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Kalahari Resort Poconos – A Splashy Escape from the Ordinary

Looking for indoor water park fun and family-focused adventures on the East Coast? The Kalahari Resort is sure to thrill kids and parents alike with its African-themed decor, plentiful activities, delicious dining and luxurious amenities. My 6-year-old daughter and I were recently invited to check out this new hotel in the Pocono Mountains of Pennsylvania. Here’s why you’ll have […]

Crazy Fun in Denver with Kids

Want to have a crazy good time in Denver with kids? Here’s what to do, where to eat, and where to stay in Colorado’s Mile High City for a vacation your family will always remember. Crazy Fun Amusements – Elitch Gardens Theme and Water Park Elitch Gardens Theme and Water Park, the only downtown amusement/water park […]

Atlantis Resort Review – A Great Vacation for Water Loving Families

Looking for a vacation that’s sure to please the whole family? Consider escaping to Atlantis Resort on Paradise Island in The Bahamas. The resort, located just a few minutes from Nassau, brings the myth and legend of the Lost City of Atlantis to life and features so many activities that boredom is inconceivable! Read my Atlantis Resort […]

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, […]

Wilmington, North Carolina for Families ~ Beach, Play & Treats for Kids

Wilmington, North Carolina may not scream “exotic” like, say, Rio de Janeiro or Hong Kong might. Yet, there is so much to do and see in this town on the southeast coast of North Carolina. Plentiful beaches, kid-friendly attractions, and fun food options make Wilmington a wonderful spot for a family getaway.

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 […]

10 Things to Do in Cambodia’s Phnom Penh with Kids

Cambodia might not immediately spring to mind as a family-friendly vacation destination, but it’s an amazing country that offers a lot of great things to do with kids. Phnom Penh is an accessible city with numerous attractions to wow your children.

Why to Visit Minnesota’s Twin Cities with Kids

Whenever I visit Minnesota, I am struck by how green, green, green the landscape is. Leafy trees and expanses of lush grass as well as lakes both big and small abound. In the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul, a myriad of cultural activities like live music and theatre plus kid-friendly attractions galore can keep any family entertained.

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.