What image comes to mind when you think of a volcano? Is it molten lava oozing down the sides of a mountain towards fleeing creatures or a massive boom ash and debris filling the sky like a mushroom cloud? Maybe its a forested, sleeping giant churning ever so slowly towards the next explosion.
I’ve learned that kids are amazed by the suffix “-est.” They are captivated by finding the biggest, longest, and smallest. Our latest search, led us to the world’s oldest living organism: the Great Basin bristlecone pine tree.
Located in Lake Huron between the lower and upper peninsulas of Michigan, Mackinac Island is an idyllic destination unlike any other. Whatever you may choose to do, take it slow, breathe, and relax. After all, you are on island time!
Have never been to Niagara Falls or are looking for a new excuse to visit? Here’s my tried and true, top reasons to visit Niagara Falls, Canada with kids.
The Shenandoah Valley is located between two mountain ridges, the Blue Ridge and the Allegheny, in both Virginia and West Virginia. The naturally beautiful area is chock full of diverse family activities and fun, offering everything from outdoor adventure (including hiking, biking, river rafting, ziplines, and winter snow play) to water and amusement parks, children’s museums, […]
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With less commercialized attractions, families have the ability to fill their time on the island exploring untouched ecosystems, roaming the coasts, touring historic towns or villages, and spending quality time with loved ones, creating memories to cherish forever.
Enjoy a great road trip? Love our nation’s National Parks? Well then we have an itinerary for you! Much of California’s eastern spine is dominated by some of the most incredible mountain scenery that our country has to offer. The Sierra Nevada range is home to Sequoia, Kings Canyon, and Yosemite National Parks, while Lassen […]
Today’s spotlight is on the National Parks Junior Ranger Program. Children ages 5-12 can pick up a Junior Ranger booklet at each participating National Park installation (there are over 200 participants), complete the assigned activities, share their answers with a park ranger, and earn a Junior Ranger badge. Most programs require Junior Rangers to attend […]