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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.”
When visiting New York City with kids, there is so much to see and do that you will be hard pressed to fit in everything. The city that never sleeps is an overwhelming celebration of sights and sounds. We recommend a couple of strategies to target the most family-friendly attractions with confidence and style.