Gulf Specimen Aquarium in Panacea, Florida

In the current time of COVID we try to find fun outdoor adventures for our family to enjoy and we have found the perfect spot! My family and I drove forty five minutes south of Tallahassee to a small city on the coast. Panacea is one of those tiny fishing villages with so much charm…

12 Months of Christmas: Travel & Experience Edition

12 Ways to Give the Gift of Travel & Experience Every kid loves getting toys for Christmas, I know mine do! I have been going through my son's seemingly endless Christmas Wish List of toys and things, as I look around and I am surrounded by piles of toys that we have received in years…

Living History: Mission San Luis

The year is 1703 and Mission San Luis is a thriving Apalachee Indian Village and the western capital of Spanish Florida. A central plaza is surrounded by the Apalachee Council House, Indian dwellings, Spanish village, a blacksmith, a Catholic Church, and a Friary. Overlooking the central plaza is the protective log walls of the fort…

Backyard Road Trip: 3 Things to do in Panacea, Florida

All family travel does not require hotel stays, a packed luggage, or a full tank of gas. Some family road trips can be less than an hour away and right in your back yard. On this Saturday morning, my family and I drove forty five minutes south of Tallahassee to a small city on the…

Colorado Family Day-Trip #3: 1 Day in Denver with Kids

We spent a week in Colorado and used Denver as our home base. Denver is fairly central and we knew that by having it as our starting point, we could go on a few day-trips to nearby cities and states. Typically on a trip like this we like to plan at least one day in…

Colorado Family Day-Trip #2: Denver to Red Rocks, Dinosaurs and a Golden Afternoon

On this day trip, leaving from Denver, we decided to stay fairly close and only travel 15-20 miles west of the city towards Red Rocks and the City of Golden. Stop #1: The Denver Biscuit Company Nothing will fill you up for the day like a fluffy, smothered, mile high biscuit from the Denver Biscuit…

Colorado Family Day-Trip #1: Denver to Wyoming- Bison, Beer and Twin Silos

Our first day in Denver didn't start without a few bumps in the road. Our original flight from Florida to Denver was canceled at midnight, hours before our departure. Leaving us scrambling to keep our sanity, to console a heartbroken 5 year who had just heard that he were going to miss a Rockies baseball…

5 Family Friendly Day-Trips in Colorado with Kids

Every year,or more, we try to go on an epic family adventure and this year we packed up Nolan (10 months old) and Liam (5 years old) and headed west! We had one week in Colorado and using Denver as our home base, we set off to spend a jammed packed 5 days seeing everything…