Exploring Ancient Cliff Dwellings: A Family Adventure Guide to Walnut Canyon National Monument with Kids

Exploring Ancient Cliff Dwellings: A Family Adventure Guide to Walnut Canyon National Monument with Kids

Walnut Canyon National Monument is a fantastic destination for families looking for a unique outdoor adventure. Walnut Canyon was right on the way for our Arizona road trip. The park is located near Flagstaff, Arizona, and features a stunning canyon filled with ancient cliff dwellings 

Exploring Timeless Beauty: A Family Guide to Petrified Forest National Park

Exploring Timeless Beauty: A Family Guide to Petrified Forest National Park

Are you looking for an adventure that will get your kids excited about history, geology, and nature? Look no further than Petrified Forest National Park, a desert wonderland located in northeastern Arizona. With its stunning vistas, fascinating history, and unique geology, Petrified Forest National Park 

Standing on a Corner in Winslow, Arizona

Standing on a Corner in Winslow, Arizona

If you’re driving along Route 66 in Arizona, there’s a good chance you’ll pass through the town of Winslow. Made famous by the Eagles’ song “Take it Easy,” Winslow is a small town with a big personality. This was not the first time I had 

Visiting Meteor Crater with Kids: Exploring an Otherworldly Destination

Visiting Meteor Crater with Kids: Exploring an Otherworldly Destination

If you’re planning a trip to the Grand Canyon, be sure to add Meteor Crater to your list of must-see destinations. Located just an hour and a half east of the Grand Canyon, Meteor Crater is a unique geological wonder that offers visitors the chance 

Exploring the Hoover Dam with Kids in the Off-Season

Exploring the Hoover Dam with Kids in the Off-Season

If you’re planning a family trip to Las Vegas, a visit to the Hoover Dam is a must. Located just 30 minutes outside of the city, this engineering marvel is a great way to explore the history and importance of hydroelectricity in the United States. 

Chicago with Kids: Top Attractions and Activities for Your Family Adventure

Chicago with Kids: Top Attractions and Activities for Your Family Adventure

Day Two: Millennium Park, Architectural Boat Tour, Adler Planetarium & Rainbow Cone Welcome to day two of our family adventure in Chicago! If you’re planning a family trip to the Windy City, you won’t want to miss out on these top kid-friendly attractions. Today’s itinerary 

Frozen Lake Hike with Kids in Rocky Mountain National Park

Frozen Lake Hike with Kids in Rocky Mountain National Park

A winter hike in Rocky Mountain National Park with kids is doable so long as you have the right gear and the weather cooperates. Our friends who have a cabin in Estes Park pointed us to Bear Lake. In the winter it is safe to 

The Perfect “Winter in Washington, DC with Kids” Itinerary

The Perfect “Winter in Washington, DC with Kids” Itinerary

Washington, DC in winter can be lovely. Yes, it can be rainy and a bit blustery but I forgot what a joy it is to visit a city in its off-season. Last spring we spent a weekend in Washington, DC during the cherry blossom festival…. 

National Historic Trails Interpretive Center, WY

National Historic Trails Interpretive Center, WY

One of the most unexpected stops on our journey to Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Park was the National Historic Trails Interpretive Center in Casper, Wyoming. We thought we would just stop in and ended up staying until the museum closed. This is where we 

Scotts Bluff National Monument, Nebraska

Scotts Bluff National Monument, Nebraska

This post contains affiliate links. Our first stop on our South Dakota Adventure (a 4-day weekend trip) was in Nebraska. Scotts Bluff National Monument was one of the waypoints on the trails that headed west across the United States. We visited seven years ago, but the