6 Tips For a Successful Road Trip With a Toddler

Road Trip with Toddler Tips Toddling Traveler

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 … Read more

25+ Weekend Trips from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Weekend Trips from Pittsburgh Buttermilk Falls Indiana PA Toddling Traveler

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 … Read more

One Week in Northern Ireland Road Trip Itinerary

Carrick-a-Rede Coast Northern Ireland Roadtrip Toddling Traveler

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 Northern Ireland road trip seemed to start out as a comedy of errors. From our 5-day house rental being … Read more

The Sweetest 3-Day Weekend in Hershey, PA with Kids

Hershey Kissmobile at the Antique Auto Museum in Hershey Weekend Getaway Toddling Traveler

Hershey, Pennsylvania is one of those places that reminds me of childhood every time I get close. Now that I live a little further away, it’s quickly become one of my favorite weekend getaways. While the chocolate smell as you drive into Hershey isn’t quite as strong as I remember, the Hershey’s Kisses lining Chocolate … Read more

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 visited. After our weekend in 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 to boat rides, the fun things … Read more

Tips for Renting a Car and Driving in Europe

Driving a Car in Europe Northern Ireland Roadtrip Itinerary Toddling Traveler

Renting a car anywhere can feel like a daunting task, but especially so if you’re driving in Europe. Between the rules of the road, the possibility of driving on a different side and the varying laws, there’s a lot to consider. Despite some of the initial challenges of navigating, however, driving a car is a … Read more

Guide to the Best Family Getaway in Ligonier, PA

Ligonier Valley Rail Road Museum Ligonier with Kids

I fell in love with this adorable town east of Pittsburgh from the minute I stepped foot in it. Ligonier, PA, set in the beautiful Laurel Highlands, has long been known as a getaway destination for those of us in the Pittsburgh area. The historic roots, town center and welcoming feel make this charing Pennsylvania … Read more

8 Reasons to Visit Idlewild with a Toddler

Idlewild with a Toddler Ligonier with Kids

Idlewild and SoakZone is set in Pennsylvania’s beautiful Laurel Highlands, just a few minutes from the town center of Ligonier, PA. As the oldest consecutively running amusement park in Pennsylvania and one of the oldest amusement parks in the US, they’re definitely doing something right to have such a long tradition of family fun. While … Read more

Things To Do In Indiana, PA: Weekend Getaway

buttermilk falls things to do in indiana pa with kids

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 … Read more

Weekend in Niagara on the Lake: Wineries and More

Niagara on the lake winery Weekend Trips from Pittsburgh Toddling Traveler

From my first weekend in Niagara on the Lake, I totally fell in love with the quaint, colonial town. While many people may confuse it with its more touristy neighbor Niagara Falls, Niagara on the Lake in Ontario, Canada couldn’t be more different. This small town is at the heart of Canada’s wine industry, with … Read more

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