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Rush Creek Lodge & Spa: My Favorite Way to Do Yosemite

  My oldest son and I visited Rush Creek Lodge & Spa in Yosemite in late March for his birthday. He was turning 14! As an avid adventurer, mountain biker, and budding photographer, this trip was the ultimate birthday present. Before leaving, we were warned...

5 Best Weekend Getaways in Washington State for Families

  No matter how many times our family rides a ferry out of the Seattle area - across sparkling Elliott Bay in Puget Sound - we get excited. Even us weary parents feel like kids when the big boat comes to dock at the ferry terminal. As Seattle residents, our...

Hidden Santa Maria Valley: Wine Country Without Crowds

  It’s not often that a wine region feels like it’s a secret, especially in California. Santa Maria Valley, in Central California, is tucked into the northern edge of Santa Barbara County. Somehow, this romantic oasis has managed to keep itself out of screaming...

8 Best Beaches Near Charleston, SC Your Family Will Love!

  To me, the beautiful beaches near Charleston, SC, signal the end of summer. I grew up in Indiana, and almost every August of my childhood, my brave mom and dad would pack up our car and drive our family 733.2 miles to South Carolina.  This was well...

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo at La Placita Olvera, Los Angeles

  Add color and culture to your family’s Cinco de Mayo celebration by visiting historic Olvera Street, the "Birthplace of Los Angeles." Less than a block from Union Station in the heart of Los Angeles, Olvera Street (“La Placita Olvera”) is a conveniently located...

12 Unforgettable Cabo All Inclusive Family Resorts

  Ahhhh! Cabo San Lucas—a luxury resort city where the desert meets the mountains and rolls into the ocean. It’s one of the best places to visit thanks to its friendly atmosphere, large sandy beaches, snorkeling, scuba diving, and wildlife. With a quieter...

5 Must Visit Beaches in Michigan

  Driving north in the summer, my dad is at the wheel, and I’m riding shotgun. We are heading to one of the most beautiful beaches in Michigan- my grandparents’ home rests near it - it’s almost as far north as one can go in Michigan.    The further...

Your Ultimate Guide to the Best Kid-Friendly Restaurants in New Orleans

  Exploring the tastes of New Orleans with kids was challenging - but it wasn’t impossible. Let’s just say that the whole Creole cooking thing New Orleans is known for has a definite kick to it. And, while there are restaurants that have a dedicated kid’s menu,...

5 Fabulous Mother-Daughter Trips Perfect for Mother’s Day

  Mom, mommy, momma, ma, bruh!…she gets called A LOT of things, and some of ‘em can’t even make it onto this article. But, she’s way more than just “mom”; she’s a dish wrangler, an activities juggler, a tantrum moderator, and an unsolicited, nosy therapist. In...

A Michigander’s Guide to the Tulip Time Festival in Holland, Michigan

  The Tulip Festival in Holland, Michigan, officially called the Tulip Time Festival, occurs annually in May. The festival brings to mind a special memory. One October in the late 1980s, my mom had a great idea. She was going to plant tulip bulbs all along the...

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