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Check-In: Hotel review of the Great Wolf Lodge in Colorado Springs

Great Wolf Lodge Defines “Great” for Kids If you find yourself in Colorado Springs needing a place to stay my favorites are The Broadmoor, Cheyenne Mountain Resort, and the Great Wolf Lodge. Each of these resorts offer amazing experiences, ones you may end up not wanting to leave the resort, but you should given all …

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Redefining Traveling with Booster Seats: Mifold Grab and Go Booster Seat Review

Several years ago, I saw a video for a start-up company for a product they dubbed as “the most advanced, compact and portable booster seats – EVER”. At the time both my girls were still in booster seats so this definitely peeked my interest. To have a grab-in-go booster that fits inside my purse or …

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Incredible fishing and camping adventures…in the state of New York?!?

By Iben Ayad, Founder of Outdoor Times When people think of New York many automatically think of skyscrapers and crowded city streets. There is a lot more to New York including some of the most beautiful and wide open spaces. That is the very reason why so many visit this states many campgrounds each year …

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Family Fun in Pittsburgh: 10 Fun Things to Do in Pittsburgh with Kids

This post was created in collaboration with Hotel Planner. Pittsburgh is regularly considered one of the most livable cities in the world, given its active communities, parks, museums, economy, rich history, and everything else it has to offer. With this, one would assume that Pittsburgh is also one of the cities people should most visit. …

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Check-In: Residence Inn Breckenridge, Colorado

The Residence Inn in Breckenridge, Colorado is one of first new hotels in Breckenridge in several years. And, a much needed addition to support the growing number of visitors heading to the popular Colorado ski town. Even in just its first few weeks, the hotel is booked and buzzing with guests. I was invited to …

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New Orleans Most Haunted

New Orleans creepiest places to catch the paranormal By: Guest Blogger, Allison Michelle Dienstman As the home of Jazz, Cajun food, and the yearly Mardis Gras celebration, New Orleans has a special place in American culture. Yet aside from these well-known customs, The Big Easy has also become notorious for legends of the paranormal. While …

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Theatre Hikes at Chautauqua Park Boulder

This post has been updated since its original posting on August, 2014. Do you like to hike? What about see live theatre performances? Did you know you can do both at the same time? Arts in the Open, formally known as Colorado Theatre-Hikes combines the two – an outdoor hike with amazing views paired with …

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Family Friendly (aka EASY) Hiking in Breckenridge, Colorado

While Breckenridge might be known more for its winter sports, visiting in the summer is a must and hiking in Breckenridge is an absolute. There are hundreds of hiking trails in Breckenridge, from “easy” to “moderate” to “hard” to “crazy hard” to “what the heck are you thinking”. Since we are barely able to do …

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Have Food Allergies. Will Travel: Tips for Traveling with Food Allergies

It was a quick stop into Panera Bread, a turkey sandwich for me, and a peanut butter and jelly sandwich for Princess One. Three bites into her PB&J my then three-year-old began screaming. Not the tantrum type of screams but the blood curdling, something is seriously wrong kind of scream. That was the day we …

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Great Times in Grapevine: Things to do in Grapevine, TX with Kids

As part of our National Lampoons Family Road Trip we headed back to my now, not so small hometown of Grapevine, TX. When I was growing up there were not very many things to do in Grapevine besides fishing at Grapevine Lake, which I did a lot of, swimming at Dove Pool and feeding the …

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Italy with Kids: Five Family Friendly Cities

Darren Ashley, contributing writer With a number of things to consider when looking to live in Italy with kids – be it for the summers or full-time – decisions aren’t made quickly and locations need to be researched meticulously. Having some useful insider information can therefore be vital when searching for a location which appeals …

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25 Travel Hacks Every Parent Should Know (& use)

How do you pack for two kids and yourself in one carry-on? And should you take a stroller and a car seat? Traveling with kids can be hard. Ok, it can be exhausting and expensive but, it’s worth it…especially when you have a few travel hacks up your sleeve. Over the last six years I’ve …

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5 Tips for Preparing for a Family Cruise

It’s hardly any surprise that cruise ship holidays have become popular among families in recent years. This type of getaway originally was favored by an older generation, but both young and old are now setting sail to any number of worldwide destinations. Cruise holidays are quite the no brainer for families due to the hassle …

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