Alaska Epic Adventure: 14-day Road Trip. Kids Are Welcome!

Put everything down and book your trip of a lifetime to Alaska! Alaska is stunning, wild, weird and heartwarming. I was so impressed, that I was ready to move there and change my career path to a bush pilot, no joke. Don’t be afraid to bring your kids on a road trip there. If you feel comfortable taking your little ones to Canada or Washington state, for example, Alaska will be no different. It is Read more…

How To Explore Exit Glacier With Kids

Besides being spectacular, Exit Glacier is the most accessible part of the Kenai Fjords National Park and one of the most accessible glaciers you can reach from Anchorage. And what’s important for the folks as us, parents—it’s fun to visit with kids. Exit Glacier Nature Center is a short drive from Seward (30 min) via a single road that runs through the park (similar to Denali National Park). There is no fee to visit Kenai Fjords National Park, even for tent camping! Read more…

Peyto Lake: Yes, I’m Really that Blue!

Location: Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada. Right on the Icefields Parkway, 5 min drive from Bow Lake.Time to explore: Around an hour.Parking: Limited.Remarks: Be aware of mosquitoes. Check trail conditions before you go. A mix of blue, green and turquoise, glowing from the inside – “peyto” could easily be a color of its own. On a clear summer day, Peyto Lake will hypnotize you and make you want to pinch yourself for a reality check! Peyto Read more…

Jasper, Banff, and Yoho National Parks: 5 Day Itinerary with Kids

The Canadian Rockies is one of the best destinations Canada has to offer in terms of stunning nature. It’s a gem you should not miss (at least once in a lifetime)! Beautiful turquoise lakes are the number one reason why people from all over the world are coming to the Rockies (with glaciers and wildlife next to it). Add near a dozen of dramatic waterfalls, canyons, and gorges, and you’ll get the whole picture. But Read more…

First time in Washington, D.C. with Kids

When we moved from New Jersey to Seattle, we gained a lot but also lost some of the privileges, like visiting Washington DC now and then. We’ve been five times to the nation’s capital and would definitely visit it again. It’s an iconic, family-friendly and generally cool place to visit with more then a dozen world-class attraction free of charge. DC is one of the few cities in the US that I would move to Read more…