When raindrops fall in Redwood National Park it is a dramatic event. I didn’t realize how unique it would be until we stood under the towering giants and looked up to see collected water droplets falling from 300 feet up above. Each drop collects more water as it rolls off of the tips of the […]
Author Archive | Michelle McCoy
It may not ever really feel like winter in San Diego, but despite our near-perfect weather there is still plenty to do to celebrate the holiday season. Visit Santa, ice skate near the beach, see real (ok, man-made) snow and more.
There may not be snow on the ground, and the shining sun may make it feel like the perfect 75 degrees, but decorations are popping up at every corner and special holiday events are being held almost daily.
I remember thinking it was a good idea. Hanging a hammock in Yosemite along the river and resting in the shade was what I really wanted to do. But as I lugged my 20 pounds of Ecuadorian cloth woven into a beautiful hammock complete with tassels over a mile from the Curry Village camp, I […]
Does your camera just float around in a bag when you travel with your kids? Or do you simply leave that bulky DSLR at home? I know so many moms who have fantastic cameras that take the most amazing photos- but they rarely bring them on daily adventures with kids. Either the camera is too […]
We have two teenagers now and adventures and beach days are different. It’s not as easy to motivate them to engage and have fun with us. Not like it used to be where a bucket and shovel kept them busy all day. Our teenagers are not ones that love to sit and chat for long […]
From the airport to the beach to the mountain backpacking trail, the Matador Beast28 can do it all. This versatile pack is lightweight and designed for travel. It comes with a compression sack that makes this pack small enough to easily fit inside a suitcase for adventure in far-off destinations. The many pockets, water bottle […]
Mayakoba in the Riviera Maya is a luxury family vacation waiting to happen. Where a master planned resort blends the spectacular hospitality of the top luxury hotels of Fairmont, Banyan Tree, Rosewood, and the new Andaz, into the white sands of Cancun, Mexico. Where the PGA certified golf course weaves through the jungle, natural waterways, and beach like a […]
Ready for a family cruise? Explore these tips for cruising with kids that will keep you sane, safe, and happy on a family cruise adventure.