Alaska Railroad Goldstar Service from Seward to Anchorage
Alaska | Cruising | Train

Goldstar Service on the Alaska Railroad

After spending a few days in Seward, we headed to Anchorage. When deciding the best way to travel to inland Alaska, we opted to take the train from Seward and then rent a car in Anchorage to drive up to Denali. After doing some research we opted to splurge on Goldstar Service aboard Alaska Railroad. […]

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Alaska SeaLife Center in Seward, Alaska - Perfect place for kids!
Alaska | Aquarium | Cruising

Alaska SeaLife Center in Seward Alaska

Alaska SeaLife Center in Seward provided us with complimentary tickets in exchange for review. All opinions are our own. When we started researching things to do in Seward, Alaska, there was one activity that came up on every list, the Alaska SeaLife Center. Since we had several days to explore Seward, we decided to spend […]

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Fort Matanzas National Monument in St. Augustine, Florida with Kids
National Parks | St. Augustine

Fort Matanzas National Monument with Kids

A quick and fun day trip from Jacksonville, the kids and I set out to explore Fort Matanzas National Monument one day this summer. Destination: Fort Matanzas National MonumentDate of Visit: July 2019Kids: Cole (age 12) & Kiley (age 9)Length of Stay: 1/2 Day When you arrive at Fort Matanzas, your first stop should be the visitor center. It’s […]

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Cuddling Iditarod Puppies in Skagway, Alaska
Alaska | Cruising | Family Trips

Cuddling Iditarod Puppies in Skagway

When we started planning our Alaska cruise, and showed the kids the list of excursions available, cuddling Iditarod puppies immediately caught everyone’s eye. We started our experience at Alaska 360 with an introduction to the Iditarod race by a real musher. My daughter has been obsessed with the Iditarod for some time so the fact […]

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Walk on a Glacier in Juneau, Alaska - Alaska Cruise Ideas
Alaska | Cruising

Walk on a Glacier in Juneau

When we started discussing our “must do” list when visiting Alaska, I wanted to visit a glacier up close and personal. We signed up for a glacier trek with NorthStar Helicopters in Juneau and it was a highlight of our visit to Alaska. We started at their offices where we were fitted with pants, jackets, […]

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Mendenhall Glacier in Juneau Alaska
Alaska | Cruising

Mendenhall Glacier Recreation Area with Kids

Our Alaska cruise spend a full day in Juneau, and visiting Mendenhall Glacier was top on our list of things we wanted to do while we were there. Destination: Mendenhall GlacierDate of Visit: June 2019Kids: Cole (age 12) & Kiley (age 9)Length of Stay: 1/2 Day Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center is part of the Tongass National Forest, the largest […]

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Florida State Parks:: De Leon Springs and Old Sugar Mill Pancake Restaurant
State Parks

De Leon Springs State Park with Kids

This post may contain affiliate links. Looking for a fun weekend day trip, we loaded up one Saturday and headed to De Leon Springs State Park, just a short 90 minute drive from Jacksonville. Destination: De Leon Springs State ParkDate of Visit: June 2019Kids: Cole (12) & Kiley (9)Length of Stay: 1 day De Leon […]

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