Jennifer Greene

Jennifer Greene

Jenn is a Maryland Mom of two girls. 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 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.

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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Stay and Play at Liberty Mountain Resort near Gettysburg, PA

Are you thinking of a weekend getaway this fall or winter? When I think of Gettysburg, PA, I think of quaint B&B’s and history lessons. Located just eight miles from the most historical town in the Civil War is Liberty Mountain Resort. Offering golf and outdoor activities in the warm months and a ski resort in the winter months, it is perfect for a family to stay and play. Stay and Play at Liberty Mountain Resort near Gettysburg, PA Last weekend I found myself nestled in the mountains of Pennsylvania at the Liberty Mountain Resort. With my weekend being...

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Walk in the Footsteps of History in Gettysburg, PA

Gettysburg, Pennsylvania is the most historical town of the Civil War. Over three days, an epic battle of North versus South erupted and forever changed the United States. Whether you are looking for an educational family vacation or a trip with friends, add Gettysburg to your “must visit” list and walk in the footsteps of history. Nestled between mountains and farm land in Adams County, PA lies Gettysburg.  Its central location makes for a short drive from Baltimore, Washington DC and Philadelphia. I learned during my visit that Gettysburg is a large international tourist destination; tourists from every country have...

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Harry Potter and Jurassic World visit Philadelphia this Fall

 Looking for fun this fall in Philadelphia? With everything from a Harry Potter festival to Jurassic World exhibit at the Franklin Institute, there is sure to be something for everyone in  the family. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania is a great city to spend a day or a weekend. No matter when you find yourself in Philly this fall, there is sure to be a festival for you. I live less than 90 miles from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania via an easy drive straight up I-95. We love to visit Philly for its great food, festivals and history. There is not a more vibrant...

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HersheyPark thrills for Teens and Tweens

HersheyPark thrills are located in Chocolate Town USA, also known as Hershey PA. Just a short drive from Maryland, DC and Philly, take an action packed day trip or make a fabulous weekend of it. Your teens and tweens are sure to have a day full of thrills. Living less than 90 miles from Chocolate Town USA. no surpise that we have been regular visitors to Hershey Park for years. This park is perfect for kids of every age, but today I let’s talk about the big kids in the family. My girls are nine years apart and for many years...

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4 Tips for a Novice to Create Sand Sculptures Like a Pro

Summer may be coming to a close as kids are heading back to school; but that doesn’t mean the days at the beach are over. Some of my best memories were spent on empty beaches in Ocean City, MD after the tourists left well into late September. If you find yourself exploring a local beach after the summer season; or live at the beach year round, here are 4 tips for sand sculptures like the pros make. An empty beach after the tourist season is a glorious site. You can sit back with a book and the kids can expand...

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