Northern Ireland Road Trip with Kids: 1 Week Itinerary

Northern Ireland is one of those places that reminded me just how beautiful the world is, how nice strangers can be, and that sometimes the journey isn’t easy but the destination is so worth it. Our trip to Northern Ireland with a toddler seemed to start out as a comedy of errors. From our 5-day … More Northern Ireland Road Trip with Kids: 1 Week Itinerary

The Sweetest 3-Day Weekend in Hershey with Kids

Hershey, Pennsylvania is one of those places that reminds me of childhood every time I get close. While the chocolate smell as you drive into Hershey isn’t quite as strong as I remember, the Hershey’s Kisses lining Chocolate Avenue bring back the excitement of going to Hersheypark every time. While the main draw for weekend … More The Sweetest 3-Day Weekend in Hershey with Kids

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

Weekend Trip to Erie with Kids: Family Getaway Guide

Until this past weekend, Erie, Pennsylvania was one of those places I heard great things about but never did more than drive by it. After our weekend getaway to Erie, however, there’s no doubt that our first trip to this lakefront city won’t be the last. From Waldameer & Water World to the Erie Zoo … More Weekend Trip to Erie with Kids: Family Getaway Guide

How to Spend the Best 24 Hours in Belfast

We didn’t originally plan to have just 24 hours in Belfast during our recent trip to Northern Ireland in July. After planning for a year, we were excited to spend 3 nights in Belfast as part of our Northern Ireland road trip. Unfortunately, weather-related travel delays cut our short trip by two whole days. That … More How to Spend the Best 24 Hours in Belfast

Weekend Getaway to Ligonier, PA with Kids

I fell in love with this adorable town east of Pittsburgh from the minute I stepped foot in it. Ligonier, set in the beautiful Laurel Highlands, has long been known as a getaway destination for those in the Pittsburgh area. (This dates back to when the Mellons and Carnegies had summer homes in Ligonier.) From … More Weekend Getaway to Ligonier, PA with Kids

8 Reasons to Visit Idlewild with a Toddler

Idlewild and SoakZone is set in Pennsylvania’s beautiful Laurel Highlands, just a few minutes from the town center of Ligonier. As the oldest consecutively running amusement park in Pennsylvania and one of the oldest amusement parks in the US, they have to be doing something right to have such a long tradition of family fun. … More 8 Reasons to Visit Idlewild with a Toddler

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

As a kid, we went to Myrtle Beach in South Carolina with family friends over several summers. It’s been years since I’ve been to North Myrtle Beach, and I loved getting the chance to go back with my son to join my family for vacation. Although our family vacation in North Myrtle primarily consisted of … More Family Vacation in North Myrtle Beach: Where to Stay, Play and Eat

Complete Guide to Visiting Indiana, PA with Kids (or Without!)

Our first visit to Indiana, PA sort of happened by accident. With a plane obsessed toddler, a friend and I were looking around for a small airport that we could tour. The Indiana Airport was brought to our attention, and our love for the area started from there. Being from Eastern PA originally, I had … More Complete Guide to Visiting Indiana, PA with Kids (or Without!)

Guide to Exploring Boise, Idaho with Kids

Boise is one of those places that’s off the radar for many people on the East Coast. That is, of course, until you visit and are instantly drawn to the “The Gem State” like I was since the first time visiting my college roommate 14 years ago. Each time I’m there, I love seeing how … More Guide to Exploring Boise, Idaho with Kids