Monthly Archives: January 2017

Kid Savvy Stops in Savannah

Originally posted on Minivan Adventures:
Savannah, Georgia is a great Spring Break destination for families. In 2014, we packed up the family and headed south to Savannah for spring break. This was our first big vacation with all three kids (ages 11, 4 and two), and thus, it seems appropriate that my first family adventure…

Keeping children entertained on long car rides

Entertaining Kids on Long Car Rides

We love family vacations, and we typically drive to our destinations.  That means we often drive for 6 to 10 hours in a day with our three children in tow.  Like most other parents, we often rely on screens – DVDs, video games, etc – to help entertain our children.  However, we also try to […]

The Funnest Places to Eat With Kids in America

The Funnest Places to Eat with Kids

Did you know that Minivan Adventures has a new website? Read this post on our new site at, and while you are there, check out some of our newest posts. I know, I know.  Funnest isn’t a real word.  But I needed something extra imaginative to describe these super fun restaurants.  Watch your meal […]

Chicago: A fun place to visit for people of all ages

Magnificent Birthday on the Magnificent Mile

The year that I turned 30 was an emotionally crazy year.  There were lows, and there were highs. Having left a failing marriage shortly after my 29th birthday, I started the year devastated and heartbroken. Feeling like a failure, my little boy and I moved into a small bedroom at my parents’ home shortly after […]

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Looking Forward to New Vacation Adventures

New Year’s Day is a time to look forward, and that is just what I thought I would do with today’s post – take a look forward at a few vacations that I have been daydreaming about. Hopefully, we will go on a few of these trips in the years to come.  Maybe we will […]

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