The sun will briefly extinguish it’s light on Monday- an epic solar eclipse that won’t happen in the same area for centuries. Here are a few ideas and safety tips to help you prepare for this solar event.
Summer is here and the river beckons! All you need for a good float is a river with a current & something to float on, right? Here’s everything you need to know for your next tubing trip, so get your inner Tom Sawyer on and check out these river tubing adventures near you!
November is here and the air has grown crisp and blessedly cooler. Now is the perfect time to hit the trails and take the family out for a hike. With the National Park Service celebrating its 100th anniversary and the Florida Trail celebrating its 50th anniversary, it certainly is a year for outdoor celebration. Embrace the season with a family hiking adventure! And if you need some inspiration, we have a list of family friendly hikes in the southeast to whet your appetite!
Summer vacay is looming to a close, but there still is time for a last minute escape. Instead of driving here and there, how about a destination city, where there are many family activities to choose from in a close vicinity. Here’s a list of the best family friendly destinations of the Southeast for that last minute break:
Part one of the Adventures of Mom Guide to Tubing focused on the basics and Florida Tubing Adventures; Part Two focuses on Tubing Adventures in Tennessee, Georgia & North Carolina, and will issue some words of caution. Not every river is fit for you or your kids. We’ve gone past families happily tubing down a muddy brown river and I was secretly horrified. Having been raised around the pristine waters of Florida, the rivers we swim in are crystal clear- right down the eel grass and sandy bottoms.
Another family watersport that we all enjoy is shooting the rapids of the Chattahoochee River in Helen, Georgia in tubes. But the Chattahoochee River is not the only place to take the kids tubing, in fact, there is an array of tubing adventures in the southeast for the family to enjoy. Check out the new Adventures of Mom Guide to (River) Tubing in the Southeast!
Valentine’s Day is almost upon us, and people are rushing about to grab a last minute card, box of chocolates or bouquet of flowers. How about a romantic destination instead? Perhaps Paris, the city of love, is just a wee bit out of reach for the last minute romantic gesture, but there are plenty more State-side locations that fit the bill. So here comes our Valentine’s Day Special: Top 10 Romantic Destinations (US Version)
The ice cold water tumbles over the rocks in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, cool & inviting on a hot summer’s day, but as I watched a parent hold their child next to one waterfall, encouraging them to take a drink, I had to wonder eaxactly how safe is that water for drinking. And here’s what I found out…
Wondering why you should pack up the family and head to The Great Smoky Mountain National Park? Besides the incredible landscapes, roaring cascades, huge rocks and chance to have a family adventure? Check out our family list: Top 10 reasons to visit the Great Smoky Mountain National Park.
A trip on the Great Smokey Mountain Railroad (GSMR) has been a family dream for years. My son, a young Thomas the Tank Engine specialist since the tender age of 18 months, developed my father’s passion (er obsession) for trains- I remember many a weekend spent riding the rails up North, and the gigantic train board…