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Kimpton Hotel Monaco Seattle with Kids – The Delight Is in the Details

When booking a family-friendly hotel in Seattle, I knew exactly where I wanted to stay with my kids: Hotel Monaco. While doing research for a story I wrote about extreme hotel perks for kids for the “Today” show’s travel blog, I discovered that this hotel provided its child guests with a goldfish for the duration of […]

Seattle with Kids ~ Super Fun 3-Day Weekend Itinerary in the Emerald City for Families

Seattle is famous for music, airplanes, coffee, computers and rain. Though indeed wet much of the year, Seattle is a beautiful family-friendly metropolis surrounded by water, mountains and trees. Grab an umbrella and get on your way. Here’s how to spend a long weekend vacation in Seattle with kids. Day 1 in Seattle with Kids Pike Place […]

Seattle Christmas Season Fun

During the winter holidays hard-working parents are running off our feet with shopping, school concerts, baking, gift-wrapping…the list of things to do seems endless. We often forget to take care of ourselves at a time when we need it the most. My solution? A Seattle Christmas getaway! Washington’s Emerald City is full of holiday happenings sure to please […]

Celebrity Alaska Cruise Ports

An Alaskan Celebrity Cruise wows travelers with nature’s beauty. Celebrity passengers can expect extras like an at sea glass-blowing show (you heard me), incredible dining, kids camp, and even in-room babysitting. Still, mother nature is the star of any Alaskan cruise, with stunning views from every angle while at sea and incredible adventures in ports. […]

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.