traveling with kids

How to Use the ASTC Travel Passport Program to Visit Museums for Free

How to use the ASTC travel passport program to visit museums for free with photo of little girl at a museum with an notebook.

It has been quite the frigid winter here in the Midwest. Record breaking. Between the -15 degree temperatures and the flu that is going around, all of my kids are getting stir crazy and I’m feeling the mommy burnout starting to set in. When it’s too cold to go outside our options for fun are limited to indoor activities which can get pricey really fast when you have 5 kids to pay for.

Disney Cruises for Families | An Inside Look Part II

Disney Magic Cruise. Father and son enjoying the beach in the bahamas with cruise ship in the background.

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 | An Inside Look

Disney Cruises for Families Part II with Disney Magic in the background.

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 8 Best (and Worst) Attractions in Chicago for Kids

Millenium Park Water Fountain. Kids playing in Chicago..

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.”

CityPASS Boston Review | Historic Charm Meets Modern Day Excitement

Boston CityPASS Review. Photo of old downtown Boston.

Our CityPASS Boston review will show you how to take advantage of these popular attractions on your next family vacation. Soak up the history as you stroll down the streets of one of the oldest cities in the country. Boston, Massachusetts—where historic charm meets modern day excitement. With CityPASS Boston, you’ll experience the best the city has to offer for 45% off retail!