It’s that time of year again. Time to “get out of Dodge” with the family for a vacation. Here now our top picks for Winter 2010. 1. Caribbean pick: Atlantis 2. Domestic Pick #1: Anything Disney 3. Domestic Pick #2: Colonial Williamsburg 4. South Pacific: Hawaii for the family. Also see our posts about Disney’s new Hawaiian resort. Meantime, we suggest Maui as your family … Continue reading Top Family Travel Destinations
File under: WEIRD AND RANDOM BUT JUST HAVE TO POST! The Ringling Brothers Circus is in Atlanta today. Late this afternoon, a zebra not only escaped from the premises, but made it as far as a busy freeway where traffic was beginning to build up.Traffic is said to have been at a stand still. Police eventually stopped the zebra and a trainer came to retrieve … Continue reading ZEBRA on the Loose!
Check out our series of fun and creative things to do when the weather outside is horrible. Here is a republishing of our popular All Get Out Tip #4: How to Build a Radio Right at Home. Continue reading When the Weather Outside is Frightful:
As we reported yesterday, now is a good time to stock up on what you need during the blizzard about to hit the East Coast. While its not advisable to travel long distances at this time, better to get yourself situated for a few days, but don’t delay past dark. Here is a checklist for families and individuals alike: BRING ALL PETS INSIDE! DO NOT … Continue reading Blizzard Checklist for Families
Breaking News: The snow begins to fall (again) in Washington DC. The current storm is expected to bring with it 10 to 20 new inches of snow and what the National Weather Center is calling “near blizzard conditions.” It is highly advised that if you do not have to go out once the storm really begins later today, do not. Authorities are saying this could … Continue reading Breaking News: The State of Travel in Our Nations Capitol
You can call it “Big Brother”, but any parent who has lost their child for a moment in a crowd would LOVE to have the ability to find their loved ones pronto. Enter an App (that’s application mom & dads) from AT&T that allows you to kep an eye on the family via a GPS map on your phone, and the ‘ping’ off of their … Continue reading TRAVEL GEAR: App to Track the Family
1. Union Station: If the architecture alone doesn’t keep you enthralled for a good, long time, then perhaps the many choices of shopping, dining and site seeing might. Each Christmas season Union Station hosts a neat toy train exhibit too- free for all to see.Union Station is an active transportation hub, so be prepared fr crowds of tourists and commuters alike. 2.Pentagon City Mall: A … Continue reading Top 10 Things to Do in Washington DC When the Weather Sucks (most FREE)