Tips, tricks, and destinations for fun and meaningful family adventures.

Hi! I’m Mykee, mom of four and a family travel enthusiast. I created this site to:

  • Share tips and tricks to make traveling with kids a little easier.
  • Help create stronger family bonds through travel (even if it’s in your own backyard).
  • Highlight kid friendly things to do on your journey.

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