you looking for Disney World accommodations for a large family? In this article I am sharing the best Disney resorts for large families.
Are you visiting Universal Orlando and looking for the best attractions at Islands of Adventure? This list will share the best rides at Islands of Adventure that should be on your must-see list when visiting the Orlando theme park.
The best things to do in Mystic, CT with kids. Fun things for a weekend in Mystic and a weekend itinerary for this New England town.
The best attractions at Hollywood Studios will offer you entertainment and rides like no other. This is our list for Hollywood Studios best rides.
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.
The Disney World Private VIP Tours experience are a luxury upgrade to your visit the the Disney theme parks. This guide to Disney VIP tours will help you decide if it is worth it for your Disney vacation.
A visit to Disney World wouldn’t be complete without meeting characters at Magic Kingdom. This guide to the character experiences at Magic Kingdom will tell you where and who to meet for your visit.
Where can you find Toy Story at Disney World? We are sharing where you can see Toy Story characters and Toy Story rides at Walt Disney World.
We love celebrating the holidays and with so many Christmas activities in Rochester NY it is easy to find family fun activities to enjoy.
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.
White Sands National Park is an incredible park that everyone should visit once in their life. This guide will help you plan your visit with tips for visiting White Sands National Park with kids.
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.
Character dining at Walt Disney World is a fun experience to include in your Disney vacation. Our review of 1900 Park Fare character breakfast at the Grand Floridian will help decided if its a good pick for your trip.
Universal’s Volcano Bay is an immersive water park experience that allows guests to enter a tropical paradise in the middle of Orlando, Florida. These Volcano Bay tips will help you make the most of your day at the Orlando water park.
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.
What are the best things to do on Castaway Cay? There are many different activities on Disney’s Castaway Cay that range from active to relaxing. This guide will share the best Castaway Cay activities to include during your Disney Cruise.
We have visited the Universal parks and resorts in Orlando, Florida many times as a family of five, and there is a reason we keep coming back. This guide to the Universal Orlando resort will teach you all about the Universal parks and the Universal on-site resorts to help plan your family 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.
Are you planning your first trip to Disneyland? These Disneyland tips for first timers will help you plan a great trip to the Anaheim theme parks.
A visit to Hersheypark wouldn’t be complete without dining on some of the delicious Hersheypark food options. We are sharing our picks for the best places to eat at Hersheypark and where you can find something for everyone in your family.
LEGOLAND California is an awesome place to spend the day during your Southern California vacation. Today we are sharing our best LEGOLAND California tips, the LEGOLAND attractions you can’t miss, and how to plan your day at the California theme park.
Visiting a glass museum with kids? It might not sound like it goes together, but planning a visit to the Corning Museum of Glass with kids is a great family activity in New York state.
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.
Are you looking for vacation rentals near Disney World or Universal Orlando? We stayed at the Encore Resort Orlando Florida and are sharing our review of this off-site Disney World vacation rental.
If you are looking for laid back comfort and relaxation for your next family trip you should take a look at The Cove at Sylvan Beach in New York. Offering 2 and 3 bedroom cottages in Sylvan Beach The Cove is a great place for a close to home getaway near the finger lakes.
HalloweenFest at Lincoln Hill Farms in Canandaigua NY is a family friendly event held throughout the month of October. We visited over the weekend and had a great time enjoying this special event.
Universal’s Cabana Bay Beach resort is a retro themed moderate resort at Universal Orlando. It offers on-site amenities, family suites and early entry to the theme parks. Read on for our Cabana Bay Beach resort family suite room review and resort tour.
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.
Are you thinking about planning a Southern California theme park vacation? This post has you covered on how to plan the best Southern California itinerary for your theme park vacation.
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.
Great Wolf Lodge Summer Camp-In is back! The Summer Camp-In at Great Wolf Lodge is a great one stop place for special activities and all your favorite Great Wolf Lodge fun.
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.
If you are planning a visit to Universal Orlando you may want to be aware of the special events at Universal Orlando throughout the year. These events are typically included with your admission to the park and can be a great time to visit the Universal parks.
What characters can you meet at Disney’s Animal Kingdom park? This guide to Disney’s Animal Kingdom characters will tell you who you can meet and where you can find them at this popular Disney theme park.
Are you looking for a deluxe resort near Disney’s Magic Kingdom? This Disney’s Grand Floridian review will give you all the details for staying at this deluxe Disney World resort.
Planning a visit to New York state? Whether you are looking for a city vacation or lots of outdoor space, New York state has something for everyone. These are our picks for the best New York State attractions for families.
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.
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.
Are you planning a visit to a water park during your Disney World vacation? Then you don’t want to miss the best Typhoon Lagoon rides for families.
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.
One of my favorite holiday traditions is cozying up on the couch and having a holiday movie night. This is our list for the best Christmas movie night ideas for a holiday family movie night.
We’ve put together 50 of our favorite family fun Christmas countdown activities. These Christmas countdown ideas are perfect for family time this holiday season.
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.
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.
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.
Visiting Disney World during Covid is such a personal decision but I thought sharing our experience and questions we asked ourselves would help in the decision making process. Here are our tips for visiting Disney during Covid and how we felt during our recent Disney visit.
When I first heard the announcement that there would be a LEGOLAND New York I was so excited! We love theme parks and having a new one in our home state is super exciting! Here are 5 things you need to know about the all new LEGOLAND New York!
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.
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.
If you are looking for a budget friendly resort at Universal Orlando and a great place to stay, look no further than Universal Endless Summer Resort Dockside! Our family of five spent a week at the Dockside Inn 2 Bedroom suite and we’re sharing the pros and cons to staying at this value resort during your Universal Orlando vacation.
‘Ohana Character Breakfast at Walt Disney World is a family style character dining experience located at Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort. It has a Hawaiian theme and focuses around the Lilo & Stich movie. This ‘Ohana breakfast has great food and character interactions that the entire family will love.
With stunning waterfalls and an incredible uphill climb, the Watkins Glen Gorge trail is a perfect place to explore for families. Below we are sharing what you need to know about visiting Watkins Glen State Park with kids and how to plan an awesome family day out.
Disney World’s Animal Kingdom Wilderness Explorer activity is a fun and free activity at Animal Kingdom. It is one of our favorite ways to enjoy the park, learn a bit more about the animals, and is fun for all ages.
Yesterday we learned all about the new Disney Wish cruise ship coming to the Disney Cruise ship fleet in Summer of 2022. We were so impressed by all the announcements!! The Disney Wish is going to be highly sought after. Here is what you can expect from the new Disney Wish cruise ship.
If you are planning a Rochester vacation or live in Rochester and are looking for family fun things to in the city this list is for you. We are sharing our family favorite things to do in Rochester, NY and hope this inspires you to explore this amazing and unique city.
Great themed resort at Walt Disney World? Look no further than Disney’s Art of Animation. Today we are sharing our Disney Art of Animation Resort review to help decide if this resort is a good fit for your Disney vacation.
Packing for Walt Disney World can be a lot of fun because there are so many ways to personalize your vacation. I’m sharing our best packing tips for Disney World, what you need, and a few fun items that you can purchase before you arrive at the parks.
Are you planning a visit to Universal’s Islands of Adventure? These Islands of Adventure tips and tricks will help you plan your visit to the Universal Orlando theme park.
Are you looking for Lake George family lodging that has space for a family and offers on-site amenities? Then you should check out The Lodges at Cresthaven. It is a great family resort in Lake George, NY that is perfect to visit anytime of year.
Are you looking for things to do in the Finger Lakes in winter? This list will help you find winter activities in the Finger Lakes that are great for families.