Newport Aquarium – Newport, KY

Disclosure: My family was provided complimentary admission to Newport Aquarium. The Newport Aquarium, which is just a two minutes drive from Downtown Cincinnati is a must see when in the area. Inside there is showcases for thousands of animals from around the world in over a million gallons of water. Guests young and old can touch a shark, meet a penguin up close, visit the new jellyfish nursery and more.The aquarium is packed with different exhibits, with the newest being Seahorses Unbridled Fun. With a head like a horse, snout like an aardvark and belly pouch like a kangaroo- seahorses are anything … [Read more...]

The Johnny Cash Museum – Nashville, TN

Disclosure: My family was provided complimentary admission to The Johnny Cash Museum. The Johnny Cash Museum, located in the heart of Music City takes you on an in-depth journey through the Man In Black's amazing life. Featuring hundreds of artifacts and interactive exhibits that cover six decades of his life. We visited the museum on a Friday evening with all four kids (aged 23 months, 5, 7 and 9 at the time of the visit) and stayed inside for around an hour and a half.The museum is small, but well structured to give a view of his life and career over six decades of recording music. Long stories … [Read more...]

Sky Zone Trampoline Park – Lancaster, PA

Disclosure: My family was provided complimentary admission to Sky Zone. Kids bouncing off the walls today?  Screen time at an all time high?  Why not take a break for a fun activity the entire family will enjoy and head to Sky Zone. Sky Zone is an indoor trampoline park that combines fitness with fun.Upon entering you go to a computer station to sign your waivers then make your way to the front desk area to grab your “skysocks”.  Everyone bouncing must wear a pair, they are included in the admission price and yours to keep! They will also give you an id tag.  It gives your name, the amount of time you … [Read more...]

Dive Duck Key SNUBA – Marathon, FL

Disclosure: My family was provided a complimentary dive in exchange for our honest opinions. When in the Florida Keys the best way to experience the gorgeous coral reefs is to get out on the water. We tried the glass bottom boat and were pretty disappointed, we couldn't see anything. After a bit of research on viewing coral reefs, I discovered to really experience their beauty, we needed to get in the water, and dive down. Easier said than done. Getting certified to dive takes quite some time and can be pretty expensive. Thankfully there is another solution- SNUBA.You can get up close and personal with … [Read more...]

Air Force Fun Helicopter Tours – Orlando, FL

Disclosure: Our families tour was compliments of Air Force Fun. We have been in the Orlando area for a little over a month now. With all four kids birthdays right around the corner we decided to stick around one spot and spend as much time as possible exploring. A few weeks ago we visited Disney Springs and did some pin trading. During our visit, we couldn't help but notice all the helicopters flying over head. Ethan and Emmitt were most interested, and I promised them I would look into it.After a bit of research, I found Air Force Fun Helicopter Tours and knew we had to take a ride. Their Robinson R44 … [Read more...]

Fury Glassbottom Boat – Key West, FL

Disclosure: My families tickets aboard the Fury Glassbottom Boat were provided by Fury. When in Key West a for sure must see is the gorgeous coral reef. After all, it is the only living coral reef in the continental US. However, exploring the amazing underwater coral near Key West is generally reserved for scuba divers and we are not certified. After a bit of research I found the Fury Glassbottom Boat and knew it was the perfect way for us to view the coral reef, with out even getting wet.Fury’s Pride of Key West is a 65-foot Aluminum Catamaran. Her unique catamaran design veers away from traditional … [Read more...]

History of Diving Museum – Islamorada, FL

Disclosure: My families admission to the museum was provided. The History of Diving Museum is located on Islamorada in the Florida Keys. Right at mile marker 83.It is dedicated to collecting, preserving, displaying, and interpreting artifacts, antiques, books, documents, photographs and history relative to the History of Diving. Our visit took about an hour. The museum tells the international story of man’s attempts to explore, understand, and venture under the sea.  It also celebrates the special role that South Florida and the Florida Keys played in this story.The majority of the Museum’s artifacts … [Read more...]