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How To Create Unforgettable Family Adventures in the Canadian Rockies

Imagine exploring the majestic landscapes of the Canadian Rockies, where towering mountains, crystal-clear lakes, and stunning waterfalls await you and your family. From the vibrant Banff National Park to the serene retreat of Waterton Lakes, there’s a world of adventure waiting to be discovered. We’ll guide you through unforgettable family adventures in the Canadian Rockies, […]

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Unique places to visit in Canada for Family Vacation

Is Canada a good family holiday destination? Yes, Canada has so much to offer, from the sandy beaches of Prince Edward Island (and the home of Green Gables Heritage Place made famous in Anne of Green Gables) to the immigration history of European settlers in Halifax on the East Coast, and the pristine waters of […]

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Best Places for Free Dispersed Camping; Southern California Edition

On top of the amazing winter climate, free camping in California brings lush vegetation in national forests to desert to mountain views – California has so many free camping options.

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Historical Things To Do With Kids Near Stonehenge

Stonehenge is an amazing piece of world history about 90 miles (2-hour drive) west of London on Salisbury Plains, set amongst the hills of southwest England. This family fun day trip to the famous Unesco World Heritage Site is great for kids as you watch interactive video exhibits in the visitors center and learn about […]

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Things to do in Savannah with Kids (hint: Visit The Wilkes House and Fort Pulaski)

We spent the day in Savannah, Georgia, and as a recommendation from friends, we went to the Wilkes House (Family-style meal, only open for lunch from 11-2) and Fort Pulaski which saw its only battle in the civil war. Our boys are 6, 8, and 10 years old and enjoyed the whole day!  

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Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park We can’t wait to come back here again someday. We enjoyed seeing the beauty of the park right at the end of the winter season to see the snow. But we are ready for warm weather! Yosemite National Park

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Joshua Tree National Park, California

Joshua Tree National Park, California Another National Park ✔️ We took in the beauty of the southern part of Joshua Tree National Park in California and our boys earned another Jr. Ranger badge. Who would have known that desert could be so beautiful! One of our favorite spots to camp for free in Southern California […]

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Saguaro National Park, Tucson, Arizona

We’ve been taking in the beauty of the Sonoran Desert. Today we visited Saguaro National Park. The protected saguaro cacti are so interesting to look at – they are huge! It’s ok to have fun … next to a Saguaro 🌵. We try to get a family photo that’s decent, but this is what we […]

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Visiting Carlsbad Caverns National Park with Kids

The Carlsbad Caverns were incredible!  We took the long hike down into Carlsbad cavern in Carlsbad, New Mexico west of El Paso through the natural opening, where the bats fly out at night. (We didn’t get to watch all of the bats this evening because they have gone south for the winter). The boys did […]

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Guadalupe Mountains National Park

Our  Journey to Guadalupe Mountains National Park We stopped in at the Guadeloupe Mountains National Park for a little while. Our oldest son, Joel, wanted to earn a badge for the park, so he did – he is learning a lot as he earns the badges, too! Guadalupe Mountains National Park  

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Big Bend National Park, Texas

Big Bend National Park We arrived at Big Bend National Park today. Swimming in a hot springs and in the Rio Grande River was a lot of fun. It’s so beautiful here! Hot Spring