BIG NEWS: 4th Graders Get Free Entrance to National Parks With An Every Kid In A Park Pass!

A Family Trek to Upper Two Medicine Lake, Glacier National Park

Calling all 4th graders! The National Park Foundation is offering you a free national parks pass for one year. That means free entrance for you and your family, from now until August 31st, 2016, into this nation’s vast, incredible national parks, national monuments, historic parks and other public lands! Now that’s a deal not to be missed. Meet The Every Kid In A Park Initiative On Tuesday, September

Hiking The Upper Two Medicine Lake Trail – Family Adventures in Glacier National Park, Montana

Hiking the Medicine Lake Trails Glacier National park

With over 700 miles of trails, Glacier National Park, Montana, is a hiker’s paradise. Yet many Glacier National Park visitors rarely venture far from the iconic Going to The Sun Road, and most skip the park’s southeastern region of Two Medicine. For those who venture down this off-the-beaten path, their reward is some of the most scenic hiking trails in all of Glacier. Be prepared to

Chocolate Lover’s Travel Guide [Infographic]

Chocolate Lover's Travel Guide

I love to travel. I love eating chocolate. Combine the two, and wow! Doesn’t that sound like a totally sweet vacation? A vacation that’s built around chocolaty delicious destinations? Sounds like nirvana to me! From chocolate for your taste buds, to chocolate for your body, chocolate is just plain good for your soul. What’s that? You’re not convinced about the merits of a chocolaty indulgent vacation?

Top Tips For Planning Your Disney World Vacation – Part 2: Know Before You Go

Top Tips to Maximize Your Disney Vacation

Join Bethany Chapman, authorized Disney Vacation Planner, and me in our Series: Top Tips to Maximize Your Disney World Vacation. Don’t miss Part 1: Top Tips For Planning Your Disney World Vacation – Initial Plans ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ You’ve set your Disney World travel budget. You’ve booked your lodging and determined how many days you have available for exploring Disney World. It’s time to move on to the next

Top Tips For Planning Your Disney World Vacation – Part 1: Initial Plans

Top Tips to Planning Your Next Disney World Vacation

Join Bethany Chapman, authorized Disney Vacation Planner, and me in our Series: Top Tips to Maximize Your Disney World Vacation. ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ So you’ve made the decision. It’s time for a Disney World vacation. Awesome! You are in for a magical time. Disney World is one of the most sought-after vacations in the world, and it’s no wonder with all it has to offer. From toddler rides to adventure

What To Pack When Traveling With Pets – Pet Travel 101 [ #Infographic]

What to Pack When Traveling With Your Pet - Infographic

Do you travel with your pets? Are you planning a vacation that includes your furry four-legged family members? Do you know which pet essentials to pack when traveling with Fido or Fifi? Whether your four-legged family member is canine or feline, 5 pound or 105 pounds, a little extra preparation will go a long way to ensure his ride is as comfortable – and safe – as

Exploring 1770’s Life and Finding Fun at Colonial Michilimackinac, Michigan

Colonial Michilimackinac - A Fortified 18th Century Community

The story of Colonial Michilimackinac begins in 1715 when French soldiers built a fortified community along the Straits of Mackinac to support the booming French fur trade. Today, Colonial Michilimackinac is a National Historic Landmark, providing a glimpse into the life and times of a 1770’s frontier fur trade settlement. It’s as if history has been frozen in time at Michilimackinac! This reconstructed colonial settlement and the

History Comes Alive at Fort Wilkins Historic Complex – Copper Harbor, Michigan

Fort Wilkins State Park, Michigan

Far up in the northern most tip of Michigan’s Keweenaw Peninsula, along a near pristine, rugged stretch of Lake Superior, stands a seemingly unlikely, yet well-preserved 1840’s military outpost. So where are we off to in this adventure? Fort Wilkins Historic Complex! Don’t let the remote location deter you from adventuring here. This is a region well worth the discovery, and this historical site is a place well worth

Going UnderGround at Quincy Mine & Hoist – Keweenaw National Historical Park

Exploring Keweenaw National Historical Park

Come along with us as we explore Keweenaw National Historical Park and the Quincy Mine & Hoist, located in a remote region of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. Learn the story of copper and the miners who searched for it. Witness how mining transformed this once nearly uninhabited land. Enjoy history come to life as you explore both above ground and underground, what it was like to

How People Grill Around The World [Infographic]

Grilling Around The World - Carne Asada

Wow. Can you believe it? It seems like summer just began, then bam! The 4th of July holiday weekend is upon us. July 4th is synonymous with relaxing around a favorite swimming hole, warm summer evenings watching festive fireworks, and of course, backyard barbecues. Where will this holiday weekend find you? Along with festive fireworks, does your 4th of July weekend also include grilling on the barby? What