This 7 day Southwest road trip itinerary with kids will be a bucket list vacation for your family. From National Parks to Theme Parks, this road trip in the Southwest USA has something for everyone.
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Family travel is all about experiencing new places as a family. Discovering something outside your comfort zone and making amazing memories. Each destination has made an impact on us as a family and we hope it inspires you too!
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Best Things to Do in Surfside Beach, SC with Kids
Looking for a family beach getaway? Surfside Beach South Carolina is the perfect destination. Read on for the best things to do in Surfside Beach South Carolina for your next vacation.
Driving to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina from Rochester, NY
Are you driving to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina from Rochester, NY and want to make it into a fun road trip, this article is for you! Today we are sharing unique roadside attractions and places to eat while driving to Myrtle Beach from NY.
7 Things to See at Ripley’s Aquarium Myrtle Beach
Are you visiting Ripley’s Aquarium Myrtle Beach during your vacation to Myrtle Beach? These are the best things to do at Ripley’s Aquarium Myrtle Beach you don’t want to miss.
Best Myrtle Beach Things to Do in April (Updated 2023)
The best Myrtle Beach things to do in April. Sharing the best attractions in Myrtle Beach and what to do in Myrtle Beach with kids.
Family Things to Do in Smoky Mountains (Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg with Kids)
Are you looking for family things to do in Smoky Mountains Tennessee? This family vacation guide will help find the best things to do in Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg with kids.
Las Vegas Itinerary 4 Days | Las Vegas 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.
One Day in Zion National Park with Kids (24 Hour Zion National Park Itinerary)
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.
Best Spring Break Destinations for Families
Are you thinking about where to go for a spring break vacation destination? Check out these best spring break destinations for families.
Best Disneyland Good Neighbor Hotel | Courtyard Marriott Anaheim Theme Park Entrance
Is the Courtyard Marriott Anaheim Theme Park Entrance the best Disneyland good neighbor hotel? We are sharing our full review and why we think it is the best family hotel near Disneyland.
23 Weekend Trips from Rochester NY to Take in 2023
Looking for getaways from Rochester, NY in 2023? Our list of the best weekend trips from Rochester NY to take in 2023.
Best Things to do in Pittsburgh with Kids
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.
Awesome Disney Dream Activities with Kids To Do On Your Disney Cruise Vacation
Are you planning a Disney Cruise and wondering what there is to do on the cruise ship? We recently sailed with Disney Cruise Lines and loved all the Disney Dream activities available for kids. These are our favorite Disney Dream activities to enjoy during a Disney Cruise vacation with your family.
New York to Florida Road Trip Itinerary: 13 Tourist Attractions on the Drive from New York to Florida
Are you thinking of escaping the cold New York winters and heading south to the sunshine state? These tourist attractions on the drive from New York to Florida will make the drive an exciting addition to your vacation.
Best Things to Do in Mystic CT with Kids
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.
Tips for Visiting White Sands National Park with Kids
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.
Best Things to Do on Castaway Cay During Your Disney Cruise
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.
Disney Dream Kids Club: What Parents Need to Know About the Disney Cruise Kids Club
Are you planning a Disney Cruise vacation? My kids loved the Disney Dream Kids Club and we are sharing all the things parents need to know about the Disney Cruise kids clubs.
17 Family Vacation Itineraries to Start Planning Today
Are you looking for awesome ideas for your next family vacation? This list of family vacation itineraries are great for all ages and budgets to inspire your next trip.
Encore Resort Orlando Florida Review (Vacation Rental Near Disney World)
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.
9 Day Southern California Itinerary for Your Theme Park Vacation
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.
Great Wolf Lodge Summer Camp-In (Updated 2022)
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.
Fun Things to Do in Carlsbad CA with Kids | 3 Night Carlsbad Itinerary
When visiting Southern California with kids you should include a few days in Carlsbad to relax and enjoy the area. With so many fun things to do in Carlsbad, CA with kids you will be happy you included it on your family vacation.
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.
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.
New Disney Wish Cruise Ship: Details about Disney Cruise Line New Ship
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.
Great Wolf Lodge Tips and Tricks for Your Indoor Water Park Visit
A family vacation to Great Wolf Lodge is perfect any time of year. These Great Wolf Lodge tips will help you plan an awesome family trip to the indoor water park.
Travel Moments from 2020 | A Look Back at our Family Adventures
Each year I like to look back on the family adventures we took the year before. Even though 2020 was a tough one, we found ourselves having unexpected adventures and created some really incredible family memories.
