Community Caves

by Josh

Pin It I just love roadside attractions, and when they’ve been there for thousands of years even better.  This unique natural feature is located in Spearfish Canyon and is just a short hike off the main road. We are lucky, the Black Hills National Forest is our backyard.  Spearfish Canyon is just part of the […]

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Iberostar Paraiso Maya Rooms

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Pin It We spent a week at the Iberostar Paraiso Maya resort in the Mexican Riviera Maya.  This was our second trip to the area and we only fell deeper in love with it.  The beaches are great and the weather always seems to be perfect. We stayed in the family suite at the Iberostar […]

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Hampton Inn Fredericksburg

by Josh

Pin It Fredericksburg Texas happened to be our home for the second night on our way from home in Deadwood South Dakota to our vacation rental in Port Aransas.  The family suite was a great room relax in. What a great town.  This heavily German influenced town is located in Texas Hill Country and it […]

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Wave Pool

by Josh

Pin It Almost unlimited options, describes the Iberostar Paraiso Resort near Cancun, Mexico.  This family friendly resort is located in the Mexican Riviera and the area is just amazing. The wave pool was a lot of fun.  It is a nice way for children to play in the waves.  It is also great for those […]

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2012 Dodge Caravan Review

by Josh

Pin It I’d always joked how I ‘d never drive a minivan.  My last several vehicles had either been pickups or SUVs.  But, things change.  We have 3 children (two of them under 5 years old) and one more child on the way. My wife talked me into buying a minivan.  She was right.  This […]

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Largest Ball of Twine

by Josh

Pin It We found the largest ball of twine in Kansas when were just cruising along the highway in rural Kansas.  Probably a little over half way back to our home in Deadwood South Dakota from the house we rented in Port Aransas Texas, when I almost drove by the World’s Largest Ball of Twine. […]

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Port Aransas Vacation Rental

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Pin It We spent a week in Port Aransas Texas.  This little beach town felt miles and miles away from everything (in a good way).  Even though it is just a short drive from Corpus Christi. We rented a vacation home through Clear Stay and Port A Escapes.  The house was at 1120 South Station […]

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Jolly Green Giant Statue

by Josh

Pin It We love roadside attractions.  Any excuse to take a break from the road and get out of the car.  The Jolly Green Giant Statue in Blue Earth Minnesota is perfect stop.  It is right off the Interstate and there is plenty of sidewalk and grass to run around in. The statue is 55 […]

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Carhenge Nebraska

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Pin It So you are not ready to pack up the whole family up and head to the UK to enjoy Stonehenge, no worries.  Take a trip to Carhenge, this great little roadside attraction in Alliance Nebraska is a unique experience as well.  This is the Stonehenge of America. While this piece of Americana may […]

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Star Wars Themed Disco

by Josh

Pin It So you are on a great Mexican vacation with the family, but you’d like an adults night out.  If you are staying at the Iberostar Paraiso Resort near Cancun you are all set. They have a great Star Wars themed disco right on the property.  You can walk or get a ride to […]

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