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An Epic Road Trip from Chicago to Yellowstone with the Family

When the opportunity presented itself, our family of five jumped on the chance for a little adventure. Off we went for the most epic road trip from Chicago to Yellowstone of a lifetime. Read on, be inspired, and get ready to hit the road for your very own adventure!

Road School: Teaching Kids about Climate Change by Visiting Glaciers

How to teach your kids about global warming and climate change is a daunting task but I suggest you begin with visiting a glacier.
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First Timers Guide: National Park with Kids

Have you ever wanted to visit a national park with kids? How do you choose which national park to visit? There are over 58 national parks in the U.S. -and that’s not including national monuments and historic sites. When our youngest child was independent enough, our family of five decided a family vacation to experience...

Getting out in the Great Outdoors with Infants and Toddlers- Advice from a Mom Who Does It!

My husband and I have always loved to explore the outdoors; before having children, we had many outdoor adventures together. When I became pregnant with our son, we were told over and over that once he arrived, all our outdoor adventures would have to come to an end, at least for the first couple years....
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Best U.S. Zip Lines for Kids

Smiles the size of the Grand Canyon. The whoosh of the wind tearing my daughter’s eyes up with squeals of delight. That feeling of accomplishment when you know you’ve conquered your fear. Sure, this may sound like a candy bar commercial from the 1980’s but in reality, it’s exactly what happens every time I take...
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Why We Travel – Unplanned Travel Surprises

Family Vacations don't always go as planned; but for the most part, these special changes to our schedule become the most memorable part of our vacation.

Best Campgrounds for Kids – Western States

Camping with kids is a great way to experience the simplicity of nature and enjoy some quality time with each other. These are some of the best campgrounds for kids in the western states to reconnect with nature and with your family.
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More than Just a Tent: Alternative Family Camping Options

Alternatives to camping are great ways for families to up their vacation experience without upgrading to a hotel or lodge. Just be sure to book them early…these fun and affordable vacations fill up fast. Read on for four great camping alternatives to try this year!
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Visiting Glacier National Park with Kids

Visiting Glacier National Park with kids both now and then was just as unforgettable: incomparable mountain scenery, bountiful wildlife creatures, overwhelming peace and solitude.
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