LEGOLAND Florida Amusement Park
January 27, 2014 – 11:39 am | No Comment

The mother of three elementary-age kids all who are “into” LEGO and LEGO Friends, we recently visited the LEGOLAND Florida amusement park in Winter Haven, Florida.
LEGOLAND® Florida is a 150-acre interactive theme park dedicated to …

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Hiking in Boulder, Colorado
June 25, 2012 – 9:00 pm | One Comment
Hiking in Boulder, Colorado

A hidden-gem above Boulder, Colorado, the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) offers a free museum and convenient hiking trails for both visitors and area residents.
Three year residents of Boulder County, Colorado in our B.C. …

Where to Unplug the Kids
August 5, 2011 – 7:16 am | No Comment
Where to Unplug the Kids

According to the Kaiser Family Foundation, children now spend 53 hours a week in front of a television, computer, hand held video game console, cell phone, iPad… and some times, multiple devices at once. As you contemplate what to do with the last weeks of summer, we asked the experts at ARAMARK Parks and Destinations to tell us where they would like to spend some time outside.

Guest Post: Coolest, Most Overlooked Vacation Destinations for the Summer
July 16, 2011 – 9:27 am | One Comment
Guest Post: Coolest, Most Overlooked Vacation Destinations for the Summer

Where do you go when the temperatures go triple digits? We asked MyWeather.com to give us their picks for the coolest and least known vacation spots for families.

Old Fashioned 4th of July Celebrations
July 4, 2011 – 5:54 am | No Comment
Old Fashioned 4th of July Celebrations

Family-friendly, old-fashioned 4th of July celebrations never go out of style. Here are some of our recommendations this year — where does your family love to celebrate America’s Birthday?

Top 10 4th of July Fireworks 2011
June 2, 2011 – 7:21 am | 7 Comments
Top 10 4th of July Fireworks 2011

America’s Birthday just isn’t complete without fireworks. Every year, we pick the top 10 places we’d like to see some fireworks. Here are this year’s picks. (Don’t forget to see previous year’s winners as well.)

Colorado Springs: In Any Weather
March 10, 2011 – 7:00 am | 2 Comments
Colorado Springs: In Any Weather

The Pikes Peak region, which includes Colorado Springs and Manitou Springs, beckons to travelers. For many, Colorado Springs is what they expected to find in Denver—a city tucked into the foothills, right smack up against the mountains. We’ve divvied our itinerary, separating outdoor activities for sunny days from ways to escape nature’s fickle nature.

Geocaching in the Rockies
November 16, 2010 – 9:35 am | 2 Comments
Geocaching in the Rockies

This week, there’s snow in Dillon, Colorado. Enough of it (man-made and otherwise) that Keystone Resort opened its gates earlier this month, and skiers took to the slopes. Three weekends back, however, the sun was shining, and it was a toss up whether or not to wear a jacket. . . . For us, it was the perfect time to try geocaching.

Geocaching Journeys, Cache Away the Winter Blues!
September 15, 2010 – 7:35 pm | 4 Comments
Geocaching Journeys, Cache Away the Winter Blues!

Cache away the winter blues! Geocaching Journeys, a specialty group travel company, matches like-minded adventure seekers with all-inclusive trip itineraries. Join a group of island-bound geocachers in Hawaii from January 22-29, 2011.

S’more Fun: 10 Best Places to Get Your Marshmallow On!
August 17, 2010 – 6:26 am | 6 Comments
S’more Fun: 10 Best Places to Get Your Marshmallow On!

A summertime rite-of-passage, roasting s’mores around the campfire has been a family tradition since marshmallows found their way onto grocery store shelves in the early 20th century. Road Trips for Families offers some suggestions for getting your marshmallow on, just in time for Nationional S’more Month.

Get Lost: Geocaching or Bust!
August 9, 2010 – 11:33 am | 4 Comments
Get Lost: Geocaching or Bust!

The latest trend in family vacations is geocaching on the road. Road Trips for Families is Still on VaCation and playing in the nation’s largest high-tech treasure hunt.

Best 4th of July Hometown Celebrations & Trips
June 17, 2010 – 6:30 am | One Comment
Best 4th of July Hometown Celebrations & Trips

Independence Day. Whether it means a weekend getaway to eat watermelon, watch a small town parade and wave a flag or a week-long dirt bike excursion like Sandfest, it’s all about family and making memories. Here are our picks for this year’s best hometown celebrations and trips for the 4th of July.

10 Road Trip Mistakes
June 1, 2009 – 7:51 am | No Comment
10 Road Trip Mistakes

I just read a post intended for Colorado travel only (read it here) that talks about mistakes families make when taking road trips in Colorado. And, it’s fabulous advice.