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 fresh, regional sea food, we…Read More
Sunny locations, guaranteed fun for the whole family and ease of meeting extended family at locations with something for everyone top the list of reasons to take a holiday road trip to one of the Disney theme parks. Oh, and did we mention the sun? You can find lots of tips for Disney travel from experts like Theme Park Mom, but what about the rest of the trip?
Chances are, when you tell the family that you want to take a trip to learn about the Civil War, you’re not going to get the reaction they show in the Disney commercials when the family gets the big announcement. And, that’s OK. It’s important to learn not to pre-judge. Even if “civil war” does sound pretty boring.
While you may feel compelled to add it to your itinerary after a week in Orlando, there’s no need. Tampa Bay is a fun-filled family travel destination on its own, with theme parks, aquariums, museums, and outdoor recreation on land and water. If that’s not enough, there’s also shopping, theater, and professional sports.
The Bailey-Matthews Shell Museum on Sanibel Island, Florida is a must-see stop on your next family road trip. With engaging exhibits and sea life encounters, the admission price less is than the cost of going to the movies.
Moving through a forest canopy like Tarzan was something I associated with television until recently when I found myself on a 35-foot-tall tree platform with a rope in my hand ready to jump off and swing more than a bowling alley length to a large net. Could I do this?