Nine Things to Do in Newport, Rhode Island This Spring

The “City by the Sea”, Newport, Rode Island is a popular spot to visit any time of year, but the spring season offers its own benefits: beautiful weather, many popular attractions open without the summer crowds, and plenty of outdoor spaces to enjoy. In addition to its over three miles of waterfront on the Narraganset…

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Nine Ways to Explore the Sailing Museum in Newport, Rhode Island

On a recent visit to Newport, Rhode Island, we enjoyed exploring one of Newport’s newest museums- The Sailing Museum. Opened in the spring of 2022 on Thames Street in the heart of Newport, the Sailing Museum celebrates the sport of sailing, the individuals who have made sailing popular, and the pure joy that comes from…

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Ten New England Cities to Explore during the Fall Season

There is no more magical place (IMO) to be during the fall season than New England. (Sidebar: Although, I would probably say that for every season!). Many people descend on New England towns for the foliage, the festivals, and the food!.And while those are great reasons to visit, they won’t necessarily keep your kids as…

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10 Greats Spots for Walking in Newport, Rhode Island

Known as “the City by the Sea”, Newport, Rhode Island, is also known for its Gilded Age mansions that were the “summer cottages” of business tycoons of the early 1900s. Today, visitors can tour many of the mansions, learn about the rich history of the area in local museums, and sample a wide variety of…

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10 Art Museums With Virtual Activities for Kids

You might be surprised to learn that my family, children included, like visiting art museums. Art museums have come a long way from just “silently standing and looking at paintings some old guy or girl made a million years ago.” Today, so many art museums are finding new ways to engage children and welcome families…

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10 Children’s Museums, Aquariums, and Zoos to Virtually Explore

Last week, we shared a list of 10 National Parks sites that we have previously visited that now offer virtual tours. After the post went live, we found this massive collection of activities and Junior Ranger assignments that children (and adults!) can complete at home. Find the full list here.This week, we have been looking…

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