ScienceWorks Hands On Museum

1500 East Main Street Ashland, OR Sometimes, I'm guilty of forgetting to feature all the excellent pit stops in my own backyard! ScienceWorks Hands-On Museum sits just west of I-5 in beautiful Ashland, Oregon. With both permanent and limited-time … [Read more...]

Naval Aviation Museum

1750 Radford Blvd., Suite C Naval Air Station Pensacola, FL The National Naval Aviation Museum, located within Navel Air Station Pensacola, makes for a wonderful (and free!) pitstop along I-10. Parent reviewer Jen of Two Kids and a Map and … [Read more...]

Splash! Lively Park Swim Center

6100 Thurston Road Springfield, OR We've driven up and down I-5 through the state of Oregon dozens of times, but until a neighborhood family told us about it, we had no idea Splash! Lively Park Swim Center existed! A wonderful pitstop when you … [Read more...]

Dinosaur World visit with kids

711 Mammoth Cave Road Cave City, KY Just 10 miles from Mammoth Cave National Park, Dinosaur World in Cave City is a great place to stop and play while traveling I-65. While walking (or probably running!) along the well-groomed paths, kids come … [Read more...]

Agrirama: Georgia’s Museum of Agriculture and Historic Village

1392 Whiddon Mill Road Tifton, Georgia Always one to love living history exhibits, I knew Id found the perfect pitstop in Tifton, Georgia's Agrirama, Georgia's Museum of Agriculture and Living History Museum. Touted as where the present meets … [Read more...]

Tupelo Honey Cafe

12 College Street Asheville, NC While on the road with kids, we all know there's a time and place for quick, easy stops at well-known, comforting-in-their-familiarity fast food chains like McDonald's and the like. But there are also times when … [Read more...]

Bear Creek Recreation Site

Highway 42 Oregon You won't find a better place to stop along windy Highway 42 on your way to the Oregon coast than the Bear Creek Recreation Site. Located between Roseburg and Coquille off Highway 42, look for the sign on the right-hand side … [Read more...]

High Falls State Park with kids

76 High Falls Park Dr Jackson, GA Mondays are for dreaming, and today, I'm dreaming of being out-of-doors, enjoying autumn sunshine! Late fall can provide some of the best hiking and nature walking, and if you're living in or driving through … [Read more...]

Crescent City, CA

Hwy 101 Crescent City, CA The entire beach town of Crescent City, CA makes for a breathtakingly beautiful pit stop any time of year! A great place to start is Enderts Beach in Redwoods National Park. Says reviewer Angie McCoy, "It's a great … [Read more...]

Riverbanks’ ‘Boo at the Zoo’

500 Wildlife Parkway Columbia, SC Ready for a scare? (Or more likely, lots of laughs?) If you're in the Columbia area of South Carolina, you won't want to miss Riverbanks Zoo and Garden's Boo at the Zoo. Always a great pitstop for families, … [Read more...]