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Visiting the Amazing National Parks of South Dakota

Visiting the Amazing National Parks of South Dakota

Each year, thousands of people flock to the Black Hills and Badlands of South Dakota. Some go to see the majestic sculptures of Crazy Horse or Mount Rushmore. Others travel to see the fantastic wildlife roaming freely through the fields. Still others ride their motorcycles […]

A Family Trip to Santa Fe Offers Much to See and Do

A Family Trip to Santa Fe Offers Much to See and Do

When you think of great American cities with a unique feel, you might think of New Orleans, New York, or San Francisco. However, Santa Fe, New Mexico has a distinct vibe and is a popular travel destination. There are so many things to do and […]

A Visit to the Ancient Cliff Dwellings at Mesa Verde National Park

A Visit to the Ancient Cliff Dwellings at Mesa Verde National Park

The Four Corners region of the United States is home to numerous cliff dwellings and ancient Pueblo structures. None is more famous than the cliff dwellings at Mesa Verde National Park. A trip here amazes visitors as they contemplate the lifestyle of the ancient Puebloan […]

Tips for Flying with Children

Tips for Flying with Children

We’ve all been there. You board a flight and have empty seats next to you. You watch each person boarding and wonder “Is that the one who will sit next to me?” And then you see the family with the screaming kid enter and you […]

Yes, You Can Cruise with Children – And It’s Easier Than You Think

Yes, You Can Cruise with Children – And It’s Easier Than You Think

Do you want to give your family an unforgettable vacation experience? Maybe you dream of swimming with dolphins, or spending the day at a world-class water park with your family? If so, booking a cabin on a cruise ship is a perfect answer for your […]

The Joys of Being a Junior Ranger

The Joys of Being a Junior Ranger

Every summer, our family develops a new passion. One year, it was geocaching. One year, it was watching “American Ninja Warrior.” This year, our passion involves visiting some of the sites of the National Park Service. During the visit, our children collect a Junior Ranger […]

Why Are We Doing This?

Why Are We Doing This?

We were somewhere in the middle of Indiana driving on Interstate 64 when my wife and I got a whiff of something emanating from the back of the car. We were returning from a funeral in Missouri to our home in Louisville, Kentucky, with our […]