Tag: traveling with kids

Travel With Kids: Atlanta

We spent 2 nights in Atlanta in mid-May. Nicknamed "Hotlanta" and home to the 1996 Olympics, the city is the capital of Georgia and the most populous city in the state with 430,000+ people (and over 5 million in the metro area). Our girls were delighted to ride the elevator to one of the top […]

Travel With Kids: Flagstaff

Nestled in the mountains of Northern Arizona, Flagstaff is a small town of approximately 60,000 people. At just shy of 7,000 feet, the city is a mecca for athletes hoping to expand their lungs prior to competitions. Home to Northern Arizona University and part of Historic Route 66, the city is quite unlike the typical […]

Travel With Kids: California Adventure

There was a time when California Adventure was an afterthought, the "second choice" park after Disneyland. After our most recent trip, however, I can confidently kabosh that perspective. We spent an entire Saturday at the Golden State themed park and were completely mesmerized. The new Buena Vista Street welcomes you in with the class and […]

Travel With Kids: San Diego

Driving into San Diego is an awakening of sorts. The green trees are lush. The misty sea air makes you want to roll down your windows and breathe. The casual vibe of confidence and energy is everywhere. It's no surprise that this coastal metropolis is the 8th largest city in the U.S. If you journey […]

4 Road Trip Tips

It took us 6 hours flat to get from our house to Albuquerque, New Mexico. We only stopped once, a quick bathroom break alongside the road. Everyone was happy the entire time. In fact, it was the easiest road trip we've ever taken. Here are 4 things that kept us smiling on the way... 1. […]

Themed Weekend: Traveling With Kids

Normally, I stay up until 1 or 2 am. But not the past few nights. I'm exhausted from traveling. Being away is energy-draining. Everything is a little out-of-whack. Naptimes and bedtimes are skewed. We can't jump on the bed and there are no books here to read before bedtime. We don't have a baby bouncer […]

9 Tips for Stress-Less Family Vacations

Notice I am using my own made-up word: stress-less. Not stress-free and not stressless. These tips will help you stress LESS, but will not guarantee a 100% peaceful trip {Is that possible when kids are involved?}. Here are some fun ideas to get your "creative juices" flowing as you plan for upcoming vacations: 1. Never […]

MetropolitanMama - See The World, One City at a Time
©2024 Metropolitan Mama - All Rights Reserved | Privacy Policy
linkedin facebook pinterest youtube rss twitter instagram facebook-blank rss-blank linkedin-blank pinterest youtube twitter instagram