Jennifer Greene, Last Minute Traveling Mom

Jennifer Greene, Last Minute Traveling Mom

Jenn is a Maryland Mom of two girls (ages 7 & 16) married to a Road Warrior who travels 60% of the year for work. She loves to travel any chance she can, many trips are last minute due to her husbands constant work travel. 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.


Enjoy at Girls Getaway at The Tropicana Resort: Atlantic City

When you think of Atlantic City, New Jersey, you probably think gambling and the beach. While that is partially true, this East Coast town offers so much more, from all-star concerts and special events to festivals year round. The Tropicana Resort has just undergone a $90 million dollar renovation in just two years, and it looks fantastic. Take a look at all you can do in this upbeat and vibrant resort – without ever putting your money on a table in the casino. Ladies, please tell me you take girls getaways! How else can we stay sane with all...

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Seven Mistakes to Avoid When Planning a Walt Disney World Vacation

Walt Disney World vacation planning can be time consuming and overwhelming, especially for a first visit. While you may think you have everything figured out, you may have actually missed a step or even overplanned. Here are the seven beginner mistakes that are common for first-time WDW trip planners. Avoid them, and your vacation will be even more magical! Seven Mistakes to Avoid When Planning a Walt Disney World Vacation With over 40 Walt Disney World vacations under my belt, I know a thing or two about planning a trip to the “Most Magical Place on Earth.”  A trip...

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Five Reasons to Spend a Long Weekend in Grapevine,Texas

Grapevine, Texas is a small town tucked between Dallas and Fort Worth. This town is home to a budding art scene, an abundance of wineries, five star dining and Texas chili parlors. Did I mention it is family friendly as well? You never have to leave Grapevine to find something to do, be it a weekend with girlfriends or a family getaway. Learn why Grapevine is the perfect small town to visit.   Spend a Long Weekend in Grapevine,Texas I have had the pleasure of visiting the town of Grapevine, Texas twice and I fell in love during each...

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Local Food Finds To Discover in Maryland

As a lifelong Marylander, I know the amazing array of food we offer visitors. We also have things you can ONLY find in Maryland. As a local, I take these treats for granted. Take a look with me at my favorite “Maryland only” food finds. Travel is not only about the destination but what we find along the way. I hope you will try a few of these on your next visit to “The Old Line State.” Seven Local Food Finds To Discover in Maryland Marylanders love to eat. There is no other way to say it. Bordered by the Atlantic...

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Harmony of the Seas Offers 7 Unique Floating Neighborhoods

Harmony of the Seas is now in her home port of Fort Lauderdale, ready to sail to the Eastern and Western Caribbean throughout the year. Before she sailed her first seven night voyage, our Last Minute Traveling Mom had the honor of being part of the Inaugural Sailing Media Preview. This ship is a show stopper and introduces an all new way to cruise. Gone are the days of tacky shows and sub-par dining. Check out how Royal Caribbean and Harmony of the Seas will change the way you cruise.   Harmony of the Seas Offers 7 Unique Floating Neighborhoods...

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Universal Orlando Theme Parks: Family Fun for Everyone

When you see the Universal Orlando commercials you may think the parks are only for older kids or adults. This could not be further from the truth. Universal Orlando is the home of two award-winning theme parks offering something for every age. Here are the most family friendly attractions at the Universal Orlando theme parks. Universal Orlando Theme Parks: Family Fun for Everyone My family and I had not been to Universal Orlando together in quite awhile. When the opportunity to visit the parks came up last week, we jumped at it. The four of us had one day...

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Escape to Loews Sapphire Falls Resort at Universal Orlando Resort

Loews Sapphire Falls Resort is the newest onsite hotel at Universal Orlando. Loews Hotels and Universal outdid themselves with this resort for sure. Our Last Minute Traveling Mom felt as if she was in a tropical oasis and not in Central Florida. Imagine palm trees swaying and steel drums playing as you settle into vacation mode and hear more about Sapphire Falls.   Escape to Loews Sapphire Falls Resort at Universal Orlando Resort My family and I travel to Orlando quite often and we have stayed in the onsite resorts at Universal Orlando before. I have to say, Sapphire...

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How to Visit Orlando without going to Disney World

Orlando vacations without a visit to Disney World are possible! Personally, we have been to many non-Disney attractions during vacation and had an amazing trip. I know most Disney fans will gasp at that statement. Disney World isn’t for everyone, and there is plenty to experience in the Number One Vacation Destination in the United States. Let’s take a look at how you can have a fun Orlando vacation without visiting the Mouse.   How to Visit Orlando Without Going to Disney World My kids and I are seasoned Orlando travelers. My job has put me in Central Florida for...

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Spend a weekend with friends at Great Wolf Lodge Williamsburg

Great Wolf Lodge is an ideal place for a weekend getaway with friends. Sure, family trips can be great, but a trip with your friends can be equally fun. And Great Wolf Lodge is all about fun! Offering a wide variety of attractions for kids of every age, there is something for everyone. My girlfriend and I just spent a weekend with our daughters at Great Wolf Lodge Williamsburg, and we had a great getaway in Virginia. My recent girlfriend getaway didn’t start out to be “girls only.” Due to my husband’s crazy travel schedule for work. he was...

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What to do if there is a Hurricane at Walt Disney World

The Walt Disney World trip you have planned for is finally here, and just before arrival the dreaded word HURRICANE comes across the news. Don’t panic, you have options. With Disney being a mere 45 minutes from the east coast of Florida, there are many plans in place should this happen. I have not been to Walt Disney World during a hurricane watch or warning, but I do know a few friends that have been through this and shared a few tips with me. I can tell you from experience that Disney will not close during a tropical storm,...

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