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Florida family fun. Mom and two kids playing on an old Florida beach.

Old-Florida Family Fun on the Gulf of Mexico

Florida vacations run the gamut from bohemian-style parties in the Florida Keys to kid-crazy family-fun zones in Orlando. But there’s a semi-secret part of the Sunshine State that hides in plain sight along the Gulf Coast and Tampa Bay.
Disney Cruises for Families with Castaway Cay in the background

Disney Cruises for Families | Part III

Disney Cruises for Families | An Inside Look Part III By Jamie Garrett, Freelance Writer Part III of a 3-part-series packed with cruise ship tips and tricks from my family’s own Disney Magic voyage. Read Part IRead Part II Day 4 – Castaway Cay, Bahamas,...
Disney Magic Cruise. Father and son enjoying the beach in the bahamas with cruise ship in the background.

Disney Cruises for Families | An Inside Look Part II

Our first morning onboard the Magic Disney Cruise found us in Key West, the southernmost part of the contiguous United States. Upon arriving in any port, options abound for shore excursions and activities. Some people seek adventures, others look for food and drink while others only want a relaxing day at the beach.
Disney Cruises for Families Part II with Disney Magic in the background.

Disney Cruises for Families | An Inside Look

The name Disney is synonymous with magic. If you’ve ever been to Walt Disney World or Disneyland, you’ve experienced the magic firsthand. However, the magic doesn’t stop when you leave the theme parks. Last month / In January 2018, my family and I discovered that the magic reaches all the way to Disney cruise ships.
Pigeon Forge review family fun.

Pigeon Forge: Family Fun the Old-Fashioned Way

The term “folksy” doesn’t even begin to describe the foot-stomping, down-home, feel-good flavor of Pigeon Forge, a mountain enclave nestled within the famous Great Smokey Mountains of Tennessee.
Kids and family activities in Pagosa Springs, Colorado

Kids and Family Activities in Pagosa Springs, Colorado

With dogsledding rides, luxury hot spring soaking, and killer tacos, the small town of Pagosa Springs is an ideal family getaway. The city of Pagosa Springs is tucked in the rugged mountains and pinion pine forests of southwestern Colorado.
Millenium Park Water Fountain. Kids playing in Chicago..

The 8 Best (and Worst) Attractions in Chicago for Kids

Over the past 3 years we have explored many of the things to do in Chicago with kids and even tried out a few things that maybe weren’t the best options. . . I’ve never heard “my legs are tired” so many times in my life! By making your plans based on these tried and true suggestions you will rest assured that you are investing in the “better” things and not wasting your time and money on things that are just “good.”
Visiting New York City with toddlers. A young girl looks out at the New York City skyline from the 102nd floor of the Empire State Building.

New York City Family Travel Map | Free Activity Itinerary

Free New York City Family Travel Map. Planning a family trip to New York City can be overwheming but don't worry, we've done the hard work for you! Enter your name and email to receive a custom Google map with directions and details on all of the family attractions...