Best of New Orleans in a weekend: Top things to do with kids

Best of New Orleans in a weekend: Top things to do with kids

When people think about New Orleans, often the colorful Mardi Gras floats and the wild parties on Bourbon Street come to mind. It’s considered a top destination for bachelor/bachelorette parties and milestone birthday celebrations. But most people don’t think of it as a location for a family-friendly vacation. There’s a perception that kids and NOLA can’t mix. But I’m here to tell you otherwise.  It’s one of the most fun cities I’ve taken my kids to.  Between the sumptuous food, music, history, and culture there is so much to do in New Orleans. You are guaranteed an amazing time. Hop in to check out some of the top city attractions to cover over a weekend.

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Christmas In and Around Austin

Christmas In and Around Austin

Like many families, we look forward to Christmas time.  Let’s be real, our Christmas lights and decorations usually start going up right after Halloween.  Thank goodness many of our neighbors feel the same.  Who doesn’t love the warm glow of lights, fun activities with loved ones; and all the joyful sights and sounds Christmas in Austin has to offer?    

For our family it isn’t necessarily the gifts that gets us excited, it’s the experiences and all those Christmas lights!  In honor of all you Christmas lovers, I thought I’d share some of our favorite places to visit at Christmas in and around Austin.  For those visiting Austin, hopefully this will give you a little taste of some of Austin’s Christmas traditions.

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How to Spend a weekend in San Antonio

The Alamo might be the most famous mission, but the city of San Antonio is home to several others, each with its own part of Texas history. See how to spend your next weekend in San Antonio

I decided to take my kids for a quick getaway recently. My son was learning about Texas history at the time and I thought it would be fitting to see the Missions National Historic Park in San Antonio, Texas. I was pleasantly surprised at how much we all enjoyed this trip. Read on for a fun and educational San Antonio Weekend itinerary.

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Top Places to Adventure with Kids in Albuquerque

Top Places to Adventure with Kids in Albuquerque

The Malbec family recently visited Albuquerque, New Mexico and we were amazed the diverse options we could enjoy. We like being outside and experiencing nature. The location and geography make it a fantastic place to visit if you enjoy the outdoors. We voted and read on for our top places to adventure with kids in Albuquerque.

Learn how we walked through an aquarium, climbed to 10382 feet in the air, and hiked through the snow.

Adventure is worthwhile in itself. – Amelia Earhart

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The Ultimate Guide to Big Bend National Park

The Ultimate Guide to Big Bend National Park

There are so many great State and National Parks to explore in and around Texas, but my favorite is Big Bend National Park. From hiking its high-elevation peaks, exploring the arid desert and lush-green valleys, taking a dip in its natural hot springs,  beautiful stargazing, camping, and even a potential stop in Mexico for lunch, Big Bend National Park offers something for everyone!

If you’ve been meaning to take a trip to Big Bend and didn’t know where to start or just need some inspiration to find things to do, you’ve come to the right place. This post is part of our road-trip series and gives you all the info you need to make this the most epic road trip for you and your family.

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Visit Disney World At Christmas

Visit Disney World At Christmas

It’s October and your family has the great idea of spending Christmas at Disney World.  Disney is a magical place in its self.  Why not go there and spend Christmas with your pals Mickey, Minnie, and the rest of the Disney family.  Imagine your kids faces as they see the most magical place on earth even more magical!  Yes, it is that magical at Christmas time!

With all the information there is about visiting Disney World, you’re asking yourself “is this really possible?”.  Short answer, yes, it is!  In this article you will learn a few really important things to know to visit Disney World at Christmas time. Read on to learn more.

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