Our Top 9 Family Adventure Travel Bucket List Destinations

According to a recent report by the Adventure Travel Trade Association (ATTA), adventure travel is expected to recover about three to four years faster than mass travel – and grow more rapidly. In fact, tourism ministers and secretaries around the world have identified adventure and nature travel as leading segments in the travel industry’s restart. Another major trend to keep an eye on post-pandemic is … Continue reading Our Top 9 Family Adventure Travel Bucket List Destinations

How to Find Alligators at Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge

When we decided to visit Florida, my son had his heart set on seeing an alligator. I researched local alligator farms but wanted him to see one (or many) in their natural habitat. With that in mind, we decided to visit Merritt Island Wildlife Refuge. Not only did we get to see multiple alligators, we saw tons of wildlife during our drive-thru trip. Continue reading How to Find Alligators at Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge

Week One: Multi-Generational Family of Six Full-Time in an RV

We moved into our RV full-time last week. What?!? I know, we never do anything the simple way, do we? After our house sold (unexpectedly), we decided to hit the road until we figure out what’s next. Week one is in the books, and we learned a lot in a short time. Keep scrolling for all the juicy details. They aren’t what you’d expect. You … Continue reading Week One: Multi-Generational Family of Six Full-Time in an RV

See An Epic Hidden Gem Near Charleston, South Carolina

Do not miss this stop on your Charleston, SC itinerary. It is epic! The Botany Bay Plantation Heritage Preserve is just over an hour outside of Charleston, and it is one of the coolest places we’ve visited during our travels. The 3,363 acre Botany Bay Plantation Wildlife Management is adjacent to the Atlantic Ocean’s waters in the northeast corner of Edisto Island in lower Charleston … Continue reading See An Epic Hidden Gem Near Charleston, South Carolina

Find the Best Way to See Charleston, South Carolina

We found the best way to see historic downtown Charleston, South Carolina. Book a carriage ride with Palmetto Carriage Works. I’ve never met a tour guide with more knowledge and a great sense of humor. And I’ve never seen horses so loved and well cared for, outside of the farm I grew up on. We trotted past the oldest building in Charleston and the oldest … Continue reading Find the Best Way to See Charleston, South Carolina

Enjoy Amazing Views of the Susquehanna River at Pinnacle Overlook

We always stop for incredible views even when I have to get three Littles out of those annoying car seat buckles. This time, we not only got out of the van, but we drove deep into Amish Country for this stop. It was fun to see the adorable children playing outside the one-room schoolhouses too. The Pinnacle Overlook is located just north of Holtwood Dam … Continue reading Enjoy Amazing Views of the Susquehanna River at Pinnacle Overlook