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WATER PARKS

Why to Visit Aquatica – SeaWorld San Diego’s Water Park

Did you know that San Diego has a new water park? Neither did I…until SeaWorld San Diego‘s Aquatica asked me to come take a peek at their splashy offerings. Previously named Knott’s Soak City, the water park was purchased from Knott’s last fall and it reopened as Aquatica San Diego in June of  2013. Located in […]

Center Parcs France Trois Forêts – A Natural Place for Family Togetherness

Immersed in nature in the remote area of Moselle Lorraine, France, you will find the newest Center Parc France Trois Forêts. My family was looking for a fun vacation that would allow us to escape the dark and dreary days of a Northern European winter. To our delight we discovered this retreat to be unlike anything we had ever experienced in […]

Hot Fun in Palm Springs with Kids, Year-Round

Families seeking cool hotel prices flock to Palms Springs in summer months. The rest of the year, when beaches might be too chilly for swimming sans wet suit, sun lovers head to this California hot spot. Here’s what to do in Palm Springs with kids, no matter what time of year you visit. The Living Desert Part zoo, […]

LEGOLAND Splash Zoo for Toddlers & Beyond

Splash Zoo in the LEGOLAND California Waterpark is beyond adorable. This new water play area is outfitted with DUPLO animals (a lion, a zebra, a giraffe, a polar bear, and two penguins). Each animal has an interactive feature, like a wheel on the giraffe that makes water spout from its mouth and ears. A seesaw sprays riders when toddlers […]

Nickelodeon Suites Resort: A Hotel & Water Park for a Splashing Good Time (Part 2)

In my last post, I wrote about my experience at the Nickelodeon Suites Resort with my preschooler daughter, my toddler son and my mom. I told you about the family-friendly suites and many of the fun on-site activities at this themed Orlando hotel, like miniature golf, 4-D movies, and interactive live shows. I’ve saved the best for last…the character breakfast, the water park and pools, and the slime!

Nickelodeon Suites Resort – A Family Hotel with Amusements Galore (Part 1)

With onsite activities like an elaborate water park, miniature golf, and live audience-participation shows, the Nickelodeon Suites Resort in Orlando, Florida is a destination unto itself or an affordable hotel option for families who want to take free shuttles to nearby Disney World theme parks and other attractions.