Four Beach Travel Destinations

4 Beach Travel Destinations to Escape the Cold

Last week, I posted this photo on Instagram, and a lot of people agreed. It's cold outside, and we are dreaming of escaping the cold, and heading to the beach. Who is with me? A photo posted by Jodi Grundig (@jgrundig) on Jan 21, 2015 at 1:47pm PST If you are ready to hop on a plane and put your toes in the sand, ... Read More...

Family Golf Getaway at the Marco Island Marriott

Family Golf Vacation at the Marco Island Marriott

Marco Island in Florida is one of my favorite places for a family vacation. With the beautiful beaches, delicious food, relaxed vibe, and gorgeous hotels, it's a great place to take a family. The Marco Island Marriott, located right on the beach, is one of the hotels I most want to visit. It's a great family vacation spot, and ... Read More...

Winter the Dolphin Family Package at the Sandpearl Resort

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Dolphin Tale 2, the sequel to the real-life story of Winter the Dolphin, is being released in theaters on September 12th, 2014. To celebrate, the Sandpearl Resort is offering a Winter the Dolphin Family Package. Including two general admission tickets to the Clearwater Marine Aquarium (where the real Winter the Dolphin lives), ... Read More...

Enjoy National Relaxation Day at Florida Resorts

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Did you know that National Relaxation Day is August 15th? If you haven't already planned a fun way to celebrate, here are a bunch of great ways you can relax at some popular hotels in Florida. Even if you aren't able to get to Florida this week, here's some inspiration for your next relaxing getaways. Stretch and ... Read More...

Hotel Deals In Honor of Parent’s Day

Photo credit: Fort Lauderdale Marriott Beach Resort and Spa

Parent's Day is on July 27th, and to commemorate the day, consider booking a fun family getaway. Here are some fabulous hotel deals to consider. Barbados - Elegant Hotels With the Familymoon Package at Elegant Hotels (starting at $377/night), kids can participate in the hotel's new Bajan Family Adventure Camp. While they ... Read More...

Review of Disney’s Contemporary Resort

Disney's Contemporary Resort

Built as one of the two original hotels on property when Walt Disney World opened in 1971, Disney's Contemporary Resort completed a renovation in 2009. While the A-frame building now looks a bit dated, the interior is sleek and modern. The theme may be less kid-friendly than that of some of the newer Disney hotels (like Disney's ... Read More...

Walt Disney World Christmas Events

Disney World Christmas

Christmas is my favorite time at Walt Disney World. While late fall/winter in Florida is much warmer than it is here in MA, the entire resort gets in on the festivities with events, decorations, and a special parade - all starting right after Halloween!  Here are some of the fun holiday happenings at Walt Disney World. Walt ... Read More...

The Best Hotels for a Disney World Vacation

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On property. Off property. Value. Moderate. Deluxe. DVC. If you are planning a Walt Disney World Vacation, you are probably wondering what the best hotels for a Disney World vacation are. Whether you choose to stay on property or off property, there are lots of great hotel options for families. Here are our favorites - both off ... Read More...

Spending the Day at the Renaissance Orlando at SeaWorld

Renaissance Orlando at SeaWorld

Disclosure: I was hosted for the day at the Renaissance Orlando at SeaWorld for purposes of review. All opinions are my own. All guests to the family-friendly attractions in Central Florida have countless hotel options available to them. On my recent #BloggingFL trip to Orlando, I had the chance to review a few of them (see ... Read More...

Orlando World Center Marriott Review

Orlando World Center Marriott

Disclosure: My stay at the Orlando World Center Marriott was complimentary as part of the #BloggingFl trip After two days at the Gaylord Palms, I packed up my bags and drove less than 2 miles down the road to the Orlando World Center Marriott - the largest Marriott-branded hotel in the world. Featuring 2,000 rooms ... Read More...