Visiting Hershey Chocolate World

As you enter Hershey Chocolate World visitors center in Hershey, Pennsylvania you realize this is not your ordinary visitors center. Hershey Chocolate World is a destination in itself. It has a factory tour, 4D show, trolley tours, and enough chocolate to keep everyone in the family happy!

Friday Nights at the Strong Museum of Play

The Strong Museum of Play is an amazing Children’s museum in Rochester, New York that offers interactive exhibits, a butterfly garden, and the Toy Hall of Fame. It boast the largest collection of toys in the world. We have lived in Rochester for six years now and one of our favorite things to do is spend Friday nights at the Strong Museum of Play. Here is my list of Must Do’s when visiting with your family.

How to Create Your Family Command Center

Back to school has finally arrived for most of the country and with it brings the excitement of new teachers, friends, and routine. It also brings lots and lots of paperwork. With 3 kids in school, 3rd, 1st, and preschool, I had to figure out a way to organize all the information coming into the house. After trying a few different ideas I came up with the perfect Family Command Center for my family! Follow the steps to create your own organized family space and make the transition to school that much easier.

 

Road Trip: Rochester to Myrtle Beach

Our road trip to Myrtle Beach was full of many surprises and all the stops we added really made the trip fun and exciting. Planning a trip to Myrtle Beach is easy because Myrtle Beach has so many attractions for families. We visit for the week relaxing by the pool and at the beach. This year we added a few days to our itinerary and made it a road trip.

6 Must-Read Tips to Prepare for Your First Walt Disney World Visit

Planning your first Walt Disney World visit can be overwhelming. There are so many decisions to be made and dates to remember. I actually love the planning part but it takes a lot of research. For me planning a Walt Disney World vacation is part of the fun of going on a Walt Disney World vacation. To help make it a little easier I am sharing my 6 best Disney World tips for first timers.

Magical Fairy Trails: A Hidden Gem in Rochester, New York

A little outside of the city of Rochester, New York there is a magical fairy trail that is great for families. Tinker Nature Park has family friendly hiking trails in Rochester, NY that wind through green scenery and woods. As you near the end you enter a magical path that is lined with fairy houses.  It is a hidden gem in the Rochester area and is a must visit for anyone visiting the area. Pack a picnic and spend the day exploring the magical fairy trails at Tinker Nature Park.

Review: Lodge on the Lake Hotel at Darien Lake (Darien, NY)

Darien Lake is an amusement park between Rochester and Buffalo, NY that has tent camping, glamping, cabins, and RV Rentals. It also has the Darien Lake hotel, the Lodge on the Lake. We had an opportunity to spend a few days at the hotel in early summer and really enjoyed the convenience to the theme park.

Mystery Day: Niagara Falls & Buffalo

It has been a while since we spent time in Buffalo and Niagara Falls so we decided to plan a quick day trip that was packed with lots of stops. There are so many family activities in Buffalo and Niagara Falls that it was difficult to fit it all in one day. We decided to spend the day seeing the sites and enjoying some great food along the way.

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