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Park Place: Road Trip Oasis in Leawood, Kansas

June 28, 2012 – 7:35 pm

Perhaps an unconventional vacation destination for a road trip, Park Place shopping district in Leawood, Kansas (greater Kansas City) is a “something for everyone” type detour. Located near 117th and Nall, Park Place is a …

Free, Kid-Friendly Museum in Boulder, Colorado

June 25, 2012 – 9:00 pm

Perched above Boulder, Colorado, the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) offers a free museum and convenient hiking trails for both visitors and area residents. Conveniently off the beaten path, NCAR offers the conveniences of …

Dine on the Line, Fritz’s Railroad Restaurant in Kansas City

June 21, 2012 – 7:42 pm

Light on the health, but heavy on the fun  is Fritz’s Railroad Restaurant. With three locations in the greater Kansas City area, our family recently dined at the downtown Crown Center venue. A destination stop …

Roadside Attraction: Field of Dreams Movie Site in Dyersville, Iowa

June 19, 2012 – 6:10 pm

The first in a series of roadside attractions, the Field of Dreams movie site in Dyersville, Iowa is worth going the distance.
Traveling 2581.5 miles through six states last week, we had plenty of opportunity to …

Top 10 Accessible Family Road Trip Stops

June 16, 2012 – 5:42 am
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Nothing beats a great family road trip; however some destinations are just a better option for folks with mobility issues. Whether it’s mom or dad in a wheelchair, junior in a stroller, or grandma who just needs to go a little slower, these road trip stops are great choices for the whole family – no matter what their ability level.

Merriment and Mayhem in Port Washington, Wisconsin

June 8, 2012 – 6:57 pm

Scheduled for the first full weekend of June, the Port Washington Pirate Festival in Port Washington, Wisconsin promises both merriment and mayhem on the shores of beautiful Lake Michigan. Happening upon last year’s festival somewhat …

5 Car Games That Incorporate Science Into Your Summer Road Trip

June 4, 2012 – 3:09 pm
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Looking for car games that keep the kids occupied and learning at the same time? Here are five ideas that incorporate science while no one is looking.

Summer in Oshkosh, Wisconsin

June 3, 2012 – 5:36 pm

Venturing out for another adventure in Wisconsin, we once again found ourselves along the shores of Lake Winnebego, Wisconsin’s largest inland body of water. Returning to the region with flowers in full bloom (read about …