Happy Holidays! Merry Christmas! Feliz Navidad! Happy Hanukkah! Happy Kwanzaa! No matter which saying you prefer, there’s no denying the special, happy, and joyous feelings this time of year brings to millions the world over. The joy and merriment of the season are apparent all around us, from wintery festivals of holiday goodness, to gardens all decked out in cheerful displays of red, green, gold and silver.
After the leaves have fallen and crisp winter weather has taken hold, a transformation happens here at Longwood Gardens. Gardens both inside and out are reborn yet again, and visitors arrive by the thousands to experience the juxtaposition of a wintery landscape filled with a colorful festival of holiday happiness and cheer. Come with us for a delightful evening stroll through Longwood Gardens. Revel in the spirit of a most
Contemplating a trip to Las Vegas, Nevada? Not sure if you should bring the kids? Maybe you should! With a little planning, the Las Vegas area has all the makings of a fab family vacation. From high flying adventures and incredible shows on the Las Vegas Strip, to stunning outdoor vistas and amazing feats of engineering a short distance away, the Las Vegas area offers more
There is no “wrong choice” when planning which Hawaiian Island to explore. Each has its own distinction, its own sense of adventure and its own standard of relaxation. Over the years, we’ve been to Hawaii three times, experiencing four different islands along the way. We’ve traveled sans kids, with toddlers, and with tweens. And now, we are contemplating our fourth Hawaiian Islands vacation, this time with teenagers.
Did you know that practically anywhere you stand in the United Sates, you are less than 100 miles from a designated national park, monument, shoreline, trail or historic site? You are just that close to perhaps your next awesome vacation! That’s because national parks have all the makings to be wonderful family vacations, outdoor adventurers’ playgrounds, history buffs’ adventure lands, and budget-minded travelers’ destinations. U.S. National Parks
Road trips are a quintessential family summer vacation. Each year, families hit the open road, an agenda of activities and adventures in hand, and a multitude of destinations loaded into their GPS. That includes our family! We enjoy the experiences, the open road, the changing venues as we wind our way through our road trip destinations. So where did this particular road trip take us?
SERIES – PHOTOS OF A FAMILY ROAD TRIP ADVENTURE Moab, Utah is world renown as a gateway to adventure, an outdoor lover’s playground. There’s a reason for that! From phenomenal hiking trails and challenging bike paths through drop-dead gorgeous terrain, to exhilarating river raft rides, adventure and action await around every corner here. No wonder outdoor enthusiasts from across the world flock to Moab! But there’s
Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia, is home to some of the world’s most spectacular, rugged coastal scenery. From dramatic expanses of verdant green oceanfront meadows to the dazzling brilliance of sunlight reflecting off the Atlantic Ocean, this land is an outdoor enthusiast’s playground. Those who experience this remote Canadian destination are in for incredible eye-popping displays of Mother Nature and loads of outdoor action. With plenty
SERIES – PHOTOS OF A FAMILY ROAD TRIP ADVENTURE Oh what a fabulous adventure this family vacation has been! From ancient explorations to challenging back country hikes, ziplining and river rafting too, there was not a dull moment to be found during our time on the road. Sadly though, as all good things come to an end, so does our family road trip. But not
Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia, is home to some of the world’s most spectacular coastal scenery. From dramatic expanses of verdant green oceanfront meadows to the dazzling brilliance of sunlight reflecting off the Atlantic Ocean, those who experience this remote Canadian destination are in for incredible eye-popping displays of Mother Nature. Cape Breton Island is also a hiker’s paradise, offering splendid hiking opportunities around practically every