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Travel Packing

Outdoor adventures, amusement parks, road trips and airplanes:

packing the right gear for your vacation is essential to having a stress-free trip!

Travel Packing Tips & Resources

Top 15 Tips for Taking Babies to the Beach

Top 15 Tips for Taking Babies to the Beach

Aren’t beach babies just the cutest?! I’m lucky enough to live very close the beach and absolutely love taking my toddler, big kids and baby to the beach as often as I can. However, taking babies to the beach requires a little more work and a bit of extra planning in...

Hiking Gear for Kids and Tips for a Day Hike

Hiking Gear for Kids and Tips for a Day Hike

We absolutely love taking our kids on hikes. From a young age, we’ve always gone on day hikes with the kids. Obviously, hiking with kids is not without its challenges. Being avid hikers, we’re confident we’ve figured out almost everything there is to hiking with kids...

US National Park Packing List for Summer and Winter

US National Park Packing List for Summer and Winter

US National Parks provide destinations with unique landscapes. wildlife, and a variety of outdoor activities year-round. When it's time to start packing for your trip, use our US National Park Packing List for summer and winter. The list is fairly comprehensive, and...

10 Healthy Road Trip Snacks: Simple, Portable and Filling

10 Healthy Road Trip Snacks: Simple, Portable and Filling

Does this ever happen to you? Without fail, about an hour into any road trip, I get hungry. I can hear the snacks and drinks from the gas stations calling my name as I drive past. The trick to fighting off these snack attacks is PLANNING! Healthy road trip snacks...

20 Healthy Granola Bar Recipes: The Perfect Road Trip Snack

20 Healthy Granola Bar Recipes: The Perfect Road Trip Snack

Are you looking for healthy road trip snack ideas? One portable snack that's perfect for on-the-go travel is a granola bar. It's easy to pack and eat in the car or while walking. But, if you look at the labels, most of the commercial granola bars available at the...

Disney Packing List: What to Pack for Day at Disney With Kids

Disney Packing List: What to Pack for Day at Disney With Kids

Planning a Disney vacation with kids can be overwhelming. There is so much to see, do, eat...and pack! A Disney Day Bag is a must when you visit the park with kids. I've been to Disneyland hundreds of times. I've visited in every sort of weather, from torrential...

Winter Clothing Guide for Outdoor Travel and Photography

Winter Clothing Guide for Outdoor Travel and Photography

We enjoy traveling during the winter when it's the off season at many locations. But winter exploration and photography can be a love-hate struggle. Winter provides unique opportunities to see landscapes and scenes with glistening snow, festive lights, and rosy...

Amazon Best Seller Lists for Travel and Photography

Amazon Best Seller Lists for Travel and Photography

Amazon is the first place I go to look for travel gear, cameras and more. BUT searching through the millions of products on Amazon can be overwhelming! And don't even get me started on how long I spend looking for that perfect item by comparing prices and reading...

Family Road Trip Items You Need to Pack

Family Road Trip Items You Need to Pack

A family road trip is easy, right? Simply load up the car, fill the tank, and drive to your destination to see relatives, explore exciting new places, or revisit old favorites. Well, it's not quite that simple A successful road trip with kids takes planning and...

10 Best Travel Toys for Younger Kids

10 Best Travel Toys for Younger Kids

Planning a family road trip?  Or will you be flying with a baby and kids? Be prepared with travel toys to reduce the number of times your children say "Are we there yet?" Size matters when it comes to travel toys. When choosing toys to pack for travel, consider how...

Flying with a Baby and Toddlers: Tips for Carryon and Activities

Flying with a Baby and Toddlers: Tips for Carryon and Activities

The prospect of flying with a baby and toddlers may be frightening, especially if they’ve never been on an airplane before. How will they react? Is the baby going to cry the whole flight? Will your toddler refuse to wear his seatbelt? I have four children and have...

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