Guide to Visiting New Orleans with Kids

Let me start by saying, I am in love with New Orleans! So, of course I wanted to take my son to experience the spirit of this soulful city. Now, I know this might come as a surprise to some, but there is equally as much for children to do, as there is adult fun, … Continue reading Guide to Visiting New Orleans with Kids

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Grand Hotel Like You’ve Never Seen Before (or maybe you have)

Experience the tradition of Grand Hotel, located on northern Michigan’s Mackinac Island.                                                                                       … Continue reading Grand Hotel Like You’ve Never Seen Before (or maybe you have)

First Time Flying with an Infant – 6 Tips to Keep You Sane

Flying with a baby doesn’t have to be a nightmare! With some planning and patience, it can become a special part of the journey.

Mackinac Island on a Budget – 22 Ways to Save

1. Weekdays - Hotel rates during the week, Monday-Thursday are usually much lower than weekend rates. If you're looking to save a little, stay during the week if possible. 2. Groupon Deals - If you're not familiar with Groupon - it is a deal-of-the-day online service. New promotions and discounts are posted each day, for … Continue reading Mackinac Island on a Budget – 22 Ways to Save

Morning ferry on Mackinac Island

How to Plan a Mackinac Island Day Trip on a Budget

Mackinac Island is as incredible as everyone says, but it can be pricey to visit. Between food, accommodation and transportation, the costs can add up quickly.  It doesn't have to break your bank to visit Mackinac Island. Here are some tips to stay within a budget and see this amazing island! Stay Off Island Unless … Continue reading How to Plan a Mackinac Island Day Trip on a Budget

Mackinac Island’s Best Kept Secrets

While most people are going straight to the major highlights of the island, like Arch Rock and Grand Hotel; there's an entire other side of the island to explore. Arch Rock, Mackinac Island   Salle Manger - Grand Hotel Main Dining Room As soon as you arrive to Mackinac Island, a map will be your … Continue reading Mackinac Island’s Best Kept Secrets

Top 10 US Cities to Visit with Kids

I grew up in a big family, so we've been traveling with kids for years! Here are my 10 favorite cities to visit, so far! Any cities you would add to the list? I'm always looking for new destinations!

8 Amazing Reasons to Visit to Arizona 

1. Antelope Canyon - Page, Arizona When it rains in the desert, the canyons flood with water and it creates the most interesting fluid designs on the rocks, that really play tricks on your eyes. This particular view point from Lower Antelope Canyon is called Rocky Mountains, as you can see a very distinct mountain … Continue reading 8 Amazing Reasons to Visit to Arizona 

18 Post Card Worthy Places in Arizona

road trip from Phoenix up to Utah, but I bet there isn't a bad day in Arizona. Along Interstate 17 are several cities and amazing sights to see. Enjoy my favorite photos of Arizona.

Ultimate Budget Guide to Los Angeles

LA is huge, deciding on an itinerary can be a bit overwhelming. There is literally a million things to do and see. The area is also so spread out, it can cost a fortune when it comes to transportation. So here is my guide for anyone planning a short visit to LA or is working from a smaller budget.