The 6 Best Places to Visit California’s Giant Redwoods and Giant Sequoias
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The 6 Best Places to Visit California’s Giant Redwoods and Giant Sequoias

Here’s my guide to the best places to visit California’s giant redwoods and giant sequoia trees. Now with SIX of our family’s favorites! I will never forget the first time I saw a tree big enough to drive through. I was only five years old and beyond thrilled that our family road trip not only…

See (REALLY) Big Trees at Calaveras Big Trees State Park in Northern California

See (REALLY) Big Trees at Calaveras Big Trees State Park in Northern California

Looking for a great place in Northern California to show your kids California’s giant sequoia trees? With easy hiking and camping opportunities? I’ve know just the place… CALAVERAS BIG TREES S.P., ANGELS CAMP, CA – To complete our Eastern Sierra road trip, I felt it was only natural that we should call upon one of…

Pack This! The KneeGuard for Long Car Trips with Little Ones
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Pack This! The KneeGuard for Long Car Trips with Little Ones

When was the last time you had to ride in a car with your legs dangling freely for hours on end? It’s probably been a while since you could relate to the fidgity feeling many children get–and the overwhelming desire to kick at the seat in front of you. But if there’s a road trip…

Road Trip Emergency Checklist – Essential items every parent should have in the car for family road trips

We’ve done a lot of family road trips, but as we get ready for a 2800-mile road trip with an estimated 44 hours of driving (yes, and 3 kids under 10 in the car)—I know I can use all the helpful reminders possible! I returned to this list Part 4 of the Travels with Baby guide,…

Pack This: Roadtrip-ready water reservoir with tap + travel tips
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Pack This: Roadtrip-ready water reservoir with tap + travel tips

Sure, you can pack along water bottle for every member of the family for your next road trip, and I recommend you do. But when you also have a 3-gallon water reservoir filled to the brim with ice and water, you’ll be ready to refill as needed, too–and have plenty of back up just in case…