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
Arches National Park is synonymous with drop-dead gorgeous scenery. With its stunning redrock formations and dramatic natural sandstone arches with names like Delicate Arch, Balanced Rock, Park Avenue, and Fiery Furnace, it’s no wonder millions of visitors flock to Arches National Park every year! Perhaps the best way to experience Arches is to park the car and get out, to explore on foot all those amazing natural
Arches National Park attracts millions of visitors every year, and no wonder! With over 2,000 natural sandstone arches, incredibly scenic vistas like Park Avenue and Balanced Rock, and challenging hiking trails with the dubious names of Devil’s Garden and Fiery Furnace, Arches offers fabulous views and outdoor adventures sure to please practically everyone. Perhaps the best way to experience this amazing national park is to park the car
SERIES – PHOTOS OF A FAMILY ROAD TRIP ADVENTURE This family road trip is moving on to Moab, Utah! But not before one last Native American experience in Colorado. Today’s drive passes through the ancient archeological corridor of Canyons of the Ancients and Hovenweep National Monuments, providing an incredible opportunity to learn more about those who once lived in this remote and rugged land. Canyons of the