Family travel blog offering encouragement and tips for easy and affordable travel with kids


Cozumel’s Spectacular El Mirador Beach

During a recent cruise, our family visited Cozumel, Mexico. While in port, my son and I toured the island, visiting a number of island locales. While on the east side of the island, we stopped at El Mirador Beach. The beach boasts a picture perfect […]

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Will Your Tween Enjoy Disney World’s Magic Kingdom?

It’s the most magical place on Earth. At least, that’s what Disney World claims. But what about for tweens? Will your kids (ages 9-12) enjoy the Magic Kingdom. We decided to test the waters and see if our tween children would enjoy a visit to […]

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Exploring Off-the-Beaten-Path Yucca House National Monument

I am a planner when our family travels. I will research for weeks, determining activities and locations we must visit on our journeys. Sometimes, I include remote, off-the-beaten-path locations which we can visit if there is time on our trip. Such was the case with […]

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Two Day Manhattan Itinerary for Families

New York City is high on everyone’s travel bucket list. There is so much to see and do in the Big Apple. And there is plenty for families to do in Manhattan. Here is a perfect two day Manhattan itinerary for families. Day 1 Itinerary […]

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Dinosaur Ridge: Walking in the Steps of Dinos in Colorado

Sometimes my kids (and my wife) complain that I am older than a dinosaur. It’s true that I am old enough to remember the Flintstones as more than vitamins or a live-action movie, but I don’t think I’m as old as a dinosaur (although I […]

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Entertaining and Family Friendly Northern Nevada

I was born and raised in the “Biggest Little City in the World.” Reno, Nevada — like it’s southern counterpart Las Vegas — is not considered a family friendly destination. In the 1930s and 40s it was the Divorce Capital of the World, as many […]

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The International Snow Sculpture Championship in Breckenridge, CO

They start with a 40,000 (18,140 kg) pound block of snow. In a few days, they turn that weighty block into an artistic masterpiece. It’s not all fun and games though. This is a competition, and bragging rights are on the line.  Family Well Traveled […]

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Sweet Delights at Cozumel’s Mayan Cacao Company

My son is not a chocolate lover. If he did not look exactly like me, I might question if he was truly part of our family. I was therefore surprised when he expressed interest in a tour of the Mayan Cacao Company in Cozumel, Mexico. […]

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Review of Disney’s Pop Century Resort

What do you do when your meticulously prepared vacation plans go awry? This was our experience during our family’s fall break vacation. We cruised through Hurricane Michael and lost a port day when the tender boats were unable to meet our ship at Grand Cayman. […]

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The Best Family Travel Photos

Last year, we had such a great time sharing our best/favorite travel photos that we decided to do it again. We have now been travel blogging for 18 months. That means we had a lot more photos to chose from this year than we did […]

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