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…

Backyard Road Trip: Southern Craft Creamery

All roads should lead to Ice Cream.⁣⁣One of my favorite things to do while traveling is to checkout historical neighborhoods and to scope out local gems.⁣ As we traveled along the historical downtown of Mariana, FL the Southern Craft Creamery caught my eye and I can’t say no to ice cream. ⁣⁣ Their ice cream…

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…

Family Friendly Glamping at Twin Lakes Camp Resort

Have you ever wanted to go camping but you're not ready to rough it in the woods? Do you prefer the luxuries of a hotel to that of a tent? Do you love the thought of being outdoors but prefer air conditioning? Well, if you answered yes to any or all of these, then Glamping…

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…

Backyard Road Trip: 5 Things to do at Wakulla Springs State Park

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…

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…

Colorado Family Day-Trip #4: Denver to Colorado Springs- Architecture, Gorge and Gods.

On day four my mom and brother had just arrived in Denver and were joining us on our adventure. On this day we decided to drive south of Denver. We had three main stops on our itinerary for the day and we mapped it out as a loop with the furthest point being about 2.5…