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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 drive to the top was closed and the Big Little […]

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State Forest State Park, Colorado

Yes, State Forest State Park has a bit of a confusing name, but it turns out to be the moose capitol of Colorado. It is a large state park in the northern part of the state, about four hours from Colorado Springs. We booked camping with some friends in February for the July 4th weekend […]

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Family-Friendly Ski & Soak near Salida, CO

In Colorado, winter is a season of adventure and we are trying to take full advantage of it since the kids are finally able to do “all the things” with relatively little complaint. We’ve been filling the winter weekends by heading into the mountains and taking advantage of everything Colorado has to offer. This past […]

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Cutty’s Resort on Hayden Creek, Colorado

We booked a ton of camping for our first summer in Colorado. Our dear friends raved about camping at Cutty’s Resort as being a fun weekend getaway with no planning required. An easy 2-hour drive from Colorado Springs, this sounded like a perfect summer weekend. Cutty’s is a very large and popular campground and RV […]

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Sloppy Floyd State Park, Georgia

The Marble Mines hike at Sloppy Floyd State Park has been on our must do list for a while. It is a relatively easy but uphill hike to the mouth of a cave, with a pond and waterfall. There are plenty more extensive trails in the area to explore as well.  Sloppy Floyd turned out […]

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See Rock City. A Georgia Must.

After miles of passing red barns painted with “See Rock City” and the littles yelling out “Let’s go to Rock City” we relented and drove up Lookout Mountain to Rock City Gardens.  Jeff and I had visited a decade earlier before having kids. Rock City Gardens had also been a staple of my all-girls spend […]

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Skidaway Island State Park, GA

Skidaway Island State Park is the perfect place to let the kids run wild and enjoy the ecology of coastal Georgia. The state park also boasts a beautiful visitors center and one of the best playgrounds we encountered on our trip. There are plenty of shady panic tables here as well. The Littles bolted from […]

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Fort Morris, GA with Kids

One of my goals while we were in Florida was to explore many of the coastal forts with the kids. Fort Morris, located outside of Savannah, was part of that tour. The idea of a fort grabs the boys’ interest and it is a great jumping off point for exploring some of the darker parts […]

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Hiking Amicalola Falls with Kids

This post contains affiliate links. Amicalola Falls is the highest waterfall in Georgia at 729 feet. It’s lovely and easy to reach, at just over an hour outside of Atlanta. I took the three littles in late April to check out Amicalola Falls State Park and stretch our hiking legs just a bit. This was […]

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