Photo by: Bigstock/Dinala The Santa Ynez Valley is stunning. Its rolling hills, pastures, vineyards, and farmland lie nearly in the middle of Santa Barbara County, just a few hours from Los Angeles. Most road trippers stop in the Santa Ynez Valley, in Buellton specifically, for a pit stop along the 5 Freeway. The town of […]
Upon returning home from a full month traveling through nine European countries with my 7 and 8-year-old children, a friend asked where they should travel in Europe next summer with their young granddaughters. Without pause, I answered, “Switzerland!” adding immediately “If you have the budget for it.” Switzerland With Kids Tips for a Budget-Friendly Swiss Vacation […]
Minnesota is full of pristine lakes, full-service resorts, historically significant people and places, and lots of wild space.
In August 2017, my family rented a car in Frankfurt, Germany and spent roughly two weeks driving throughout Central Europe with an itinerary including the Czech Republic’s Bohemian Switzerland National Park (Národní park České Švýcarsko), Krakow’s Wieliczka Salt Mine, Slovakia’s Tatra Mountains and Austria’s Salzkammergut. Thanks to our rental car, we were able to spend […]
Well, we can’t make your Jell-O mold and we won’t help eat that indestructible fruit cake, but we will send you off with some packing tips to help you become a holiday packing guru this year.
Photo By Big Stock/KarenWibbs There’s a lot to see in San Francisco, there’s no doubt. But, should you decide to venture outside the City by the Bay, here are some of the best family-friendly day trips from San Francisco and the approximate driving time for reaching them. Look for current hotel deals in San Francisco Day […]
Look for current hotel deals in Iceland Until recently, I had never seriously considered traveling to Iceland. I’ve walked on glaciers before in Alaska – spotted puffins too. And, I’ve taken my kids to Yellowstone to see the Old Faithful geyser erupt. I didn’t feel the need to cross the Atlantic to see glaciers, puffins, […]
Whatever your family’s flavor of fun, you are bound to find it here among the peanuts, peaches, and charm of the south.
I’m convinced that I could live a lifetime in Asheville, North Carolina and not have the time to try every amazing restaurant that the city has to offer. It would certainly take decades to hike every mountaintop and waterfall within an hour’s drive of the city or to delve fully into all the stories […]