Family Top 10 San Francisco | Amy West Travel

  Every time I visit San Francisco, I feel like I'm experiencing the city for the first time all over again. This ever changing metropolis has so much to offer from history, to architecture, food, to technology. Over the course of the last decade I've visited as part of a girl's trip, a romantic baby moon with my husband, and (most recently) a…


Family Top 10 Sonoma Wine Country

Sonoma Wine Country! The iconic getaway of lovers, and laid back destination for friends and foodies. There is much to love and admire about the lifestyle here, but did you know it can also be a terrific getaway for families? This may not be your first inclination when planning a trip with kiddos in tow, but you should know the…


2016 in Review | Your Favorite Posts and More

It's that time of year again. The time we take a look back at the last 365 days and contemplate the accomplishments we made, the failures we'd rather forget, and the goals that lay ahead. I have to say that transitioning into a mother of two has been quite the adjustment. London turned one this year and with that celebration…


24 Hours in Savannah with B Historic

This November the family and I headed up to Savannah for a relaxing weekend away. Seeking to refresh and refuel before the busy holiday season we eagerly accepted an invitation to stay with B Historic Savannah. Although David and I had enjoyed a few brief day trips to Savannah P.C. (pre children), we had yet to experience the full charm…


The Bearded Pig BBQ | Where I’m Eating

Situated in an unassuming corner of Jacksonville's historic San Marco neighborhood, The Bearded Pig BBQ has charmed it's way into the hearts (and stomachs) of First Coast foodies. Recently voted one of Jacksonville's most family friendly restaurants, The Bearded Pig just might be serving up the best BBQ in town. Our family recently ventured out from our home in Jacksonville…


24 Hours in Northern Kentucky | Family Travel

This summer, the girls and I returned to my home turf in Northern Kentucky for a little R&R. My childhood memories are chock full of moments at the farm, shaping my early years. I remember always being surrounded by family, always having places to roam, and never being plugged into a device. It wasn't until I was a tween that…


5 Airport Survival Tips That Will Give You an Advantage

Whether you are a seasoned traveler or a novice, I think it's safe to say we can all benefit from any tips that will help us thrive during air travel. No one enjoys excess time in the airport, especially if it's due to delays or cancellations. Here are a few tips we've gathered through personal experience and the advice of…


A Day at Adventure Landing’s Shipwreck Island | Summer Bucket List Series

If you are looking to achieve the perfect Florida summer, you are undoubtedly going to be spending a lot of time in the water. Naturally the beach will be on the list, but if you are truly looking for some thrills and refreshment, you will head straight to the nearest waterpark. For North Floridians, that path leads directly to the…


Marineland Dolphin Adventure | Swim With the Dolphins

On the southern stretch of St. Augustine's shoreline lies one of the historic coast's most iconic destinations. Marineland is steeped in nostalgia and cinematic lore, and it's Dolphin Adventures provide an intimate getaway for ocean lovers both young and old to experience the beauty and majesty of one of natures most intelligent creatures. The first Oceanarium to ever be built,…


24 Hours in Atlanta | Family Travel

This spring our family headed north on I75 on our first big road trip with baby London. Our destination was an epic family reunion in Tennessee, but the 10 hour drive was daunting. With two little girls in tow we wanted to break the trip up a little make it more fun. Our solution? 24 hours in Atlanta. If you…