Tips for Family Trips is one year old today! To celebrate, we are enjoying a family outing.
I have learned a lot in the past twelve months. I have experienced more than a few firsts. I have met many people that I now count among my friends.
We also coped with the unimaginable when my 5-year-old son was diagnosed with cancer in November 2012. My experience with Tips for Family Trips was helpful when I started another blog, Living With Burkitt’s, to keep family and friends updated on his progress.
To remember Tips for Family Trips’ first year, here is a list of my most popular posts from the past twelve months:
It wasn’t even close. These Groupon Getaways tips have been the top post on Tips for Family Trips since it was published in June 2012.
Another travel blogger asked me this question, and inspired me to give it a try for the first time in years. It turns out that lots of other people wonder the same thing.
Everyone has seen pictures of this iconic monument, but nothing compares to the feeling of seeing it in person.
This post was inspired by a short piece in the National Geographic Traveler magazine. Rural Utah’s dark skies and elevation make it a great destination for stargazing.
This is one of our favorite local attractions. What makes it unique is the collection of life-like dinosaur sculptures outside of the museum.
This list keeps me from forgetting important items every time we go on a big trip. I included PDF and edit-ready Word versions of my list.
We visited Hoover Dam during our Spring Break vacation in 2012. It was extra-crowded that day, but still worth the stop.
Trampoline Parks seem to be everywhere now. Our family had a lot of fun at our local park, and learned a few things that will make our trip even better next time.
Cruises are a great way to travel, but preparing for a cruise can be intimidating for a first-timer. These are my tips for first-time cruisers.
This post includes a link to an easy DIY water bottle carrier pattern for kids. I love these carriers on our visits to national parks, theme parks and other attractions.
It has been a great year! Big plans are in store for Year 2, so come back soon for more Tips for Family Trips.