Travel tip: road trip preparation with kids

We're all about getting out of the car on long road trips and stretching little legs and exploring what the local community has to offer, but what about all those quality hours spent in the car? My family and I are leaving tomorrow for a two week … [Read more...]

Tallahassee Museum with kids

3945 Museum Drive Tallahassee, FL The Tallahassee Museum is located on I-10 mid-way between Pensacola and Jacksonville. Says Lucia of Dim Sum, Bagels and Crawfish, We drive I-10 between Florida and Louisiana on a pretty regular basis and each … [Read more...]

E.J. Roberts Park

North Bend Washington If you're stopping for a quick bite to eat in North Bend, WA, you'll quickly lament the lack of play lands at any of the fast food offerings. But a quick inquiry of the drive thru staff at Taco Time led us to E.J. Roberts … [Read more...]

La Tarasca Restaurant

1001 W. Main Centralia, WA All the other reviews out there are right: La Tarasca has excellent Mexican food¦perhaps the best, and certainly the most authentic, I've ever tasted. Due to its close proximity to The Great Wolf Lodge Grand Mound, this … [Read more...]

The Great Wolf Lodge Grand Mound

20500 Old Highway 99 SW Grand Mound, WA This past week, my family and I spent two nights and two days at The Great Wolf Lodge in Grand Mound, WA. We arrived at the resort at approximately 9 pm on a Sunday night. The lobby was still filled with … [Read more...]

Oregon Coast Aquarium

2820 SE Ferry Slip Road Newport, Oregon The Oregon Coast Aquarium is a local gem of northwestern Oregon. Due to it's manageable size (you can get through it in 1-2 hours), it serves well as a pitstop along US Highway 101. Admission is a little … [Read more...]

Sideling Hill Service Plaza

Taylor, PA The Sideling Hill Service Plaza is one of 18 on the Pennsylvania Turnpike, but only one of two hosting a farmer's market of locally grown fruits and vegetables (the other one is located in Allentown). Says Mara of The Mother of all … [Read more...]

Lithia Park

Lithia Park Ashland, Oregon is a stunningly beautiful 93-acre park in a garden setting situated within easy distance of 1-5 for either a quick pitstop or an afternoon detour. Located on the north end of Ashland, Oregon in their pedestrian-friendly … [Read more...]

Jetterz Kids Club

London Heathrow Airport If you find yourself with restless kids and a layover in Heathrow Airport this summer, Jetterz Kids Club Lounge in Terminal 3 just might be worth its weight in gold. One of several kid-friendly lounges in Heathrow (there … [Read more...]

Gunter Air Force Base

Gunter Air Force Base Montgomery, Alabama As today is Memorial Day, it seemed fitting to post a pitstop for military families. If that applies to you, and you are driving I-65 in Montgomery, Gunter Air Force Base may be a good (and affordable) … [Read more...]