Top 10 “With The Kids” Reads To Inspire You To Get Outdoors & On The Road With Your Kids Today!

Learning to live your travel and adventure life with the kids can be very rewarding. However, it can also be very stressful. In fact, mark it down, there will be a learning curve for everyone.

Though there are times when it can be stressful, at the end of the day, the memories you create with the kids on the road and on the trails are well worth it.

Here are 10 of our top posts about living life outdoors and on the road "with the kids". I hope these reads will encourage and inspire you to get on the road and on the trail enjoying these great United States with your kids!


10 Sanity Keeping Tips For Traveling With Kids

I will never forget some of those very first road trips with my newborn. I was pretty naive about what was about to ensue, but after several hours (way more than the normal 8 hours), many shed tears, and at least 3 diaper blowouts later, we arrived in Memphis.

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Cheap Family Vacations In The US (some may surprise you!)

Hold on to your hats because you may not believe us when we share these cheap places to travel in the USA, but we have it on good authority that you can definitely enjoy these places on a budget! So if you are looking for budget friendly family travel inspiration in the US, check out these cheap US vacation spots !

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Tips for Hiking With Kids

Does hiking with kids seem impossible to you?  A family hike doesn’t have to be impossible. In fact, we believe getting kids to hike is a worthwhile endeavor.  However,  like anything with kids, it takes a bit of creative planning and flexibility, but getting kids outdoors is always a good thing!

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11 Epic US National Parks You Must Visit Before The Kids Grow Up!

Taking a US National Parks vacation with your kids is a great way to create lasting family memories. Even if you don’t have the ambitious goal of visiting the entire US National Parks list, these 11 must do before the kids move out US National Parks should definitely be part of your plans.

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25 Easy National Park Hikes The Kids Will Love & Beg To Hike Again!

When we began traveling across the United States as a family a few years ago, I really wanted to go hiking in the US National Parks and Monuments. However, if you have kids you know that hiking with kids can be challenging and I often feared that my kids stamina (okay, I’m lying, I feared my own stamina) wasn’t going to be enough to see the really amazing sights in our US National Parks. I am pleased to report that those fears are unfounded!

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Sequoia National Park For Families

In this Sequoia National Park Visitor Guide for families, we have shared a two day itinerary for Sequoia & King’s Canyon National Parks.  Sequoia National Park and Kings Canyon National Parkare  located in in the southern Sierra Nevada in California. Here are some tips to help your family get the most out of your visit to Sequoia.

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Visit Glacier Point Yosemite and The Pioneer Yosemite History Center With Kids

Yosemite National Park is an iconic National Park that every family should visit at least once in our opinion. Our short two days there were definitely not enough, but we packed in some pretty great experiences and made some wonderful memories. As a homeschooling mom, I love combining adventure and education in our travels and Yosemite offers plenty of opportunities to do both.

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Best Kids Hydration Packs (Updated 2019)

We have learned a lot since we began hiking with our kids.  One thing we learned immediately was that investing in gear that makes hiking easier for us and fun for the kids is well worth it.

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10 Fun Things To Do in Knoxville, TN

Knoxville, TN is just a short two hour drive from our home so it makes for a great day trip or weekend getaway when we feel the need to get into the city. (Yes, that can be a thing for a country girl…sometimes I just gotta pound the pavement of a cool & hip city like Knoxville!) 

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Things To Do In San Francisco If You Only Have One Day!

So your family is on a whirlwind California road trip with so much to see and so little time.  The iconic San Francisco is definitely on your list, but you just don’t know what to see and how much time to spend. 

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