We’ve had many fun family adventures in the Palm Springs area, and we’ve stayed in several different parts of the Coachella Valley. After all of those visits, we’re convinced that Downtown Palm Springs is a great destination with kids because there is so much to do, see, eat and explore. Everything is located in an area we can easily walk.
When people think of the desert, they typically envision endless sand dunes, scrubby little plants, some prickly cactus, a bunch of rocks and maybe a lizard or two. But a zoo in the desert? Yep, and The Living Desert is awesome.
It seems like the fuss about seals beaching themselves at Children’s Pool in La Jolla has been going on for years, with people on either side of the argument getting pretty heated up at times. You see, these harbor seals love sunning themselves on the warm sand at Children’s Pool near La Jolla Cove, because […]
We took a road trip up the California coast, and the kids WERE. NOT. HAVING. IT. It seems wifi has become the single most important component in whether a vacation will be happy (or not). As we curved our way up Highway 1 into the wilds of Big Sur and beyond, the craggy coastline gave way […]
Who knew that playing the video game Tomb Raider, and watching Angelina Jolie play Lara Croft in the movies of the same name, would lead us to an epic visit to Cambodia? Well it was a bucket list adventure, and our whole family loved this country. Lara Croft inspired our trip to Cambodia. How’s that […]
Mexico is a place of deep comfort for our family. We’ve traveled here many times to enjoy the easy, breezy lifestyle, the tropical beaches, the green jungle and the amazing food. But it’s the people that keep us coming back – always friendly, with easy smiles, warm hearts and laid back lifestyles. So it was […]
Our kids have that weird fascination, where they are a little scared of ghosts but yet are drawn to ghost stories and scary movies in some sort of curious can’t-look-away kind of attraction. At 12, Ava lives in that in-between stage where she’s not a kid anymore, and not yet a sturdy teen with practiced […]
Vietnam is an amazing and beautiful country, and a great place to visit with kids when you know what destinations and sights to visit. Here’s my recent story for HiltonMomVoyage.com on our family travel experience in Vietnam. The tour of old Hanoi in traditional rickshaws – we were pulled by old men in better shape […]