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Things to do in Flagstaff with Kids

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. Discover why Flagstaff is a favorite retreat of Arizonans, and find fun things to...

5 Family Friendly Hikes in Yellowstone

Our nation’s first national park is known for spouting geysers, plunging falls, and an abundance of wildlife. Most see Yellowstone by car, but there are actually several great hikes in Yellowstone National Park of ranging levels of difficulty. Yellowstone is a massive park and these five hikes were chosen in part for there amazing scenery, kid-friendly...

Visiting Kenai Fjords National Park with Kids

Kenai Fjords National Park in Seward, Alaska is a National Park unlike any other. With road access to only Exit Glacier, the remainder of the park is accessible only by boat or kayak, plane or hiking.  The park contains remarkable sites like Fox Island, the Harding Icefield, and Bear Glacier, but you will need to...

Exploring Denali National Park With Kids

With Denali, North America’s highest mountain peak, towering over the vast landscape and abundant wildlife of Denali National Park, it’s no wonder travelers from across the world make Denali a bucket list destination. Most parents who visit Denali National Park with kids either hop on a non-narrated transit bus to explore the park or book...

Best Hikes in Rocky Mountain National Park for Families

Rocky Mountain National Park is a hiker’s paradise. Trails to alpine lakes, cascading waterfalls, jagged peaks, and wildflower-dotted tundra abound. This park offers something for everyone, from  0.5 jaunts around a lake or 11-mile leg burners that climb high above the tree line. What are the best hikes in Rocky Mountain National Park for families?...

Top 10 Things to do in Nevada with kids

A visit to Nevada can feel like stepping into a Western movie. When traveling in Nevada, it’s normal to drive 50-100 miles between towns outside of the major metro areas of Las Vegas, Reno, and Carson City. Nevada’s nickname is The Silver State, dating from the Nevada silver rush days of the mid 1800's when...
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Top 10 Things for Families to do in Utah

In Utah, families can experience world class ski resorts, five national parks, an inland ocean, and historical sites which celebrate cultures that persevered in Utah’s rugged desolation. This list of top 10 things for families to do in Utah is in no way ranked in order from least to greatest. Instead, this list is the...

Guide to National Parks in the Bay Area

The San Francisco Bay Area may be known for its big cities and sweeping mega bridges but did you know there are 11 great national parks installations in the Bay Area? These special places preserve nature and history for current and future generations to enjoy. From legendary prisons to towering redwood forests, here is your...
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Niagara Falls Canada vs. Niagara Falls New York – Things to Do on Each Side of the Falls

One of the seven natural wonders of the world, Niagara Falls is likely on the bucket list of most families. Niagara Falls is incredibly impressive. The four westernmost Great Lakes feed into the Niagara River before heading over the falls and eventually into Lake Ontario. The falls drop a crazy amount of water: 681,750 gallons...
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