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Why You Should Consider the Selina Hotel in Astoria, Oregon For Your Next Historic Adventure

Astoria, Oregon is a city with a rich history and plenty of attractions. And exploring the area is even better when you choose the right hotel as a home base! The Selina Hotel Astoria Oregon, is the ideal home-away-from-home you’ll love. Sitting smack in the center of the scenic city, the hotel is the perfect …

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The Plantations of New Orleans – Exploring the History of Louisiana’s Slave Trade

On our recent visit to Louisiana, I knew I wanted to get outside the cities and explore some of the history of the Southern state. The glitz and energy of New Orleans is appealing, but there’s also so much to learn when in the area. Visiting a plantation was one of those educational experiences that …

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Avery Island – Highlights of the Tabasco Factory Tour and Jungle Gardens

Is there anyone that doesn’t love the spicy flavour of classic Tabasco sauce? In our family, the answer is definitely a resounding, “No!” And so on our recent vacation to Louisiana, when the city of Lafayette gave us the opportunity to check out the nearby Tabasco Factory Tour on Avery Island, we couldn’t have been …

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Things To Do in Lafayette LA – Exploring the Heart of Cajun Country with Kids

Visiting New Orleans, the city of live music and delicious food, has been a dream of mine for a while. But I soon realized that there was a lot more to Louisiana than just the Big Easy and decided that I should make a trip with the whole family to explore the best attractions Southern …

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A One Day Family Itinerary of Things To Do in Orlando with Kids

It’s no secret that my family loves the Orlando area. From golf courses to amusement parks, we’ve explored the popular tourist destination to its fullest, and found many of the best things to do in Orlando with kids. Like most families, our top priority when in Orlando is usually visiting the theme parks! Checking out …

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3 Memorable Monuments Everyone Should Visit on a South Dakota Family Vacation

One of the things that often amazes me about traveling is discovering how many majestic places are hiding just a short distance away from our own home. This summer, Jeremy and I decided to discover some of those places by driving to the Black Hills region in South Dakota to check out some of the …

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Have Half a Day Free in Orlando? Try These 3 Fun and Affordable Family Activities

In my opinion, one of the best things about a family vacation is finding a fun activity that adults and kids alike can enjoy during that inevitable free half day or so. And in the Orlando area, there’s no shortage of activities to fill a family’s extra time! If you have a few extra hours …

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Go Beyond the Amusement Park! 3 Must-Visit Orlando Activities for Families

If there’s one city that’s really perfected the art of family fun, it’s Orlando, Florida. From its many amusement parks to its top-notch attractions and entertainment, there’s no shortage of things to do when you’re visiting this sunny Florida metropolis. But because its amusement parks are such a big part of its appeal, some of …

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Only Have Time to Visit One Walt Disney World Park? Here are 4 Reasons to Choose Disney’s Animal Kingdom

When it comes to visiting Walt Disney World, spending a few days exploring the four different parks is almost a must. With so much to see and do, my ideal Walt Disney World vacation would involve spending at least one full day in each park. Sometimes, though, time just doesn’t let that be an option. …

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Step Into the World of Knights for a Night at Medieval Times-Giveaway

I have a lot of friends in the Toronto area, so I’ve heard of the Medieval Times experience in the past. In fact, I’ve often read about my best blogging friend’s trips to Medieval Times Toronto with her boys in envy…the idea of watching live jousting and sword fights while enjoying a medieval feast sounded …

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Whether You’re a Kid or an Adult, Everything is Awesome at the LEGOLAND Florida Hotel!

When I heard the news about the opening of the new theme hotel last year at the LEGOLAND Florida Resort, I couldn’t help but want to check it out firsthand. With two LEGO-crazed boys at home and a pretty solid love of the interlocking bricks myself, I was sure it would be a place to …

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Ford Shows Off 4 Top New Innovations at the 2016 North American International Auto Show

For anyone that loves cars, the North American International Auto Show in Detroit is a chance to indulge in endless eye candy and new auto innovations to the heart’s content. But it’s also a chance for manufacturers to show off their latest and greatest developments. And Ford Canada is always at the forefront with vehicles, …

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Enjoy a Las Vegas Family Vacation at These 6 Kid-Friendly Attractions

Though it might not be the first place to pop into your mind, Las Vegas can be the perfect vacation for a family. If you’re bringing your little ones on your next trip to the Strip, make sure you plan some exciting and fun family-friendly activities. Just because Vegas is riddled with casinos, shows, and …

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The Best of Walt Disney World-A Guide to Experiencing All Four Parks in One Day

It’s easy to spend multiple days exploring the four different parks that make up Walt Disney World and see new things every day. But if all you have is a 1 Day Park Hopper and you want to make the most of your visit, this is the information you’ve been looking for. Enjoying the best …

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Don’t Miss These Top 3 Orlando, Florida Activities for Adults

Orlando is a favourite family destination for good reason. With a variety of fun-filled theme parks perfect for kids of all ages, from Universal Orlando to Walt Disney World, it’s easy to spend a full week in the area just checking out all the rides, attractions and entertainment available. But there’s a lot more to …

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Everyone Should Try These 7 Unique Experiences at Universal Orlando Resort

While there is plenty to do in Orlando, Florida, there are a few destinations that are special favourites with visitors and one of those is Universal Orlando Resort. Movie fans are sure to fall in love with the parks immediately, and the rides will put smiles on the faces of any thrill-seeker. If you’re heading …

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Three Educational Family-Friendly Things To Do in North Dakota

When travelling with kids, it’s tempting to just stick to the activities that are sure to be kid-friendly. But travel can be so much more enriching when kids are given the opportunity to explore beyond zoos and amusement parks! That’s why I couldn’t wait to check out some of the historical sites in North Dakota …

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Caring for Clothes-Behind the Scenes at the P&G Fabric Care Facility in Cincinnati

There is nothing I love more than seeing behind the scenes, whether it’s at a concert or a factory. It’s one of the most educational experiences imaginable and recently I had the chance to tour the P&G Fabric Care facility in Cincinnati and learn more about the development, research and testing that go into beloved …

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Easy Tips to Help You Get Through Airport Security Faster This Winter

Winter is one of the best times of the year to travel with your family. Whether you’re visiting loved ones over the holidays or heading somewhere tropical to escape the snow, there are all kinds of reasons to take to the skies and head off on an adventure. But your adventure will be even better …

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The Disney Princess Experience in the Fantasy Faire Royal Theatre at Disneyland

There are so many little things about Disneyland that all combine to make visiting the resort a magical experience and on a recent press trip, I had the chance to experience those little things first hand. Disneyland is always growing, expanding and adding amazing new attractions to appeal to its visitors. But part of the …

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Disneyland Welcomes Mickey and the Magical Map to the Fantasyland Theatre

The immortal Shakespeare once said “all the world’s a stage” and I can think of no man that embraced that sentiment more than Walt Disney. The visionary that created the first animated cartoon with sound was also known to commonly refer to his beloved amusement park, Disneyland, as a show. Recently I visited Disneyland for …

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Top Five Fun Activitites for Families in Baltimore, MD

Baltimore is a city known mainly for being home to one of America’s oldest seaports, but this thriving city in Maryland is more than just a historical landmark; it’s a fun-filled destination for the whole family! If you’re planning a trip to the Baltimore area, here are five of the best family-friendly activities and attractions …

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