Tag: Amusement Park

Cabana Bay Beach Resort at Universal Studios, Orlando Florida

Cabana Bay Beach Resort at Universal Studios, Orlando Florida

In order to fit Universal’s Wizarding World of Harry Potter in to a one-day trip I needed to take advantage of the perks offered by staying on property at Universal Studios. Cabana Bay Beach Resort is the lowest priced ‘on property’ hotel that still allows 

Busch Gardens Tampa with Kids

Busch Gardens Tampa with Kids

Lessons learned from visiting Busch Gardens Tampa with kids over Spring Break. The single biggest question we’ve been asked since coming back from spring break in Tampa is if visiting Busch Gardens Tampa Bay with kids was worth it. It completely depends. As a military 

Le Jardin d’Acclimatation, Paris

Le Jardin d’Acclimatation, Paris

Le Jardin d’Acclimatation is well known in Paris but perhaps not to tourists. We visited the park on a Sunday in Paris, though should have gone earlier in our trip as we could have easily spent all day here. The garden is easily reached. You 

Exploring Central Portugal with Kids

Exploring Central Portugal with Kids

Central Portugal has so much to offer we had to make some tough choices on where to spend our time. We ultimately leaned on things we knew the boys would enjoy, turning a day heavy with driving into one of the best of the trip. 

Winter Fun at Fairytale Wonderland

Winter Fun at Fairytale Wonderland

Fairytale Wonderland (Sprookjeswonderland) is a lovely little amusement park just north of Amsterdam. The park is reminiscent of The Efteling, but smaller and geared toward children under 10. It was perfect for our 2 and 4 year olds.  Each winter Fairytale Wonderland opens for three weeks fully 

Legoland, Billund

Legoland, Billund

Legoland in Billund, Denmark is the Original Legoland. It opened in 1968, right next to the Lego factory. We knew that a trip to Denmark had to include a visit to the home of Lego. Our visit was a bit bi-polar. We loved Legoland. It 

A Day at Efteling with Toddlers

A Day at Efteling with Toddlers

When H turned 4 we decided that heading to Efteling would be a fun way to celebrate his birthday. We arrived for the 10am opening and stayed till about 3pm. The Efteling is a theme park based on old fairy tales. It is the Netherlands