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First Timer’s Guide to Florida Panhandle Beaches: Destin, 30A, Panama City & Beyond

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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First Timer’s Guide to Alabama Beaches: Gulf Shores & Orange Beach

Although I’m a California girl now, I was born and raised in Alabama. When it was time for a spring break trip or summer beach vacation, my family did what many all over the Southeast did: load up the station wagon or minivan and drive south towards the Gulf Coast. The destination? Gulf Shores and …

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Summer Water Safety: Tips to Keep Kids Safe at the Beach or Pool

Summer vacation in our family means trips to the beach and lots of lazy days by the pool. We travel often to beach and lake destinations and also live along the California coast. Pools and beach outings are part of the regular routine even when we aren’t on the road. I’m lucky that my 7 year …

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25 Awesome Packing Lists for Every Kind of Family Travel

Welcome to the 5th and final day of packing list week here at Trips With Tykes! Family vacations require very different kinds of preparation and packing depending on your destination. General packing lists are great for the essentials but usually don’t include everything you need for a specific kind of trip. To finish out the …

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Top Summer Travel Sunscreen Tips

I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Influence Central for Neutrogena.  I received samples to facilitate my review and a promotional item to thank me for my participation. If you are traveling this summer, chances are that sunscreen is high on your family packing list.  Whether you are headed to the pool or …

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