Biltmore Estate

Biltmore Estate

Like big homes?  Touring mansions? Then Ashville, North Carolina has something for you to see.  Built at the end of the 19th century (completed in 1896), the Biltmore estate is the largest privately owned home in the United States. This place is huge…. And by huge I...
Historic Gardner Village

Historic Gardner Village

Looking for something fun to do with kids?  Historic Gardner Village is a must see- especially around Halloween and Christmas.  From witches and pumpkins to elves and Christmas trees, this historic hub is entertaining for young and old. I mentioned Halloween as the...
Dunns Falls

Dunns Falls

Dunn’s Falls – From a Teenager’s Viewpoint:   Dunns Falls is a 65-foot man-made waterfall that was built along with a grist mill back from the 1850’s. The falls provided a source of power for the water wheel. There is an 1857 grist mill that you can look...
Little Stirrup Cay Bahamas

Little Stirrup Cay Bahamas

Little Stirrup Cay (Coco Cay) Bahamas   Little Stirrup Cay was, by far, our top favorite island in the Bahamas.  Royal Caribbean owns the island but Carnival has a contract with them to allow access to it and all of its amenities. With that said, it’s only accessible...
Hollywood Connection

Hollywood Connection

Hollywood Connection is an indoor family fun center in West Valley City, Utah that has everything ranging from rides, roller skating, bumper cars, laser tag, and a 15 screen cinema. Join our family as we have a blast at Hollywood Connection.  The video was edited by...
Pier 39

Pier 39

Pier 39 is lined up with shops, a variety of foods and snacks, entertainment for all ages, and an incredible view of the San Francisco Bay. Overall, the prices are reasonable and it’s easily accessible for everyone. You can go to Pier39.com to find a map of the pier,...
Jelly Belly Factory Tour

Jelly Belly Factory Tour

Address: 1 Jelly Belly Ln, Fairfield, CA 94534 COMPLETE sugar rush!  My family enjoyed learning the process of making jelly beans and, of course, the tasty free samples provided during the tour. The Jelly Belly Factory Tour is located in Fairfield, CA.  The tour is...
Why We Travel

Why We Travel

While we’ve always supported schooling, Mark Twain’s* quote echoes LOUDLY: “Never Let Schooling Interfere With Your Education” Both of us were raised in rural areas in the Deep South and our classroom extended from the mosquito-infested woods to the open highways....