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Towards the end of the last decade, the great recession financially slammed many families, especially those in the Midwest. The financial difficulties that have come with the great recession have made family vacations particularly difficult. Luckily, there is an option for those families with limited vacation budgets, but who want to bring the kids someplace off the beaten path where they can play and truly enjoy themselves: family campgrounds.
For those in the Midwest and east coast, family camping represents a great option for a weekend, week long or multiple week vacation. Particularly, camping in Illinois represents a wealth of possibilities.
The camping in Illinois has a style of camping for every taste. For those families looking to rough it there is tent camping; for families who find the idea of (more…)
In just a couple of weeks, the kids will be out of school, and summer vacation will be here. The next few months are usually chalk-full of families setting out on great family vacations across the globe.
But you may not realize that you can find great vacations right here in the U.S. And if you live in New York, you don’t have to travel to Florida or California to have fun in the sun either. In fact, there are plenty of vacation spots in New York that you may not know about.
Here are some of your choices.
- Villa Roma. Located in the Catskill Mountains, this resort offers exciting activities for the whole family. There are golf courses, bowling alleys, and (more…)
If you have your own boat, or even your own dock, there’s a good chance that you keep a dock box somewhere in that area to stow your boating supplies. Dock boxes are made to sit on the dock or on the boat and hold items that are essential for safety and sometimes for entertainment as well. There are a variety of features you should look for in your dock box, so be sure to choose one that will store exactly what you need it to hold.
Not sure what kinds of items dock boxes can hold? Check out some of these essential objects and features that every dock box should have:
When it comes to boating, safety is extremely important. Having the proper life vests, floats, ropes, flares, and other supplies is an absolute must for anyone who plans to use a watercraft. If anything must go into (more…)
Now that the warmer weather is here, it’s time to start planning outdoors activities and holidays. Camping and hiking are two of the most popular outdoors activities. Camping is also a great way to travel with family and friends, getting lots of fresh air and a chance to travel to new and distant places. Lakeside more »
What could be more convenient than not having to search for a parking space in a crowded parking lot? This is just one of several reasons why the vast majority of drivers prefer to enlist the assistance of shuttle services. Whether it be for transportation to and from special events, transportation to tour the city, more »
Camping is incredibly popular all around the United States. Camping trips make for really kid friendly vacations, which is one reason they are so popular among families. They are also very cost effective. Here are some things you can do to have a much better camping experience. Get your kids ready for camping. When you more »