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From Thrill to Chill: Hershey Park for all sizes (Part 2)

Part Two: Hershey Park Fortified by chocolate after a great morning at Chocolate World, we were ready to tackle the park. The plan (challenge?) was to spend a few hours there as a family trying to find things we could all do together, then John would stay with the boys to go on the thrillier more »

Beaches near Washington, DC: Flag Ponds Nature Park

Need a taste of salt air and the feel of sand between your toes but you can’t bear the thought of 4+ hours in Bay Bridge traffic? We’ll be featuring some of our favorite beaches near Washington, DC this summer. If you have a favorite, please let us know in the comments below. Just an more »

From Reese’s to Jolly Rancher: Hershey Park for all sizes (Part 1)

Part One: Chocolate World I’m a wimp. I didn’t dare measure Jeremy before we left on our weekend trip to Hershey Park. I had heartbreaking flashbacks of his older brother Jacques at about that age, giddily walk-running on a slippery poolside only to be sent back from the waterslide inconsolably crying. I went to talk more »

3 great places to cool off in Yosemite

We’ve all heard the famous Mark Twain expression, “the coldest winter I have saw was the summer I spent in San Francisco.” And it’s true, July can be downright blustery and damp, especially by the water. But travel just a few hours to Yosemite, and it’s a totally different scene. It’s not unusual for summer more »

Looking for an eco-friendly vacation for your family?

I was recently walking along the National Mall in Washington, DC, when I saw a family leaving the Smithsonian Folklife Festival. As they passed a trash can, the mother tossed in her empty water bottle. Her son stopped in his tracks and his eyes grew wide. “But Mom! That’s recyclable! You can’t put that in more »

Welcome, SITS girls!

All Over the Map is the featured blog today over on the SITS girls website. Welcome to our SITStahs! Hope you enjoy what you see here. Let us know if you have any questions or suggestions. -Paige and Vero

Vintage West Chester, PA

Our weekend in “the old country” wasn’t exploding with warring factions, unresolved crimes of passion, or never-forgotten slights at somebody’s daughter’s wedding. Maybe that’s because we weren’t in Sicily, and were not appearing in a Francis Ford Coppola movie. I know, I’m kind of disappointed too. But what it lacked in drama, our family reunion more »

Are tourists ruining travel?

Crystal blue waters. A white sand beach as far as you can see. Gentle waves break over discarded beer bottles, plastic buckets, and the feet of a young traveler. The camera pans across the beach and we see he is not alone in his debauched state. All over the beach lumps of people are interspersed with more »

Our latest e-book

We are thrilled to announce the release of our e-book, Brussels with Kids, a guidebook for families traveling to the European capital. With added bonus - a comic book just for the kids by illustrator Sharon Emerson!

Brussels with Kids

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