Mesa Verde National Park is filled with tons of family-friendly activities. Here is a easy-to-follow guide for visiting Mesa Verde with kids. Mesa Verde tells the Colorado story of early life on the land. Established as a national park on June 29th, 1906, by President Theodore Roosevelt, the main goal behind the designation was to protect the rich history of the Ancestral … [Read more...] about Planning A Perfect Day Visiting Mesa Verde National Park with Kids
With so much information out there, it’s hard to know which is the best family guide to Rocky Mountain National Park. I am both a guidebook author and mom from Colorado. And I’ve written guides to Rocky Mountain National Park for years. I promise I won’t lead you astray. As part of the gateway to the Rockies, Rocky Mountain National Park was designated as a national park on … [Read more...] about The Best Family Guide to Rocky Mountain National Park
Here it is. Perhaps the best and easiest to follow Arches National Park guide for families. But first, a little history on the park. Arches was established early on as just a national monument on April 12, 1929. Richard Nixon designated Arches as a national park in 1971. The true gem of this park is the over 2,000 natural sandstone arches, spires, and pinnacles found … [Read more...] about Arches National Park Guide For Families. This Place Is Magic!
Camping is one of those great, classic adventures every family needs to do at least once when the kids are little. If you’ve camped before, you know how fun it is. If you haven’t, then these are the best tips to find and set up a campsite the quick and easy way. You’ll learn the essentials of a well-located campsite, how to lay it out, and some simple tricks to make it even … [Read more...] about How To Camp: Find and Set Up a Campsite
If you are looking for an extraordinary national park to visit, add an Acadia National Park family vacation to your list! Located in Northern Maine, the park is situated on rocky cliffs, with breathtaking views of the Atlantic Ocean and rugged coastline. Founded in 1929, Acadia National Park was the first national park created from private lands and given to the public through … [Read more...] about 6 Adventures for Your Acadia National Park Family Vacation