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Disneyland Food & Wine Festival 2022: Tips, Tricks, & What to Know Before You Go

The Disney California Adventure Food & Wine Festival at the Disneyland Resort is back for another year of tasty treats and special events. I’ve attended the festival multiple days in 2018 & 2019 as well as opening weekend in 2020 and mid-festival in 2022 to get a look at the fun and food that Disneyland …

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10 Amazing Spring Break Destinations in California for Families

Several years ago, my family resolved to travel more of our home state of California. We realized we were jetting around all over the country and the world while missing out on amazing destinations right in our backyard. In fact, these were the very same destinations that many other people jetted from all over the …

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First Timer’s Guide to Skiing Heavenly Resort in Lake Tahoe

If you’re wondering why the Lake Tahoe resort is called Heavenly, you’ll know why a few minutes after boarding a ski lift. The resort has breathtaking views of the clear blue waters of Lake Tahoe below from many of its peaks. When the clouds clear and the sun peeks out, it truly feels like you …

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Essential Tips for Planning & Visiting Disneyland Differently in 2022

When Disneyland reopened last April 2021, many of us thought and hoped that things were well on their way back to normal in the theme park world. But the universe had a few more curveballs to throw us all. And here we are in 2022 in a new year. Disneyland has now been back in …

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A Review of the Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe in Winter

Ski vacations, especially with kids in tow, can involve a lot of inconveniences and logistics. In our travels, my family has found so much value in staying luxury hotels in ski destinations where the amenities and location can really make a difference in improving our travel experience. One of our favorite spots for a winter …

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The Complete Guide to Skiing Northstar California Resort with Kids

One of the best parts of traveling with kids as a parent is taking them to destinations that had meaning in your own childhood. For my family, Northstar California Resort in North Lake Tahoe is one such meaningful place. The resort is where my husband grew up skiing with his brothers (in their 1980s and early …

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Which Disney World Resort is Best for Your Family: Value vs. Moderate vs. Deluxe

Hooray! Your family is going to Walt Disney World! You’ve decided to stay in a Disney resort hotel to take advantage of the on-property Disney perks or to simply enjoy the Disney bubble. But which hotel is the right choice for your family? As with many things at Disney, the right answer is: it depends. Walt …

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Cosco Scenera NEXT Review: Why You Need this Car Seat for Air Travel

If you travel with young kids, I don’t have to tell you that dealing with car seats in airports and on airplanes can be a total pain in the neck. Since I started this blog nearly a decade ago, I’ve been on a mission to simplify the process of air travel with car seats for …

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No iPad Necessary: 20+ Tech-Free Travel Entertainment Ideas for Kids

Spring break and summer travel season are just around the corner, and many more families will likely be hitting the road or returning to the friendly skies in 2022. As encouraging as that news is after the last few years, it also means lots of time in transit with potentially very bored kids. I’m assuming …

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