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Deanna Rose Children's Farmstead | Overland Park, Kansas

A delightful day at Deanna Rose Children’s Farmstead in Overland Park, Kansas

If it hadn’t been for my earlier visit to Assiniboine Park and Zoo in Winnipeg, I probably would have taken a pass on visiting Deanna Rose Children’s Farmstead in Overland Park, Kansas. Visiting Assiniboine and seeing all the wonderful work being done in the name of education and conservation changed how I think about zoos. […]

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Hamilton County, Indiana

Highlights of Hamilton County, Indiana

Hamilton County, Indiana, lies approximately 30 miles northeast of Indianapolis. I’ve been to Indy several times in my life but never stopped to have a look around Hamilton County. After spending a recent weekend there with the kids, I realized all that we’d been missing out on! The “crown jewels” of Hamilton County are the […]

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Family Travel Guide to Curonian Spit, Lithuania

Family travel guide to the Curonian Spit, Lithuania

The Curonian Spit is the most captivating place you’ve never heard of. It is rich in history and full of natural wonders, and it’s an ideal family travel destination. A spit is defined as “a narrow point of land projecting into the sea”, and that’s exactly what the Curonian Spit is. The swath of land extends into […]

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Five items to pack for every trip to keep your family healthy while traveling.

5 items to keep the family healthy while traveling

The following is a sponsored post. All thoughts and opinions, as always, are my own. ‘Tis the season… for coughs, colds, and fevers. Those are the kinds of things that could really put a damper on a trip, especially one taken during the already-stressful holidays. In an attempt to prevent or alleviate illness while traveling, […]

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72 Hours in the Twin Cities with Kids

How to spend 72 hours in the Twin Cities with kids

With Roseville, Minnesota as our base, we were perfectly positioned to spend an enjoyable 72 hours in the Twin Cities earlier this fall. Following is a day-by-day breakdown of the fun we had, including tips for visiting the Twin Cities with kids. Day 1 – Mall of America / Nickelodeon Universe I made my very first visit […]

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Roseville, Minnesota: Perfectly positioned

Why Roseville, Minnesota should be your base for exploring the Twin Cities

Roseville, Minnesota, is perfectly positioned for visitors to enjoy all that the Twin Cities have to offer. Roseville is only ten minutes from both downtown Minneapolis and downtown St. Paul, giving travelers convenient access to both cities. Roseville was our base for a recent long weekend in the Twin Cities. Our objectives were to visit the Mall of […]

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Hill of Witches | Juodkrantė, Lithuania

Folklore in the forest: The Hill of Witches in Juodkrantė, Lithuania

The Hill of Witches (Raganų Kalnas in Lithuanian) is a public trail system through a forested sand dune just off the main road in Juodkrantė, Lithuania. The forest here is teeming with mystical wood carvings, all representing figures from Lithuanian folklore and pagan traditions. I came across photos of the Hill of Witches as I was doing research for […]

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5 Reasons To Travel To Rockland, Maine

Top 5 reasons to travel to Rockland, Maine

Rockland, Maine, has become the state’s new arts destination. The coastal town of just over 7,000 is home to a thriving arts scene and so much more. I traveled to Rockland, Maine, earlier this summer with my family and we had such a fantastic time. We loved everything about the trip, but we’ve narrowed it down to […]

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Eagle Ridge Resort & Spa | Galena, Illinois

Midwest family getaway: Eagle Ridge Resort & Spa in Galena, Illinois

I’m known to tout the Midwest whenever I get the chance. So many travelers – foreigners and even my fellow Americans – view it solely as “flyover country”. Such a shame as there is a wealth of recreational and cultural opportunities in the region. There are also gems: delightful little hamlets that can make you feel […]

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