The Creation Museum in Kentucky is a beautiful, Bible-based, state-of-the-art museum full of science and learning opportunities that will challenge and strengthen your beliefs. Let my in-depth planning guide and Creation Museum tips make your vacation less-stressful, so you can enjoy your family trip even more.
St. Louis: A City of Free Activities
St. Louis, Missouri - Quit driving through and stop to see all it offers. With many free activities to be found in this city, it could be a very inexpensive family vacation for several busy days or a lengthy week-long stay. Check out my list of favorite free places and put it on your road trip list!
City Museum in St. Louis, Missouri: The Basics
The CIty Museum is the one not-free attraction that needs to be a must-see during your St. Louis trip. Wonderland. Fantasyland... No matter what you call it, this one-of-a-kind building deserves a whole day to fully enjoy it. Make the most of your day with these mom tips, cautionary tales, and ways to let explorers of all ages take part in the magic. It's a definite must see!
A Day in Downtown Dallas: The Basics
The Dallas Arts District has so many amazing museums to offer that are within a walking distance of each other. Plan an extra day on your Texas road trip (at least) to explore this city. Within walking distance, you can find multiple art museums, an amazing science museum, the JFK museum, and the perfect family park. Don't just drive through Dallas.
Oklahoma City: Five Best Family Attractions
As the largest city in Oklahoma, many southern road trips are going to take you through Oklahoma City. Don't just plan a quick drive through. There are so many places to explore that you should definitely plan to allow at least a couple of days in this city. Here is my top list as well as future places to check out.
Tulsa, Oklahoma: Two Must-See Family Destinations
Tulsa. It's not a big name tourist destination in northeast Oklahoma, but it should be with these two unique destinations. Reroute your road trip to explore my family's favorite playground and a breathtaking garden to create a day that all members of your family will enjoy.
Yellowstone Itinerary – Back to Texas Through the Southwest
Road trips are not just about getting there - it's about all the amazing places in between. Heading back to Texas from Yellowstone brought us dinosaurs, arches, and history trips. Check out our itinerary and plan your next United States road trip.
Kentucky’s Ark Encounter: The Basics
The Ark Encounter in Kentucky is a Bible-based museum inside a full-sized reproduction ark -- but it's a lot to plan! Associated with Answers in Genesis, this experience is based around Noah building the Ark as per the specifics in the Book of Genesis. With three floors of museum, it’s a beautiful, state-of-the-art museum full of science and learning opportunities as the realities of living on the ark come to life. With the proper planning and knowing what to expect, this is a trip you will continue thinking about for a long time afterward.
Cahokia Mounds: Plan a Family Trip to The Cahokia Native American Mounds
Did you know the largest ancient settlement north of Mexico is just fifteen minutes east of St. Louis? It's practically right over the Mississippi River bridge. However, it isn’t one of the top visited places in St. Louis. Here's the research you need to prepare yourself for a great learning and exploring trip through our country's largest ancient city.
Wegner Crystal Mines: Arkansas Quartz Mining with Kids
Plan and prepare for a family trip to Wegner Quartz Mine in Mount Ida, Arkansas near Hot Springs with this information from our family trip: what to expect, what to pack, and other mom tips.