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Getaway House, with kids.

I’ve long admired the design of the tiny homes from Getaway. That large window facing out into the woods, regardless of what location you book at, it’s so picturesque and tranquil. Getaway has locations in Atlanta, Boston, Dallas, New York, Cleveland, Portland, DC, and Los Angeles and they make for a perfect romantic getaway and the perfect escape for a...

Harry Potter Bridge/Glenfinnan Viaduct, Scotland

How to see the Hogwarts Express! Every Harry Potter fan will know of the Hogwarts Express and if you’ve seen the films you’ll know of the iconic shot of that steam train barreling across a large bridge held up by giant arches. In the non-wizarding world, the Hogwarts Express is known as the Jacobite Train and that railroad is called the Glenfinnan Viaduct...

Isle of Skye Scotland, with kids

Isle of Skye Arguably one of the most beautiful places on earth is Isle of Skye. If you’ve never desired to see the Highlands of Scotland then you haven’t seen pictures of the beauty that rises straight up out of the earth. We will absolutely go back for an extended visit as these 13 places on this list need to be visited again, just to make sure...

Glasgow, with kids

Glasgow, with kids Here are our top 6 things to do in Glasgow with kids! 1)The Botanic Gardens – These gardens are delightful and children seem to have such a fondness for botany. We always find it a nice retreat from a city if we can find a nice garden to walk through. You can also have afternoon tea here, which we recommend you trying a tea time at least once...

Waldorf Astoria, Edinburgh – a review

The Waldorf Astoria, Edinburgh Right in the heart of Edinburgh’s Princes Street sits the historic and iconic, Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh – The Caledonian. From your first viewing of the Caledonian you are left with the sense that you have found a very special building, but its when you are greeted at the front door and welcomed into the brightly lit foyer...

Aberdeen, Scotland – with kids

Aberdeenshire is some of the prettiest countrysides in the UK and even better than that is it has more castles per square mile than anywhere else in the United Kingdom. A road trip through either the inland or water route will take you to over 200 castles. The only castle we were able to go see was Craigievar Castle, you can do more than just stop by, you can also...

Quebec road trip for families!

The Province of Quebec is an incredible one! There is so much to see and two incredibly large, dynamic cities that offer dozens of ideas for families to have the ultimate vacation! Here is our ideal itinerary for a Quebec road trip for families! If you’re in the northeast of America, Quebec is relatively easy to get to by car, as it’s just a 5 1/2 hour...

Whale watching in Tadoussac, Quebec

Whale Watching in Tadoussac, Quebec! Tadoussac is a picturesque village on the Saguenay River and the St. Lawrence River. It’s an ideal location on the Saguenay Fjord with the cold, fresh water of the Saguenay and the warmer, salty water of the St. Lawrence brings in a mixture of fresh and saltwater, making it a really rich area for marine life. The rivers...

Montreal With Kids

What to do in Montreal with kids!

What to do in Montreal with kids! Montreal is probably one of my top family-friendly destinations in North America. We had a visit there four years ago and we loved every single part of our stay. We just recently had the opportunity to go back and visit for a couple of days and our thoughts have been confirmed. Here are our top things to do in Montreal with kids...