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Summer in Big Bear with Kids

  • August 1, 2016

Often only thought of as Southern California's place to play in the snow, Big Bear also has a wide array of activities luring visitors throughout the year. As the heat of the summer sets in, Big Bear is the perfect escape.…

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8 Great Things to Do in London with Kids

  • July 28, 2016

Are you heading to London? Overwhelmed with all the things to do in London with kids? If so, this is the post for you! It goes without saying what an amazing, world class city London is. Having visited many times…

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Finding Adventure in Dinosaurland

  • April 21, 2016

Last summer we took a 10 day road trip through Arizona and Utah with our family friends from Texas. While researching that trip I came across Dinosaur National Monument in northern Utah and western Colorado. We weren’t planning to be…

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Family Day Trip to Muir Woods

  • April 4, 2016

The Bay Area is one of my favorite places on earth. Not just because I lived there for almost a decade, but because no matter where you turn you are surrounded by so much beauty. The abundance of beautiful scenery,…

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Our South Africa Family Holiday

  • March 14, 2016

We just returned from an amazing South Africa family holiday for 12 glorious days to celebrate my 10th birthday (yes, I am a leap day baby!). I wanted something totally epic and unforgettable and that would keep the entire family…

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Best Urban National Parks for Families

  • March 1, 2016

Many famous and well visited tourist sites in the US are classified under the national park system, however, most visitors don't even realize it. Monuments, places of historical significance and battlefields are just some of the types of places you…

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Couchsurfing with Kids

  • February 22, 2016

A few years ago, a friend of mine went traveling for several months one winter with her 4 year old daughter. As I watched their journey I kept wondering how she was managing for so long on her own while traveling…

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Family Fun with CityPASS Seattle

  • February 1, 2016

In researching for our recent trip to Seattle, I soon began to realize how many family friendly attractions there are in the city. There is so much to do and see in Seattle, that our to do list was growing exponentially by…

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Family Winter Weekend Getaway in Seattle

  • January 25, 2016

When most people think of Seattle, the image that comes to mind is probably of rain, Starbucks and grunge. Yes it rains there (and quite often in our short experience) and reminders of the grunge era are everywhere, but there…

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Family Fun at Xcaret in the Riviera Maya

  • June 9, 2015

One of our most memorable days during our visit to the Riviera Maya region of Mexico was our last minute trip to Xcaret (ish-car-et). Skeptical, but lured in by the advertisements, we weren't sure how we felt about spending our last day at a cheesy Disneyeque…

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Tips on Camping with Kids

  • May 26, 2015

People say that you cannot go camping with small kids. That it will be a nightmare. It's dangerous. No one will sleep. Yes, I won't lie, camping with kids is more challenging than without children, but if you plan accordingly, take your time…

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Fiji Happy!

  • March 28, 2015

A friend of mine eloped in Fiji many years ago and I remember looking longingly at her photos, wondering if I would get married in such a way. It didn't happen, but those images of the culture, beauty and peacefulness have…

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Vasquez Rocks with Kids

  • January 25, 2015

My son woke up saying he wanted to go on a hike and I knew immediately where we should go. Vasquez Rocks.  It has been on our to do list forever. All I knew about Vasquez Rocks was that it's great for kids who like to…

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What are kid friendly destinations?

  • December 24, 2014

One of my fellow family travel bloggers posted a question on their Facebook page a while back asking where people thought of when they thought of kid friendly destinations. My initial response was Costa Rica, mostly because we were in the…

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