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Boston with Kids: Visiting Edaville Thomas Land with a 2 and 4 Year Old

Edaville Thomas Land

Our 2 and 4 year old love Thomas the Train.  Really, who DOESN’T love that cheeky little engine?  We weren’t sure how long it would be before they grew out of their Thomas obsession and moved on to something else.  We made a point this summer of squeezing this trip to Edaville Thomas Land Amusement Park near […]

The Best Place to Stay in Salzburg With Kids: A Review of the Meininger Hotel Salzburg City Center

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The Meininger Hotel in Salzburg  was THE BEST place to stay in Salzburg with our toddlers during our epic Austria/Switzerland travel adventure! The Meininger Hotel in Salzburg is located just outside of the old town.  We were just 10 minutes by bus from the old town and staying here saved us a TON of money. It […]

The Top Salzburg Attractions to Visit with Kids

salzburg Attractions with kids

Salzburg is an idyllic, storybook perfect European city.  It has a beautiful fortress perched on top of a hill overlooking a meandering river below.  Charming streets adorned with wrought iron signs beg for further exploration.  In addition to its high level of charm, we found a ton of Salzburg attractions that were perfect to visit with our […]

One of the Best Hotels in Downtown Milwaukee for Families…

The Best hotel in downtown milwaukee for families!

I have been a huge Holiday Inn fan for a long time. I have to admit to feeling a little out of place checking into the Residence Inn in Downtown Milwaukee.  My unease was soon quelled because I discovered so many great features at the Residence in Hotel in Downtown Milwaukee.  This is one of the most family friendly hotels […]

The Milwaukee Public Market: A Sampling of Milwaukee Restaurants (great to visit with kids!)

Milwaukee Restaurants Milwaukee Public Market

We had a hard time figuring out where all of the downtown Milwaukee restaurants were when we were walking around.  Normally options for a quick lunch are on nearly every corner in a busy downtown area. If you are looking for suggestions for the best downtown Milwaukee Restaurants to hit with kids, put the Milwaukee Public […]

The Betty Brinn Children’s Museum in Downtown Milwaukee

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The Betty Brinn Children’s Museum in Downtown Milwaukee Wisconsin has well earned reputation for being one of the top children’s museums in the country. Logistics and Overview for Visiting the Betty Brinn Children’s Museum The Betty Brinn Children’s Museum is located right in Downtown on the lakefront.  Admission is (as of this writing) $8 for […]

7 Useful Things I Learned from Traveling with Kids Alone

Traveling with the Kids Alone

Lots of people have asked me, “So, how was the trip traveling with kids alone?”  and my answer has been mixed.  Traveling alone with two small children is a roller coaster.  It is full of exhilarating moments of intense joy and exhausting lows. Overall, though our little mini vacation had more positives than negatives.  I had […]