Hanover Inn

Hanover Inn overlooks the picturesque Dartmouth College Green in Hanover, New Hampshire.  The inn is filled with New England charm and as soon as you walk in your stress melts away.  The Hanover Inn is a wonderful place for families, businesses, and romantic getaways.  You will be blown away by how elegant, yet welcoming, the inn will make you feel.

 

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A Perfect Day on Amelia Island

Beautiful Amelia Island is located just off the coast of Florida, about 30 miles from Jacksonville.  This barrier island has 13 miles of sandy beaches and true southern charm.  There are plenty of family activities that will keep everyone happy.  Here is one way to spend a perfect day on this unique island.

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Latest Post on Huffington Post!

Check out my latest piece for the Huffington Post! It’s all about deciding whether a hotel is the right accommodation for your family while traveling.  Enjoy!

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/is-a-hotel-the-right-accommodation-for-your-trip_us_589b40e1e4b02bbb1816c200


Top 10 Things to do with Kids in Venice, Italy

Venice…one of the most romantic locations in the world.  It is also one of the most family friendly destinations. Watch your children’s mouths drop open when they see the streets are made of water. They’ll love hopping onto boats instead of taxis and exploring this unique piece of Italy.  Here are the top 10 things that kids will love about Venice:

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10 Tips for Taking Kids to Indoor Water Parks

10 Tips for Taking Kids to Indoor Water Parks

 

Indoor water parks are a family destination unlike any other.  They can be so different and families may avoid them because of all the quirks that go along with them.  We’ve been on both ends… extremely clean parks and parks where we’ve had to leave the water after 10 minutes because someone pooped in the pool. (Ugh…that’s one trip we won’t forget!) Preparation may be the key to a good experience.  Here are 10 tips for taking your family to an indoor water park:

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Family Travel Inspiration

It is so nice to find someone that has travel values like your own.  Often people are nervous about family travel and apprehensive about heading to Europe instead of their yearly trip to Disney.  If you have not traveled together as a family, perhaps 2017 is the year.  Why is family travel important? Christine, from Tapped out Travellers, has a great piece where she asks several travel bloggers questions about family travel to help disseminate some valuable information regarding traveling with kids and to help dispel preconceived notions of what it is like to travel as a family.

 

Check out her article here!


Inspiration From My Favorite Instagram Accounts

Instagram is one of the best places to get inspiration to travel.  On Instagram it is easy to get swept away and live vicariously through the lenses of fellow travelers.  Although I follow many types of accounts, I’m often drawn to those that travel with their family.  These accounts can show you the good, the bad, and the ugly aspects of family travel.  But mostly they teach you that not only is traveling as a family doable, it can be the most rewarding thing you can do as a family.  The following are some of my favorite Instagram accounts.  I’ve asked each traveler to share some insight on traveling with family.  Give their accounts a peek and a follow…

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New Huffington Post Article!

Many people are currently trying to plan their Spring Break vacations. If you’re thinking of doing an island, which should you choose? Take a peek at my latest Huffington Post article to see how to narrow down your choices to find the island that best suites your family.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/588902a3e4b0628ad613ddc1?timestamp=1485374637726


Royal Sonesta Boston

 

What an amazing location for of beautiful hotel!  Located in Cambridge, MA, on the banks of the Charles, the Royal Sonesta is very close to Fenway Park and Harvard Square.  It is also conveniently located just around the corner from the Museum of Science.  This family-friendly hotel lets you explore Boston and then come back to a place where you’ll feel like you’re home.

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Double Tree by Hilton, Boston North Shore/CoCo Keys

If your family is looking for something unique to do this winter, I’ve got the perfect spot for you.  Water park, restaurants, pool, fitness center, and family friendly hotel all in one? Absolutely.  Located on the North Shore, just 19 miles from downtown Boston, the Double Tree by Hilton, Boston North Shore, features the CoCo Keys water park.  It offers a great destination for exploring the city and then heading back to the hotel for even more fun. 

Click here to read my full review of this fun destination.