Entries by Teresa Bitler

Family Fun in Birmingham, Alabama

The largest city in Alabama, Birmingham has a reputation as a magical place, so much so it’s nicknamed The Magic City. Admittedly, the name came thanks to rapid growth at the end of the 19th century, but today, its attractions and experiences make it a magical place for family fun, too. Here are just a few […]

High-Altitude Beauty in Cafayate

From the lush foothills of the Andes Mountains to the cacti-dotted deserts in the south and the vineyards along La Ruta del Vino, Salta Province in northwest Argentina is, in one word, beautiful. In fact, capital city Salta’s nickname, Salta la Linda, means “Salta the Beautiful,” a label some locals in Cafayate apply to their […]

4 Reasons to Visit San Jose, California

The home of Silicon Valley, San Jose is a family-friendly daytrip from San Francisco as well as a destination in its own right. In addition to California’s Great America and the Children’s Discovery Museum, here are four reasons you’ll want to visit San Jose. Winchester Mystery House Probably one of the most unique houses you’ll ever […]

Family-Friendly Kansas City

Kansas City is more than just tasty barbecue and beautiful fountains. In addition to a 200-acre zoo, a LEGOLAND Discovery Center and one of the largest urban parks in the country, Swope Park, the city has some of the nation’s best art, history and specialty museums for families. Art The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art isn’t your […]

Three Reasons to Visit Northwestern Argentina

Although remote, northern Argentina boasts some of the most beautiful landscapes in South America. Fly into Salta, and spend a day or two admiring its colonial architecture and visiting its outstanding museums. Then, venture beyond to discover two more of the region’s wonders. Salta Founded in 1582, Salta is the largest city in the region […]

Norfolk, Virginia, for Art-Loving Families

Norfolk, Virginia, has plenty of family-friendly attractions, including its science center, Nauticus and Battleship, Wisconsin. But, the city also has an artsy side family members of all ages will enjoy. Check out these three family-friendly attractions for art lovers. Chrysler Museum of Art This free art museum houses one of the largest glass galleries in the United […]