Guide to Summertime in Cape Cod with Kids

Looking for ideas of what you can do in Cape Cod with kids?     Believe it or not, you can actually…time travel!    Cape Cod has long been a favorite summer destination for families.  It’s been Googled.  It’s been thoroughly researched.  It’s been photographed from every angle.  Yet, no one seems to mention that the…

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Chatham Bars Inn: An Idyllic Cape Cod Family Vacation

chatham bars inn from drone view - cape cod family vacation

They had me at lob-stah (roll).    Even if you’ve lived in New England your whole life, it’s easy to still fall under the spell of those idyllic Northeast summers — perfectly cooked lobster rolls, sticky salt in the air from dawn to dusk, entire days spent exploring the beaches, and just the right amount…

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15 Things to Do in Westerly, Rhode Island This Summer

It’s that time of year again!  It’s beach-time baby!   If sandcastles are on your kids’ minds, then it’s time to load up the car — and I know just where to go.  Plug Westerly, Rhode Island into Waze and hit the road.     Westerly is a southern Rhode Island coastal town that offers plenty…

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Rosewood Mayakoba: An Unforgettable Luxury Family Resort

Rosewood Mayakoba An Unforgettable Luxury Family Resort

If Disney is “Where Dreams Come True” for kids, then Rosewood Mayakoba, a luxury family resort, is where that happens for moms and dads.    That’s right parents – that utopian escape exists!  Your dream of having a recharging and relaxing vacation while with those crazy kiddos IS going to happen.  The Rosewood royal treatment…

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Luxury Rhode Island Family Resort: Weekapaug Inn

Luxury Rhode Island Family Resort Weekapaug Inn

Picture this: crowded boardwalks, packed beaches, greasy pizza, arcade games, and flashing amusement park lights.  Cue the screeching brakes.  You’re not going there.     Don’t get me wrong – sometimes that wild and fun beach scene is just what the doctor ordered.  But, if you’re instead dreaming of a New England summer vacation that’s low-key…

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Watch Hill Inn: Luxury Hotel Review

Watch Hill Inn Luxury Hotel Review

I love a hotel with history.  If you’re staying at Watch Hill Inn in Westerly, Rhode Island, then you’ll experience the comforts of modern accommodations that definitely doesn’t feel cookie cutter.  This is an historic property smack dab in the middle of a quaint seaside village, and it’s the perfect place to call home for…

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Family Travel Guide: Watch Hill, RI

Family Travel Guide Watch Hill RI

I will begin this post with a travel confession.    In the era of time we now all refer to as “Pre-Covid,” I had never spent quality time in Rhode Island.  Shame on this New Englander.     As a Connecticut resident, I took my adorable neighbor – my stateside sister known for charming coastal towns…

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5 Reasons to Visit Cape May with Kids

cape may beach with umbrellas. reasons to visit cape may with kids

It’s the start of the race. You’re kneeling on the track, ready for the crack of the pistol to go off. You’re ready to start sprinting into planning your next vacation, but COVID confusion has filled your head filled with questions. We’re all having the same thoughts, but I’m a glass half full kind of gal.

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An Epic Kauai Travel Guide

Nepali Coast view from helicopter

Sorry Kauaians — I’m going to let the secret out: Kauai is a can’t miss destination in the Hawaiian island experience.  Before traveling to the “Garden Isle,” I had previously visited Maui (one of the more popular picks), and could not have imagined a more mesmerizing island escape.  While Maui’s fame is well deserved, Kauai’s…

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Weekend Guide to Santa Barbara With Kids

Santa Barbara and Monterey

In the fall of 2019, we had a long weekend vacation booked in Napa with our 17 month old; however, the devastating fires at the time forced us to cancel our trip.  In just a few short days, I completely revamped our itinerary to instead visit Santa Barbara.  We ended up falling in love with…

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