Category: Vacations & Weekend Trips

Day/Weekend Trip Idea: Charlotte

By Rachel Hoeing I grew up in Charlotte, and I seem to find myself there at least once a month to visit family and friends. I have never written a day trip blog about...

Vacation Idea: Busch Gardens Tampa

By Katie Moosbrugger What do you get when you combine a fantastic zoo with fabulous rides and roller coasters? You get Busch Gardens, of course! Our family visited this...

Favorite Family Beaches

By Rachel Hoeing Hooray for long days and warm weather! Many of you may be in the midst of planning summer vacations. Why not try something different this year? Take the...

Vacation Idea: Family Trip to Williamsburg, VA

By Guest Blogger Kelly Gunzenhauser You may ask, why write about a trip to Williamsburg in the wintertime? My boys are ages 9 and 12, and it is getting to that point we...

Weekend Trip Idea: Pigeon Forge, TN

By Rachel Hoeing Pigeon Forge can be a great family trip at any time of year. We traveled to the area in July 2016 and had a blast! I previously wrote a blog...

Family Vacation Idea: St. Augustine

By Katie Moosbrugger If you’re looking to sneak in one more trip before the end of the summer, a weekend in St. Augustine is the perfect get away. Not only is it a...

Hooray for Dollywood

By Rachel Hoeing When looking for fun family excursions, I came across the idea of visiting Dollywood. My children (ages 13 and 11) and I met up with another friend of...

Family Trip Idea: ACE Adventure Center

By Guest Blogger Jen Corbin Are you looking to do something different with the family this summer? Or are you already thinking about a fall getaway before the...

Road Trip Idea: Pittsburgh!

By Guest Blogger Kelly Guzenhauser I love a good road trip. Road trips for me mean getting out of the house and stopping the fighting and the begging for screen time....

Family Vacation Idea: Little Gasparilla Island

By Guest Blogger Julie Wagoner Our idea for Spring Break 2016 actually occurred during Spring Break 2015. We took a trip to New York, which was wonderful, amazing,...