This article was updated on June 22, 2017.
Theresa’s Reviews has covered many destinations. From Florida to New York City, these travels have been well documented not only in pictures and videos, but also with blog posts. Taking road trips with small children has been quite the adventure! Since traveling has been such a big part of my journey as a writer, I wanted to share Theresa’s Reviews Top 10 Travel Articles.
Top 10 Travel Articles
I couldn’t imagine not documenting the travels I am lucky enough to experience. Whether I’m stopping in restaurants, learning about the history of an area, or visiting for entertainment, traveling is one of the most relaxing and invigorating ways to spend a vacation.
1. Top 10 Places You’d Love To Visit In St. Augustine
As my top performing travel article, the Top 10 Places You’d Love To Visit In St. Augustine, Part 1 was the result of an awesome, last minute collaboration with the St. John’s Convention Visitor’s Bureau. During a well planned road trip to Walt Disney World, we took an impromptu detour and ended up revisiting the hometown of my alma mater.
Whether you are looking for restaurant recommendations or interesting places to learn about the past, this article showcases some of my favorite local places. Since I studied History at Flagler College, I knew all the best heritage tourism spots to show my children. You can also check out the Top 10 Places You’d Love To Visit In St. Augustine, Part 2 to learn about some more entertaining places to visit. From the oldest Catholic parish to the oldest Ripley’s Believe It Or Not, you can discover some of the oldest places in America.
2. 2017 Guide To Spring Break Family Fun In Baltimore
Although some of the most beautiful places in Maryland are outside the cities, Baltimore is well worth visiting. For families, Baltimore offers numerous attractions that you can read about in the 2017 Guide To Spring Break Family Fun In Baltimore. From the National Aquarium to the Science Center, the Inner Harbor has numerous family friendly places to visit, all located on the beautiful harbor of the Chesapeake Bay. You can also venture outside this touristy area to visit the Baltimore Museum of Art, Little Italy, and the Maryland Zoo In Baltimore.
3. 5 Things To Do In Ocean City, Maryland
Any local Marylander knows about the best places to visit in Ocean City. If you’re not from around there, it’s still well worth visiting. In 5 Things To Do In Ocean City, Maryland, you can check out my first time to visit this well known, iconic beach and boardwalk. From trying out delicious Thrasher’s Fries to visiting the entertaining Trimper’s Haunted House, we visited the best local spots that many Marylanders grew up doing during every vacation from school.
4. Walt Disney World Park Hopper Passes: Are They Worth It?
After winning a bid on Walt Disney World Park Hopper passes at a local auction, my family and I took a couple of months to plan our first Disney vacation. In the article Walt Disney World Park Hopper Passes: Are They Worth It?, you can see how we used our opportunity to park hop. With our two children in tow, park hopping was overall a success, although doing it on the third day of at Disney World might have been a little tiring for the youngest one! Park hopping was a good way to see each park, but visiting each one separately might have made the day feel less rushed. You can also check out 5 Tips To Make The Most Of The Magic Kingdom and Surviving A Road Trip To Walt Disney World.
5. 4 Day Itinerary For Families In Gettysburg
If you’re looking for a lesson in history, while also having fun as a family, visit Gettysburg. You can do this trip in a weekend, but we spent four days and three nights exploring the town and battlefields. From getting ice cream to going miniature golfing, the kids had a great time. Some of my favorite parts included a carriage ride of the battlefield and hiking to Little Round Top. Read about this vacation in the 4 Day Itinerary For Families In Gettysburg Part 1 and Part 2.
6. How To Take An Inexpensive And Kid-Friendly Day Trip To Washington DC
Since our nation’s capital has many attractions, you could easily spend a week there, but it is also simple to explore in a day trip. In half a day, I visited some of the most popular places, while also keeping my child excited about being there. From walking by the monuments to seeing famous art, this day trip was free, except for the parking and street food. Read about our experience in How To Take An Inexpensive And Kid-Friendly Day Trip To Washington DC.
7. 4 Kid-Friendly Places in Downtown Nashville
Even though I grew up in Nashville, returning and exploring the area with two children was an entirely new experience. In my article 4 Kid-Friendly Places in Downtown Nashville, I share my journey from downtown Nashville to MidTown. Although downtown Nashville might be known for its honky tonk nightlife, it is also a kid-friendly location that offers much for the whole family. With the help of my parents, I discovered places I didn’t even know existed (a playground behind the John Seigenthaler Pedestrian Bridge) and revisited some of the hip, up and coming places (the Gulch), during a fun summer getaway.
8. Peaceful Weekend Getaway In Bucks County, Pennsylvania
In the fall, we returned to school and work life with memories of summer travels still on our mind. When the opportunity to explore the nearby destination of Bucks County, Pennsylvania came up, I couldn’t wait to get away for Labor Day weekend. Check out the article Peaceful Weekend Getaway In Bucks County, Pennsylvania to discover how we spent our weekend there. Since I hadn’t spent much time in Pennsylvania before, I was pleased to find a small town with boutiques, a beautiful view, delectable food, and a fun railroad experience. Spending two days in the area was enough to realize that we would love to come back again. You can also read more in 5 Tips For Visiting Sesame Place.
9. 3 Inexpensive Things To Do On An Annapolis Getaway
One of the most beautiful day trips you can take in Maryland is the town of Annapolis. Since Annapolis was our nation’s first capital, it has many historical sites, and a beautiful harbor to enjoy. You can go shopping in many downtown stores, but a short trip to Annapolis doesn’t have to be expensive. Read how to have an interesting and fun visit on a budget in 3 Inexpensive Things To Do On An Annapolis Getaway.
10. Travel Tuesday: A Day In New York City
Travel Tuesday: A Day In New York City is one of my favorites. Although I briefly lived in New York City for some internships in college, I hadn’t been back since then. Now that I live within a driving distance, it was incredible to spend one entire day walking around the city. From Central Park to Gramercy Park, my husband and I spent less than 24 hours dining on incredible food, seeing a show, and sightseeing. With over five miles of a self-led walking tour, we discovered some fantastic places well worth seeing.
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