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Best Hotel in Austin for Families – Embassy Suites

  • February 2, 2018

Truth time. Finding accommodation is often quite daunting for me. Because of this, it tends to be my least favorite part of travel planning. There are so many options these days between chain hotels, adorable boutique hotels, private home rentals…

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Bear Viewing in Alaska with Regal Air

  • January 22, 2018

One of the biggest attractions for visitors to Alaska is to see wildlife in their natural habitat. This can be achieved almost everywhere in Alaska from seeing a bald eagle fly overhead in Anchorage to hiking with moose at Flattop Mountain.…

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Alaska Road Trip with Thrifty Car Rental

  • January 8, 2018

When you tell most people you are going to Alaska they assume you are going on a cruise. For years I also thought that was the only way to see America's last frontier. However, when I had the opportunity to…

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Los Angeles Holiday Activities & Events Guide

  • November 20, 2017

The holiday season is upon us which means an overload of things to do in Los Angeles. Even though we don't get the snowy cold weather, this city knows how to celebrate for the holidays! Parades, neighborhood Christmas light extravaganzas,…

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Glamping in Idyllwild with Kids

  • November 20, 2017

As much as we love to venture off to distant lands, we also love exploring here at home in Southern California. One place I had yet to visit was the small mountain town Idyllwild, popular with hippies and hikers alike.…

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7 Things to Know Before You Go to Alaska

  • November 6, 2017

A visit to Alaska is a dream trip for many people. Even though we have all been exposed to Alaska from various TV shows, books and stories, there really is so much more to know about America's last frontier that…

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What to do in Los Angeles for Halloween

  • October 3, 2017

Every year the number of traditions that my son institutes seems to grow exponentially. It's tough to keep up with all the things he wants to do each year to signify and celebrate the coming Halloween holiday. For him it's not…

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Exploring Long Beach with Kids

  • September 27, 2017

Most southern Californian residents know Long Beach either for it's spectacular aquarium or as the home of the famous Queen Mary. Situated on the coast, only 30 minutes from LAX or Downtown Los Angeles, Long Beach is an easy day trip…

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Our Summer Alaska Adventure

  • September 18, 2017

For the 4th year in a row, we have been so lucky to spend a week of our summer with friends who live in Texas. My son, being an only child looks forward to this week with his two buddies as…

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Guide to Legoland Water Park

  • May 29, 2017

Growing up in Texas, my summers were spent at the local pool or the water park, so I was super excited to finally take my son to his first water park. With hot summers, Southern California has a great selection…

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9 Things to Do in San Francisco with Kids

  • May 4, 2017

San Francisco, the city by the bay, is one of my favorite cities in the world. The beautiful views, the architecture, the quaint neighborhoods with their own distinct feel, the abundance of amazing restaurants, and the glorious fog.  I first fell…

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