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Morgan’s Wonderland: An Amusement Park for all Abilities

Whether it’s a game of tag on the playground or enjoying an amusement ride experience, everyone wants to fit in. Kids with special needs are no exception. These situations are especially challenging for them. Rides usually aren’t designed with special needs in mind. Social situations are daunting. As the mother of an autistic son, I...

California National Parks Road Trip: Exploring California’s Mountain National Parks

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...

Best of Winter on Catalina Island

Catalina Island is a good idea in any season. However, if you’ve traveled for any amount of time, you’ve most likely learned that the “off season” of a highly desired destination can be an ideal season. Catalina Island, although amazing during the summertime, has its own beauty and activities (along with less crowds) to offer...

Family Friendly Skiing in the Southeast

Skiing with the family in Virginia, West Virginia, and North Carolina is easy, fun, and economical. Southeastern ski resorts are smaller than those you find on the west coast, but they are still a delight for the entire family. A smaller resort is more affordable, making them ideal for once-per-season ski trip families.

U-Cut Christmas Tree Farms: Cutting Down Your Own Tree

Photo Courtesy of BigStock/Andy Dean Photography The holiday season is officially here and for many of us, the season’s celebrations are not complete without a colorfully trimmed tree in our homes cut from the local Christmas Tree Farm. Artificial trees have become more and more popular in recent years, but Christmas tree purists like myself...

Kid-Friendly Holiday Events in the Twin Cities

If you're willing to brave some real wintry weather in a true wonderland, you'll have many options for outdoor and indoor fun and festive activities. Here are some favorite Christmas Events in the Twin Cities that locals and visitors alike enjoy!

Surviving Holiday Air Travel: Tips to Keep Your Holiday Spirit

Our family travels during the December holidays frequently and has the following tips to offer:
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