Northgate Peaks Trail – Zion National Park

Easy Zion National Park hikes

If you are looking to escape the crowds and the hot Zion Canyon National Park weather, the Northgate Peaks Trail is a perfect choice. Located in a remote area northwest of the main Zion National Park area, this easy hike is a pleasant stroll through a mature Ponderosa Pine forest. The payoff is great views of the Northgate Peaks and the Zion Canyon in the distance.

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11 Things to do on the Isle of Skye with Kids

image of landscape on Brother's Point walk on Isle of Skye Scotland. Includes grass covered hills next to the ocean.

When planning our family vacation to Scotland, the Isle of Skye was at the very top of our list of places to see. With just over 3 weeks to see Scotland with kids, we knew we wanted to spend a big chunk of it exploring as much of the Isle of Skye with kids as possible.

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Chimney Rock Trail – Capitol Reef National Park

Chimney Rock in Capitol Reef National Park Utah

Chimney Rock is an impressive, towering natural spire which rises over 300 feet above the road. The Chimney Rock Trail takes you to the top of a mesa and allows hikers a view looking down on Chimney Rock as well as the amazing scenery up and down the valley.

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5 Easy Walks in Budapest

Budapest Family Friendly Walks

We love to explore the great cities of Europe on foot. Walking is a wonderful way to experience all that makes a city great, and Budapest is no exception. With these five easy walks in Budapest, you can smell the food, hear the locals chatting in a sidewalk café, enjoy the architecture and the beautiful green spaces. 

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The Korcula to Kocje Hike

Korcula Hiking with Kids to Kocje Korcula

After the amazing hiking we did on Hvar with kids, we knew we wanted to try more hiking in Croatia. We got the opportunity to do an amazing Korcula hike during our two days in Korcula with kids. In fact, the Korcula to Kocje hike was some of the best hiking on our entire family trip to Croatia!

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Top 10 Podcasts for Family Road Trips

Greeking Out - Road trip podcast for kids

When we travel, we inevitably find ourselves spending a lot of time in the car. Like many families we enjoy a family road trip! We’ve always tried to avoid giving our kids the iPad as soon as they get in the car, but we know they still require some entertainment.

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Costa Rica with Kids

Visiting Costa Rica with Kids

If your family loves nature, there are few destinations on Earth more magical for a family vacation than Costa Rica. Blessed with an almost unfair amount of natural riches including two coasts, mountains, dense jungles and cloud forests, there is no end to the family adventures you can have in Costa Rica with kids.

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The 6 Best Public Beaches in Playa del Carmen

Best Public Beaches in Playa del Carmen

Our recent family trip to Playa del Carmen was our first time staying outside of an all-inclusive resort in Mexico. We were excited about a more authentic Mexico trip, but we worried about the quality of the public beaches in Playa del Carmen. I’m happy to report that this concern was unfounded and we enjoyed our time at many of the best public beaches in Playa del Carmen. 

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