Two kids looking at Mount Hood from Mount Tabor Park

31 fun things to do in Portland (OR) with kids

We’ve said it many times before, but we LOVE Portland. We feel at home there. It mostly comes down to the city’s creativity, evident through all its innovative food trucks, bold street art, liberal spirit and endless indy businesses. It’s a fun and inspiring place to explore. And it’s just as good for kids as … Read more

50 of the best things to do with kids in Bristol

I moved to Bristol in 2016 when our kids were but a dream. So my first posts on the city focused more on the grown-up offerings in Bristol. Now that dream’s alive and we have two little boys, I’ve become something of an expert on the best things to do in Bristol with kids. From … Read more

Things to do in Chicago with kids - Skydeck

14 unmissable things to do in Chicago with kids

A guide to the best things to do in Chicago with kids, including plenty of Chicago family activities that adults will love too. Is Chicago good for kids? Chicago is one of those places that seems to etch itself on a child’s mind. I think it’s partly due to the skyscrapers that must appear even … Read more

Best of Bristol Christmas: Dean Forest Railway

50 unmissable Christmas events in Bristol and beyond

A guide to the best of Christmas in Bristol and beyond… The festive season can be a bit like Marmite, and I’m definitely on the lovers side. Mulled wine, the scent of cinnamon and fairy lights galore are among my favourite things. And I embrace all the events and activities that Christmastime delivers. We’re lucky … Read more

Child walking across rope bridge at Eden Project

10 unmissable things to do in Cornwall with kids

We’re huge fans of Cornwall with its gorgeous sandy beaches, dramatic coastline and cute seaside towns. We like it so much we got married there. And since having kids, it’s become a favourite family holiday destination. It has oodles of things to do, from simply hanging out on the beach to visiting the incredible Eden … Read more

West Midlands Safari Park

21 unmissable fun things to do in Birmingham with kids

The UK’s second biggest city, Birmingham (or “Brum” as it’s known locally), is filled to the brim with exciting attractions for families, including museums, galleries, amusement parks and zoos. And if you step just a little outside the city, you’ll discover even more to do in the countryside of the West Midlands, from castles to … Read more

Pinecrest Lake

36 fun things to do in California with kids

We’ve travelled all over California as a family and rate it as one of the world’s best family travel destinations. It’s super easy if you’re just starting to find your feet travelling with kids, plus it has some of the world’s best kid-friendly attractions. From Disney to Hollywood to no end of natural splendour, it’s … Read more

Lower McCloud Falls

12 unmissable things to do in Redding (CA) and Shasta Cascade

Perhaps one of the most overlooked areas of California, especially for those outside the States, is the gorgeous Shasta Cascade region, also known as Upstate CA.  Home to some of the state’s most epic nature, including Mount Shasta and Mount Lassen Volcanic Park, it was a highlight of our California road trip and our drive … Read more

Tower Bridge, Sacramento

30 fun things to do in Sacramento with kids

A guide to the best things to do in Sacramento with kids. Sacramento often gets overshadowed by its more famous sisters, LA and San Francisco, but that doesn’t mean it’s not worth visiting. The capital of California offers a much more laidback, non-touristy experience of California city life. And it’s the perfect place to include … Read more

Farm at Park Winters, Yolo CA

10 reasons to love Yolo County (and why you should visit now!)

We fell in love with Yolo County, a lesser known area of California that feels like it’s on the brink of being the next big thing in California tourism. With charming towns, a forward-thinking university, and a huge bounty of agricultural land that’s giving rise to all sorts of experiential farm experiences, it offers a … Read more