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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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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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Bamahenge & Dinosaurs in the Woods // Alabama

The moment I found out there was a full scale, although not complete, fiberglass replica of Stonehenge (named Bamahenge) less than an hour away from our house I made plans to visit. Jeff and I have been to the real Stonehenge in the U.K. but never got around to taking the boys. They were familiar […]

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Weeks Bay Pitcher Plant Bog, Alabama // Photos

The Gulf Coast is the natural home of many of the world’s carnivorous plants. These Gulf Coast Pitcher Plant bogs are unique habitats that exist nowhere else on earth. Pitcher plants bloom in the spring, but even a fall visit or winter visit to the Weeks Bay Pitcher Plant Bog can be spectacular. Our visit […]

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Minivan Road Trip Prep

This post contains affiliate links. We traveled all around Europe by train, plane and sometimes in an RV. Moving to the United States meant more time in the car. We upgraded to the perfect family road trip car – the minivan. As we log miles traveling the southeast we’ve figured out a few tips and […]

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Our Favorite Road Trip Toys

We have been on the road most of the summer and with even more planned this autumn, we have honed in on some of the best road trip entertainment that doesn’t involve screens. It is not a secret that we love our “movie van.” I’m happy to drive a few hours with the videos playing […]

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Fountains of Salzburg

Our visit to Salzburg was HOT. It was July and the heat was absolutely unrelenting. Luckily, Salzburg has plenty of fountains which are perfect for beating the heat with kids.  Hellbrunn Trick Fountains  You are sure to get wet on this tour of the trick fountains of Hellbrunn Palace.  It’s a great tour and worthy […]

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