A Safari in Wyoming at the Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks

Yes, a safari in Africa is one of those bucket list experiences but did you know there are some wonderful places in North American where you can see wildlife.  Grand Teton and Yellowstone national parks have more wildlife than anywhere else in the lower 48 states.  You can see bison, grizzly Read More …

An unforgettable lunch and view at Ventana Big Sur, a Glampsite in California

Big Sur is more of a region than a town or city, it includes approximately 90 miles of coastline from Carmel-by-the-Sea down to San Simeon and extends 20 miles inland to the Santa Lucia Mountain Range. The region is known for its stunning coastline, charming towns, its redwood forests and Read More …

American Riviera Getaway: A Family Weekend in Santa Barbara, California

We spent a family weekend in the American Riviera at Santa Barbara California – enjoying a few leisurely days of the soothing California Sun, cloud-covered mountain views, sparkling Pacific shorelines, Spanish architecture, exotic gardens, and farm-fresh food & local wine.  We spent most of our time at the resort at Rosewood Read More …

25 Best US National Parks for families (Short and Easy hikes)

From seeing glaciers to geysers to swimming in turquoise water there is plenty of easy adventures to be had in our Nation’s 61 National Parks.  While we haven’t been to many of them, I asked some of my travel-loving friends what their favorite adventures (short, easy hikes) were and came up Read More …

Sedona: 3 Easy Vortex Hikes that should be on your list

Whether you believe in sacred vortexes and spiritual energies or not Sedona is the perfect respite from bustling city life and a beautiful destination for a family getaway. After a few days of checking out Spring training baseball games in the Phoenix area, we headed to Sedona to slow down Read More …

Make Summer Memories on the Florida Riviera at Fontainebleau, Miami Beach

Who doesn’t like going to Miami?! With its beautiful beaches and beautiful people, a lineup of amazing eats in South beach or little Havana to the vibrant nightlife – it is a tropical paradise right here on the mainland!  It is a great stopover if you are heading to the Caribbean or on a Read More …

Hearting Our Art at The Blackstone, Hotel in Chicago

Checking out the Art and Architecture in Chicago has been in my travel wishlist for quite some time.  Now that Sneha (can’t call her teen anymore! the girl just turned 20 this month) has taken a keen interest in creative studies – while pursuing a major in Genetics at the Read More …

Family Weekend Getaway Ideas in some of the Best US Cities

With kids in school and balancing all their activities, it is not always easy to getaway for long trips but that does not mean you can’t take a break from routine and go on a little holiday.  With direct flights and access to loads of kid friendly activities – there Read More …

A Staycation exploring fun things to do in Frisco Texas

A Staycation, exploring fun things to do in Frisco Texas! Yep Frisco, a Dallas suburb just a few miles north of us has attractions, restaurants, sporting venues and lots of art to keep us busy for the week.  It made us realize you don’t always have to fly to faraway places Read More …

Glamping at Beavers Bend State Park, Oklahoma

The idea of roughing it or parting with the creature comforts like a comfy bed doesn’t really appeal to my brood, so when we go camping we opt for a luxurious cabin instead. Being only 3 hours away from Dallas, Beavers Bend State Park is the perfect Fall or Spring Read More …

Texas Road Trip: Girls Getaway at Beavers Bend Oklahoma

While the National Parks in the United States get a lot of love and visits, we tend to ignore the many beautiful State Parks around the country. Just a scenic 3 hour drive from Dallas, Beavers Bend State Park and the area around the picturesque lake Broken Bow is perfect for a weekend in Read More …