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Fun Things to Do in Ottawa in Fall with Kids

Fall in Ottawa is particularly pretty and full of fun activities for kids. Ottawa, Ontario is where your family will find historic attractions, the impressive Rideau Canal and, of course, our Parliament where the Prime Minister and elected officials get down to business. Here’s a look at seven fun things to do in Ottawa in […]

Why Celebrate Fall at Wolfe’s Neck Farm in Freeport, Maine

The Fall Festival at Wolfe’s Neck Farm is not like other fall festivals. It’s better. If you’re looking for a crowded, noisy production heavy on bouncy houses, cotton candy, stuffed prizes, and other manufactured fun — then go somewhere else. Wolfe’s Neck Farm is about connecting with nature and community. Read on to discover why […]

Halloween at Disneyland Guide

Halloween at Disneyland is special indeed. From Disney’s Oogie Boogie Bash parties to festive features throughout both Disneyland and Disney California Adventure theme parks, it’s the most fun you’ll have this season. Read on to discover why to visit the Happiest Place on Earth during the spookiest time of the year! Find Disneyland Resort deals […]

10 Tips for Mickey’s Halloween Party with Kids at Disneyland

Disneyland on a regular ol’ day is filled with tons of fun for kids and grown-ups. But visiting Disneyland during Halloween season is sure to be a screaming good time! When my family attended Mickey’s Halloween Party, I was a bit nervous to keep my children up WAY past their bedtime to collect treats, watch […]

Prescott with Kids ~ Fun Things to Do in Arizona’s Territorial Capital

Prescott with kids is an adventure into Arizona’s past. Designated the capital by President Abraham Lincoln back when Arizona was still just a territory, the city embraces its Wild West history. If you’re picturing desert landscape with lots of prickly saguaro cactus, dusty tumbleweeds, and record-breaking heat, however, think again. Families from today’s capital Phoenix […]

6 Halloween Cocktail Recipes To Die For

There’s something in the air, and we don’t just mean the leaves blowing off the trees. Spirits seem to swirl around us in October. Or maybe it’s the spirits we’re stirring up here, in our roundup of Halloween cocktail recipes. We asked bartenders to tell us about their favorite cocktails for the spookiest time of year. Replicate them if […]

Valleyfair ~ Tips for Visiting Minnesota’s Largest Amusement Park

Many travelers come to the Twin Cities to shop at the biggest mall in the U.S., enjoy the state’s plentiful lakes, and soak up the music scene of Prince’s hometown. But did you know that Minnesota is home to one of Cedar Fair’s 13 amusement parks? Famous sister parks include Knott’s Berry Farm near Disneyland […]

Great Wolf Lodge Southern California Holiday Activities Year-Round

Great Wolf Lodge Southern California dazzles families with its indoor/outdoor waterpark, arcade, proximity to Disneyland, Magiquest electronic scavenger hunt, on-site bowling lanes, spa especially for kids and much more. Add holiday magic to the mix, and this hotel in Orange County becomes enchanting indeed. From Snowland during the winter holidays to Spring-A-Palooza in March and April, and Howl-O-Ween in […]

5 Reasons to Celebrate Halloween Time at Disneyland

Halloween Time at Disneyland blends two sources of childlike magic into one fun-filled experience. For the Halloween holiday, even adults get to play dress-up and play make believe. At Disneyland, life stresses are tossed aside in favor of silly hats, photos with Goofy and mouse-shaped ice cream treats. No wonder Halloween is a favorite time of year […]

Howling Hootenanny Halloween at Toronto’s Black Creek Pioneer Village

It’s that time of year again. Days grow shorter, temperatures drop and children are preoccupied with thoughts of pumpkins, costumes and pillowcases full of candy. Anticipation of trick-or-treating bubbles over like a witch’s cauldron and families like ours head out on weekends looking for some seasonal fun. If your travels ever find you in my hometown of Toronto during October, you’ll find Halloween […]

Haunted Walking Tours in South Carolina & Georgia

I love a good scare. But the things that scare me most aren’t just goblins and ghouls at haunted houses, they’re real ghost stories taken from history. If you’ve never been on a haunted walking tour, give one a try! Some tours are definitely adults only, but there are also fabulous tours designed for families with kids (albeit […]

Not-So-Scary Halloween at Knotts Berry Farm’s Camp Spooky

Halloween at an amusement park can make for a hauntingly good time. Sometimes, though, children aren’t quite ready for the ghouls, goblins and other scary fare that lurks around every corner. I’m thankful many amusement parks are making their Halloween celebrations a little less creepy—as my family discovered recently during a visit to Knott’s Berry Farm in Buena Park, […]

Cowboys and Pumpkins: Halloween in Tombstone, Arizona

Holding within its boundaries a rich history of mining, gunfights, and overall spookiness—Tombstone, Arizona sits just east of the San Pedro River. The quintessential ghost town boasts all the saloons, wooden plank walkways and archaic shops that have populated Hollywood Westerns for eons, offering a vibe that tourists crave. Here’s what to expect during Halloween […]