If you’re looking for an alternative to the Colorado ski scene this winter, a fantastic family-friendly option is YMCA of the Rockies in Estes Park. Located on 800 acres bordering Rocky Mountain National Park, this year-round retreat is perfect for outdoor enthusiasts of all ages. It’s also a great choice for budget travelers, since there [...]
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The wrath of the winter weather is quickly approaching and, with the onset of snow and sleet, mittens and misery, you may be thinking of planning an escape in the upcoming months. But where to go? If you’re traveling with the kids, here are some of the hottest family friendly destinations this winter and holiday [...]
If you’re looking for some family-friendly activities with your kids in Tennessee, look no further than the quaint town of Franklin. Located just 17 miles south of Nashville, Franklin is a small town city that oozes classic Americana and Southern charm. Rich with civil war history and country music legends, Franklin also boasts many activities [...]
Studies show that getting out in nature, away from TV screens and out amongst the trees spending time outdoors is paramount to a happy, healthy child. This fall, as the colors change and the weather finally cools, consider hitting the trails with your kiddos. Getting out in nature can be great for the soul but let’s [...]
For your next family vacation, consider Moab. Picture a surreal landscape, a kaleidoscope of color and red rock faces that defy gravity. A city in eastern Utah famous for its rock formations, National Parks and dinosaur fossils, Moab is nature at its best. It’s the type of scenery that takes you away from the grind [...]
80 countries, 7 continents. While I’ve travelled extensively overseas, some people find it odd that I haven’t explored that much of the US. I often get weird looks when I tell people I’ve been to Rwanda but not Rochester, Chernobyl but not South Carolina. This all changed a few weeks ago, when I was invited [...]
Perhaps it was the four-hour drive from Denver with the threat of two screaming kids in the back that kept us away from Crested Butte for so long. Most likely it was sheer ignorance. We didn’t know that we were missing out on one of the most charming ski towns in Colorado and one of [...]
Let’s be honest. Living in Denver with unparalleled access to the mountains means you have to ski. Beyond the stereotypical micro-craft beer, The Broncos and the recreational marijuana, it’s the sweet fresh powder that makes one a true Coloradan. I used to be quite the winter athlete but, as a kid – after an unfortunate [...]
So you’ve decided to take the kids to Oahu! Amazing decision. The North Shore on the island of Oahu is a beautiful spot and the kiddos will love it. While there are many Hawaiian islands to choose from, there is something very special about the remote, underdeveloped surfer vibe of the North Shore on the Island [...]
Barcelona is a city best known for its bizarre Gaudi architecture, Gothic churches, cosmopolitan beach culture and delicious tapas but, when it comes to traveling with the family, is Barcelona a good place to take the kids? When my husband and I took our two kiddos (ages 1 and 3 years old) to the Barcelona is a thriving [...]