Category: United States

2017 National Park Free Admission Days

Looking for a a great hiking trip or a just a national parks trip for your family?  How about some help keeping a low budget for your trip?  How does free admission to a national park sound?  Hint…the first one […] Read more…

Hottest Honeymoon Spots by Season

Hottest Honeymoon Spots by Season If you are or will be planning a honeymoon, have a look at these hottest honeymoon spots by season. No matter when you’ll be celebrating, the Knot has some great ideas to help you enjoy […] Read more…

HELP! Tips Needed for Traveling with Special Needs Children

Traveling with special needs children

With Spring Break upon us and summertime just around the corner, this is a great time to think about vacations! Traveling with a child with special needs may require a little more planning, but support and information is out there. […] Read more…

10 Best Bets for Family Travel in 2016

The excitement of a new year — with all the fresh energy and opportunities it brings — is just what we need after the dazzle of the winter holidays. And 2016 promises to be a great year for interesting, educational […] Read more…

Road Trip! National Parks Trip – 2016 National Parks Free Admission Days

2016 National Parks Free Admission Days

Looking for a a great hiking trip or a just a national parks trip for your family?  How about some help keeping a low budget for your trip?  How does free admission to a national park sound?  Hint…the first one […] Read more…

Holiday Hotel Packages for Families

‘Tis the season for colorful lights, hot cocoa, visits with Santa Claus and, most importantly, time with family. Enjoy one of these special holiday hotel packages and escape to a festive destination for a night or weekend this season. The Inn at […] Read more…

Traveling with Diabetes – Plan Ahead for a Healthy Holiday

traveling with diabetes

Before DH was diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes, we didn’t think twice about the way we ate when we were on the road. Breakfast was usually a bacon, egg and cheese biscuit, and lunch was a hamburger combo meal, super-sized. […] Read more…

10 of the Most Luxurious Honeymoon Suites Ever

If a private lanai, your own personal butler service and 17 pillow choices sound like ingredients for your perfect honeymoon, look no further than these sleek hotel honeymoon suites. Full disclosure: They don’t come cheap! Deluxe Overwater Lagoon Suite at […] Read more…

Guide to the 2015 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

Family Guide to the 2015 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

My mother-in-law worked at Macy’s when my husband was young and I love hearing the stories about how he and his sister got to walk in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. My sister-in-law’s favorite was the Holly Hobby balloon! (Yes, […] Read more…

Niagara Falls – New York or Canada? Plus 8 Awesome Things to Do Nearby

Everyone says Canada is the “best side” of Niagara Falls, but those who live and work in Niagara Falls, New York or have traveled there will tell you otherwise. We’ve been to both. The verdict? You should go to both, […] Read more…

Driving in the Rain a.k.a. Keeping All the JoJos From Hitting Me

Driving in the Rain

When I drive to New Orleans to visit my parents, the running joke is that no matter the day I arrive or the day I drive back to Atlanta, it’s gonna rain.  I seem to have the worst luck when […] Read more…

10 Best Family Adventure Trips

An hour outside of Calgary, Mount Yamnuska lies in the heart of the U-shaped Kananaskis Valley, surrounded by the jagged snowcapped peaks of the Canadian Rockies. Near the base of mighty Yamnuska, a sheer face of rock continually lures climbers […] Read more…

National Geographic Traveler Selects the 2015 Tours of a Lifetime

National Geographic Traveler magazine today announced its annual Tours of a Lifetime selection, now in its 10th year. The 2015 list features 50 of the world’s best guided trips chosen by the editors of National Geographic Traveler. In addition, the editors […] Read more…

10 Things Not to Miss in San Francisco

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When we got married, we honeymooned in San Francisco. Coming from Atlanta, it was a huge and exciting trip…not to mention the whole “just married” thing. My husband and I fell in love with the city and vowed to return […] Read more…

The Best U.S. Beaches for Families in 2015

Family Vacation Critic, TripAdvisor’s family travel site, has announced the winners of its annual Best Beaches for Families list, naming the top family-friendly beaches of the year, along with fun, insider tips for each destination. “When choosing the top family-friendly […] Read more…

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