9 Fun Things to Do in French Lick with Kids

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Visiting French Lick, IN, and want the scoop on some fun spots to visit when you go? From scenic boat rides to animal encounters, here are my picks for fun things to do in French Lick with kids.  Disclosure: I was graciously hosted by the folks at Visit French Lick West Baden to give you the scoop on what to see and do when you visit. All opinions are my own! This summer, my teen daughter and I took a week-long road trip around Indiana. We stopped in Richmond, IN,…

10 Fun Things to Do in Richmond, IN with Kids

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Headed to Richmond, Indiana and Wayne County and want to fill your visit with some cool, history when you go? From restaurants with a hip vibe to learning about a family that led 2,000 slaves to freedom, here are 10 fun historical things to do in Richmond, IN, with kids!  Disclosure: I was hosted by the fine folks at Visit Richmond, IN. Thanks to them, I’m able to give honest advice and opinions to help you plan your next visit.    A couple of weeks ago, my teen daughter and…

6 Super Cool Historical Places to Visit in Santa Claus, Indiana

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When you’re traveling with family, do you like to throw in a little bit of history along the way? You’re definitely not alone. From places where an American President enjoyed the outdoors to theme parks (yep!), here are 6 cool, historical places to visit in Santa Claus and vicinity! Disclosure: I was graciously hosted by the folks at Visit Santa Claus, IN, to give you the scoop on the historical fun! All opinions are my own! For years, my family and I have hit the road to explore new cities.…

6 Fun Things to Do in Orange Beach & Gulf Shores with Kids

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If you’re visiting the Orange Beach & Gulf Shores area of Alabama, you probably want to do more than just sit on the beach and look at the gorgeous sunsets – although I wouldn’t hold that against you. There’s so much to see and do when you’re in town you’ll definitely want to narrow it down, so I’m happy to assist. From cool art classes to historic forts, here are 6 fun things to do in Orange Beach & Gulf Shores with kids! Disclosure: I was hosted by the fine…

12 Fun Things to Do in Pigeon Forge with Kids

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Are you ready to read why Pigeon Forge, TN, makes an ideal vacation spot for your family, especially in autumn? From cool museums to dinner shows and, of course, touches of Dolly Parton, here are 12 top things to do in Pigeon Forge with kids!   Disclosure: This is a paid partnership on behalf of Pigeon Forge Department of Tourism. All opinions (and photos) are my own! We just got back from Pigeon Forge, TN, and it was an experience I’ll never forget. I mean, I’ve heard (and read) so…

Cedar Point Tricks and Treats Fall Fest: 4 Things to Know Before You Go

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Tricks and Treats Fall Fest at Cedar Point is a brand new way to celebrate Halloween. And, while we’re already missing HalloWeekends, I’m pretty excited to see what the Roller coaster capital of the world has in store for kids and adults. So, here’s what we know about Cedar Point Tricks and Treats Fall Fest so far and what you can expect when you visit.  I reuse to let Halloween be canceled this year. I mean, we’ve already seen the cancellation of Halloween events at theme parks (hello, Walt Disney…

Disney Halloween Decorations & Craft DIYs

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If you’re already looking for Halloween crafting ideas, you’ve come to the right place. It’s my favorite holiday, especially when there are touches of Disney sprinkled all over it. I asked a few of my crafty friends to share with me their favorite Disney Halloween decorations and DIYs and each is so fun, I had to put them all in one place. Here are some super fun (and easy!) Disney Halloween crafts to make this year.  As soon as August rolls around, I’m itching to put up my Halloween decorations.…

6 Best Things to Do in Mobile with Kids

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Mobile, AL, is a city booming with culture, cool restaurants, and an all-over fun vibe. When this Northern gal headed south for a month this winter, Mobile was my last stop on the whirlwind visit and I couldn’t be happier. It’s a cool city to visit with kids or as a couple and offers plenty of culture-filled activities and outdoorsy spots to enjoy the weather. Here are the 6 coolest, funnest, and best things to do in Mobile with kids.    Disclosure: I was graciously hosted by the folks at…

Where to eat in Orange Beach & Gulf Shores – 10 Fun Spots

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If I’m in The South, I’m eating like a local. So, I want to know where the residents like to eat and what the dining hot spots are. On a recent three-day visit, I tried a little bit of everything and came away with a feel of Orange Beach and Gulf Shores hot spots. From diners with a cool vibe to coffee spots to seafood restaurants, here’s where to eat in Orange Beach & Gulf Shores.  Disclosure: I was graciously hosted by the folks at Gulf Shores & Orange Beach…

The Casa at Gervasi Vineyard Review: Boutique Hotel in Canton, OH

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Last year, Gervasi Vineyard added a new boutique hotel to its gorgeous list of accommodations. And, last week, Mr. Locke and I finally had the pleasure of staying with the full intent of giving our honest opinion about our stay. Did we enjoy ourselves? Did we feel safe and comfortable? Here’s The Casa at Gervasi Vineyard full review.  Disclosure: We were graciously hosted by the folks at Gervasi Vineyard to give our honest take on our stay. All opinions are my own!   Gervasi Vineyard Review: A Property Overview  …