It is no mystery to many Florida’s Gulf Coast is a beautiful place to visit with wonderful weather. We were lucky enough to spend 5 weeks in this area after our first child. This afforded us with the opportunity to hit up every town in that area: Clearwater, Tampa Bay, St. Pete’s, Dunedin, Tarpon Springs, New Port Richey, Hudson and Indian Rock to name just a few.
We found ourselves quite surprised by the diverse options of places to explore. Quite often, none of these activities required a theme park admission and many of them included exploring Florida’s beautiful natural outdoors. If you’re looking for kid-friendly activities in Florida’s Gulf Coast, consider our suggestions below.
Lisbon is the beautiful, hilly capital of Portugal that is extremely family friendly. We spent six weeks in Lisbon when our children were 2.5 years old and 10 months old. Spending this much time in Lisbon allowed us to really learn about the city and discover all it has to offer. We are happy to share the best Lisbon attractions that were popular with our toddler.
Chicago is a great place to go for a weekend away with plenty of sights and food to explore. Downtown Chicago is easily walkable with plenty of public transit options to get you anywhere you need to go.
With both airports accessible by train and hotel and restaurant prices lower than in New York City, Chicago makes a savvy weekend destination. Regardless of whether you bring your kids, we have put together a list of things to do in Chicago.
Credit cards have become so convenient, it has changed the way we make purchases. Nowadays, we don’t even carry cash on us, since all our purchases are made with our credit cards. It is important not to take your credit cards for granted while on vacation. With these few tips, your credit card will continue to cover your way outside the country.
Most family vacations to Orlando often involve a trip to Disney or Universal Studios. While these destinations are truly incredible, Orlando has plenty of other fun family activities. During a seven week stay in the Orlando and Kissimmee area, only one day was spent at Disney. That left us plenty of time to explore the other fun and exciting things Orlando has to offer. Make sure you check out our savvy tips at the bottom to see how to save money when visiting Orlando with kids!