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TheĀ 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 …

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Touring the Missouri State Capitol Building in Jefferson City

January 2, 2015 – 2:39 pm

Whenever our family passes through a state’s capital city, we like to stop and tour the capitol building. Free and open to the general public, most state capitol buildings offer guided tours (if you have …

Summer Vacation: Kansas City With The Family

July 5, 2012 – 7:27 pm
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Kansas City. Best known as the “city of fountains,” this Midwestern Missouri destination may be one of the best-kept secrets in the family travel industry. Bursting with culture, entertainment, museums, sporting venues, and enough independent …

How to Choose a Kid Friendly Hotel

July 3, 2012 – 5:45 am
Kid Friendly Hotel

Ever arrive at a hotel and start to unpack the car, and you just know the bellman is groaning? How do you find a hotel that is truly family friendly?

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

June 21, 2012 – 7:42 pm

Light on the health, but heavy on the funĀ  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 …

Young at Heart Family Vacations in Branson, Missouri

July 6, 2011 – 5:40 pm

Finding the the perfect venue for a multi-generational family road trip is no small feat. Read why our first choice this summer vacation was Branson, Missouri.

Top 10 4th of July Fireworks 2011

June 2, 2011 – 7:21 am
Clearwater Fireworks

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.)

Top 10 Summer Festivals for Families 2011

May 19, 2011 – 10:35 am
Ogden Pioneer Days

We announce our picks for the Top 10 Summer Festivals for Families. Every year we pick the best of the best summer festivals for families who like to road trip. This year’s list includes some new and some iconic festivals — we’d love to hear what festivals your family never misses.

St. Louis, Missiouri: Family Winter Wonderland

February 24, 2011 – 7:13 am
Scottrade Center

Family vacations don’t stop just because the weather turns cold. Especially in St. Louis, a city that has always embraced their “Gateway to the West” location and position in the history of the US. With a host of biggest, best and world-famous attractions, there’s enough to keep any family busy for weeks, whether it’s winter or summer.

Columbia, Missouri: Family Dining in the Athens of the Midwest

November 22, 2010 – 6:00 am

Columbia, Missouri, fondly known as the Athens of the Midwest, is a cultural mecca of art, education, and fine dining with friendly, small-town flair. Bring the kids, come hungry, and visit some of these popular dining spots the next time you’re passing through the area.