Posts Tagged: getaways

Wet and Wild in Knoxville


See some wild animals at the zoo, then let your own wild ones run free through community playgrounds and waterfalls. What a weekend!  We piled into the minivan for a three-hour drive to Knoxville, stayed the night, spent a full day exploring the new Kid’s Cove zoo exhibit and area parks and made it back… Read more »

Built-In Fun at Legoland


Build family memories with your very own hands using Legos and a sense of humor. California is a popular destination.  But families can look forward to more than mouse ears in the sunshine state.  Conveniently located in the coastal community of Carlsbad is Legoland only one hour from San Diego. No Thrill Park Legoland is… Read more »

Escape to Panama City Beach


Planning your spring vacation?  With powder white beaches and loads of family fun, Panama City Beach promises a mix of relaxation and adventure.  And don‘t worry … the fall‘s hurricanes have not slowed this town down. Crystalline water, a 27-mile stretch of white sand beaches and gentle winds – Panama City Beach boasts a breathtaking… Read more »

Blast Off to Huntsville!


Start the new year off smart.  Set your holiday afterburner for Huntsville and get indoors for family fun at SciQuest and the Space Center. A mere six-hour drive from Cincinnati, Huntsville is the “space capital” of America.  Known best for the U.S. Space and Rocket Center, my family recently took a trip to see the… Read more »

Snuggle Up to Smugglers Notch


For years, Smugglers’ Notch has been America’s best family ski resort.  We left knowing why! Skimming through fresh powder … following our 7-year-old son as he skied down a mountain for the first time … watching our bundled-up 11-month-old daughter opening her mouth to catch her first snowflakes … sipping hot coffee drinks at the… Read more »

Club Med Sandpiper


Club Med knows how to treat families, and they have “villages” all over the world. For what you get, packages are reasonable. Think of this: next‘s year‘s holidays in the sun!

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