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For sports-lovers, spring means one thing – baseball season! My family loves watching baseball games, so attending baseball spring training was high on our travel bucket list for quite awhile. Luckily, Arizona spring training games start a bit earlier than usual some years, which made it possible for us to spend the end of a …

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My family moved to Charlotte, North Carolina in 2009. The past 14 years have taught me what an underestimated city it is to explore and enjoy with kids. My children are now 5 and 9 and have opposite interests and personalities, but we have had great success in finding many attractions in our hometown on …

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Utah’s National Parks are some of the most breathtaking and most-visited in the country. Two of the most popular are Zion and Bryce Canyon, both located in the southwestern corner of the state. Because of their close proximity to one another (about a 2.5 hour drive apart), they are often visited together by many travelers …

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While the back-to-school season sometimes puts a damper on many families’ travel plans, it invigorates me for a new season of travel. Traveling in the fall brings the chance to see amazing autumn colors as well as to enjoy outdoor adventures like hiking in the brisk cooler temperatures that the season brings. And no place …

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Just down the road from Disneyland is another iconic and historic theme park. Located in Buena Park, California, Knott’s Berry Farm has been open since 1940, when rides and attractions were added to keep guests entertained while waiting for Mrs. Knott’s famous fried chicken dinners and boysenberry pies. The park is now owned and operated …

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Washington, D.C. is a destination that brings history to life, particularly for families with teens. A trip to the nation’s capital gives older kids an opportunity to explore iconic American landmarks, monuments, and museums that they’ve learned about in school. We’ve had Washington, D.C. on our must-visit list for years, and it finally made sense …

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This post is sponsored by Visit Buena Park. All opinions are my own. Buena Park, California is best known as the home to the Knott’s Berry Farm theme park. While it has humble rural and agricultural beginnings, the area has grown into a bustling destination for family fun and entertainment more generally. When my family …

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When most travelers think of travel to the Florida Keys, a Jimmy Buffett song probably springs to mind. Lazy days, gorgeous white sand beaches, and colorful tropical drinks are definitely the stuff of a Keys vacation. Margaritaville indeed. Despite its laid back vibe, a successful Florida Keys trip definitely requires a fair bit of planning. …

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Just a few hours due south of my hometown of Montgomery, Alabama is the Florida Gulf Coast. That drive is a trip I’ve done more times than I can remember in my life and one of my favorite destinations – the Emerald Coast beaches of the Florida Panhandle. I’ve written before about the pristine white …

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