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July 26, 2015 – 7:13 pm

We pulled into Kelly’s Brighton Marina at 7:20 on a Thursday morning. A marina with camping and RV sites, Kelly’s is a popular one-stop-shop destination for anyone interested in fishing or crabbing in the protected …

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Visiting the Tillamook Cheese Factory

July 19, 2015 – 8:53 am
Cows

Would you make a trip to Cawker City, Kansas without finding the world’s largest ball of twine? Or drive through Niagra Falls, New York without at least glimpsing at the water? The same goes for …

Five Fun Places to Eat Ice Cream in West Michigan

June 28, 2015 – 3:08 pm
Sherman's Cone Feature Photo

Summertime, summertime, sum-sum-summertime! To me, a West Michigan vacation is not complete until you have sand permanently in your shoes, have captured at least one firefly in a jar, and endured at least one ice …

Feed Me in Hood River, Oregon

May 30, 2015 – 2:13 pm
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TripAdvisor.com lists 102 restaurants in Hood River, Oregon, a town of around 7000 Oregonians. Known at the Windsurfing Capitol of the World, Hood River draws silent sports enthusiasts from all walks of life.
The town itself …

What to do in Bowling Green, Kentucky

April 8, 2013 – 7:25 pm
Corvette, Museum

Continuing on the theme of spring break in Bowling Green, Kentucky, spend any time in the region and you will soon realize Cave Country has a whole lot going for it above the ground. Between …

Winter at the Shore: Unexpected Delights

February 22, 2013 – 9:40 am
Sunset Beach, Cape May, NJ

Most people don’t consider visiting the Jersey shore in the winter. But I’m here to suggest that winter is a fantastic time to hit the beach.
Morning run along the beach.
First of all, I’m a big …

5 Ways to Eat Better for Less While Traveling

August 12, 2012 – 2:49 pm
Group Dining on Vacation

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 …

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

June 21, 2012 – 7:42 pm
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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 …

Cooking in a Vacation Rental (and Still Enjoying Vacation)

April 26, 2012 – 12:01 pm
family at dinner table

One of the most common questions we’re asked about family road trips is: “How do you save money?” And there are always lots of questions about picky eaters, finding healthy food and sticking to schedules …

Feed Me in Austin, Texas

April 16, 2012 – 4:53 pm
Fried Okra

A foodie’s playground, you can throw a rock from just about anywhere in Austin and hit a restaurant worth raving about. And forget four-star restaurants and ambiance, the hands-down best place to eat a meal …

Eat Dessert First near Fond du Lac, Wisconsin

February 28, 2012 – 8:19 pm
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Call it kismet, karma, or fate. Whatever sequence of events lead up to our mid-winter discovery of Confections for Any Occasion by Joel, does it really matter? Embracing the mantra to eat dessert first, once …

Feed Me in Traverse City, Michigan

February 2, 2012 – 9:15 pm
Red Mesa Grill

On our winter wonderland weekend in Traverse City, Michigan, we had plenty of fresh air and opportunities to burn calories. This made us hungry. Very hungry. To a foodie’s delight, Traverse City supports regional food, …

Family Dining in Gulf Shores, Alabama

November 2, 2011 – 5:00 am
Tacky Jacks

Mix one part sun with equal amounts of white sand, fresh air, and salt-water and  Gulf Shores, Alabama will whet your appetite in a New York Minute. With ample dining venues and endless opportunity for …

Hungry in Cambridge, Ohio: Theo’s Restaurant

September 20, 2011 – 11:15 am
Theo's Restaurant in Cambridge, Ohio

In the Theodosopoulos family since 1963, Theo’s Restaurant in downtown Cambridge, Ohio can trace its early roots back to 1931. Credited with for bringing the Coney Island Coney Dog to Cambridge, “The Coney” changed has …

Feed Me Ohio: Getting Cheesy in Amish Country

September 14, 2011 – 7:04 pm
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A grocery store may seem like an unusual dining spot, but for families meandering through the rolling hills of Amish Country, Walnut Creek Cheese is a budget-friendly tourist stop. Packing a grocery store, bakery, café, …

Cutest Ice Cream Cone in the Midwest

September 12, 2011 – 12:33 pm
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Summer in Michigan isn’t complete without sparklers, sand castles, and soft serve ice cream. A self-proclaimed Wisconsin custard elitist, Michigan is still my home turf and I’m not ashamed to say I’ve put down a …

Family Dining in Chicago Southland

July 26, 2011 – 9:22 am
The Patio Restaurant

The Road Trips “Feed Me” mantra, is simple, but not always easy to accomplish. On our family travels, we look for the extension of “dinner at home” where ever we roam. In the ongoing search …

Local Food in Joseph, Oregon

July 19, 2011 – 8:19 am
m. crow & company

One of the best parts of road tripping is that while you enjoy the journey, you can stop to learn about what’s around you.Instead of just flying over the heartland and looking at the farms that grow food for the world, you can stop, talk to farmers and ranchers and decide what your family needs to do to eat healthier.

Family Dining in Door County, Wisconsin

June 30, 2011 – 6:00 am
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Door County, Wisconsin is nothing short of a Mecca for foodies. From award-winning wineries to fish boils, supper clubs, bakeries, and bistros, what you won’t find in Wisconsin’s beloved vacation destination is an abundance of ordinary dining venues.

Uncommon Ground: Urban Farming and Family Dining in Chicago

May 18, 2011 – 9:00 am
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The greenest restaurant in the city of Chicago, third-party certified by the Green Restaurant Association, Uncommon Ground teaches us about urban farming and sustainability in a way that’s easy to digest.

Eating Out With Kids: 10 Apps for Avoiding Meltdowns

May 2, 2011 – 4:40 am
balloonimals

We’ve all been there. It’s late. Everyone’s tired. Everyone is cranky. And that is the night you pick the restaurant that takes 30 minutes to get drinks and bread to the table. We’re normally all about not taking screens on vacation. But, sometimes, well it’s just an emergency.