How to teach your kids about global warming and climate change is a daunting task but I suggest you begin with visiting a glacier.
Snow-glistening, fluffy, magnificent snow! While snow is often associated with the sound of steep hillsides being carved below a freshly waxed pair of skis, the white stuff is perfect for all kinds of family fun. Here are some of our favorite ways for snow play off the slopes.
Ok multigenerational ski trip families! You’ve read about when to book your winter ski vacation (that would be now!) and you’ve decided what type of lodging is right for your family. But where to go? Pick a destination with a wide range of family friendly ski resort programming. There’s a reason why Keystone is featured […]
Photo by: BigStock/joyfull As I tucked my only daughter into bed and kissed her sweet 7-year-old face, I couldn’t help but think, “Am I crazy to take her and her brothers on a big road trip the next day into the snowy mountains and trust her on a ski lift and to fly down a […]
Photo by: Flickr/iwona_kellie Northern California’s hidden gem of a winter wonderland sits at the foot of Mount Shasta, the second highest peak in the Cascade Range. […]
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 […]
Photo By: BigStock/Grisha Bruev Carved by glaciers, Norway’s fjords are the ultimate reminder that God has created infinite shades of green and blue. Waterfall after waterfall cascade from sheer, snow-covered mountain tops. Some falls almost seem to dance down the mountain in a delicate cascade while others thunder deliberately down from the cliffs. Charming fjord-side […]
Virginia’s Blue Ridge Parkway follows the ridge line of the Blue Ridge Mountains as it winds for almost 217 miles from Shenandoah National Park to the North Carolina border. The entire 469 mile Blue Ridge Parkway through both Virginia and North Carolina is one of the most visited areas managed by the U.S. National […]
Photo courtesy of Adia Cotter, Gates of the Arctic National Park “I _______ am proud to be a National Park Service Junior Ranger.” This is the pledge upon completion of one of the many National Park Service Junior Ranger Programs and one that I’ve heard a few times now. It never gets old. Here, in […]