What is it about trains? They are a source of fascination for young and old alike and there is nothing so pure as the look of delight when a child is face to face with the object of their obsession. Case in point, this lovely video of Madeline who is getting to ride a train […]
Nashville isn’t just honky-tonks and nightlife! Find out how to have a fantastic Nashville family getaway at Opry Mills.
If you’re looking for a family road trip story gone horribly wrong written in the style of Hunter S. Thompson this is for you – it’s gonzo parenting at its best!
Birmingham has a lot to offer when it comes to kid and family activities. Just a quick drive south from Huntsville, you’ll find the Magic City to be the perfect day trip or weekend destination!
Great tips on traveling with toddlers and preschoolers, plus a regional and Huntsville Area Play Map to help you plan roadtrip breaks and pit stops to their fullest. It’s not always the destination – the journey’s pretty great too!
What do 10 year-old twins think of Chattanooga’s family attraction, Rock City? These two Rocket City Mom Kid Reporters share all the details about their recent visit.
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So you’ve decided that this is the year you’ll stop banking all those vacation days and actually USE them. Here are our favorite ways to hit the road, explore the world, and spend time with your family.
These tips can come to the rescue when you’re preparing for a long car or plane journey! Holiday traveling with kids doesn’t have to be a nightmare.
Looking for a road trip that your whole family can enjoy AND be there and back by dinner time? Falls Mill is a beautiful drive away and the perfect picnic spot in all seasons.
Summer is a great time for road trips and you don’t have to go far from home to discover many wonderful touristy treats. Over the last few years we’ve been sending area writers out to “test drive” these trips (with kids in tow of course) and they’ve come back and shared their thoughts, tips, and […]
Spring Break is over and that can only mean one thing – time to plan your summer vacation! We here at RCM have so many recommendations about all kinds of things to do in North Alabama but we realize that when summer comes there is nothing quite like a quick trip to the beach. We asked our writers to share their favorite sandy destinations along with a couple “mom tips” about what to do when/if you go.
You don’t need to pack up the minivan to the ceiling with suitcases, or spend tons of money at the beach to have fun this Spring Break. Smaller day trips from Huntsville can be more cost-effective and less stressful than week-long vacations, and tons of fun for the whole family!