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Weird and Wonderful Techatticup Mine – Eldorado Canyon, Nevada

NELSON, NEVADA: TECHATTICUP MINE – Your kicks might be on Route 66, but your curiosity will surely peak on Highway 165 as you cruise past a series of odd spectacles–beginning with a vintage Texaco sign at the road–just two miles past the town of Nelson, in Nevada’s Eldorado Canyon.   A Most Peculiar Pit Stop …

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NYC with Kids – New York Family Vacation Guide

NEW YORK, NYC with Kids – Chances are that your kids have seen at least one, and probably many more, movies set in New York City. Times Square, long the symbol of the City That Never Sleeps, pops up in numerous action hero scenes while the long list of Disney productions set in New York …

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Crystal Coast with Kids – North Carolina Family Vacation Guide

NORTH CAROLINA FAMILY VACATIONS, The Crystal Coast with Kids – South of the summer crowds collecting on North Carolina’s better-known Outer Banks lies an 85-mile stretch of lesser-known shoreline that’s making a name for itself—a new name in fact. No longer satisfied to simply be dismissed as “the Southern Outer Banks,” the Crystal Coast is …

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Morro Bay with Kids – California Family Vacation Guide

CALIFORNIA, MORRO BAY WITH KIDS – Harbor seals, sea otters, and egrets aplenty await where the land meets Morro Bay on California’s scenic Central Coast. Just under 4 hours south of San Francisco or north of Los Angeles by car, what was once a remote fishing village offers families an ideal combination of nature and …

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New Orleans with Kids – Louisiana Family Vacation Guide

LOUISIANA, New Orleans with Kids – Listen as the clip-clop of hooves on antebellum cobblestone give way to  a riverfront sax player’s solo, while the savory notes of jambalaya and freshly baked French bread tickle your nose. Parked on the shores of the raging Mississippi, “NOLA”  grants visitors an authentic Southern experience, right down to the …

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Los Angeles with Kids – California Family Vacation Guide

CALIFORNIA, Los Angeles with Kids – Take a sip of a cool fruit smoothie, your feet buried in warm golden sand. As you watch your children make sand castles, thoughts of your afternoon plans sleepily buzz in your head. Old Hollywood? Ancient Rome? Natural history? It’s all possible when you visit Los Angeles with kids. …

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Boston with Kids – Massachusetts Family Vacation Guide

MASSACHUSETTS, Boston with Kids – Boston is chock full of American history, and I don’t mean the boring kind. You can feel it on the cobblestones under your feet and taste it in a bowl of authentic New England clam chowder. From Paul Revere’s Midnight Ride to the Boston Tea Party, Boston is alive with …

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Yosemite National Park with Kids – California Family Vacation Guide

CALIFORNIA, Yosemite National Park with Kids – Granite domes, sheer cliffs, waterfalls, ancient and enormous trees, alpine meadows, and a lush river valley all come together in one of America’s most famous and beloved national parks. Yosemite is just a few hours’ drive from the Bay Area, so it may be tempting to add a …

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