Visiting the Trinity Site at White Sands – The Site of the First Nuclear Bomb Blast

The year was 1945.  The United States and the rest of the world had been at war for years, and the casualties were mounting.  After defeating Germany, all eyes turned to the Pacific theater.  America was making headway in the hopscotch war for tiny islands, and the top brass was beginning plans for an invasion […]

Photo Essay – Beautifully Quaint Quebec City

Can’t afford to go to Europe? Go to Quebec City. That’s not officially their slogan, but it should be. Quebec City is a beautiful, old fashioned city that is far more accessible to the American traveling family than a trip to Europe would be. If you have been wanting to expose your children to something […]

Ten Photos That Show Why Your Family Needs to Go to Alaska

Alaska is our family’s favorite vacation destination. While we rarely go back to a place we’ve been, we’ll keep returning to Alaska as often as we can. Here are ten photos that show why we think it’s a great family travel destination.

Explora Museum in Albuquerque, New Mexico

Albuquerque is a mix of old and new, and the Old Town area is no exception. While you can feel the rich history of the area, you can also find places that are modern and on the cutting edge. The Explora Museum is that. Take a science museum, make everything hands on and an absolute […]

Colorado Road Trip : Snow, The Royal Gorge and Bison

We so rarely take road trips from home, but heading up to Keystone, Colorado this winter we took the car.  The kids were staying with the grandparents, and it just made to most sense to drive and pick them up along the way. On the way there, we drove a lot of the way in […]