Dolly Parton’s Stampede: Branson’s Baby-Friendly Dinner Show is Not Just for Babies

Dolly Parton’s Stampede: Branson’s Baby-Friendly Dinner Show is Not Just for Babies

On a recent trip to Branson, exploring all the great activities I could pack in for families indoors and out, I couldn’t help but notice something unusual on my visit to the famous Dolly Parton’s Stampede dinner show, touted as the most visited dinner attraction in the world. No, it wasn’t just the the wild…

Photo Fave: “Tree house” at Humboldt Redwoods State Park on the Avenue of the Giants

Photo Fave: “Tree house” at Humboldt Redwoods State Park on the Avenue of the Giants

When I mentioned the upcoming National Park Week and related Earth Day events earlier this week, I couldn’t help but think about the amazing State Parks California also has to offer that shouldn’t be overlooked by those planning travel here with their kids. For example, Humboldt Redwoods State Park (above) is just one of several parks featuring enormous redwoods…

A visit to Ocean World Aquarium at Crescent City, northern California

A visit to Ocean World Aquarium at Crescent City, northern California

Six hours north of San Francisco on Highway 101, and just 20 miles south of the Oregon border, you’ll find an unusual underwater aquarium called Ocean World (and the answer to yesterday’s post!). I was especially interested to visit the aquarium on our last road trip to the Pacific Northwest because I can remember it…