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Information about how and where to take your kids and what to do with them when you get there!

Samara Beach Costa Rica – Your Insider Guide to This Laid Back Little Piece of Paradise

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I went round and round researching the best beaches in Costa Rica for families.  We were limiting our search to the Western coast because we were flying into Liberia.  I found a handful of beaches that said that they were kid friendly, but Samara Beach Costa Rica was mentioned time after time as one of the best […]

The Best Family Vacation Deals RIGHT NOW! Budget Friendly Family Travel Packages and Family Resort Discounts

The best family vacation deals RIGHT NOW!

We are budget travelers at heart, so I am always on the lookout for good value vacation spots with kids.  This is a continually updated list of the best family vacation deals that I have found, as well as pieces our family’s personal bucket list (I only list places that we have stayed at or […]

A Complete Two Week Austria and Switzerland Itinerary with Kids

Austria Switzerland Itinerary with kids

Here is the two week Austria and Switzerland itinerary that we used to explore these amazing countries with our toddlers.  We have discovered that the traditional trip to Europe with lots of cities and stops doesn’t work with kids. Almost all of the stops on this Switzerland Austria itinerary are for 2-3 nights or more.  I spent MONTHS researching […]

6 Ways Traveling with a Toddler Has Changed Our Travel Habits

6 Ways that Traveling with Toddlers Changes your Travel Habits

I was reflecting tonight in preparation for our upcoming trip to Costa Rica about how much our travel lives have changed since our kiddos have joined our travel addiction.  Getting ready for traveling with a toddler (or two!) is a whole different animal than when it was just the two of us! If you enjoy […]

Sioux Falls Travel Guide: A Complete Guide for What to do in Sioux Falls with Kids!

Sioux Falls Travel Guide - What to do in Sioux Falls with Kids

This Sioux Falls travel guide will give you the lowdown for what to do in Sioux Falls with kids. Sioux Falls is really an off the beaten path gem.  It is one of those places that quite honestly doesn’t make it onto most people’s travel bucket list (but probably should!)    This up and coming travel destination has something […]

Top Tips for Train Travel in Europe With Kids

Train Travel in Europe with Kids

We mastered the art of train travel in Europe with kids through Austria and Switzerland on our recent two week adventure.  Traveling by train made this trip one of the most enjoyable and relaxing that we have ever taken! Train travel in Europe with kids was much more enjoyable than driving or flying.  We were all able to […]

Berchtesgaden National Park with Kids: The Eagle’s Nest (Kehlsteinhaus) and the Salzburg Salt Mine

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We took our kids (ages 2 and 4) on a day trip from Salzburg to the Eagle’s Nest in Berchtesgaden, Germany.  The Eagle’s Nest (Kehlsteinhaus) is a part of the Berchtesgaden National Park.  We were also able to fit in a trip to the nearby Salzburg Salt Mine.  We fit both activities in using public transportation from […]