Our family has a goal to visit and explore all 50 U.S. states before the kids graduate high school. We often take road trips to do multi-state trips and enjoy visiting cities, national parks and eating at local restaurants. Here are some of our favorite posts from our travels around the country.
Road trip San Francisco to Seattle – sounded a little crazy, but we were up for the challenge! For our ten year wedding anniversary, my husband and I flew to San Francisco and drove up to Seattle in 13 days.
Charleston is a charming and historic Southern city to explore. It is also just 30 minutes off the highway, which makes it a very convenient city to visit on a Southeast road trip. Our family enjoys road trips, and since
Visiting Glacier National Park is not accidental. It takes hours to drive here from the nearest airport, yet once you arrive at this remote location, you may not want to leave. The gorgeous mountains, lakes, and abundant natural beauty are
Our family has a bucket list goal to explore all 50 states before the kids reach high school. We came up with this idea in 2012 and were looking for a way to document this idea for some time. Then,
While technically North Dakota only has one national park, Theodore Roosevelt, it has 2 national sites and 2 national trails that are maintained by the National Parks Service. North Dakota’s National Parks are some of the United States’ best-kept secrets
Yes, there is really a way to do Disney on a budget. Although saving money at Disney World is not easy, with a little advance planning, it is very possible. A Disney savings jar is one idea to help make
If you’re looking for a fun, unique activity to do while your family is visiting New York City, then let me tell you all about the Jackson Heights family food tour we experienced. Jackson Heights is an ethnically diverse neighborhood
St. Augustine is considered the oldest city in the U.S., yet it often does not get the credit it deserves. Founded by the Spanish in 1565, St. Augustine is the first European settled city in the US. There are not
The Florida Keys are a perfect stop on any Florida road trip. The combination of fresh seafood places, scenic views, and fishing make it a perfect vacation destination. I grew up in Miami and traveled to the Keys countless times.
Our family tries to travel locally and visit New York City every couple of months since we moved to Connecticut. Because we have family living there, it makes for an easy excuse to visit one of the most metropolitan cities
The national parks make for great family vacations. The best national parks for kids are those that provide adventure, unique scenery, and “not too hard” hiking trails. Our family of four visited our first national park, the Great Smoky Mountains,
My family visited Maine on a Northeast summer road trip and explored 11 states in 11 days. One of our favorite places was Acadia National Park in the northeastern corner of Maine. Although we were only there for a few