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 […]
Let’s get to packing baby for vacation. There’s no need to bring everything, and we share our best tips on what to bring and what can stay at home!
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 WomanInTravel “Baby Bison euthanized after ‘misguided’ rescue attempt.” (CNN) “Vanessa Hudgens pays $1000 for carving heart into red rock of Sedona.” (The Guardian) “Woman lets hiker pass at Grand Canyon, falls to death.” (USA Today) This summer screamed horrific and stupefying news headlines. What is happening? Has social media shined a light on […]
One of my favorite things about camping is the challenge of making delicious meals in the great outdoors where my entire kitchen is reduced to a minimum. In fact, our entire camping kitchen fits into a single 25-gallon plastic tote. This single box contains all the kitchen equipment I need to cook everything from pancakes at breakfast […]
Through the years, I have learned some tricks of the trade through trial and error, and from fellow campers, family-travel bloggers, and experts like the folks at KOA. I’m happy to share those tips with you so that you too can have a great camping experience this summer!
Whether your family is headed to a state park or national park this summer, camping trips don’t have to break the bank. That said, having the best family camping gear you need for outdoor adventure can go a long way toward having a family of happy campers. I’ve been reviewing outdoor gear for Practical Travel […]
Explore our favorite Idaho State Parks for family adventures. From the border of Utah all the way to Canada, Idaho State Parks offer adventure for all.