Merlin's Mayhem Dutch Wonderland

Merlin’s Mayhem – Dutch Wonderland – Lancaster, PA

Sponsored post: Been There Done That with Kids is a member of the Dutch Wonderland Summer Blogger program.  All opinions are my own. It’s time for some mayhem!  Merlin’s Mayhem, the new roller coaster at Dutch Wonderland will open this season.  It’s the park’s first suspended roller coaster. The Story Mayhem is a dragon who Merlin […]

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Sahara Sam’s Oasis – West Berlin, NJ

Sponsored post – Sahara Sam’s Oasis hosted us.  All opinions are my own. Sahara Sam’s Oasis is an indoor and outdoor water park in West Berlin, New Jersey.  The indoor water park is open year-round with weekend, some evening, and holiday hours in the winter months.  During the summer months, the outdoor portion of the park […]

Toddler with suitcase

Ten Tips for Flying with an Infant or Toddler

Cranky babies and toddlers on a plane are never fun.  Here are some ways to avoid a disastrous flight with young children: Bring an inflatable pillow.  In one of the “new mom” gift bags I received, there was an inflatable nursing pillow.  “What am I going to do with that?”, I thought.  I already have […]

Healthy Kids Running Series

Healthy Kids Running Series – Various Locations

Sponsored post – HKRS waived our registration fee.  All opinions are my own. It’s almost spring, which means the next season of Healthy Kids Running Series (HKRS) is about to begin!  HKRS is a five week running program for kids in Pre-K (ages 2/3) through 8th grade.  The children participate in a race once a week […]

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I-Drive 360 – Orlando, FL

Sponsored post – I-Drive 360 hosted us.  All opinions are my own. I-Drive 360 is an entertainment complex along International Drive (hence, I-Drive) in Orlando, Florida.  It is in the midst of the many family-friendly attractions in Orlando, making it a convenient attraction to add to your itinerary when visiting the area during your Florida vacation.  […]

Legoland Amusement Park

Legoland Florida Resort – Winter Haven, FL

Sponsored post – Legoland hosted us.  All opinions are my own. Legoland is a LEGO-themed amusement park in Winter Haven, Florida.  It is located approximately one hour from the Orlando airport, and has two on-site hotel options, the Legoland Hotel and the Beach Retreat.  The amusement park includes a water park, several roller coasters, various kids’ rides, […]

Vacation Map

Family Vacation Ideas

Looking for the perfect family vacation?  Check out this map of family vacation destinations across the country.  Kid-friendly cities and towns, beaches, resorts, water parks, zoos are included on individual layers.  Not a fan of amusement parks?  Just uncheck that layer and they’ll disappear from the map.  Kids love animals?  Check only the “zoos and […]

Hershey Chocolate Tour

Ten Tips for Visiting Chocolate World – Hershey, PA

Whether you’ve been there a million times (like me), or this is your first visit to Chocolate World, there is a lot to experience.  I love that we can spend just a half hour there or make it a longer trip by enjoying an attraction or some food (mostly chocolate!).  Here’s my favorite tips for enjoying […]

iFly Baltimore

iFly – Baltimore, MD

iFly is located in the White Marsh area near Baltimore, not far from I-695.  We often notice the unique iFly buildings as we’re traveling along the highway near Baltimore and Philadelphia (there’s also a location in King of Prussia), and it’s been on our list to try for a while.  When we arrived on a […]

The Franklin Institute - Brain

The Franklin Institute – Philadelphia, PA

Sponsored post – The  Franklin Institute hosted us.  All opinions are my own.  The Franklin Institute is located within the heart of the city in Philadelphia beside Logan Square and along the Benjamin Franklin Parkway.  The museum has a parking garage attached, making the entrance easy to access via elevator after parking.  Tickets may be purchased […]