Category Archives: Theme Parks

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Most Iconic Amusement Park in Every US State

Whether you’re looking for world record extreme thrills, local gems, or water park family fun, the United States has the most amusement parks in the world to choose from. Year-round, America’s theme parks make for great day trips, a thrilling part of any vacation, and a great screen-free way to spend quality time together. Discover […]

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The New York Pass Review: Is It Worth It in 2021?

New York City is a unique and wonderful place. As a born and raised New Yorker, I have been fortunate enough to experience and explore much of what New York City offers. But even those not from New York know it is often crowded and expensive. So what is the best way to avoid the […]

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Our Favourite Things to do in Charleston with kids!

I had wanted to visit Charleston with kids for many years and it had become a staple on my travel wish list. It’s not an easy trip coming from the west coast of Canada and usually involves a red-eye flight to avoid wasting an entire travel day. Andrew went to University on Hilton Head Island […]

The Dragon Boat ride at Tivoli Gardens

A Day Spent on the Rides at Tivoli Gardens with kids in Copenhagen

When we first started planning our trip to Copenhagen, Tivoli Gardens was high on our list to visit and it did not disappoint. My boys were 3 years old and 1 year old when we went so the rides at Tivoli Gardens were a huge draw for our family visit. There were so many rides […]

Leeds Castle

Leeds Castle for Kids: A Day Trip from Dunkirk

When we travel we love exploring the city that we are staying in but we also love to do big day trips to other countries or attractions if possible. A trip to Leeds Castle for kids was the perfect day trip. The Eurotunnel from Calais to Folkstone was just a 45-minute drive from Dunkirk and […]

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A Day Trip to Plopsaland de Panne from Dunkirk!

When we were planning our trip to Dunkirk, we wanted to include an excursion to Disneyland Paris or another theme park. When we discovered that we could do a day trip to Plopsaland de Panne from Dunkirk, we were thrilled because it made our decision easier and exponentially cheaper. The Belgian theme park Plopsaland de […]

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Fun Things to do in Seattle with Kids!

Every year on spring break I take my boys on a road trip. My husband usually stays home to work and I take the opportunity to take them somewhere new for all of us to explore. It is usually centred around kid-friendly activities and for this trip, I chose to explore Seattle with kids. It’s […]

Palm Springs with kids

Six Things to do in Palm Springs with kids!

Palm Springs is surrounded by picturesque mountain ranges and is popular with tourists and snowbirds for the endless blue skies and warm weather. We recently visited in February and the temperature was perfect for all the fun things to do in Palm Springs. It was warm enough to spend hours at the pool but not […]

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Three Kid Friendly Adventures While in Dunkirk

If you read our post “Our WWII Inspired Vacation along the Normandy Coast with kids – Part One” we mentioned three excursions we did with our boys that were entirely devoted to them. Our WWII adventure was filled with fun stuff for Holter and Heath but we still wanted them to have some pure kid-focused […]