Category: Travel With Kids

The Sheaffer family travels - with their kids. Read travel tips, destination reviews, and get travel product recommendations.

Travel With Kids: Salem

Located approximately one hour south of Portland along I-5, Salem is the capitol of Oregon and home to approximately 150,000 people. Compared to her sister city up north, Salem is a small town with a far less urban climate. Even so, it has a distinctly Oregon vibe - with a bounty of green trees and […]

Travel With Kids: Portland

Ah, Portland. Often talked-about. Always-adored. Every personĀ I know who currently lives there raves about the beauty, the climate, and the bustling activity. Plus, there are quite a few people in my circle that previously lived in Portland (and loved it!) or pine to live there. For all of these reasons and more, I was delighted […]

Travel With Kids: Sonoma County

Sonoma County is a well-known destination for adults who appreciate wine in all of its diverse flavors and scents. Vineyards stretch out in every direction - gorgeous symmetrical vines against blue skies. Beautiful estates and wineries beckon drivers to stop in for tastings at every turn and the gorgeous climate invites travelers to linger. On […]

Travel With Kids: San Francisco

San Francisco is one of the most famous cities in the United States - and, perhaps, in the world. People flock from all over the globe to make business transactions, to walk across the Golden Gate Bridge, to take the ferry to Alcatraz Island, and to ride a renowned cable car up the sloping streets. […]

Travel With Kids: Yosemite National Park

There are some places in the world that sink right into your soul. Yosemite National Park - like Yellowstone National Park - is such a place. It's so majestic, so unearthly in beauty, that you can't help but want to get right down on your knees. It's no wonder that Abraham Lincoln signed the Yosemite […]

Travel With Kids: Irvine

Irvine is famous for many things. For starters, it's part of ever-popularĀ Orange County. As an affluent suburb in Southern California, it's won a number of awards over the years - 4th Best Place to Live in the United States (CNN Money, 2008), 5th Best City in the USA (BusinessWeek, 2011), and The Best Run City […]

Your Guide to Camp Snoopy at Knott's Berry Farm

If you're visiting Southern California with small children, don't discount the fun of Knott's Berry Farm. The amusement park features shorter lines and lower ticket prices than it's DLand counterpart up the road. For kids in the 2-8 age range, Camp Snoopy is an especially appealing part of the park. The rides are safe, non-scary, […]

Travel With Kids: Kansas City

If you've ever been to Missouri, there's a good chance you've been to Kansas City. The metro area encompasses more than two million people across the Kansas-Missouri border. On the first day of our trip, we stopped in at Union Station in Downtown Kansas City. Built in 1914, the building was originally a working train […]

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