Indoor Adventure at the Mall of America
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The kids are back in school, winter is inevitable, and road trip season has shrunken to the tune of a long weekend or holiday vacation. Accommodating both road warriors and jet setters with a long …

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Halifax Area Attractions: An Itinerary to See it All
August 22, 2012 – 7:51 pm | No Comment
Halifax Area Attractions: An Itinerary to See it All

Our family had one week to see all of the attractions around Halifax, Nova Scotia — and still get some relaxing time too! We actually feel we succeeded in this goal, so I thought I …

Road Trip Itinerary: A Long Weekend in Door County, Wisconsin
August 13, 2012 – 6:02 pm | No Comment
Road Trip Itinerary: A Long Weekend in Door County, Wisconsin

I needed to get away for just a few days. Somewhere rich in natural beauty, good shopping, delicious food and low stress.  Door County, Wisconsin fit the bill perfectly. Since this trip was spur of …

Guest Post: Teach your kids about other cultures without using your passport
August 13, 2012 – 1:47 pm | No Comment
Guest Post: Teach your kids about other cultures without using your passport

When families aspire to expose their children to different cultures, many parents think this must involve global travel. However, international travel may not be within our budget, school and work constraints might prohibit long trips, or some families choose to wait until their children are older to travel abroad. Today I’d like to focus on another way to expose your children to a variety of diverse cultures, varying perspectives and lifestyles, and unique customs and traditions: I invite you to “think local.”

5 Ways to Eat Better for Less While Traveling
August 12, 2012 – 2:49 pm | No Comment
5 Ways to Eat Better for Less While Traveling

Crystal Maleski is the mom of four kids and shares her love of cooking at http://www.makedinnereasy.com where she provides free weekly dinner plans, recipes, and a printable grocery shopping list to help busy families cook …

Guest Post: Niagara Falls Family Vacation
August 6, 2012 – 7:27 pm | No Comment
Guest Post: Niagara Falls Family Vacation

Today’s guest post is compliments of Gemma Callahan. Gemma is a stay-at-home mom of three kids ages 11, 10, and 8. Current resident of Madison, Wisconsin (yea!), Gemma has called New Orleans, Chicago, Philadelphia, and …

Road Trip Itinerary: Asheville to Nashville
August 3, 2012 – 4:57 am | No Comment
Road Trip Itinerary: Asheville to Nashville

While you could make it from Asheville, NC to Nashville, TN in four to five hours on the Interstate, taking the scenic route offers opportunities for unique stops that make a memorable family road trip.
When …