Skip to Content

Dollywood with Kids: 15 Things to Know Before You Go!

Dollywood in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee is a theme park with a few serious thrills and a lot of Southern charm. My family visited several years ago during our summer travels through the Great Smoky Mountains of Tennessee and North Carolina. We were very pleasantly surprised by all the offerings for families with younger traveling kids …

Read More about Dollywood with Kids: 15 Things to Know Before You Go!

Complete Guide to Holidays at Disneyland 2022

The Halloween decorations are about to be packed away and the holiday decor will soon be unveiled at the Happiest Place on Earth. As much as I adore Halloween Time at Disneyland, the Christmas holiday season is perhaps even more magical. My family has been able to make many trips to experience the Disneyland Holidays …

Read More about Complete Guide to Holidays at Disneyland 2022

Guide to Tricks and Treats, a New Halloween Event at California’s Great America 2022

The Halloween season at many theme parks is often all about terrifying guests. As much as our family loves theme parks, the late night Halloween scare fests are a no-go with younger kids in tow. We’ve instead stuck to more family-friendly fall events. But these kinds of events at amusement parks are few and far …

Read More about Guide to Tricks and Treats, a New Halloween Event at California’s Great America 2022

Oogie Boogie Bash 2022: 15 Tips for Disneyland’s Halloween Party

For many years, Mickey’s Halloween Party was a staple of the Disneyland Halloween Time season. In 2019, however, Disneyland mixed things up by moving its Halloween party over to Disney California Adventure. The party has new name – Oogie Boogie Bash: A Disney Halloween Party – as well as several new entertainment offerings and an …

Read More about Oogie Boogie Bash 2022: 15 Tips for Disneyland’s Halloween Party

Disney MagicBands & New MagicBand+: Top 17 Questions Answered

If you haven’t been on a Disney vacation in the past decade, then you may not be familiar with Disney’s MagicBands. These bands, similar in size to a FitBit, were introduced in 2013 as part of a major technology overhaul to the guest experience at Walt Disney World. And they are finally coming to Disneyland …

Read More about Disney MagicBands & New MagicBand+: Top 17 Questions Answered

WAYB Pico Review: Why This Car Seat is Game-Changing for Family Travelers

Since having my first child over 13 years ago, I began my love/hate relationship with car seats. While they do an important job in keeping my children safe, they are also a major hassle for frequent travelers like me. If you’ve ever lugged a heavy car seat down an airplane aisle or struggled with what …

Read More about WAYB Pico Review: Why This Car Seat is Game-Changing for Family Travelers

Ghirardelli Square in San Francisco: The Ultimate Guide for Families

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by the Ghirardelli Chocolate Company. All opinions are my own. The small, flavored chocolate squares of many colors bearing the Ghirardelli logo are known the world over. So when travelers come to the city of San Francisco, one of the things many want to see is where it all started …

Read More about Ghirardelli Square in San Francisco: The Ultimate Guide for Families