Adventures with Kids

If you are looking to add some adventure to your next family vacation, here are some ideas from around the world.

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Utah’s Mighty 5: Travel Guide and Road Trip Itinerary

Stretching across southern and central Utah are five stunning national parks. Called the Mighty 5, these parks contain some of…
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16 Best Things to Do in the Valley of Fire, Nevada

The Valley of Fire State Park is a brilliant, colorful outdoor destination located in Nevada, just one hour from Las…
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How to Visit the Blue Grotto in 2024 (and is It Worth It?)

While in Italy, we spent three days in Sorrento and devoted one of these days to visiting the island of…
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How to Hike the Eiger Trail in the Bernese Oberland, Switzerland

If you are looking for a short but sweet hike in the Jungfrau region of the Bernese Oberland, the Eiger…
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How to Hike to Pulpit Rock in Norway (+ HELPFUL Tips)

The hike to Pulpit Rock is one of the most popular hikes in Norway. With great views, a relatively easy…
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12 Best Things to Do on the Isle of Skye (+ Map & Photos)

The Isle of Skye is one of the best places to visit in Scotland. If you want to see some…
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Yellowstone Bucket List: 18 Epic Things to Do in Yellowstone

Yellowstone National Park is a wonderland of geothermal activity, stunning landscapes, and abundant wildlife. Steam hisses out of the ground…
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Aruba: Ultimate Travel Guide & Best Things to Do

So, you are planning a trip to Aruba? Just so you know, there is more to Aruba than sipping tropical…
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Hiking Jiankou to Mutianyu on the Great Wall of China

The Great Wall of China…one of the world’s most iconic sights and one of the top ten things to do…
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The Ultimate Guide to Visiting Vintgar Gorge in Slovenia

Without a doubt, Vintgar Gorge is one of the most magical places to visit in Slovenia. For 1.6 km, boardwalks…
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Grand Canyon Road Trip: 5 Itineraries from Las Vegas

Are you planning a trip to the Grand Canyon? There are many different ways to plan your perfect road trip,…
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Cycling Around the Temples of Bagan

Bagan, Myanmar is one of Myanmar’s most famous destinations for tourism.  There are many ways to explore Bagan’s many temples,…
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48 Hours in Niagara Falls: The Perfect Itinerary

Niagara Falls is a popular destination in North America. Straddling the border between the United States and Canada, Niagara Falls…
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Ten Fun Things to Do in Paris with Kids

In 2012, our trip to London and Paris was our kids’ very first experience in Europe. They were only 8…
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8 Amazing Things to Do in Lake Bled, Slovenia

Lake Bled is one of the most picturesque spots to visit in Slovenia. This small lake has all of the…
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12 Best National Parks to Take the Kids

If you are planning a family vacation in the United States, the national parks make an excellent destination. There are…
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Ten Fun Things To Do with Kids on the North Island of New Zealand

The second half of our New Zealand adventure took us through the North Island. Although the North Island lacks the…
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Island Hopping Off the Coast of Thailand

Ahhh…we finally made it to the beautiful beaches of Thailand. Tyler and Kara have been looking forward to this for…
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Top 10 Things to Do in Joshua Tree National Park (+ HELPFUL Tips)

With its desert scenery, hiking trails, rock climbing routes, hidden oases, scenic drives, and trees that look like they have…
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11 Awesome Things to do in Edinburgh with Kids

Edinburgh is one of the best cities in Europe to take your kids. Visit a castle, climb an extinct volcano,…
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Goblin Valley State Park: Things to Do with Limited Time

Goblin Valley is an easy to visit state park that is located in southeastern Utah. With its hoodoos, toadstools, “goblins,”…
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Best Hikes & Things to Do in Cappadocia with Kids

Cappadocia is the perfect place to go hiking and exploring. The scenery is very unique, the trails are just challenging…
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Elephants, Ostriches, and Cheetahs, Oh My! Animal Encounters on the Garden Route of South Africa

The Garden Route, a stretch of coastline along the southern coast of South Africa from Cape Town to Port Elizabeth,…
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Photo Tour of the Hobbiton Movie Set

What is the cutest little spot in New Zealand? The answer is Hobbiton, the movie set for The Shire in…
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20 Fun, Short Hikes in the National Parks

One of the best ways to experience the national parks is from a hiking trail. Hike to amazing viewpoints, deep…
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Plan the Perfect Visit to Uluru-Kata Tjuta

For most people, a trip to Australia just would not be complete without a visit to Uluru (aka Ayers Rock).…
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Top 10 Things to Do in Virgin Islands National Park

Virgin Islands National Park is one of the most beautiful national parks we have visited. With pristine beaches, secluded coves,…
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A Walk on the Dubrovnik Walls in 20 Amazing Photos

We had big expectations for Dubrovnik. This is a city that has been on our travel wish list for years.…
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Feeding Deer in Nara, Japan

While getting ready in the morning, I was greeted with Tyler’s typical question, “Mom, what are we doing today?” When…