Family Travel

Gatorland in Orlando, Florida @Kissimmee #RockYourVacation

Gatorland strives to provide a unique, family experience in an entertainment park setting. The park offers the chance to view different types of alligators and crocodiles in a controlled environment. The park can make special accommodations to large groups like a school field trip or scout adventure. They are ready to provide space for birthday parties and other celebrations in the park. While the park does not offer rides like other nearby theme parks, there …

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Disney

5 Tips for Summer Travel with Kids + 10 Tremendous Facts About Toy Story Exclusive Clip #DisneyMoviesAnywhere #Disney #DisneySide

This blog post is part of a paid SocialMoms and Disney Movies Anywhere blogging program. The opinions and ideas expressed here are my own. We travel a lot as a family and this means that a lot of planning is done on my part. I plan out many of the aspects of every trip we go on so that things run smoothly. But it is important to also plan the travel portion of your trip …

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Atlanta

Hurricane Harbor Opens at Six Flags Over Georgia {VIDEO} #HurricaneHarbor @sfovergeorgia

If you missed my last post about Hurricane Harbor opening up at Six Flags Over Georgia, then you can read it here: Six Flags Over Georgia Adds More Thrills in 2014 with Hurricane Harbor Water Park Recently we were invited to opening of the new Hurricane Harbor at Six Flags Over Georgia which is the largest expansion in the park’s 47-year history. We were thrilled to be standing by as park president Dale Kaetzel spun the …

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Summer Packing List for Girls {PRINTABLE}

  Summer travel is beginning now and if you have independent kids like me, then they want to pack for themselves. The problem is when my kids pack for themselves they forgot some important essentials. There have been a few trips where we have had to run out and buy underwear because one or more kids forgot to pack them. Now this handy packing list will ensure that your kids have absolutely everything that they …

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Travel + Leisure

New Orleans Marriott Metairie

The New Orleans Marriott Metairie at Lakeway is a 16 floor hotel with 187 rooms and 33 suites located in an area with numerous nearby lakes and wildlife refuges. All rooms at the New Orleans Marriott Metairie at Lakeway are air conditioned and non-smoking, and come with flat screen TVs with premium and pay per view channels, as well as wireless access. Many rooms have city or lake views, or a combination of the two. …

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Seven Dwarfs Mine Train
Disney

Our Disney Seven Dwarfs Mine Train Experience at Magic Kingdom #DisneySide #NewFantasyland #RockYourDisneySide

Disney’s Seven Dwarfs Mine Train, a new twist on a classic tale. Just in time for the summer season, The Seven Dwarfs Mine Train takes its place as the crown jewel of the recently refurbished Fantasyland area of Disney’s Magic Kingdom.  Drawing inspiration from Disney’s  Snow White and the Seven Dawrfs, the new family friendly roller coaster blends elements of the classic tale with cutting edge technology and ride design.  The new ride will plunge …

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Disney

Disney Seven Dwarfs Mine Train Ride at Magic Kingdom #DisneySide #NewFantasyland #RockYourDisneySide

  With the formal opening of the Disney Seven Dwarfs Mine Train Ride on May 28, 2014, at the Magic Kingdom in Orlando, Florida, the Fantasy Land renovation is officially complete. The Seven Dwarfs Mine Train Ride is geared toward families with young children, but designed to be enjoyable for all age groups. The ride is based on Walt Disney’s 1932 animated film, “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs,” a retelling of a classic Grimm …

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Travel + Leisure

Vidalia Onion Festival & Farm Tour in Georgia #VisforVidalia

The “V is for Vidalia Campaign started on April 21,2014 and led into the 37th Annual Vidalia Onion Festival. To launch this campaign, the Vidalia Onion Committee invited food bloggers and media to share  the experience with a behind the scenes look at the Vidalia onion industry, as well as one-on-one with onion farmers. Discovered in the 1930’s, the Vidalia onion is Georgia’s state vegetable and brings about $140-million farm gate value to the state’s economy. According to research …

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Travel + Leisure

July is National Vacation Rentals Month ~ Where Will You Go? #VRMonth AD

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Wyndham Vacation Rentals. If you read this blog at all, then you know that I am a huge fan of vacation rentals. In fact, I am the Vacation Rentals and Shares Expert at About. com. I am really excited to work with Wyndham Vacation Rentals and introduce you to National Vacation Rental Month. Vacation rentals are such an affordable option for anyone who loves travel. …

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Travel + Leisure

See Puerto Rico

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Puerto Rico, The All-Star Island for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. If you follow me on social media then you know that I just got back from a short vacation in Puerto Rico. This is my first visit to PR. I have been there twice on a cruise stop but this time was different. My sister and I went for a quick girls …

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