Great Hikes for Small Children in Shenandoah National Park

Visiting a national park is almost always a worthwhile experience due to the positive health effects of spending time in nature, the opportunity to see protected wildlife, and the simple pleasure of enjoying the great outdoors. But it can be daunting to know which part of a park to visit, especially when you have smallContinue reading “Great Hikes for Small Children in Shenandoah National Park”

Road trip through Eastern Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania is a big state, with a lot to explore. Here is a sampling of some of our favorite spots in the eastern part of the state, from south to north. Start in Philadelphia – if it’s a nice day, visit Love park and the fountains at Logan Square Park, for some very Instagrammable photoContinue reading “Road trip through Eastern Pennsylvania”

A Few of the Best Family Activities in Northern VA

Great Falls NP: The first time we visited Great Falls, it was gratifying to hear our children catch their breath at the first view of the falls, when they had initially been less than excited about visiting. They really are majestic, and all the outcropping of rocks make it look and sound quite dramatic andContinue reading “A Few of the Best Family Activities in Northern VA”