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Top 5 Family Attractions in Los Angeles, CA
Tuesday, April 9, 2013 – 11:45 pm | No Comment
Top 5 Family Attractions in Los Angeles, CA

The City of Angels is also the City of FUN for kids!!  Besides the beautiful beaches, there’s tons of family friendly attractions in sunny Los Angeles.  Disneyland is a solid 45 minutes away, so here’s …

Top 5 Activities in Chicago with Kids
Wednesday, February 20, 2013 – 8:00 am | One Comment
Top 5 Activities in Chicago with Kids

Spending a family vacation in Chicago is so fun!  There are so many things to do in Chicago with kids, there’s no way I can list them all here.  But if you only have a …

Top 5 Family Activities in Orlando
Monday, February 18, 2013 – 10:00 am | No Comment
Top 5 Family Activities in Orlando

Orlando is consistently in the top family vacation destinations in the world year after year.  The biggest draw is Walt Disney World, and we include it in this list.  There are a few more major …

5 Fun Things to Do with Kids in London!
Friday, February 1, 2013 – 10:00 am | No Comment
5 Fun Things to Do with Kids in London!

If you are headed to London for your family vacation, there’s more to do than visit Buckingham Palace, although that’s a good one and first in our list.  Here are a few more fun family …

Photo Friday: Holidazzle Parade in Minneapolis DeLIGHTS All Ages!
Friday, December 7, 2012 – 10:00 am | No Comment
Photo Friday: Holidazzle Parade in Minneapolis DeLIGHTS All Ages!

If you’ve never been to the Holidazzle parade in downtown Minneapolis, it is worth standing in the bitter cold to watch!  Granted this year the temps have been very mild, so that’s even more reason …

Experience Winter Waterland at Mystic Aquarium
Saturday, December 1, 2012 – 10:00 am | No Comment
Experience Winter Waterland at Mystic Aquarium

Mystic Aquarium in Mystic, Connecticut is hosting it’s annual Winter Waterland every weekend in December, and daily December 27-January 1.
Enjoy holiday decorations and events without the wind and cold in the climate-controlled indoor aquarium!
This year’s …

Photo Friday – LEGO Mallory Square
Friday, November 30, 2012 – 10:00 am | No Comment
Photo Friday – LEGO Mallory Square

I love Key West, and if you view this post on an iPad, you might be able to zoom in to see the trained cats that jump through the flaming hoop just like in the …

Activity Spotlight: LEGOLAND® Florida
Tuesday, November 20, 2012 – 10:00 am | No Comment
Activity Spotlight: LEGOLAND® Florida

For my son’s 8th birthday, we took a trip to Orlando for the sole purpose of going to LEGOLAND® Florida… his Mecca.
Upon our return, the one question we get asked over and over from parents …

Photo Friday: Pirates Don’t Pay
Friday, October 26, 2012 – 10:00 am | No Comment
Photo Friday:  Pirates Don’t Pay

At the Science Museum of Minnesota last spring, my son played a game of chance with a ‘pirate’ at their “Real Pirates” exhibit.  He won, but the pirate said (in a piratey voice), “Looks like …

Nickelodeon Universe® Transforms for Blackout 2012 at Mall of America®
Tuesday, October 16, 2012 – 10:00 am | No Comment
Nickelodeon Universe® Transforms for  Blackout 2012 at Mall of America®

Blackout will take over Mall of America® this month as Nickelodeon Universe® transforms into a Halloween-themed fortress for guests of all ages to enjoy Oct. 19 – 20 and 26 – 27.
Unlit rides, black lighting, …