Travel Log

Exploring the Nations Capital

Exploring the Nations Capital

My family recently visited Washington DC for my daughter to receive her Congressional Gold Medal.  It was a pretty quick turn around trip but did afford us a few days of sightseeing.  As I had not been to DC since Hannah was 3, I wanted to brush up on what there was to see and(…)

Bucket List Cincinnati, Columbus and Cleveland

Bucket List Cincinnati, Columbus and Cleveland

Summer in our house means more time to explore our state and surrounding states.  We are planning weekends out exploring Cincinnati, Columbus, Cleveland and Lexington.  In order to help us plan our weekends, we are utilizing some great books from Reedy Press.  They have great “100 Things to Do In…” books. 100 Things to Do(…)

Staycation Vacation:  The Cities Book

Staycation Vacation: The Cities Book

Do you love to travel, but the budget just isn’t there this summer?  Have a staycation and learn about cities around the world with “The Cities Book” from lonely planet kids.  In this book, you can take a journey through 86 of the world’s greatest cities. Designate a day of your vacation as Vancouver day and(…)

Travel to London with This Trifecta of Travel Books

Travel to London with This Trifecta of Travel Books

Planning a vacation to London in the future?  Look no further than this trifecta of travel books from Hachette publishing.  They have a walker’s guide to the subterranean waterways of London, a guide to fun days out with children from tots to teens and an insider’s guide to spending (shopping) like a local. London’s Hidden(…)

Boredom Busters:  Activity Books for Kids

Boredom Busters: Activity Books for Kids

Mazes, doodling, puzzles…and more! The Big Book of Amazing Activities is jam-packed with hundreds of activities perfect to keep kids entertained on rainy days and long road trips. The Big Book of Amazing Activities will keep young minds sharp while sparking creativity. Age Range: 5 – 9 years Grade Level: Kindergarten – 4 Paperback: 128(…)

Explore the Windy City with Loews Hotel

Explore the Windy City with Loews Hotel

Summertime is in full swing and now is the time to plan a family getaway to Chicago. Being just a distance, and offering a plethora of family activities from the Ferris Wheel and Children’s Museum on Navy Pier to the multitude of parks and neighborhoods to discover, Chicago is an ideal family getaway! And Loews(…)