25 Most Beautiful Cities in America

25 Most Beautiful Cities in America

When it comes to talking about the most beautiful cities in the US, there is definitely not a shortage of cities vying for that title. From sea to shining sea, we’ll uncover twenty-five beautiful cities in America. Of course, not everyone has same definition of beauty. Do you prefer a white sand beach with waters…

5 Free Road Trip Printable Games for Kids

5 Free Road Trip Printable Games for Kids

How many times do you hear ‘Are we there yet?’ when you are taking a family road trip? If you answered ‘too many’, then download these free road trip printable games for your family. Not sure about you, but I don’t give my daughter a hotspot so she can continue to play Roblox or watch…

24 Things to Do in Boston with Kids

24 Things to Do in Boston with Kids

If you are planning a family getaway, there is no better place to start with than Boston. This historic metropolis overflows with classic attractions that keep everyone in the family, from toddlers to grandparents, in good spirits. If you are exploring Boston with kids, keep these places in mind when planning your adventure. With so…

San Francisco with kids – 5 must see attractions

San Francisco with kids – 5 must see attractions

Looking for a family getaway, but tired of going to the beach or an amusement park? Check out San Francisco! Find plenty to do for every member of the family. See these 5 awesome attractions in San Francisco with kids. 1. Ride the famous San Francisco cable car Yes, it’s very touristy, but you have…

5 Best Family Vacation Spots in the US

5 Best Family Vacation Spots in the US

Let’s be honest. There are many bucket list destinations in the US – beaches, mountains and everything in between. Let’s talk about why you should take a vacation and then list 5 best family vacation spots in the US. Why take a vacation? The answers are endless! Everything from taking a break from the daily…

How to use packing cubes efficiently
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How to use packing cubes efficiently

Love them or hate them. That seems to be the consensus with those that have used packing cubes. However, if you are unaware of how to use packing cubes efficiently, then this post is for you! First, let me tell you that I am NOT a light packer. I wish we could just take carry-ons,…

7 Things to Do in Palm Springs with Kids

7 Things to Do in Palm Springs with Kids

While you may think of celebrities and golf when conjuring up images of Palm Springs, there are plenty of things to do in Palm Springs with kids to keep them entertained for days. It’s an ideal weekend getaway for anyone in Southern California as it is approximately 107 miles east of Los Angeles and 120…

How to Travel Hack with Miles and Points
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How to Travel Hack with Miles and Points

You finally decided you want to take the plunge and plan a trip using miles and points. You have heard others do it. Even read online about ‘travel hacking’ your way to (almost) free vacations. But, where do you begin? This guide will walk you through exactly that. It will show you the steps I…

9 Tips to Stay Healthy while Traveling
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9 Tips to Stay Healthy while Traveling

Do you worry about how to keep your family healthy when traveling? Do you worry about them getting sick before vacation? Here are 7 ways to stay healthy while traveling. NOTE: This post was updated on April 11, 2019. With the amount of traveling we do, staying healthy is always at the forefront of my…

Miles and Points 101
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Miles and Points 101

Miles and points. Once you start doing it, you’re hooked. Always looking for the best way to get somewhere inexpensively. This is the life of airline miles, hotel points, transferrable currency and cash back credit cards. First things first. The number one rule: You cannot carry a balance on these cards. Ever. Why not? Because…

Westin Kierland Villas – Scottsdale, AZ

Westin Kierland Villas – Scottsdale, AZ

UPDATE 9/13/18:  This article was previously written in 2017, but we stayed at The Westin Kierland Villas again in 2018.  The villas are completely renovated now and these pictures reflect the new furnishings. Have you ever stayed somewhere and looked forward to your next visit while still on your current vacation?  Do you enjoy having…

7 Fun Things for Kids to do in Chicago

7 Fun Things for Kids to do in Chicago

Chicago. Just mentioning this city gets my heart pumping. There is so much to see and do. Read on for fun things for kids to do in Chicago. You are not the only one who will enjoy it. I have learned that kids adapt to pretty much anything quickly. Whether it’s a city or a beach,…