Diana Rowe, Traveling Grandmom

Diana Rowe, Traveling Grandmom

Diana Rowe Denver-based freelance writer Diana Rowe is enjoying her 'after 50" life with her blended family of 5 adult children, 7 grandchildren (ages 18 months to 14 years), a dog -- and a very patient husband. For more than 20 years, she’s etched a living as a freelance writer, publishing hundreds of articles (online and print) ranging from family travel to girlfriend getaways to golf and hotel reviews. Diana specializes in multigenerational family travel and writes for numerous print and online publications. She also blogs about her various travel adventures with (and without) her family at http://travelinginheels.com.


11 Free Things to Do in Denver in the Winter

The Rocky Mountains provide a majestic and snow capped backdrop to travelers in Denver. From fireworks to parades, art walks to museums, enjoy the Mile High City with these 11 free things to do in Denver in the winter. 11 Free Things to Do In Denver in the Winter 1. Free Ice Skating in Denver 2. First Friday Art Walks 3. Explore more with Denver Story Trek 4. Warm up at LoDo’s Tattered Cover Bookstore 5. Be a Fan at Colorado Sports Hall of Fame Museum 6. Channel your Inner Fashionista at Rockmount Ranch Wear 7. Parade of Lights Weekend...

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6 Tips for Navigating Cyber Monday Travel Deals

Cyber Monday isn’t just about shopping for electronics, clothing and other tangible gifts. It’s also evolved into more travel deals than you can possibly enjoy in 365 days. While shopping online for travel is fun, navigating the hundreds and thousands of deals to find the perfect one for your family vacation — and deciphering which one fits your budget and your vacation plans — not so much fun. Read on for 6 tips for navigating Cyber Monday Travel Deals. Navigating Cyber Monday Travel Deals Travelers can use Cyber Monday to jumpstart their vacations for the next year or choose...

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9 Fun Things to do with Kids in Cheyenne, Wyoming

Looking for a true western experience? Pack your cowboy boots and hat and bring your little buckaroos. Point your vacation radar to Wyoming and its rich wild west history.  From a bison ranch to gunslingers to its high energy rodeo along with its outdoor activities, Traveling Grandmom brings you the 8 top fun things to do with kids in Cheyenne. Just 100 miles north of Denver, experience the epitome of the Old West in Cheyenne, the capital of Wyoming, known for the world’s largest outdoor rodeo and Western celebration. But this western town offers a whole lot of other...

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5 Best Disney World Resort Pools

If your kids are like ours, a hotel swimming pool is one of the must-haves on their vacation. In the mugginess and sweltering heat of Florida summers, a pool ranks high on the list as families can pretty much swim year-round.  From budget friendly to luxury, Traveling Grandmom (with help from her Traveling Mom friends) brings you the 5 best Disney World Resort pools. 5 Best Disney World Resort Pools 1. It’s All About the Pools at Disney’s Coronado Springs 2. Lava Pool at Disney’s Polynesian Resort 3. Aye, Matie! Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort pool 4. Get “Under the Sea” at...

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Tips on How to Plan Your Multigenerational Family Vacation at Disney World

Disney family vacations are priceless, but planning your multigenerational family vacation to Disney? Not so much fun.  Yet bring along grandma and grandpa, and we’re talking a trip worth its weight in gold. Yet once you add more family members to your group, vacation logistics can become crazy!  Take it from Traveling Grandmom, it’s still worth the time and energy, so she’s bringing you these 6 tips on how to plan your multigenerational family vacation at Disney World. Just Do it! Plan your Multigenerational Family Vacation to Walt Disney World If you’re cringing at just the thought of how...

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Colorado Camping: Snow Mountain Ranch Yurts

Camping is bonding family time, but what if you’re really not that into pitching a tent and the work involved in setting up a campground?  Say hello to Colorado camping in a yurt, a modern day option with “glamping” perks, like an already set up roof over your head, a real bed, picnic tables, grill, and even a fire pit.  Traveling Grandmom has the scoop on why it doesn’t get any better than Colorado camping at Snow Mountain Ranch Yurts — and the price tag couldn’t be more budget-friendly. Colorado Camping: Glamping in a Yurt What the heck is...

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Colorado Train Travel: Durango Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad

All aboard for 1880’s! Steam trains are like time machines.  Sit back and enjoy the historic ride and scenery of Colorado train travel, as quintessential Old West as cowboys — and steeped in history. What better destination than Durango, Southwest Colorado’s largest city, to experience train travel? Get ready to fall in love with this family-friendly, all ages Colorado train travel experience on the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad. Durango and Colorado Train Travel I’ve ridden the rails of the historic Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad (D&SNGRR) several times, and it never gets boring.  Combine the Colorado train travel...

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Family Friendly Colorado Ski Resort: Copper Mountain

Looking for a family friendly Colorado ski resort? Traveling Grandmom says kid-friendly Copper Mountain Ski Resort is perfect for families of all ages. From its convenient location to affordable accommodations, kids school, and, of course, great snow conditions, read on for all the reasons why families love Colorado’s kid-friendly Copper Mountain Ski Resort. Family Friendly Colorado Ski Resort: Copper Mountain Looking for a family friendly Colorado ski resort that is perfect for all ages and skill levels? Families love the kid-friendly Copper Mountain Ski Resort. And even better, my family has loved Copper since my now adult children were...

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Disneyland’s Guardians of the Galaxy–Mission: BREAKOUT! Ride Opens May 27

In 2016, Disneyland theme park fans bid a fond farewell to Tower of Terror to be replaced with a new theme! And now it’s official! Disneyland’s Guardians of the Galaxy–Mission: BREAKOUT! opens May 27. Read on for the new ride details featuring legendary Super Heroes and all-new experiences during the “Summer of Heroes.” Guardians of the Galaxy–Mission: BREAKOUT! Raise your hand if you were heartbroken (like me) when Disneyland announced last year that Tower of Terror would be replaced.  Yeah, it was a tough moment for me. But when chatting with Disney representatives, I was assured that the new...

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TravelingMom Approved: Best Places to Travel in 2017

Cheers to 2017 and a New Year to check more must-travel places off your list. From quick weekend getaways with the family to fulfilling travel bucket lists in the United States, our travel-savvy Traveling Moms are back, sharing their best places to travel in 2017. We’ve also included personal been-there-done-that tips to help make the most of our favorite destinations. Best Places to Travel in 2017 Last year, we shared our 2016 best places to travel. Traveling Moms are ready to help you explore in 2017 with another round up of best places to travel in 2017. We’ve been there, and...

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