Jennifer Greene, Last Minute Traveling Mom

Jennifer Greene, Last Minute Traveling Mom

Jenn is a Maryland Mom of two girls (ages 8 & 17). She loves to travel any chance she can. As an Orlando expert; she can tell you everything you need to know about the Number One Vacation Destination in the U.S. She can be found writing about her own adventures on her blog Journeyswithjenn.com. No destination is ever off-limits for Jenn and her family. She firmly believes that you should allow your kids to experience the rich experiences of travel..even if that means they miss school. What you learn in travel cannot be taught in a classroom.


Nemacolin Woodlands Resort: 7 Reasons To Visit With Kids

Nemacolin Woodlands Resort is a 2,000 acre playground, nestled in the Laurel Highlands of Southwestern Pennsylvania.  While it most certainly is a AAA five diamond luxury resort, it could not be more family-friendly. Our Last Minute Traveling Mom offers seven reasons to visit this mountain resort with your family. Nemacolin Woodlands Resort far exceeded my family’s expectations. We knew we were going to a luxury resort, but had no idea they would offer so many family-friendly events and activities. I was concerned that it may be a bit too “high-end” for my kids to feel comfortable. This was not...

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Mid-Atlantic Fall Colors: 7 Best Places to See Brilliant Displays

Fall in the Mid-Atlantic region is awash in a spectacular array of colors. You can enjoy the brilliance of the changing leaves and season with scenic road trips, fall events and mountain hikes. Living in this area, our Last Minute Traveling Mom has yet to visit all of these places. Is there a fall road trip in her future – or yours? Fall is just around the corner, and the Mid-Atlantic region of the United States celebrates in style. Each fall, we are treated to the most beautiful displays of colors as the leaves change. I fully admit that...

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Top 6 Fall Festivals for Families

Fall festivals and celebrations are around the corner. The apple butter churning, the pumpkin flavor, and crisp leaves falling. Our Last Minute TravelingMom’s favorite part of fall is the fresh clean air and the colors. There is just something magical about fall. No matter where you are in the United States, there is a festival for you; here are some top fall festivals for families. We are by all means a fall family; well minus the obsession over pumpkin everything. The weather is simply beautiful with no humidity, crisp air, and gentle breezes as the sun shines down. Fall...

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Regent Seven Seas Cruise Line Celebrates 25 Years at Sea

Regent Seven Seas Cruise Line is celebrating its 25th year at sea. Some of our TravelingMoms had the pleasure of sailing on one of the commemorative anniversary cruises in Europe and were treated to one of a kind events. Take a look at how you can experience VIP travel this year on Regent Seven Seas Cruise Line. Regent Seven Seas is an all-inclusive luxury cruise line. I have been on many cruises, but wasn’t prepared for the Regent experience. And to ramp up my experience, I was sailing on a 25th Anniversary cruise. During its 25th Anniversary year, Regent...

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Planning Your First Visit To Walt Disney World

Planning your first visit to Walt Disney World may seem a bit overwhelming.  Here are some valuable tips to help you plan the most magical visit. Once you get down the basic planning steps and Disney lingo you will be a pro in no time. Planning a Walt Disney World vacation is certainly a task. There are words like FastPass, magic band and memory maker thrown around. There are reservations to be made if you want to dine with Mickey and Pals. And then there is the need to choose the best hotel for your family. You can and will...

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Volcano Bay Water Theme Park: Four Reasons to Visit

Volcano Bay is NOW OPEN at Universal Orlando. It is a one of a kind paradise and meant to be explored with family, friends, or even alone! Come take a look at the highlights of Volcano Bay at Universal Orlando Resort. Universal’s Volcano Bay Water Theme Park My family loves water parks. On a hot summer day it’s the perfect day of fun; however, it can be exhausting. Volcano Bay turns your trip to a water park into a relaxing one of a kind experience. From the stunning Waturi Beach to the thrilling water slides, there is truly something...

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Reunion Resort Orlando: Your Vacation Home Away From Home

Reunion Resort is located just a stone’s throw from Walt Disney World. I would have never thought of staying in a vacation home before visiting Reunion. I was under the assumption that it was a private “owners-only” community. That is not the case; this resort is open to everyone for rentals. If you want to break away from the hustle and bustle of a hotel, this is the perfect option. My family frequents Orlando. We visit at least three times a year and we always stay in hotels. I never really entertained the idea of a resort home because I...

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Discovery Cove: Paradise To Be Explored In Orlando

Discovery Cove is located in the middle of Orlando, Florida but you would never know it. This piece of heaven located in the vacation capital of the United States is worth saving up for. From wild birds to lush tropical landscapes and so much more, Discovery Cove is an Orlando vacation must do. Forget the theme parks; Discovery Cove is the place for the ultimate vacation day. Discovery Cove: Paradise To Be Explored In Orlando Discovery Cove has been on my family bucket list for a few years. I wanted to wait until my youngest daughter was old enough...

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Enjoy a Suite Escape at Doubletree by Hilton Disney Springs

The Doubletree Disney Springs is located within Walt Disney World. That’s right – it is on Disney property! Offering one and two bedroom suites,  outdoor pool, theme park shuttle and more, this family friendly hotel is perfect for your next Disney vacation. Offering the largest suites on Disney property, this hotel is ideal for families of five or more. Enjoy the space to spread, all the while experiencing the magic of Disney. Last week our family stayed at the Doubletree Disney Springs, and I can say I was pleasantly surprised. With a teen in the house now, I am always...

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Is Memory Maker Worth the Cost at Walt Disney World?

Disney Memory Maker is a photo package that you can add onto your Disney vacation. We have done trips both with and without Memory Maker. There are variables that go into deciding if it’s worth it for each trip. When we visit for a week or more, it’s always added. Take a look at my top four reasons to get Disney Memory Maker. Is the Disney Memory Maker Worth the Cost? We are Walt Disney World regulars. I would say on average we visit two or three times a year. Some trips are long stays and some a quick...

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