Photo by: Bigstock/Christopher Boswell Accessed via Hwy 50, dubbed the “Loneliest Road in America” by Life magazine, Great Basin National Park is truly out in the middle of nowhere. Passing cars are few and far between and 80-mile gaps between service stations are filled with nothing but a desolate, wild landscape. The reward for enduring […]
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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 […]
Clearwater Beach is a beautiful coastal city on an expansive stretch of white sand; for 3 days this summer, it was my family’s slice of paradise.
Photo by: bigstock/Songquan Deng Some folks live for Disney. They take their kids EVERY year; I even know those who’ve continued the tradition into adulthood. Not so for us. In fact, until recently, I would have said you’d never get us to enter the gates of the Magic Kingdom or any of its brethren parks. […]
Photo by: Mark Woolcott “Play is really the work of childhood.” – Mr. Rogers Learning, play, and adventure are the key elements of the new Epic Discovery at Vail Mountain – and there is no more beautiful place to experience these as a family. Families can connect, create memories, and work together to overcome obstacles […]
Our family has enjoyed vacations annually in the Green Mountain State of Vermont for the past few years. On each visit, we have been struck by the raw natural beauty of the area, as well as the friendly citizens and unbelievably fresh food. Killington For this year’s trek into Vermont we decided to try a […]
With El Nino still in full force beating us down with 100-degree heat here in the Inland Empire (the collective term for the Southern California suburbs between LA and Palm Springs), locals are running (literally) to the mountains. And such great mountains we have surrounding us! The San Bernardino National Forest contains gems that Hollywood […]
Photo By Woman_In_Travel Just a short drive beyond the traffic of the beltway and the crowds of tourists in Washington D.C., families can find great local food and drink in Northern Virginia’s Wine Country. While the area continues to grow and develop to meet the demands of the Capital Region, there are still plenty of […]
Photo Courtesy of BigStock One of my favorite parts of being a homeschooling family is seeking out the opportunities to experience hands on activities. I love to see them light up when we connect the dots between learning and knowing. Field trips are a wonderful way to connect those dots for kids and to touch […]