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November 23, 2015 – 9:59 am

Located about ten miles south of modern day Tucson, Arizona is the Mission San Xavier. Built upon the ruins of the original mission, the building was constructed between the years 1783-1797 and it remains the …

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Mission San Xavier in Tucson, Arizona

November 23, 2015 – 9:59 am
Different Angle

Located about ten miles south of modern day Tucson, Arizona is the Mission San Xavier. Built upon the ruins of the original mission, the building was constructed between the years 1783-1797 and it remains the …

Explore the CA Highway 1 Discovery Route

November 20, 2015 – 5:45 pm
California 1

Featuring ten destinations along the beautiful Central Coast of California in San Luis Obispo County, the CA Highway 1 Discovery Route is an affordable place to plan your next family road trip. Newly updated, the CA …

The Ultimate Guide to Visiting Crater Lake National Park

November 17, 2015 – 10:46 am
Crater Lake Feature

Located in a remote section of southern Oregon, Crater Lake National Park is an awe-inspiring destination with limited amenities but unrivaled beauty and history. Oregon’s only National Park, Crater Lake is busiest from July through …

Vacation in Raleigh. Yes, Raleigh!

November 16, 2015 – 6:43 pm
Raleigh Capitol Building

I am one of the lucky ones — I get to call North Carolina home, while many just hope to vacation here one day. With the mountains in the west and the beaches on the …

Winter in Montana: Ski Big Sky Resort

November 14, 2015 – 10:44 am
Chris Kamman

Ski season is upon us and this year we’re focusing on winter road trips that incorporate family ski vacations. If you’ve ever been to Montana, you know it’s earned the nickname “Big Sky” for a …

5 Family-Favorite Louisville Attractions

October 17, 2015 – 5:12 pm

We have long been fans of Louisville, Kentucky! Living in Illinois for the past 17 years, a jaunt down to Louisville once a year has given us a great opportunity to rebalance while enjoying a …

10 Amazing Places in Wisconsin

September 11, 2015 – 1:44 pm
The Hodag

While I live in the Pacific Northwest now, Wisconsin was my home for a solid decade. I’ve crawled around about every corner of the Dairy State, and picked ten of my favorite places to share …

5 Free Places to Visit in Sioux Falls, South Dakota

September 6, 2015 – 5:03 pm
Sioux Falls: 5 Free Places to Visit

5 Free Places to Visit in Sioux Falls
Falls Park — Sioux Falls is named for the falls that cascade near its downtown. Walking trails, a free viewing tower and thousands of gallons of pounding waterfall …

7 Places to Take your Kids near Medford, Oregon

September 3, 2015 – 9:11 am
Go Kart Hero

A gateway stop between Southern Oregon and Northern California, Medford sits in the heart of the Rogue Valley. Located between the Cascade and Siskiyou mountain ranges, fruits like peaches, pears, and grapes thrive in a …

Best Places for Kids in San Jose, California

September 1, 2015 – 3:52 pm
Credit: Children's Museum of San Jose

When you think of San Jose, California the business section of the newspaper comes to mind, but it’s also a hidden gem for a weekend family road trip. It’s a perfect destination for families of …

5 Must See New York Landmarks

August 25, 2015 – 9:00 pm
Statue of Liberty

New York, the city that never sleeps, is something you must see in your lifetime. It is one of the business centers of the world, and definitely the heartbeat of America’s economy. Over 10 million …

Trees of Mystery: Klamath, California

August 13, 2015 – 7:43 pm
Paul and Babe

If you are on the 700-mile road trip between Portland and San Francisco, Trees of Mystery in Klamath marks your half-way point. Located in northern California on Highway 101 between the Redwood National and State …

Oregon Coast: Rockaway Beach

July 18, 2015 – 2:23 pm
Kites on Beach

Situated fifty two miles south of Astoria, Oregon, Highway 101 runs through downtown Rockaway Beach. A lovely little seaside village perhaps best known for it’s annual Kite Festival, Rockaway Beach has lots to offer families.To …

Hiking the Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area

June 29, 2015 – 3:31 pm
View from Platform

Continuing our exploration of the Oregon Coast, this past weekend’s road trip brought us to the Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area, a 40-mile stretch of sand dunes located to the north of Reedsport and the south …