Plan a memorable family vacation to escape from your daily routine, explore far from home and have fun with your favorite people. These tips can be customized for any budget, any location and any length of trip!
This fall we enjoyed a short family road trip to Seattle, WA. We tried to plan the perfect combination of driving hours with memorable stops and engaging attractions. Here are some of the highlights from our Seattle weekend getaway!
The stress of packing is one of the cons to traveling. Packing can be incredibly overwhelming and even the most organized people can be incredibly disorganized when it comes to packing. You may feel stressed out by wanting to leave some space in your suitcase for souvenirs but having trouble leaving that extra room. It’s tough to leave space for souvenirs when you struggle with packing light.
Our cold weather travels took us to the Seattle area for a few days. We stayed at the Comfort Suites hotel in Tukwila, WA which ended up being a great choice for our family because of the pool, hot breakfast and more!
Taking your kids on vacation can be one of the most positive things you can do to improve your bond as a family. No matter how tight-knit you and your gang are, a family vacation allows you to create lifelong memories and joy.
Summer can be filled with lots of fun and adventures. These water safety tips shared by a father and police officer can help parents keep kids safe during family water activities. Also don’t miss our summer gear family must-haves and review of DryFins chafe-free swim trunks below!
This summer we took a trip down the West Coast with our young family. We choose budget-friendly destinations that would be interesting and feasible for young kids to enjoy. We enjoyed forest hikes and picnic lunches, walked along fern-lined canyons and deserted beaches, and visited several gorgeous vineyards. Here are some of our favorite stops in Washington and Oregon that were fun, inexpensive, and memorable for us to visit with kids.
Katie is a writer and influencer based in beautiful Coeur d’Alane, Idaho. She enjoys DIY projects, photography, decorating and going on family adventures. She feels blessed to be a wife, a stay-at-home mom to three kids and a Pacific Northwest lifestyle blogger.
We love exploring new places with our kids. I’m excited to share the highlights from our family visit to Mount St. Helens lava tubes and Ape Cave in Washington State.
This spring we had a chance to visit the Vancouver Aquarium in Canada. My kids had a lot of fun learning about many different sea creatures and observing a wide variety of fish and marines animals up close!
When we first bought our motorhome, I was admittedly very excited about the prospect of not only traveling and camping with our family, but the countless hours of RV trip planning as well. That may sound strange to some, but I’m sure I am not the only one who enjoys the challenge and anticipation of choosing destinations, routes, stops, activities, and everything involved in a cross country RV trip. I’m excited to share some of the best resources I found for RV trip planning and some of my personal tips!
Andy is dad to three kiddos and lives in the beautiful Pacific Northwest. He loves going on family adventures, hiking, and riding motorcycles and ATVS. He’s also an entrepreneur and runs a successful children’s brand specializing in solutions for playtime and snack time.
We took a fall family trip to Seattle and enjoyed several fun kid-friendly activities for our young family. Here are 5 fun things to do with kids in Seattle that were engaging and memorable despite the typical overcast Seattle weather.