Mount Vernon – A Day Trip with Kids

Experience the life of America’s first family with your own family at Mount Vernon, home of George Washington, the first President of the United States. Feel history come alive as you explore the grounds of this beautiful riverside estate. Your family can tour the Mansion, outbuildings, blacksmith shop, farm, slave memorial, tomb, and more.… Continue Reading!

Wright Brothers National Memorial – Everything You Need to Know About This OBX Attraction

Take a trip back in time to 1903! That’s the year Wilbur & Orville Wright, the fathers of aviation, took flight in Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina. The Wright Brothers National Memorial commemorates the first successful, powered flight. A visit to the Memorial includes a museum, the monument, and reproductions of the brothers’ aircraft and camp.… Continue Reading!

Best 15 Indoor Activities for Kids in Central Virginia

Are the winter blues getting to you? Do your kids have cabin fever? When the cold and snow is keeping everyone indoors, it’s time to jump in the car and head out to do something fun. Central Virginia offers plenty to do for kids of all ages! Here we have compiled a list of the best 15 indoor activities to get your kids active and keep them entertained.… Continue Reading!

Ways Family Vacations Benefit Kids

Before you have kids, you come and go and do as you please. Nothing stops you – you only have to think for yourself. When you plan to have kids, you often wonder how life will change. There are a lot of expenses and time involved in raising children. You are not just responsible for you anymore.… Continue Reading!

How to Cut Your Expenses and Save Money for Travel

One of the main reasons people think they can’t travel is money. They say, “I have too many expenses” or “I can’t afford it”. Think about your discretionary spending. This is what you spend on shopping, eating out, going to the movies, coffee, a soft drink from the convenience store, and other similar things.… Continue Reading!

A Family Fun Weekend in Pigeon Forge

Pigeon Forge, a mountain town in eastern Tennessee, is situated just five miles north of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. While this town holds a strong appeal to country music fans, it also offers visitors a large array of activities for nature lovers, thrill seekers, and shopaholics. If you are looking for a short getaway with your family that is packed with adventure and thrills, then this is the place!… Continue Reading!

Towns and Counties in Virginia with Funny Names : Humor vs Fact

One of my favorite things to do, along with traveling and spending time with my family, is to laugh. To me, there aren’t many things that make you feel better than having a good, long, belly-aching laugh that takes your breath away, makes you cry, and quite possibly could make some pee in their pants.… Continue Reading!

Best FREE Things to do in Washington, D.C. with Kids

Washington, D.C. is a must visit destination for travelers of all ages. The city, rich in American history, boasts an amazing collection of museums, memorials, and must-do activities. What’s even better is that you can spend an entire week in D.C., without spending one red cent on activities to entertain the family.… Continue Reading!

Backwoods Camping Essentials

When life hands you lemons, some people make lemonade. Others pack all of their camping gear, load up the car, and head to the great outdoors for some old-fashioned down-time and family fun. Now, we’re not talking about seasoned outdoorsman-style, minimalistic camping – where you trek up the side of the mountain and pitch a tent in the middle of a bear’s den or sleep surrounded by a pack of wolves.… Continue Reading!

Best Travel Quotes for Inspiration

Inspirational travel quotes tend to bring clarity to a sometimes clouded brain. They highlight little truths about life, travel, and adventure.┬áDo you need a little motivation to start planning that next vacation? Here are 9 of our favorite travel quotes to give you some inspiration – or a swift kick in the rear!… Continue Reading!

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