As a parent, it can seem absolutely
downright shocking how often kids can claim to be “bored”. Those dreaded words
of “I’m bored” can come at some of the craziest times where you’re left
wondering what exactly it takes to entertain them. Even while on vacation,
you’re still not safe from boredom, as they will no doubt be uttering those
famous words at least a few times.
So, let’s say you’ve booked a family trip
to the tropical island of Guam. While that may seem exotic and exciting enough
to you, it’s best to go into things prepared and have a list of ways to keep
the kids entertained. Here’s a look at some fabulous family adventures that
will chase the boredom away.
Explore a New Beach Each Day
Guam is known for its breath-taking and
vast shoreline, so with that, there are a
whole lot of … Read the rest
While a lot of tourist destinations have “off seasons” and close in winter, the Smokies is NOT one of them, said the blog for Alpine Mountain Chalets. There are all kinds of festivals, attractions and fun things to do all year round.
Here are just a few of them:
Nestled away deep in the Smokies lye
the Cataloochee Valley, home to thousands of Elk and was once a common
place for the Cherokee to hunt. The area also provided aid to the
Cherokees who were hiding during the Trail of Tears period, which
represents a unique part of our country’s history.
If you’re visiting Tennessee and you
have some extra time, you should consider visiting Dollywood, which
provides a perfect combination of amusement park rides and live
The park is an experience you and
your children can enjoy together and if you’re lucky, you may … Read the rest
When visiting the Great Smoky
Mountains National Park, there are three cities that are always
specifically mentioned in Sevier County: Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge–and
Although not as talked about as
nearby Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg, Sevierville is considered the
gateway of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, the most visited
park in the U.S. and has a ton of fun and interesting attractions for
tourists to enjoy.
With a population of only 81,000
residents in the town of Sevierville, it still hosts its share of the 10
million visitors to the Smoky Mountain region every year.
The main attraction that draws tourist to the area are the cabins and other unique cozy accommodations, for instance at Mountain Air Cabin Rentals.
Whether you want to experience the mountains, woods or water scenery,
secluded edges, the arts & crafts community of Gatlinburg or the
attractions of Dollywood in Pigeon Forge, there’s … Read the rest
Having a chance to see humpback whales up close and personal is something many of us have on our bucket list. Each year, these majestic marine mammals make the long trek through the eastern Pacific Ocean from Alaska to the Hawaiian coast to enjoy the warm, tropical waters each winter.
Dad, Are We There Yet?
The humpbacks whales’ annual journey that spans over 6,000 miles is one of the longest migrations of any mammal on Earth. Because of the whales’ migratory patterns, the Hawaiian whale watching season starts as early as September or October and lasts until April. However, you’ll find that the busiest season for the humpback whales, and the best time to see them, is during their mating season, which peaks between January and March of each year.
Say a Friendly Aloha to the Whales
The natural beauty of whale watching is a source of tremendous pride to … Read the rest
iconic Costa Blanca is one of the country’s most visited tourist destinations.
Attracting millions from across Europe and beyond, Costa Blanca is home to
pristine white beaches, historic old towns and truly unspoiled Spanish
Costa Blanca combines the authentic Spanish experience with all the amenities
and conveniences you’d expect of a 21st century holiday
destination. Depending on where you
head, you can expect an entirely different though equally enjoyable experience.
What to Eat…
and vibrant in the extreme, the Costa Blanca is a mecca for food lovers. Be
sure to eat your bodyweight in paella, tapas and chorizo, along with local
staples such as cremacatalana and arròs a banda. Enjoy the local wines in
moderation, but do enjoy them!
seafood is also the order of the day across much of the Costa Blanca. Just be
sure to do yourself a favour and follow the … Read the rest