Category Archives: Family Road Trip

The United States is full of wonderful things to see and do.  Join us on a family road trip and learn about the fun places we have explored.

Fun Things to Do in Frankenmuth Michigan

There are tons of fun things to do in Frankenmuth Michigan. With plenty of options for shopping, dining, and fun family activities, Frankenmuth is the perfect weekend getaway. We had the opportunity to visit Frankenmuth over Spring Break this year.  It was a short trip – just 3 days – but it was nice to get out of town… Keep Reading »

Visit the Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Park

The Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Park in Hodgenville, Kentucky, is a great place for the whole family to visit. This historic site features a visitor’s center with numerous Lincoln exhibits, a 19th century cabin, a Memorial, and over a mile of hiking trails through the land that the Lincoln family once owned. The Abraham Lincoln Birthplace was established… Keep Reading »

Hidden West Milton Cascades

I love to visit waterfalls. There is something so peaceful and tranquil about the sound of water rushing over rocks. I thought I had visited all the waterfalls in our area until I learned about the hidden West Milton Cascades, just a short drive from Dayton, Ohio. The West Milton Cascades have 2 main drops and then a… Keep Reading »

Kentucky Natural Bridge State Park

Last Saturday morning, we packed a picnic basket and hit the road. Our destination? Kentucky’s Natural Bridge State Park. This natural wonder features several challenging hikes, but the stunning views that await you make it all worth it. A Rainy Start We arrived around lunch time – in a downpour!  We had driven three hours to get there, so we… Keep Reading »

Family-Friendly Things to Do in Chattanooga

We weren’t able to take a huge vacation this year due to some work we had done on the house, but we still wanted to get away for a few days to unwind a bit.  So we decided a short trip to Tennessee was in order.  It’s far enough away that we don’t get there very often, but close enough… Keep Reading »

Horsin’ Around at the Kentucky Horse Park

As I mentioned in my recent horse cupcake toppers post, my middle daughter is currently infatuated with horses.  So when I read a review of the Kentucky Horse park on another blog, I knew a visit there would be a great birthday treat for Miss A. We had seen signs for the Kentucky Horse Park many times while… Keep Reading »

Big Splash Adventure Water Park and Resort – Fun for the Whole Family

This past weekend we had the opportunity to visit the Big Splash Adventure Water Park in French Lick, Indiana. (Disclosure: We were given complimentary day passes in exchange for an honest review of our visit.) We have never visited an indoor water park before so we were so excited about getting to spend the day playing in the water. About… Keep Reading »

Clinton County Ohio Barn Quilt Geotrail

Earlier this month, my family went down to Wilmington, Ohio and participated in the Clinton County Barn Quilt Geotrail.  We had a blast geocaching and seeing all the wonderful Barn Quilts that were painted to commemorate the 200th anniversary of Clinton County. About the Barn Quilt Trail Clinton County embraces its agricultural history with spectacular hand-painted quilt squares on… Keep Reading »

Visiting the Mall of America Lego Store

My son and husband are both huge Lego fanatics.  So of course when we visited the Mall of America on our vacation last week, we had to stop in at the Lego store.  My son is still wondering how he can get a job putting those huge creations together.  Can you major in Lego engineering in college?!!  Here… Keep Reading »