9 Amazing Family Getaways Near DC

We are all ready for a family road trip right about now. You don’t have to go far for your next adventure together. My family visited each of these places, and we’re ready to share our best-kept secrets. Keep scrolling for the best spots within a day’s drive of the DC area. Virginia’s Eastern Shore Usually thought of as a summer destination, the Eastern Shore … Continue reading 9 Amazing Family Getaways Near DC

Boulder Field in Hickory Run State Park: Nature’s Playground

This area is a National Natural Landmark and seriously cool. Your kiddos can climb on huge boulders as far as the eye can see. Basically unchanged for 20,000 years, this is a must-see in Pennsylvania. Some of the boulders are 26 feet long. Continue reading Boulder Field in Hickory Run State Park: Nature’s Playground

Our Week in the Poconos and How it All Got Started

Though we travel a lot, we mainly enjoy the areas that provide easy hiking for the kids and good exercise for the adults. Our family prefers a lifestyle that supports our efforts to get and stay healthy through good food and exercise that we all can do from ages 2 to 73. Continue reading Our Week in the Poconos and How it All Got Started

Plan Your Farm Stay at Blue Hill Farm in Clarke County, Virginia

Have your eggs and meet the chickens too. You can at one of the many farms across the USA that are opening their doors to family travelers. Blue Hill Farm in Boyce, VA opened their gorgeous doors to us, and we had such a lovely stay. Continue reading Plan Your Farm Stay at Blue Hill Farm in Clarke County, Virginia

A morning in Memphis, Tennessee with the Peabody Ducks

We’re staying about an hour outside of Memphis, so we decided to drive downtown and check out the town before naptime. Our first stop was the Peabody Hotel to check out the march of the Peabody Ducks. Check out the beyond adorable event! There is a longstanding tradition, since the early 1900s of this daily fanfare. The Duck Master shares the history before boarding the … Continue reading A morning in Memphis, Tennessee with the Peabody Ducks

Family Fun at Long Hollow Suri Alpacas Farm in Gallatin, Tennessee

Long Hollow Suri Alpacas farm was started in 2002, by Karl and Jan Heinrich, as a cruelty-free alternative to traditional farming. They raise the cutest bunch of alpacas I’ve ever seen, process their own fiber, and make beautiful alpaca yarn and garments. Continue reading Family Fun at Long Hollow Suri Alpacas Farm in Gallatin, Tennessee

Family Campground in Wythville, Virginia: Full Review of the KOA

We’re on our first longterm RV trip across the state of Tennessee via Virginia, and we’re in love. On our first travel day, we stopped at the Wythville KOA for a quick overnight. This campground is amazing. It has every amenity I could ever think of and then some. As far as my kids are concerned, playgrounds are the most important part of any place … Continue reading Family Campground in Wythville, Virginia: Full Review of the KOA