Kayaking in the Adirondacks is a beautiful way to experience the largest park in New York. Mountain lakes, braided rivers and chains of waterways make the Adirondacks perfect for kayaking, canoeing and exploring.
I remember being a little kid and getting to fly to the East Coast for the first time. We flew to Washington DC and visited everywhere from Virginia to New York City. Traveling on the East Coast of the USA means visiting some of the most famous cities in America, and seeing where the history of the United States started.
Revolutionary War sites and Civil War battlefields pepper the road trip routes on the East Coast. Touring the beautiful houses of America’s founding fathers, learning about early settlement and getting an understanding of why the USA is the way it is today are all a part of traveling along the East Coast.
This is everything you need to know about visiting the Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, from the famous Trolls to special events. Details about seasonal happening and types of gardens found at the CMBG in Boothbay on the Midcoast.
There are quite a few art museums in Maine that you can easily add to nearly any trip. From Portland to Bar Harbor, these art museums offer a look into Maine culture and pieces from around the world.
There is a lot of wildlife in Maine if you are patient and know where to look. Between unique animals, including moose and puffins, and more common but still amazing wildlife, such as black bears, this guide will help you spot them all (with some luck!).
The Harraseeket Inn in Freeport, Maine is one of the coziest, peaceful places we’ve stayed. Get the details on staying at the Harraseeket, things to do in Freeport, and ideas for visiting Maine in any season.
Whoopie pies are a quintessential Maine treat that you’ll find all around the state. See what just a whoopie pie is, our favorite places in Maine to get them, and our recipe to make whoopie pies at home!
Maine in summer is the perfect time for a road trip. This fun Maine road trip goes from Portland to the Highlands to Acadia National Park and the lobster towns of MidCoast Maine. Great trip with kids or on your own!
Kayaking on Chesapeake Bay means paddling the water trails of Capt John Smith and in the crabbing region of the Mid-Atlantic. See where to launch, paddling trails and tours for Chesapeake Bay adventures!
Kayaking in coastal Maine is the quintessential Northeast experience. From rocky coves and lobster pounds to kayaking at Acadia National Park, ideas and tips for awesome kayaking trips in Maine.
The West Quoddy Lighthouse is the easternmost point in the USA and one of the most unique lighthouses in Maine. See how to visit and what else there is to do in Lubec, Maine.
The Samoset Resort in winter is one of the best Maine experiences you can have in the cold. From beautiful accommodations to easy access to the Rockland Breakwater Lighthouse, this resort hotel is a unique and wonderful choice in MidCoast Maine.
If you love snow, good food and the coastal vibe, visiting Maine in winter is for you! This guide to off-season travel to Portland and Midcoast Maine is ideal for enjoying the outdoors, museums and lighthouses along the coast. Recommendations for where to stay and how to plan a winter trip to Maine.
Easy to visit lighthouses in Maine are all along the coast. From the famous Portland Head Light to lesser know sites that are even more beautiful, these are the best lighthouses to add to your Maine road trip.
Acadia National Park in Maine is very spread out with diverse experiences and activities. Guide to planning a trip, how much time you’ll need and where to stay for visiting Acadia National Park.
Colonial Williamsburg with kids is perfect for learning about history, enjoying costumes, and having a fun family vacation. Historic architecture and tavern restaurants make this Virginia destination perfect, especially at Christmas.
Review of the 250 Main Hotel in Rockland, Maine: a modern luxury hotel in Mid-coast Maine. Between Acadia National Park and Portland, ME this hotel is just off the Rockland Harbor and walking distance to this trendy coastal town.
There are lots of fun things to do in Portland, Maine with kids. We’ve spent a lot of time there and have our favorite sights and activities. From lighthouses to grilled cheese, these are our picks for things to do in Portland.
Road Trip themes are a great way to plan a vacation adventure. We’ve pick 20+ ideas for fun, family friendly road trips around the USA and Canada.
New York City is a lot of things, and one thing it’s not is boring. Even when visiting NYC with small kids it’s fun and interesting. Us Dads were particularly …
Everything you need to know to visit Washington DC for cherry blossoms. When to visit, where to go and everything else to do in the cultural center of DC.
The best places for fall colors in the USA, from the Lakes Region of New Hampshire to Napa Valley. 15+ picks for easy weekend getaways for autumn foliage across the United States.
10 awesome USA road trips that you can plan now. From rugged Oregon to the Florida Keys, historic Virginia and Washington DC to western National Parks. Beautiful, fun USA road trips to look forward to.
Fun, historic Washington DC and Virginia road trip plan. From the best things to do near DC to Virginia Beach and Williamsburg, this great road trip includes Revolutionary War history and beautiful nature.
Visiting NYC at Christmas, or anytime, can be a busy trip with so many things to do. These time and money saving tips will ensure a great trip to New York City with kids, including budget friendly hotel recommendations for families.
Rochester, New York is such a surprising place. Full of unique museums and truly fun things to do, Rochester is a wonderful surprise. Whether you want to visit Susan B Anthony’s house or climb the walls with Spiderman, there’s something for everyone in Rochester.
Ideal itinerary for a Washington DC day trip, including things to do, what to see, and how to get to DC. Museums and historic sites to visit with kids.
The Historic Triangle of Virginia includes Jamestown, Williamsburg and Yorktown. This guide leads you through all three, including planning hotels and best ticket prices for historic attractions.
New York City with kids is both a dream and stressful idea. I mean, it’s New York. It’s the Big Apple and the ultimate American experience. We learned a lot …