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Since I last posted here, a lot has happened. It’s hard to believe, but my nest is now empty. All three of...

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We did it! Hawaii was my kids’ 50th state!

It’s been several months since I’ve posted here and I wanted to give my readers an update. First of all, we accomplished...

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When trips don’t go as planned – stuck in the desert

It’s one of those life lessons that everyone learns sooner or later: sometimes things don’t go as planned. Considering last week was one of...

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New Mexico – Taos Pueblo

Are you familiar with UNESCO and their World Heritage Mission? The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) seeks to encourage the identification,...

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Oklahoma – Family-friendly hotel with activity pool in Bricktown OKC

When I contacted the Oklahoma City Convention and Visitors Bureau to ask for help planning our stay in OKC, they recommended that...

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Utah – Family-friendly hotel with an amazing view

Red Cliffs Lodge definitely ranks way up there in hotels with an amazing view. This gorgeous property is not far from Moab,...

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Colorado – Comfortable suite hotel in Colorado Springs

During our visit to Colorado Springs, we stayed at the Embassy Suites, which is one of our favorite hotel chains. We’ve stayed...

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Oregon – A family-friendly all-suites hotel in Portland

I simply can’t imagine a more colorful hotel than the Inn @ Northrup Station in Portland, Oregon. This place says fun from the...

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50 Travel Gift Ideas for Families

The holiday season is almost here. That means it’s time for Santa’s elves to start working overtime. Whether you’re looking for ideas...

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Kentucky – Dinosaur World

It’s Just For Fun week here at Travel 50 States with Kids, and Dinosaur World in Cave City, Kentucky, definitely packs in...

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Kentucky – Kentucky Action Park

Kentucky’s Cave Country offers much to do for families wanting to turn their visit to Mammoth Cave National Park into a full week’s vacation....

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California – MY Museum

MY Museum is the Monterey County Youth Museum. This small museum is perfect for kids ages 7 and under. Although my kids were...

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Missouri – National World War I Museum at Liberty Memorial

When most people think of war memorials, they think of Washington, D.C., because that’s where most of the national war memorials are....

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Utah – Canyonlands National Park

I had wanted to go to Utah for a very long time. The pictures I had seen were amazing. Technically, we could...

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Kentucky – Cecil L. Gorley Naturalist Trail

Located at the geographic center of Kentucky is the small city of Lebanon, nicknamed the Heart of Kentucky. My kids and I...

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Kentucky – Old Bardstown Village and Museum Row

History buffs will want to make sure their trip to Bardstown, Kentucky, includes plenty of time to explore all the history contained...

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