8+ Unique Things to Do in Ligonier, PA

Ligonier is a quaint town nestled in the beautiful Laurel Highlands of Western Pennsylvania. Although it’s a small town, it’s packed full of history, outdoors and family fun. Whether you’re planning a weekend getaway from Pittsburgh or elsewhere, there are so many fun and unique things to do in Ligonier, PA all year round. Note: … More 8+ Unique Things to Do in Ligonier, PA

The Best Disney Resort for Toddlers: Art of Animation

Disney offers a variety of resorts for all interests and budgets, but none of them feel more like Disney than the Art of Animation Resort. After years of staying with family in the Orlando area, we finally had a chance to stay at a Disney resort on our most recent trip to Orlando. Not only … More The Best Disney Resort for Toddlers: Art of Animation

16 Awesome Fall Activities in Pittsburgh: Fall 2020

One of my favorite things about living in Pennsylvania- and especially Pittsburgh- is that we get to experience all four seasons. Fall has always been my favorite time of year, and Pittsburgh is an awesome place for it. Between the fall foliage, apple picking, pumpkin patches in Pittsburgh and more, there’s no shortage of fall … More 16 Awesome Fall Activities in Pittsburgh: Fall 2020

6 Tips For a Successful Road Trip With a Toddler

After over two years of way too many road trips with a toddler, we’ve learned quite a few things along the way. We’ve had road trips go amazingly well and others resulting in crying and whining 50% of the way. (I’ll thank minor car sickness and potty training for that!) While we’re still learning with … More 6 Tips For a Successful Road Trip With a Toddler

Frank Lloyd Wright Houses in PA: Laurel Highlands Day Trip

Like many people, we’re staying closer to home these days. We recently took a day trip to Laurel Highlands, in lieu of a baby moon that was postponed one too many times. While it wasn’t the relaxing getaway we originally planned, it was an awesome mix of outdoors, history and good food.  (All things we … More Frank Lloyd Wright Houses in PA: Laurel Highlands Day Trip

25+ Weekend Trips from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

As someone who’s lived all across the state of Pennsylvania, I have quite a bit of experience with weekend trips from Pittsburgh, PA. With everything going on in the world, more people are planning road trips and staying close to home than ever before. Whether you’re planning a family trip, couples trip, or girls weekend … More 25+ Weekend Trips from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Planning a Family Vacation in Sandbridge, Virginia

Many people are familiar with the Virginia Beach area but seldom travel south to the quieter Sandbridge Beach in Virginia. When planning our family beach trip on the East Coast of the US, we wanted a family-friendly beach with access to vacation home rentals and a manageable drive from our hometown of Pittsburgh, PA. Sandbridge, … More Planning a Family Vacation in Sandbridge, Virginia

50+ of the Best Things to Do in Ocean City, MD

Planning to visit Ocean City, MD? There are so many great things to do, whether you’re going on a trip with friends or an Ocean City, Maryland family vacation. After more than 20 years of vacationing in OCMD (and now with parents living there part-time) we’ve pulled together a comprehensive list of some of the … More 50+ of the Best Things to Do in Ocean City, MD

15 Family Travel Bucket List Ideas to Travel From Home

Like many families, we’ve been trying to come up with creative indoor activities at home. Since traveling to faraway destinations won’t be happening in the near future, we decided to virtually travel from home to some of our family bucket list destinations. Whether you have to stay home or not, virtual travel is a great … More 15 Family Travel Bucket List Ideas to Travel From Home

9 Fun Things to Do at Animal Kingdom with Toddlers

Animal Kingdom is a great Walt Disney World park for kids of all ages. I loved getting to share it with my toddler and his cousins on our recent trip in February. While many of the rides at Animal Kingdom are for older (and taller) visitors, there are still so many things to do at … More 9 Fun Things to Do at Animal Kingdom with Toddlers