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Packable Jackets: The Best Choices for Family Travel

Packable Jackets: The Best Choices for Family Travel

Whether its a chilly winter destination or a location prone to rainy weather, we’re all about finding the best packable jackets for our whole family. We really try to keep it small and simple when we travel, but packing light doesn’t mean skimping on what […]

Hikes with Kids in Olympic National Park: Staircase

Hikes with Kids in Olympic National Park: Staircase

Hikes With Kids In Olympic National Park: The Staircase Loop When friends are looking for a great hike to do with our kids within a few hours of Seattle, we always suggest the same one. Staircase in Olympic National Park. It is one of the […]

Off the Beaten Path: Lake Superior

Off the Beaten Path: Lake Superior

Hands down. Lake Superior is our favorite lake (that we have ever been to). When you grow up in Minnesota, the land of 10,000 lakes, as I did…there are a few to choose from, so this wasn’t an easy selection. Recently, I saw a post […]

5 Ways to Get Your Kids to Love the Outdoors

5 Ways to Get Your Kids to Love the Outdoors

How to help kids love the outdoors? Really? We actually live in a moment in time where it is necessary to share tips on this topic. Which is crazy! I grew up roaming the neighborhood with my buddies on bike or foot, while exploring and […]