Go New River Rafting with Kids at Adventures on the Gorge

Four years ago, my family left California for Washington DC. I can’t decide if I miss the mountains or the beaches the most. No, the Appalachian Mountains aren’t the same as the Sierra Nevadas. But in the past few years, I have found that the green, tree-covered peaks and pristine rivers of Appalachia can bring...

ACE Adventure Resort – Summer Adventure for Families in West Virginia

  Millions of families in the Eastern United States live within a day’s drive of the mountains of West Virginia. And, the secret is out! Families love getting away from it all and spending time outdoors together in West Virginia’s mountains. Along the New River Gorge at ACE Adventure Resort, families can spend their days...

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...

Kid Friendly Tahoe Without the Crowds

Believe or not, there is a time of year when it’s possible to visit kid friendly Tahoe without crowds. It’s called the shoulder season, the period of time exists after the kids go back to school until the ski resorts swing into full operating mode.
Brown County Indiana with kids Brown County Lake, Indiana Photo by: Flickr/serge melki

Visit Brown County, Indiana with Kids- Small Town Family Fun in Indiana’s “Little Smoky Mountains”

The area definitely captures the spirit of the Smokies and provides lots of activities you won’t find in other parts of the state: rustic pine vacation cabins, rugged hiking, mountain biking, zip-lining, gem mining, local bluegrass music, and an amazing shopping district in the early 1900s artists’ colony, Nashville