Tag: traveling with kids

Travel tips: Four souvenirs worth buying

Travel tips: Four souvenirs worth buying

Everyone loves to souvenir shop when visiting a new place, but it’s easy to buy junk that you’re never going to use (e.g., keychains, shot glasses, or other totally useless trinkets). And they always seem to pile up in a drawer full of other things […]

Portland, Oregon: A Long Weekend in the Pacific Northwest

Portland, Oregon: A Long Weekend in the Pacific Northwest

Portland, OR is a perfect vacation for adventurous families looking to spend time eating well and enjoying nature

Coachella Music Festival: Music, Art, Culture, and Kids at Coachella

Coachella Music Festival: Music, Art, Culture, and Kids at Coachella

Festival babies are nothing new, just uncommon. We brought our toddler along and he loved it!

Five Tips for Packing Light, Even With Small Kids

Five Tips for Packing Light, Even With Small Kids

For shorter trips, and especially for fair weather vacations, here are a few tips to pack light and avoid checking your little one’s bags.

Hocking Hills, OH: Glamping in Hocking Hills State Park

Hocking Hills, OH: Glamping in Hocking Hills State Park

Camping is great, but with a one-year-old, I’m not quite ready to do it with kids. Instead, we rented a small cabin in Hocking Hills State Park and we glamped for the weekend. Glamping, in case you’re not familiar, is a combination of glamour and camping. […]

Aspen, CO: Winter Getaway to Aspen

Aspen, CO: Winter Getaway to Aspen

For Jeff’s birthday, we spent a weekend in Aspen for some fun in the snow. He’s lived in the midwest for most of his life and I spent about eight years in Chicago so we both have a love-hate relationship with the cold weather. However, […]

San Francisco, California: Weekend Getaway to California’s Bay Area

San Francisco, California: Weekend Getaway to California’s Bay Area

A few years ago, I wouldn’t hesitate to fly across the country for a quick weekend getaway. But now that I’ve got a toddler on my hands, I’m trying to explore all that California has to offer. LA to SF is only about six hours […]

New York, NY: Christmas in New York City

New York, NY: Christmas in New York City

For the holidays this year, we took Jimmy to the Big Apple! When Jimmy was born, we decided that Christmas wasn’t something we would celebrate, at least, in the traditional sense. We usually opt for a family trip instead of piling gifts under the tree. […]

Cancun, Mexico: A wedding weekend with the family

Cancun, Mexico: A wedding weekend with the family

Jimmy’s first international trip – to Cancun, Mexico! Jeff and I had a wedding to go to in Cancun and I had just done a couple of international trips for work so I wasn’t eager to leave the little guy behind again. If you decide […]