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Washington DC Theme Parks for Thrill Seeking Families

Whether you’re visiting the DC area or live here, you should check out all the Washington DC theme parks! Our thrill-seeking family loves roller coasters, so we love traveling to theme parks. Living here in the Washington DC metro area, there is no shortage of things to do. One of my families’ favorite pastimes is …

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Fonthill Castle {Doylestown, PA}

On our last trip to the Philadelphia area, we visited and toured Fonthill Castle in Doylestown, PA. This palatial castle was built in the early 1900s by Henry Chapman Mercer and is filled with antique ceramic tiles and thousands of other objects he collected during his lifetime. Mercer was an archaeologist, anthropologist, scholar, antiquarian and …

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The Franklin Institute {Philadelphia, PA}

When we take a road trip, it’s most often to Philadelphia. Both of my sisters live there, so it’s our go-to family vacation spot, and there’s so much to do that we’re always finding something new to explore. This time, we visited The Franklin Institute downtown. This was the museum we were trying to visit when we ended …

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Kids Castle Playground {Doylestown, PA}

North of Philadelphia, you’ll find an amazing park for families! Learn about Kids Castle Doylestown for your next trip. Over spring break, we took another trip to Philadelphia, where there’s so much to do! This time around, we spent some time visiting family in Doylestown, which is an hour north of the city. We found …

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Adventure Aquarium {Camden, NJ – Philadelphia}

  Over spring break, we took a surprise trip to Adventure Aquarium in Camden, NJ. It’s just over the river from Philadelphia, so it was an easy 10-minute drive from the downtown area when we couldn’t get into the museum we had planned to visit. We ended up having a wonderful afternoon learning about aquatic …

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Independence National Park {Philadelphia}

For spring break this year, we spent a few days in Philadelphia visiting family and checking out some sites we hadn’t seen before. We really enjoyed Independence National Park in the Old City part of town, home to Independence Hall and the Liberty Bell. My son (age 10) studied the Revolutionary War in school last year, …

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