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…

The Anatomy of a Family Road Trip

When planning a Family Road trip there are a few things to keep in mind. I have broken it down to five key things. Follow these easy steps and you'll be ready to get on the road! What's the Length of your Family Road Trip? One of the biggest things when planning a family road…

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…

Packing a Carry-On Bag for an Infant

Traveling with kids can be a challenge and even more challenging with an infant on a plane. What if they have a blow-out...will I have enough diapers...how many changes of clothes do I need? What if they cry on the plane...how do I entertain them? Can I bring snacks with me...how many snacks should I…

5 “Must Do” Things at the Terry Bison Ranch

On our recent trip to Denver we were looking for a unique one-of-a-kind family friendly experience. Upon some research, the Terry Bison Ranch in Southeastern Wyoming seemed to be the perfect combination of adventure and family friendly activities. The Terry Bison Ranch is a "Must Do" in Southeastern Wyoming. † One: Eat a Bison Burger…

Colorado Family Day-Trip #5: Denver to Rocky Mountain National Park- Peak to Peak, Elk and a Frozen Lake.

We saved the best day-trip for last! Denver to the Rocky Mountains National Parks was by far the most magnificent day that we spent in Colorado. That is saying a lot because our other day trips were rather amazing. I could have made an entire weeks trip from this one day. Here is what we…