Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies in Gatlinburg, TN is an Epic Family Experience

This amazing aquarium was voted the #1 aquarium in the United States, and the reasons are very clear. It is awesome! There is an underwater tunnel the size of a football field, kid-sized tunnels and corners throughout the building, and tons of amazing underwater life to explore. Continue reading Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies in Gatlinburg, TN is an Epic Family Experience

The Hotel Near Crayola Experience in Easton, PA that is Perfect for Families

It is tough to find a hotel room that comfortably sleeps a family of five. Add in three pack-n-plays, and it is almost impossible. When we travel, we always try to find a place to stay that has plenty of space, a hot breakfast included, and an indoor pool, if at all possible. Springhill Suites Allentown Bethlehem/Center Valley has all of this and more. Continue reading The Hotel Near Crayola Experience in Easton, PA that is Perfect for Families

Important Things to Know About Taking Your Toddler to Crayola Experience in Easton, PA

We had a good time at the colorful wonderland – Crayola Experience. This interactive color explosion in Easton, PA is four floors of crayon, marker, and interactive fun. Crayola Experience has something for everyone, but it is best for ages 4 and up. Most of the activities are geared toward older kids, and little kids need a lot of help and guidance to get the most out of the activities. Continue reading Important Things to Know About Taking Your Toddler to Crayola Experience in Easton, PA

Toddler-friendly Water Fun at Pirate’s Cove Waterpark in Lorton, VA

My little ones love water, but it is always hard to find a water park with a toddler-friendly area.  Pirate’s Cove Waterpark is a great way to spend the day with your Littles.  The gated wading pool is 1 foot deep and it has a great little slide with a padded floor cover at the bottom. There is a large umbrella over some of the … Continue reading Toddler-friendly Water Fun at Pirate’s Cove Waterpark in Lorton, VA

Beautiful Family Day Trip to Cunningham Falls State Park in Thurmont, MD

We packed up the van and headed to Cunningham Falls State Park for the day.  It was the perfect way to spend some quality time together.  Our little ones aren’t really up for hiking just yet, so we decided to stick to the lake area. Cunningham Falls State Park is located in the beautiful Catoctin Mountains.  We visited the William Houck Area located three miles … Continue reading Beautiful Family Day Trip to Cunningham Falls State Park in Thurmont, MD

Toddler-friendly Hike on the C&O Canal Trail in Point of Rocks, MD

It’s crazy hot here, so we try to grab some outdoor time during the cooler evening hours, if we can. Tonight, we took a nice long walk on the C&O Canal Trail in Point of Rocks, MD. This is the perfect path for little ones. It’s very walkable, stroller-friendly, and close to the bathrooms and parking lot. The entrance is kind of hidden, so be … Continue reading Toddler-friendly Hike on the C&O Canal Trail in Point of Rocks, MD

Worldschooling Can Start in Preschool

I’d love to say that I want to take my kids everywhere just to have fun, but I’m a homeschool and worldschool mom, so I always have ulterior motives.  The challenge is, if it isn’t fun, they’re not interested. We’re heading out on our first official road trips next month (Pennsylvania and Tennessee), and I wanted to find a way to help the kids learn … Continue reading Worldschooling Can Start in Preschool

Wegmans Wonderplace in Washington, DC is an epic, interactive playroom

Have you heard of Wegmans Wonderplace?  We hadn’t until today, and it was such a fun surprise.  It is a 1700-square-foot interactive space and permanent exhibit that welcomes curious kids age 0-6.  The room is equipped with a toddler dream kitchen, blocks galore, walls with knobs, locks, switches, and an indoor farm complete with a chicken coop.  I was worried we had trekked all the … Continue reading Wegmans Wonderplace in Washington, DC is an epic, interactive playroom

A fun-filled, toddler-friendly day at Silverman’s Farm in Easton, CT

We spent the afternoon at Silverman’s Farm in Easton, CT.  The kids had a blast.  They got to see and feed buffalo, llamas, alpacas, sheep, goats, fallow deer, emus, and long-horn cattle. After we made our way around the farm, we stopped at one of the inviting picnic tables for a bite to eat.  We also climbed on the huge Thomas the Tank Engine for … Continue reading A fun-filled, toddler-friendly day at Silverman’s Farm in Easton, CT

Pumpkin Patch Fun at Wegmeyer Farms in Leesburg, VA

Photo: Photo op at Wegmeyer Farms Last week, we made our annual visit to a local pumpkin patch.  I wanted to find a local farm with no (or a small) admission fee because, well, my kids are all under 2 years old, and you just never know how long an outing is going to last. Wegmeyer Farms is free, and you can either pick a pumpkin from … Continue reading Pumpkin Patch Fun at Wegmeyer Farms in Leesburg, VA

Apple Picking at Homestead Farm in Poolesville, MD

This post may contain affiliate links and we may earn compensation when you click on the links at no additional cost to you. Photo: Apple picking at Homestead Farm in Poolesville, MD Mom and I have decided to make Wednesday our adventure day with the kids. Side note, this week we didn’t make it out because the twins are super sick. Last week, we decided to head … Continue reading Apple Picking at Homestead Farm in Poolesville, MD