Blue Spring State Park is our most common activity with friends visiting us, and it’s the best place to see manatees in Florida near Orlando or Daytona Beach. Florida has …
Leavenworth’s Sleeping Lady Mountain Resort is the perfect getaway from Seattle. Review and details for staying at the Sleeping Lady, including things to do and best nearby sights.
The Leavenworth Reindeer Farm is one of the best things to do when visiting Washington’s Bavarian village. See what to expect and things to do and then plan a visit to this unique Pacific Northwest farm.
With so many things to do at Lake Chelan, it’s no wonder this part of Washington Wine Country is so popular with locals. Wine tasting, hiking, boating and more, plan a fun vacation to Washington’s year-round playground.
A sleigh ride is the perfect addition to a trip to Leavenworth, Washington. See what to expect and how to plan for getting out on the snow with kids during the Pacific Northwest winter.
Jekyll Island on the Georgia coast is a perfect getaway. With beautiful beaches, historic sites and the Georgia Sea Turtle Center, it’s an easy weekend trip or destination close to the Florida border.
There are things to do in Breckenridge all year, not just during ski season. From epic hiking to a beautiful historic downtown, mine country to horseback riding, there are so many things to do for any season or type of traveler.
Traveling to higher elevations can cause altitude sickness after a short period. Here is how to prevent and recover from altitude sickness, also called acute mountain illness, and be able to enjoy traveling to gorgeous mountain destinations.
Icicle Brewing in Leavenworth is one of the best breweries to visit in the Pacific Northwest. With interesting and consistently good beers, it’s a must visit when you’re in Leavenworth, Washington
The best things to do in Victoria BC with kids includes everything from really cool (and strange) museums to scavenger hunts around the city. Boat rides, Chinatown and Butchart Gardens await in Victoria BC.
Having visited Vancouver Island and more specifically Victoria many times we definitely have some good advice for planning a trip to Victoria BC. With four different options for getting there, …
National Parks are a great place to enjoy fall colors. From the mountains of Glacier National Park to the hills of the rolling hills of the Blue Ridge Parkway, these are the best National Parks to find autumn leaves and fall fun.
Best kayaking in the San Juan Islands of Washington. Kayak tours and best places to launch in the San Juans, including kayaking with orcas and bioluminescence near Seattle.
As the snow stops falling up in the mountains we start to get excited about hiking. There are so many easy, kid friendly hikes in Washington, so actually picking where …
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.
Hiking in Pinnacles National Park in California is a beautiful and fascinating experience with caves, desert and canyons. A great addition to road trips or a weekend day trip from San Francisco, see how to plan a visit to Pinnacles.
Camping seems so daunting for some people, either because they don’t have a ton of experience with it or because they don’t know how to enjoy roughing it. We’ve put …
Hiking at Mount Rainier National Park is a great summer activity. These are the best hikes with kids or for a reasonable challenge. From Paradise to Sunrise, Ohanapecosh to Lake Mowich, great hiking trails for any skill level.
Hiking at Hurricane Ridge is one of the best day trips to the Olympic Peninsula. We’ve rated the trails rated from easiest to most difficult and included tips for visiting Hurricane Ridge any time of year.
This Wisconsin road trip explores the best of farm country, historic towns, awesome natural wonders, Milwaukee and Madison. See the best of Southern Wisconsin on this easy 7 day itinerary of beautiful sights and fun.
Do you know about Cumberland Island National Seashore and the wild horses? This is a guide to visiting an incredible National Park site on the Georgia coast between Savannah and Jacksonville. Everything you need to know to plan and have an amazing visit to Cumberland Island.
There are more than 100 lighthouses in the USA. These picks are beautiful, easy to visit and make for picturesque road trip adventures, from the Florida Keys to the Oregon Coast.
St Simons Island, Georgia is an easy, budget friendly getaway from Jacksonville or Atlanta. With tons of things to do, beautiful beaches and lots of history, it’s also a great Georgia Coast road trip stop.
One of the most fun activities we’ve done as a family was getting an old time photo done. I know, it sounds silly and not like something we’d actually write …
The King and Prince Resort on St Simons Island is a beautiful property, family friendly and an ideal homebase for enjoying the Georgia Coast. Read this complete review and tips for having a great visit to the Golden Isles.
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.
Biscayne National Park is a perfect day trip from Miami to add to a weekend getaway, start or end of a cruise, or to a Florida Keys road trip. Wildlife and boating at its best, 95% of the National Park is underwater. How to visit…
We are fortunate to live in Seattle, Washington. It’s close to the ocean, mountains, countryside and several other metropolitan areas. One of our favorite cities to visit locally is Victoria BC. …
Easily overlooked, Fort Frederica National Monument is a fun collection of ruins and live oaks to add to a Georgia Coast road trip. See where it’s located, what to do at Fort Frederica and more ideas for St Simons Island.
The St Simons Island Lighthouse is a great stop on a Georgia Coast road trip. The Golden Isles are full of family fun, and this guide to the lighthouse and waterfront will help you plan a great day in Coastal Georgia.