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Geek Out at Yerkes Observatory: A Travel Hidden Gem

Sometimes in life you stumble across something amazing that you never knew was there. Well that happened to my family recently, when we came across Yerkes Observatory in Williams Bay, Wisconsin. We knew nothing of the observatory until we came across a Facebook event posting for their recent Starlight Festival. Since our youngest geekling is… Continue reading Geek Out at Yerkes Observatory: A Travel Hidden Gem

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15 Memory Building Travel Traditions

Trips with family and friends are memories waiting to happen. Often it is the little things that end up being the most memorable. Sometimes it’s a funny moment that sticks with us. Other times it is a tradition that we include in every trip. In our house, we have three main traditions. One tradition started… Continue reading 15 Memory Building Travel Traditions

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Where are We Going?: The Fun (or Chore) of Choosing Where to Go on Vacation

Before the kids can say “Are we there yet?”, comes “Where are we going?”. Whether a family is planning a road trip, a flight to a new locale, or a staycation, the first thing before any plans can be made is to decide where to go. I find every year when it is time to… Continue reading Where are We Going?: The Fun (or Chore) of Choosing Where to Go on Vacation