So you’d like to get a little more adventurous this summer and give a whirl at surfing lessons but you’re not sure where to start ….. Well, there are a number of beach side resorts that want to help you master the corkscrew breakers! Who ever thought that surf lessons while on vacation could move its way to the top of your list but more and more adventurous travelers want in on the fun and best of all, this has become a family affair for wanna be surfers of all ages! See these 5 fun resorts offering lessons! [Read more…]
5 Best Camping Experiences in the Mid-Atlantic Region – With technological advances, a fast-paced society, and tons of things on your plate, it’s always nice to slow down and breath the fresh air. Camping is a great way to rejuvenate, slow down, and take in nature. I once read a study of folks past 50 that had to recall fun memories and 80% of the memories recalled took place outside. There’s just something about being outdoors that grounds us to Mother Earth and engages the family in fun. I love camping, it’s an annual event in our family! Here are the 5 best camping experiences in the Mid-Atlantic Region! [Read more…]
This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Ocala/Marion County VCB. All opinions are 100% mine.
Ocala/Marion County Florida for the Adventurous Fun-Seeker
Spring break is coming and Florida is a perfect spring break destination. When you are thinking of places to have a great time, there are many locations that you consider. Ocala/Marion County, Florida may not be the first place to come to mind, but you are in for a pleasant surprise if you decide to visit for spring break. Those who enjoy thrills and adventure can have lots of fun in this warm, sunny paradise in central Florida and experience a wide variety of activities that will keep you busy and having fun. See Florida Travel
Adventure lovers take note! [Read more…]
Walt Disney World Vacation Club for Sale – Walt Disney World is a popular family friendly vacation spot and one that my family and I enjoy visiting often. To make the most of our money there, we belong to the Walt Disney World Vacation Club and have had a wonderful experience for over ten years. We have enjoyed using our membership and I am so pleased with the opportunities for memories year after year. Club members buy points and we can use those points for a Walt Disney World vacation, for a Disney Cruises (we’ve done that twice now!!) or swap them for other resorts all over the world. What’s not to love! There are plenty of perks as a member and our family takes advantage of as many as we can. I know the Walt Disney World Vacation Club is right for my family, but how do you know if it will be right for yours? Well first, a little research needs to be done and I am the lady who can do some of that for you! Let’s take a look at what, exactly, the Walt Disney World Vacation Club is all about by going over the pros and the cons to see if it’s right for your family. [Read more…]
Now is the time to purchase your Busch Gardens Williamsburg discount tickets with their online only special this month. This will be our 2nd year for our family with season passes and we have just fallen in love with Busch Gardens Williamsburg! The park is super clean, rides and areas for teens, adults and younger kids and the food is amazing! Our favorite thing to do is to hit Water Country until about 2pm/3pmish then head over to Busch Garden for some fun rides and food. Oh, don’t forget about their new roller coaster opening this Spring!!! For ticket information and question go here: https://seaworldparks.com/en/buschgardens-williamsburg/book-online/tickets/2parkfuncard
Last year I was fortunate enough to have Busch Gardens sponsor tickets for my family as a blog Ambassador and I will once again be representing Busch Gardens this year as well!
Outer Banks travel – My family and I have been invited to visit the Outer Banks in North Carolina this summer and we are very excited about this upcoming adventure. Opportunities abound when visiting America’s first National Seashore and I thought I would do my research to see what was available to my family. I want to make a list of “must see” places to go and things to do as a mom and veteran home schooler, I am always looking for educational opportunities to enlighten my children. Here are some of the adventures I found that await families looking for Outer Banks travel. [Read more…]
Planning A Walt Disney World Vacation in 2017? Do you want to know the 2017 cheapest dates for Walt Disney World? 2017 is HERE and you’d better get planning! Now is the time to plan your vacations. This article is about planning a Walt Disney Vacation in 2017 on a budget – a tight budget. Disney, like any other amusement park, has on and off “seasons” and on those off seasons they will offer discounts and special offers to get people to come to the park. This helps it keep the business going and it also helps frugal families have a great family vacation without having to give up your arm and leg to get it. Here is a list of timelines when Disney may offer discount codes and enhanced packaged deals. [Read more…]
Best Kids Vacations – If you are like me, you have a couple of kids at home and when you are planning a vacation, keeping those kids happy and entertained is high on your list. What kinds of things should be considered when you are planning a family friendly vacation? What will make this vacation one of the best kids vacations ever? With careful consideration given to the children in your life, you, too, can plan a successful vacation for your family. [Read more…]
Fun Road Trip Games – Everyone enjoys going on a road trip, but sometimes the ride is long and the kids get bored and then everyone starts getting grumpy and… Well, you know how it goes. When you are traveling with your family, it is wise to plan ahead and have some fun road trip games up your sleeve to keep everyone entertained and to divert their attention away from the fact that there are still several more hours to go before you reach your destination. My family will be road tripping to eastern Canada later this year and I’ve been researching some fun road trip games to keep my gang entertained. Here’s what I found: [Read more…]
Bucket List Examples – Making your custom Family Bucket List – My family, just like yours, has things that we want to do together. We talk about going on a hike to our favorite waterfall in the nearby state park, but we also dream about going to Atlantic Canada, seeing the whales, and watching the tide rise 40+ feet at the Bay of Fundy. Some things are easy to do and others would take some planning. So together we decided to come up with the Miller Family Bucket List. What’s a “bucket list”, you ask? Isn’t that something adults put together before they die? No, no, it doesn’t have to be like that! That’s just for the movies! A family bucket list is simply a list of things your family wants to do together over the course of a lifetime. Maybe you could say “before all the kids grow up”, but a family is a family no matter how old its members are! Now, onto my bucket list examples so you can build a custom bucket list with your family! [Read more…]