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

Grand Park Royal Cancun, a Luxury Resort for Families

From the minute we stepped into the lobby of the Grand Park Royal Cancun, I could tell it was going to live up to the luxury resort status. The slogan at Grand Park Royal is “stay grand” and we definitely felt a difference there compared to other resorts we’ve stayed at. The Grand Park Royal … More Grand Park Royal Cancun, a Luxury Resort for Families

North Myrtle Beach Vacation: Where to Stay, Play and Eat

As a kid, we went to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina with family friends during several summers. It’s been years since I’ve been to the Myrtle Beach area, and I loved getting the chance to go back with my son for a North Myrtle Beach vacation. Although our trip was primarily beach time, we did have … More North Myrtle Beach Vacation: Where to Stay, Play and Eat

10 Family-Friendly Places to Eat in Siesta Key, Florida

Any time we’re on vacation, we love eating at locally owned restaurants we can’t find anywhere else.  When looking for family friendly places to eat in Siesta Key, Florida, we aimed for our usual criteria for vacation dining. Outdoor seating in the warmer weather, great food including a kid’s menu, and amazing cocktails are usually … More 10 Family-Friendly Places to Eat in Siesta Key, Florida

7+ Fun Things to Do in Sarasota with Kids

For years, we’ve heard such wonderful things about Sarasota from family and friends. We were so excited to finally visit this beautiful area along the Florida Gulf Coast this March. Siesta Key is the perfect location for access to the award winning beaches, along with all that Sarasota has to offer at your fingertips. While … More 7+ Fun Things to Do in Sarasota with Kids

Florida Keys with Kids: Islamorada Family Vacation

My parents visit Islamorada (village of islands) in the Florida Keys almost every year in the late winter.  With a new baby in tow, 2018 seemed like the perfect year for a relaxing family vacation.  While the other trips with our son were either spontaneous weekends away or were tied to weddings, this was the first … More Florida Keys with Kids: Islamorada Family Vacation