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Things to do in Maui with Kids: Maui Sugar Cane Train
Thursday, May 17, 2012 – 10:00 am | 2 Comments
Things to do in Maui with Kids: Maui Sugar Cane Train

My 6 year old boy loves trains, much like any other boy his age, so we HAD to ride the Sugar Cane Train while in Maui.
Initially, our hotel concierge suggested we take the train to …

6 Essential Tips to Avoid Swimming Dangers – Sniffle Solutions
Tuesday, May 15, 2012 – 5:24 pm | One Comment
6 Essential Tips to Avoid Swimming Dangers – Sniffle Solutions

I found a great post over on Sniffle Solutions that warns us parents of 6 Essential Tips to Avoid Swimming Dangers – Sniffle Solutions.  The first tip is “Pay close attention when kids are even …

Maui Family Resorts: Westin Ka’anapali Ocean Resort Villas
Monday, May 14, 2012 – 1:00 pm | 2 Comments
Maui Family Resorts: Westin Ka’anapali Ocean Resort Villas

In March of 2011, we finally made our first trip to Hawaii.  We chose Maui because we loved all the animal adventures available there, and we found the lovely Westin Ka’anapali Ocean Resort Villas and …

Family Camping Guide for Camping in Europe
Wednesday, May 9, 2012 – 8:00 am | 2 Comments
Family Camping Guide for Camping in Europe

A camping holiday is a great way to provide your family with a break from the rat race without breaking the bank. And do not worry, the days of shivering around a one ring gas …

Legoland Florida Opening a New Water Park by Summer
Monday, May 7, 2012 – 1:51 pm | Comments Off
Legoland Florida Opening a New Water Park by Summer

Now that the construction dust has settled on the new LEGOLAND outside Orlando, Florida that opened in October, thoughts turn to summer.  My 7 year old is the perfect target market for this park geared …

How to Explore Cinque Terre with Kids
Friday, May 4, 2012 – 10:45 am | 2 Comments
How to Explore Cinque Terre with Kids

We are in Cinque Terre, Italy. The 5 villages date as far back as the 13th century and sit on the hillsides that plunge into the Mediterranean Sea.
A little over 150 miles across the Mediterranean …

Camping in Alaska: 5 Tips for First-timers
Wednesday, May 2, 2012 – 10:00 am | 2 Comments
Camping in Alaska: 5 Tips for First-timers

Thank you to Sharon Nault, Senior Field Editor for The MILEPOST for these VERY helpful tips!
Camping in Alaska can be a memorable experience, thanks to both the grandeur of the scenery and the challenges of …

New Home for Daily Deals from BestKidFriendlyTravel.com
Tuesday, May 1, 2012 – 1:14 pm | One Comment
New Home for Daily Deals from BestKidFriendlyTravel.com

I have long struggled with the mechanics of how to share all the great deals with you in the most efficient manner possible.  There’s a lot of juggling behind-the-scenes to keep the deals up to …

Hotel Spotlight: The Ultimate Summer Fun in Phoenix at JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort
Monday, April 30, 2012 – 8:00 am | One Comment
Hotel Spotlight: The Ultimate Summer Fun in Phoenix at JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort

We had a great time over Thanksgiving at this family resort in Phoenix, and this summer event looks super fun!!
Enjoy a summer lovin’ getaway for the young and young at heart with the Family Fling …

Camping in Death Valley
Friday, April 27, 2012 – 10:53 am | Comments Off
Camping in Death Valley

Descending 9000 feet of mountain into the deepest point in North America at 300 feet below sea level, my family of five entered Death Valley National Park. Pulling a 1600 lb. Jayco pop-up camper with …