Don't just drive through Memphis, Tennessee. Take the time to make it an intentional stop for your family road trip through the South. It is a stop full of historical experiences that can only be found in Memphis. Check out my list of must-see places.
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!
Road trips can be the most memorable things you ever do with your family and also one of the most overwhelming. Let me help you start at the beginning to make a trip for every member in your family.
No matter what we do, travel is stressful, and no one enjoys travelling with parents who freak out. Let's simplify family road trips to lessen the parent stress so travel is enjoyed not dreading. Here are the top ten ways this parent has found to simplify travel life with kids.
The Florida Keys look beautiful with that seductive turquoise water. It's tropical without leaving the country, but you need realistic expectations. Learn from my mistakes and make the most of your Florida Key family vacation.
This highest place in Georgia allows you to look out toward four states from the 360 view from the observation deck across the Chattahoochee - Oconee National Forest to Georgia, Tennessee, North Carolina, and South Carolina. Take the half-mile trail up from the parking lot at Brasstown Bald or catch the bus, but the views at 4,784 feet of the Chattahoochee - Oconee National Forest are well worth the trek either way. Here are the details you need for the best day trip from the Atlanta area.
For any history buffs, Montgomery deserves a spot on your Alabama road trip itinerary. As the capital of the Confederacy and a leader in the Civil Rights Movement, there are significant historical places all over Montgomery. Give your family several days to explore and learn with this list of must-see sights.
Take your group on the road and become an adventure family. With a little bit of preparation, you'll get into the mindset and know you can take on exploring with confidence. Check out my list my essentials for parent and kids to make your days together even more magical.
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.
Did you know there are only four ironclad from the Civil War left? And one of right here in Georgia! Designed around the artifacts, this building houses the CSS Jackson, the largest surviving Confederate warship. At more than 200 feet long, it’s remains are especially impressive when you step back to see the frame built to show its original size. Also present is other salvaged ship wreckage and replicas as well as weapons and equipment from the time. Leave time to explore the wall of detailed timeline of the Civil War; it’s enough in its own.