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Get Your Kicks on Route 66

Get Your Kicks on Route 66

September 26, 2011 No Comments Sometimes I think I was born in the wrong era. Although you would never know it to look at me, I would have been a great child of the 1950s. I love poodle skirts and saddle shoes, malt shops and car hops, Jerry Lee Lewis and Elvis Presley. But nothing retro makes me happier than ...

 

Touring Washington, D.C. by Day and Night with the Family

Touring Washington, D.C. by Day and Night with the Family

September 22, 2011 No Comments This is primer on how to take little kids, adults, big kids, and even a touring musician on a sightseeing spree in the Nation’s Capitol without utter exhaustion and crankiness. My daughter was spending two evenings of her massive east coast music tour in this city, and the rest of the family was coping well ...

 

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St. Petersburg, Florida – Saying hello to Dali and Strolling the Sunken Gardens

St. Petersburg, Florida – Saying hello to Dali and Strolling the Sunken Gardens

September 15, 2011 No Comments If you can tear yourself away from the beautiful gulf coast beach of St. Petersburg long enough to head into town, you’ll find old-school tourist attractions, a collection of interesting restaurants and cafes, and the Dali Museum, the only major collection of surrealist artist Salvador Dali’s work outside of Spain. Surprised to see a stellar ...

 

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Going Back to Boston Massachusetts – A Family Delight

Going Back to Boston Massachusetts – A Family Delight

September 14, 2011 No Comments It’s been awhile since I took my kids to Boston. They’re older now, but the city looks younger than ever, with tourism a tremendous industry for the city, it has reason to stay spic and span.  Some things have changed, some have not, in this still beautiful brownstone city perched between the sea and the ...

 

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Don Cesar Beach Resort in Beautiful St. Pete Beach, Florida

Don Cesar Beach Resort in Beautiful St. Pete Beach, Florida

September 13, 2011 No Comments Whether you’re looking for an idyllic and low key end to a long journey or a beautiful beach escape, we love Florida‘s gulf coast. St. Pete Beach has pretty much everything you could ask for in a laid back and relaxing spot, and the hotel we chose to enjoy it, the Don Cesar, was ideal ...

 

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A Historical Family Stop – Fredericksburg, Virginia

A Historical Family Stop – Fredericksburg, Virginia

September 6, 2011 No Comments Looking for a friendly town full of history? On a recent east coast visit, charming Fredericksburg Virginia more than fit the bill for history buffs, scenery lovers, and shopping enthusiasts. It made a great stop as we drove from the Washington D.C. area into the south. Just off busy Interstate 95, the town retains a small ...

 

Blue Ridge Parkway Road Trip Between Roanoke & Abingdon, VI

Blue Ridge Parkway Road Trip Between Roanoke & Abingdon, VI

September 5, 2011 No Comments Virginia is a state of great contrasts: it houses upscale bedroom communities that serve the Washington, D.C. metropolis, bucolic horse farms, antique shops, George Washington’s Mount Vernon home, and — the Blue Ridge Mountains. We started to explore the Blue Ridge region visiting friends in Roanoke, with a family pleasing visit to the Taubman Museum ...

 

Travel Town Museum: On the Right Track for Kids

Travel Town Museum: On the Right Track for Kids

September 4, 2011 No Comments Travel Town Museum What little kid (especially boys, of which I am a mother of three) doesn’t love a train? And what parent doesn’t love an easy, enjoyable and free family outing? In the nearly two years since our family moved from suburban New Jersey to Burbank, California, we have still not exhausted a wealth ...

 

Vasquez Rocks: Another World Just Minutes from Los Angeles

Vasquez Rocks: Another World Just Minutes from Los Angeles

September 2, 2011 1 Comment It lies only 40 minutes north of Los Angeles, but one trip to Vasquez Rocks in the canyon country of Agua Dulce and you will literally feel as if you are on a different planet. One of L.A.’s best free natural attractions, Vasquez Rocks is a county park just outside Santa Clarita that feels more ...

 

Third Grade Field Trip: Aquarium of the Pacific

Third Grade Field Trip: Aquarium of the Pacific

September 1, 2011 1 Comment Let me say right up front: I am a seasoned veteran of the elementary school field trip. Since I am the mom of three, and I have been going on approximately three to four field trips a year since my 15-year-old was in preschool…well, you do the math. Some of these school excursions have been ...

 

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