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15 Best San Diego Attractions for Kids

San Diego County overflows with fun for families. There is plenty for all ages to enjoy in this sunny Southern California town. As a mom who lived San Diego for 15 years and who returns regularly with her brood, here are my picks for the best San Diego attractions for kids. I’ve also included my favorite restaurants and […]

8 Myrtle Beach Family Activities and Attractions You’ll Love

For an affordable and guaranteed good time in the sunshine, set your sights on the Grand Strand of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. From gators to golf, these eight Myrtle Beach family activities and attractions will keep kids entertained, happy, and ready to drop from exhaustion at the end of the day. It’s the perfect recipe for a […]

5 Fun Family Sleepovers in Toronto

Why not skip the hotel one night and bed down somewhere more unusual during your next family vacation? Since the 2006 release of the first Night at the Museum movie starring Ben Stiller, unique sleepovers have been springing up everywhere. These creative overnight outings allow kids to learn while having fun, and parents don’t have to vacuum up […]

5 Vancouver Island Activities for Families

Diverse and dramatic, Vancouver Island delivers all that active families look for in a holiday destination. The island’s coastal rainforest and beaches draw nature lovers and adventure seekers of all ages. From the sea to the land and the sky, here are five Vancouver Island activities for families you won’t want to miss. Pacific Northwest […]

Why to Love Monterey, California

I love surprises. For other people anyway…not so much for me. This year for our twelfth wedding anniversary I told my husband to pack for a romantic getaway without the kids, but I wouldn’t tell him where we were headed. Slowly, I doled out clues to him (and you!) via the Travel Mamas Facebook page. After a […]

Christmas Fun in Vancouver

While a white Christmas in Vancouver can be a rare thing, the city certainly knows how to celebrate this festive season. There are so many fabulous holiday events around town, in the local mountains, and even on the water, you can be hard pressed to choose which ones to enjoy. I’m happy to help narrow […]

Top 10 Orlando Attractions for Families

Orlando, Florida is one of the most visited family travel destinations in the world, and for good reason. The sunny weather and the huge variety of Orlando attractions for every age group make this a great place to plan a family vacation that will rank in the ‘best ever’ category. My family’s trip to Orlando surpassed my […]

Learning with Your Kids in Atlanta, Georgia

There is so much history, culture and fun for families to experience together in Georgia’s capital city. Discover how to learn while you play with kids in Atlanta, Georgia. Explore Atlanta’s history and culture Did you know that Margaret Mitchell wrote “Gone with the Wind” in Atlanta? Watch the movie together before your trip and then visit Margaret Mitchell House, a three-story Tudor […]

10 Tips for SeaWorld San Diego with Kids

As a California resident, former SeaWorld annual pass holder, and parent of two – I have been to SeaWorld San Diego more times than I can count. I’ve gathered up a list of 10 tips to make the most of visiting this watery amusement/education park when visiting with kids.

Monte Carlo, Nice, or Villefranche?

Sometimes not having set vacation plans allows for unexpected discoveries and is the best way to travel. Other times, not having an agenda leads to poor decisions and missed opportunities. Both proved true on this second to last stop of our Disney Cruise through the Mediterranean.

Santa Monica with Kids

Santa Monica is the epitomy of a Southern California beach town with its surfable waves, walkable downtown, laidback atmosphere, and seaside amusements.

There’s More to Washington than Seattle

When you think of Washington State things that come to mind might include the Space Needle, Pike Place Market, and Starbucks Coffee. As much as I enjoy all of these wonderful Washington icons, I hope tourists come to see more than just Seattle in my home state.

LEGOLAND for All Ages

From themed rides and LEGO brick building stations to musical fountains and roller coasters, LEGOLAND has something to please everyone. Read on to learn about the best this park has to offer for babies, toddlers, tweens, teens, and grown-ups.