Why is Red Rocks Park and Trading Post Good for Families?

One afternoon, we went looking for an autism-friendly and toddler-size adventure near Denver, Colorado.  We checked out Red Rocks Park and trading post with our toddler in tow.   Our family is a large family of six, and we have an amazing autistic son.  We had a blast with our family at the Red Rocks Park and …

What are the new Changes to the Disability Access Service?

This week, Disney announced new changes to the Disability Access Service (DAS). After 22 years, Fastpass has been replaced with a new program. With the addition of Genie+ and Lightning Lanes to Walt Disney World, there are also exciting new features to the DAS. Unfortunately, like all technology rollouts at Disney, I'm sure there will …

5 Tips to Entertain Kids with Autism during Car Trips

While traveling is a fun-filled experience for many, it can be anxiety-provoking for some. Traveling with kids can be exhausting for everyone. If you have kids with autism, there are special considerations. Luckily, we have learned some tips to entertain kids with autism during car trips Our child with autism prefers set schedules and does not …

How to Choose a Destination for your Family Vacation

It isn't easy to choose a destination for your family vacation. There are many factors to consider. For some, it may be about the type of experience you want to have. You may use a budget to guide the way with the amount of money you are willing to spend. Others are all about the …

21 Things to Do in Niagara Falls NY for Families: The Itinerary

Searching for things to do in Niagara Falls, NY, for families is overwhelming. Most of the information focuses on the Canadian side, and let's face it- some of us do not have it together enough to get passports for everyone. As a family of six children ranging from one to ten years old, our family …

Staybridge Suites in Stow Ohio Review for Families with Children

Staybridge Suites in Stow Ohio Review If you're looking for a spacious family suite in the suburbs of Akron, we've found your match.  For families with beloved pets- you are welcome to bring your furry friend for an additional cost.  This is the perfect family getaway.  This Staybridge Suites in Stow Ohio review discusses the …

What restaurants in Walt Disney World offer a free birthday treat?

Much of Disney's birthday magic comes from the dusting of pixie dust by cast members (and even other guests). While planning to visit the magical World over a birthday, I wanted to see if any special treats were available. To start with- Tell whoever books your vacation. If they note it in the reservation, you …

The History of Squire’s Castle: Is it Haunted?

The history of Squire's Castle starts with the name. Squires Castle is a bit of a misnomer- it's really a shell of a building in the North Chagrin Reservation in the Cleveland Metroparks with a giant expanse of grass perfect for picnicking. History of Squire's Castle Fergus Squire was an executive with Standard Oil Company. …

Beef on Weck in Niagara Falls New York

Beef on weck reminds me of my childhood. My great grandparents owned a butcher shop in Dunkirk, New York, and were fabulous in the kitchen. Thanks to their familiarity around meat, my Busia and her sisters could make a mean roast. We used to visit Van Buren Point in New York every summer. It’s super …

How to Travel to Hilton Head during COVID-19

While the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) recommends avoiding leisure travel to Hilton Head during COVID-19. In fact, during this time, some choose to visit as long as they can remain safe. If you're looking to skip to the nitty-gritty, we have already covered how to take a road trip extensively. We do not do …