One of our favorite cold-weather pastimes is to visit the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City. We’re about an hour n’ a half away from Midtown Manhattan by car, so day trips to the city are a welcome treat! Every time we visit, we discover and rediscover awe-inspiring art from throughout history. The […]
Where to See the Bats in Austin, Texas
The bats under the Congress Avenue Bridge are an iconic and ubiquitous Austin feature. The bats in Austin are represented in so much of the culture and media surrounding the city, and the sight is truly breathtaking.
Family Friendly Travel: A Quick Weekend on South Padre Island
A Day and a Half on South Padre Island Twice a year, my colleagues and I get together for a week of coworking. For our most recent retreat, we left our respective corners of North America and met in Austin, Texas (home of our official headquarters). To me, weekends are for exploring, and I wanted […]
Four Favorite Budget-Friendly Things to Do in Virginia Beach
The East Coast city by the sea, Virginia Beach, has been a family road trip staple for decades, and for good reason!
Summer Fun on the Delaware River
[From our family archives] So far, the summer of 2013 has been a hot and sweltering one. Not that I’m complaining. While a nice summer rain is refreshing and awesome to dance around in, I’d rather sunny days that sizzle (even if it’s humid out) to gloomy, dark, and muggy days that tend to dominate […]