How to do Gatlinburg in ONE day with kids of ALL ages

Planning a vacation with 21 people – and with kids ages 8 months to 17 years – can be quite tricky. How do you find something that everyone can enjoy? We gave it a try this summer when we traveled to Tennessee with our parents, siblings and families. Our parents rented a cabin in Sevierville... Continue Reading →

Free things to do at Rocky Mountain National Park? Yes, please!

I’ve been to Rocky Mountain National Parks numerous times in my life, most recently this May, and three times in the last three years. It’s one of my absolute favorite places in the country. And I discovered something new in my planning this time. There are parts of the park that are outside the entrance... Continue Reading →

Estes Park = excellent local eateries

  Estes Park has always been, for me, a cute, touristy town that served as the gateway to one of my favorite places on earth, Rocky Mountain National Park. While I'm sure there are some really great shops, (especially walking along Fall River including Outdoor World where we've purchased awesome Kavu wallets and bags and a... Continue Reading →

‘I read. I travel. I become.’

Road Trip Tweet from 2012: We’re listening to “Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl” while driving in preparation for visiting the Holocaust Museum later this week. I think back to that tweet often when planning road trips. The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum was a highlight of our trip to Washington, DC, that summer.... Continue Reading →

Local Gem: Macey’s Kong Kone

Soccer season has started up again for us and this week was the first practice for my seven-year-old's team, which I'm lucky enough to coach this fall. We didn't start until later in the evening, and it was so miserably hot and humid that I was really craving one of these Kong Kone's on the... Continue Reading →

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