Is a Disney Cruise Worth It? (Disney Cruise Pros and Cons)
Is a Disney Cruise worth it for your next family vacation? It is not a one size fits all answer but today we are going to share the most frequently asked questions as well as pros and cons of a Disney Cruise to help you decide if a Disney Cruise Line vacation is a good fit for your family vacation.
Orlando with Kids: 6 Day Orlando Itinerary
Are you visiting Orlando with kids? This 6 day Orlando itinerary will help you plan an awesome Orlando, Florida vacation.
21 USA Bucket List Destinations for Families
The United States is so vast and different making it a perfect place to explore as a family. From beaches to mountains, and deserts to green forests, the United States has a destination perfect for everyone. This is our USA bucket list to inspire family travel and create amazing family time memories.
Anakeesta Review: Should You Visit Anakeesta on Your Gatlinburg Vacation
Are you planning a vacation to Gatlinburg or Pigeon Forge, Tennessee? You may want to include Anakeesta as part of your vacation! This Anakeesta review will share our visit to Anakeesta in Gatlinburg, Tennessee and tell you what to expect on your visit.
6 Things to See at the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum in Tucson, AZ
We loved visiting the Arizona-Sonora Desert museum and there was so much for families to explore at this Tucson, AZ attraction.
5 Things to Do at Old Tucson in Arizona with Kids
We visited Old Tucson in Arizona and were pleasantly surprised. It was a fun way to spend the morning and learn about Western film history in America.
Unique Roadside Attraction in California: Cabazon Dinosaurs
Cabazon Dinosaurs is the perfect roadside attraction. It has lots of photo-ops and nostalgia. We added it as a stop during our Southwest road trip and it was a unique addition to our trip.
Our Best Travel Moments of 2019 + What is Coming in 2020
Every year I like to look back at our year. I love looking at what we have done and remember the moments that shaped the year. As we start 2020 and I am sharing our best travel moments of 2019 and what is coming up for us in the new year.
Pittsburgh Weekend Trip with Kids
We love spending time in Pittsburgh, PA because it has great family friendly attractions. Check out our itinerary for a Pittsburgh weekend trip with kids.
Family Activities in Tucson with Kids that Everyone Will Enjoy
Tucson, Arizona is a great place for a family vacation and there are so many fun family activities. From the family friendly attractions, the hiking and outdoor activities, to the amazing food there are so many family activities in Tucson with kids.
7 Best Hershey PA Attractions You Don’t Want to Miss
If the thought of chocolate doesn’t entice you to visit Hershey, these Hershey, PA attractions should. We have visited Hershey many times, and these 7 Hershey, PA attractions should be at the top of your list for your visit to the sweetest place on earth.
West Inn and Suites Carlsbad: Family Hotel Near LEGOLAND California
West Inn and Suites Carlsbad is an amazing family (and pet) friendly hotel near LEGOLAND California. It has friendly staff, spacious rooms, and a great location for your Carlsbad vacation.
Things to Do in Louisville with Kids for a Fun Day
Had I known there were so many fun things to do in Louisville with kids, I would have planned a few extra days to spend visiting the city. We only had one day to experience as much of Louisville as possible and it left us wanting to come back for more.
8 Awesome Stops for a Family Fun Tennessee Road Trip
A family road trip is one of my favorite ways to travel. I love planning stops along our route and having time to listen to music and talk to each other. I couldn’t wait to plan our Tennessee road trip from Rochester to Pigeon Forge, and was excited for the family attractions along the way.
Our Orlando Getaway Family Weekend
As a huge theme park family we have always wanted to visit during the holidays. In December we finally had our chance to do a quick Orlando getaway. It may have been a bit too fast but we ended up having a great family Orlando weekend getaway that was perfect for our family.
Stepping Out of My Comfort Zone in Gallup, New Mexico
Gallup, New Mexico surprised me with its landscape and its people. I went into my visit never experiencing New Mexico and I came out with a better understanding of this often overlooked part of our country as well as a part of myself.
ICE at Gaylord National (Updated 2022)
ICE at Gaylord National resort is a family fun holiday event that is back for the 2022 season.
Lake Buena Vista Resort Village & Spa: A Family Place to Relax and Recharge
The Lake Buena Vista Resort Village & Spa in Orlando, Florida is a family friendly destination that has something for everyone. With its close proximity to world class theme parks and day trips to the coast there is so much to do. It is so important to have a place where the entire family can recharge and relax. My family was so happy to find this at the Lake Buena Vista Resort Village & Spa.
10 Best Toronto Attractions with Kids
Toronto is a great place to visit for families. It is a huge city with so many fun things to do. There is something for everyone! These are the best Toronto attractions to visit with kids.