If you're traveling with children for an extended period, as the parent, you're going to be looking after their ongoing education while you're away. The ASTC Travel Passport Program provides free access to many great science centers and museums across the USA and a few overseas. What a blessing for those homeschooling.
Over three years our family has ventured all over Southern California with our Teardrop camper and our daughter Xaria. Teardropping with a young child is easier than you think. This article presents a few tips that might help.
One of the benefits of becoming a member of your local AZA-accredited zoo or aquarium is discounted (typically 50%) or sometimes free admission to AZA-accredited zoos and aquariums that participate in the AZA Reciprocal Admissions Program. There are hundreds of participating facilities across most of the USA.
Summits On The Air gave me a real purpose to my hiking. No longer could I just hike my favorite trails, now I had to find new ones, and in doing so I found new favorites I'd missed out on for the previous fifteen years of living in Southern California.