I wasn’t sure the National Park Service was going to get this one right. While the rolling agricultural landscape of southeastern Monterey County was quite pretty, it didn’t have enough “wow factor” to place it on the high pedestal where our National Parks reside. Even as we approached the official Pinnacles National Park sign, I […]
White Water Rafting with Kids If you want to go white water rafting this summer in Northern California, there is a river to fit every budget and skill level. Here are five of the most popular spots to get you floating down the beautiful waters Northern California has to offer. Lead photo by Bigstock/Zulkiffle Mohd […]
Millions of families in the Eastern United States live within a day’s drive of the mountains of West Virginia. And, the secret is out! Families love getting away from it all and spending time outdoors together in West Virginia’s mountains. Along the New River Gorge at ACE Adventure Resort, families can spend their days outdoors […]
For the most epic family-friendly Alaska Cruise, don’t just stay on the boat, explore the land with Princess Cruise’s Denali Explorer Cruisetour.
I love California. I have been lucky enough to travel all over the country and experience some truly incredible parks, museums, and vistas, but my heart always leads me back to my home state and its incredible beauty, diversity and culture.
Newfoundland is a travel destination relatively unknown to American families; in fact, most children in the United States likely can’t even point to this Canadian island on a map. If you’ve been considering taking a family vacation to Canada, you might be surprised to learn that Newfoundland’s most scenic landscapes are not that much more difficult, […]
Photo by: Flickr/Breezy Baldwin Over a lunch of cheese and crackers- typical fare in my house- I asked my kids, “What do you know about Puerto Rico?” One kid said it was an island. Another impressed me knowing that it was near a gulf. Now, I have to point out that we live in California. […]
Photo by: Bigstock/demerzel21 When it comes to great family vacation spots surrounded by beautiful lakeside scenery, New York state’s Thousand Islands region certainly fits the bill. This area offers a relaxing and scenic outdoor playground that is filled with a variety of ways to enjoy the day. Come to recharge, regroup, or rekindle your love […]
Photo by: Flickr/Anita Ritenour Cool summer nights and snowy winter days are not typically associated with Arizona. yet that’s just what you’ll find in the beautiful city of Flagstaff. The pine mountains, Native American ruins, and volcanic landscapes surprise and delight visitors of all ages. Read on to see why Flagstaff is a favorite retreat […]