Orlando Hard Rock Café Behind the Scenes Tour

The Hard Rock Cafe is a global restaurant chain known for preserving artifacts of notable musicians and performers. The Orlando location at Universal City Walk (right across from the theme park) is one of the chain’s larger venues. In fact, it can accommodate up to 1300 patrons at a time. The location boasts multiple rooms and… Read More

Fun at San Francisco’s Musee Mechanique

  If you’re ever on the Fisherman’s Wharf in San Francisco, don’t miss the Musee Mechanique. This unique, admission free, family museum in San Francisco showcases over 300 mechanical machines. The Musee , located on the waterfront is one of the largest privately owned collections in the world. The collection includes coin-operated fortune tellers, mutoscopes, antique arcade… Read More

Fifteen Family Must Do Activities in New Orleans

New Orleans is such a unique city in the United States, with its French and Southern influence. Known for its Mardi Gras festival and po’ boy sandwiches, the city is bustling with culture, music, and activities for the whole family. It’s a unique city that’s all about the spirit, and you get a feeling here… Read More

Six New Orleans Foods to Introduce to your Child

New Orleans is famous for many things – jazz, voodoo, history, and most of all food. With the French, Southern United States, and African influence, New Orleans has some foods that you can’t find anywhere else. As a result, this list is just the tip of the iceberg of what you could introduce to your… Read More

Taking the Family to the California Aquarium of the Pacific

California’s Aquarium of the Pacific was at one time known as the Long Beach Aquarium of the Pacific. It is host to close to two million visitors each year who enjoy the captivating array of oceanic and marine exhibits showcasing the inhabitants and regions of marine life from Southern California, Baja, the North Pacific, and… Read More

Family Fun at the California Moorpark Teaching Zoo

In light of recent events where a zoo animal was killed to save the life of a child, it is understandable that these facilities get a lot of bad rap from animal right’s activists and other groups. Admittedly, sometimes it is warranted. But in nearly all certified zoos, animals benefit greatly from various organizations and… Read More

Barbie Dream House Experience at Mall of America

Studies show that those of us who grew up playing make-believe with action figures and miniaturized accessories are at a huge advantage. Apparently, using our imaginations and spending time in a fantasy land does wonders for the developing brain and sets us in good standing for the future. As adults, we simply don’t get the… Read More

Riding the Grand Canyon Railway with Kids

I wanted a fun way to introduce my kids to one of the world’s natural wonders, the Grand Canyon. I discovered I could do this through riding the Grand Canyon Railway. It was magical, the kids were not only well behaved and enjoyed every minute, but we adults also enjoyed the ride and the beautiful… Read More

A Family Day in Salem Massachusetts

Witchcraft and Halloween are often closely associated. But back in 1600s Salem, witchcraft was a wild accusation that could easily lead to the death of the accused with little real evidence. This dark period in history is still remembered and preserved in the original Salem Massachusetts location. Here, you can practically walk through history. Salem,… Read More

Taking the Kids to the Winchester Mystery House

  If you ever visit Silicon Valley, and if you or anyone you know loves history, the paranormal, or unusual architecture, the Winchester Mystery House is a must see for a tour.   The house has a very strange story behind it, and depending on the guide and length of the tour it can be an… Read More

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