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February 6, 2016 – 7:00 pm

Between the years 2010 and 2015, I visited just about every children’s museum, public museum, history museum, and discovery center in the state of Wisconsin (with the exception of the Northwood’s Children’s Museum in Eagle …

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Family Vacation in Salem, Oregon

January 24, 2016 – 8:18 pm
Salem Feature

The state capital, Salem is the second-largest metro area in the state of Oregon. Located about halfway between Portland and Eugene, it’s an easy day trip from either city. We visited last weekend and tried to …

Family Friendly Activities in Roseburg, Oregon

January 11, 2016 – 11:31 pm
Micelli Park

As it turns out, fall is a lovely time to live in the state of Oregon and we had planned a road trip to Roseburg, a community of about 20,000 people living halfway between Eugene …

Ozark Mountains Road Trip

January 2, 2016 – 3:05 pm
Crown Lake

Around this time last year we made a road trip to Northern Arkansas to experience the Ozark Mountains for the first time. According to Wikipedia, the Ozark Highlands span nearly 47,000 square miles and is …

Using CityPASS in Seattle, Washington

December 28, 2015 – 2:41 pm
Seattle Skyline Header

Our last major road trip for 2015 was a jaunt up to Seattle, Washington. In all, we spent two full days (three nights) exploring many of the iconic attractions and landmarks, including the the Public …

Family Fun in Decorah, Iowa

December 25, 2015 – 5:27 pm
Decorah

Nestled among the coulees and deep river valleys of Northeast Iowa, Decorah is idyllic. Home to Luther College the local population is heavy on Norwegians, wooden trolls, and a progressive way of thinking.
A community that …

Exploring the Finger Lakes Region in New York State

December 17, 2015 – 4:39 pm
FLR Feature

The Finger Lakes sprawl across western New York State, making them a great destination to explore by car. There is good wine, beer and food, the scenery is lovely and the towns have some neat …

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
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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 …