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

7 Reasons to Visit Berlin, MD: America’s Coolest Small Town

Berlin, MD, located just outside of Ocean City, has been named America’s Coolest Small Town on more than one occasion.  With its unique shops, great restaurants and fun festivities throughout the year, it’s no surprise that this charming town was given this title.  Berlin is only 15 minutes from OCMD, but with its location away … More 7 Reasons to Visit Berlin, MD: America’s Coolest Small Town

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

West Ocean City, MD: Family-Friendly Guide

Many people know Ocean City, Maryland (OCMD) for the boardwalk, nightlife and fun-filled beaches. While I’ve grown up enjoying all of that, my favorite part of OCMD is just over the Route 50 bridge. Away from the hustle and bustle is the quieter, more relaxed West Ocean City, Maryland with a laid-back, local feel. And … More West Ocean City, MD: Family-Friendly Guide

New York City with a Toddler: 48 Hours in Midtown NYC

Having grown up on the eastern part of Pennsylvania, I’ve been to New York City a countless number of times since I was a little girl.  Although my trips have become less frequent since I’ve lived in Pittsburgh, I still try to get there every chance I can.  When my husband was invited to NYC … More New York City with a Toddler: 48 Hours in Midtown NYC