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Mall of America -Top 10 Kid Friendly Shopping Experiences
Monday, July 16, 2012 – 8:00 am | 7 Comments
Mall of America -Top 10 Kid Friendly Shopping Experiences

Of course Mall of America® is an amazing shopping destination… it is a Mall after all!  But one of the greatest things about this particular mall is all the great shopping experiences for kids!  Teens …

Top Theme Parks in the US
Wednesday, July 11, 2012 – 10:00 am | 2 Comments
Top Theme Parks in the US

So it’s summer, which means millions of Americans are looking to travel.  Even in this rough economy, the tourism industry has barely been dented.  One would think that families would want to conserve money, as …

Good Vibrations at The Carolina Opry in Myrtle Beach
Tuesday, July 10, 2012 – 8:00 am | 6 Comments
Good Vibrations at The Carolina Opry in Myrtle Beach

My family and I had the pleasure of being hosted to one of Myrtle Beach’s most popular attractions last night… Good Vibrations (at the Carolina Opry). This show is super family friendly, even if some …

Mall of America – What to See at the SEA LIFE Minnesota Aquarium
Monday, July 9, 2012 – 8:00 am | 4 Comments
Mall of America – What to See at the SEA LIFE Minnesota Aquarium

One of our favorite attractions at Mall of America© is SEA LIFE™  Minnesota Aquarium.  Billed as the largest underwater aquarium in the world, I can vouch that the Ocean Tunnel shark tunnel is way better …

Meet Animal Stars at this Myrtle Beach Safari
Sunday, July 8, 2012 – 10:00 am | 2 Comments
Meet Animal Stars at this Myrtle Beach Safari

We are packing for our trip to Myrtle Beach tomorrow (!) and I’m really hoping we get a chance to check this place out.  We discovered this great write-up over on Foxnews.com/travel, and it looks …

5 Family-Friendly Day Trips from London
Saturday, July 7, 2012 – 10:00 am | 2 Comments
5 Family-Friendly Day Trips from London

If you are headed off to London for the Olympics, or any other time this year, here are 5 day trips to try with your family that we found over on Frommer’s that are worth …

Gettysburg by Horseback and the Civil War Trail in Pennsylvania
Wednesday, July 4, 2012 – 8:00 am | 4 Comments
Gettysburg by Horseback and the Civil War Trail in Pennsylvania

Explore Gettysburg by horseback and the Civil War trail through Pennsylvania with kids for an education vacation. 
I am planning to bring my son to Gettysburg and other historical sites after he turns 8 this …

Twitter tells you when Connecticut beaches are full – Travel Kit
Tuesday, July 3, 2012 – 8:00 am | One Comment
Twitter tells you when Connecticut beaches are full – Travel Kit

If you are headed to any of the many beaches and parks with swimming options in Connecticut this holiday and weekend, check out Twitter before circling for a parking spot.  According to Travel Kit from …

Mall of America – Top 10 (+ 10 more!) Kid Friendly Restaurants Beyond the Food Court
Monday, July 2, 2012 – 8:00 am | 7 Comments
Mall of America – Top 10 (+ 10 more!) Kid Friendly Restaurants Beyond the Food Court

When you think of mall food, thoughts immediately turn to the food court.   Luckily for families who crave something better, Mall of America® has several great restaurants that please kids AND their parents!   Most of …

Traverse City Michigan Named one of Summer’s Top 10 Trips by Nat Geo
Tuesday, June 26, 2012 – 8:00 am | 6 Comments
Traverse City Michigan Named one of Summer’s Top 10 Trips by Nat Geo

 

PHOTO: A secluded beach near Pyramid Point at the Sleeping Bear Dunes, just west of Traverse City.

National Geographic picks Traverse City as one of Top 10 Summer Trips for 2012
What does little Traverse City …