Shh. I’ll admit to you that Raleigh has never been at the exact top of my bucket list. I had (wrongly) assumed that the southern city was full of only small-town charm, small-ticket adventures, and single-minded constituents. I. was. totally. wrong. about. Raleigh. This charming capitol city packs a huge punch for family travel with […]
Explore the United States with your family as you read our article archives featuring the best of the U.S.A.!
Photo By Woman_In_Travel I remember when my eldest was two and grandpa bought him a train table. He spent hours and hours building tracks and going around the table in circles. His favorite train was James (from Thomas and Friends). For all of you moms and dads who have a little one who is a […]
Located 2 hours south of San Francisco and just north of the infamous Big Sur Mountains of the Central Coast, is beautiful Monterey, California.
In my family’s travels across America, our route has often taken us through state capitals. Sometimes we stop to check them out, other times we don’t. From Sacramento to Indianapolis to Richmond, I’ve found that these capital cities have given our family great insight into their respective states even though they’re relatively small. To be […]
At ages seven and eight, my well-traveled kids have made it clear to me what they like to do on vacation. They want a place to play — preferably with a few water slides, roller coasters, and plenty of ice cream. And, they’d like for me to play with them, at least until I tire […]
Travel in West Virginia is unique; it’s not about the museums at the next destination or how many water slides are at a resort or even the scenic viewpoint approaching in one mile. Exploring West Virginia is a journey: from the point that the car tires leave the interstate pavement until they cross out of the […]
From the interstate, either I-79 or I-68, it’s easy to see that north central West Virginia is a beautiful area with heavily forested mountains. Living in the Mid-Atlantic, many of my road trips westward have taken me through Morgantown; however, until recently, I’ve never bothered to get off the highway to see what lay beyond […]
Bored kids can equal a frustrating vacation for the whole family. Finding a family-friendly solution that keeps the kids entertained yet doesn’t bore the adults – all without breaking the bank – can be a challenge. Enter Morey’s Piers in Wildwood, New Jersey. Morey’s Piers is a family-owned and operated business that has decades of […]
Photo Courtesy of BigStock/Stargirl Much to the chagrin of one of my best friends, her sweet little 3-year-old girl has turned out to be princess obsessed. For the past two weeks, I haven’t seen our little friend in anything but Cinderella’s dress. I mean she even wanted to wear her princess outfit to soccer camp. […]