While there are quite a few options for Mount Rainier National Park family day hikes, we chose two of the best on our visit. Some of the ones we were thinking of hiking still had quite a bit of snow on the trail, which is always possible even into July depending on snowfall that year. Our top choices for day hikes in Mount Rainier were the Comet Falls trail and Mt. Fremont Lookout….
Archives for July 2017
When we head out on a road trip, I inevitably overpack (especially with food!). Driving isn’t like flying, I don’t have to be as choosy about what I bring, which is both good and bad… I have gotten better over the years about figuring out what we actually end up using on our trip and what stuff I don’t necessarily need to bring along. Here I have compiled a list of top 10 road trip packing tips for families in hopes that my road trip packing experience will help someone else. These are things I consider essentials when traveling with kids on a road trip….
Family podcasts are something we hadn’t explored much before this last road trip we made to Washington. I thought it may be a good way to mix things up between audiobooks and music so I researched some options before we left. The following are the ones we ended up enjoying….
Long road trips require lots of activities that will help pass time. We don’t want our kids watching movies the whole time so we have tried many different audiobooks over the course of the last few years. We’ve found that with audiobooks, the voice of the narrator makes a huge difference in whether or not we really enjoy listening. It could be an awesome book, but if the narrator has a boring or irritating voice, forget about it, my kids (and us parents) will lose interest. Following are some of the best audiobooks for family road trips….
Our family recently visited Mount Rainier National Park and it is gorgeous, though I still think Glacier NP is my favorite. We did some longer hikes, but there are many shorter, kid-friendly hikes as well for those who are not up for a longer hike. Here’s a list of the shorter hikes we did, some are not really a “hike.”…