It’s loud, it’s raucous and it is intoxicated but damn, New Orleans a magical place to visit with kids. My family spent a long weekend there in the fall of 2014 and I’ve written up a handy guide for having the best weekend in the Big Easy with kids for […]
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Driving Through Death Valley and Yosemite on the Way to our Cross Country Road Trip’s Hollywood Ending
The Bear was apoplectic about spending 3+ hours in mid-July driving through Death Valley. That may or may not have been a driving force in us actually doing it. Because we’re a fan of awkward humor and of pushing our kids’ boundaries of comfort. Be adventurous, keep stepping out on […]
As we prepared for our 3-week cross country road trip, connecting the dots between a variety of cities and sights, and calculating the drive times from one hotel to the next, I remained pretty wide open to any idea, pit stop and route. The only spot in the nation where […]
From the lofty heights of the continental divide some 12,000 feet into the Colorado Rocky Mountains, with snowcapped peaks piercing heavenly blue skies, to the dramatic depths and oppressive heat of Badwater Basin, a staggering 282 feet below sea level in Death Valley National Park in California; and then […]
When the rotten winds of hateful politics blew through the state of Indiana earlier this year, I looked at that one night on our cross country itinerary and cringed. Do we have to pass through a place that has made it okay, and even celebrated in some circles, to not […]
It’s not a metaphor. It’s the City Museum in St. Louis, where holding on is every bit as essential as letting go. There’s no place better to be a child in America than this rough and tumble wonderland. Read more about City Museum and other family fun spots in and […]