Jenn Mitchell, Fitness TravelingMom

Jenn Mitchell, Fitness TravelingMom

Jenn Mitchell is a proud mom, wife and adventure seeker. She’s traveled either solo or with family to 20 countries and 36 U.S. states so far. A former personal trainer, Jenn looks for ways to keep her family fit and active both at home and on the road. Her personal fitness journey was published in Prevention Magazine. She’s also been featured in Good Housekeeping, Women’s Health, and Fitness magazines. Jenn blogs at Comeback Momma, where her goal is to inspire other moms and families to live happy and healthy lives.


10 Never Fail Sources of Travel Inspiration on Instagram

Where do you find your travel inspiration? There are so many resources to choose from. From magazines, books, travel agents and the internet, It can be a daunting task to choose a vacation destination. When she’s dreaming of travel, our Fitness TravelingMom finds these 10 sources to find travel inspirational. Check them out, and before you know it,  you’ll be ready to explore the world!  Instagram is my go-to source for travel inspiration. I can spend hours cultivating my bucket list or focus on a specific destination. I love to find real families sharing their honest travel stories. I’m also inspired by a...

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Mind Booster: 6 Ways Travel Improves Your Mental Health

Ever find yourself day dreaming about your next vacation? Do you long to see the top of a mountain instead of a mountain of laundry? Research shows that stepping away from your everyday life has lasting mental health benefits. It’s time to get out your calendar and plan your next adventure. Fitness TravelingMom, Jenn Mitchell shares insights about how travel improves your mental health. Travel can boost your mood and even make you smarter! Ever since having children and surviving postpartum depression twice, it’s been a mission of mine to maintain a work/life balance for myself and my family....

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Unlock Your Bliss with a Wellness Retreat in Myrtle Beach, SC

Myrtle Beach is a vacation resort city on the Atlantic coast of South Carolina. It is the center of what is known as the Grand Strand, a 60-mile stretch of spectacular beaches. Visitors can find plenty of activities that help reinvigorate the soul. From yoga to surfing, spa visits to nature walks, it’s the perfect place for a wellness retreat to get away from the hustle of daily life. Taking a wellness retreat is something I think everyone needs. It’s about getting away from the stress and responsibilities of everyday life. It’s a time to quiet the mind and...

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7 Fun Things to do in the Netherlands with Kids

While many people refer to the Netherlands as “Holland,” that’s just two of the country’s 12 provinces. Known for cities like Amsterdam, Rotterdam, the Hague and Delft, the beautiful country is an extremely family friendly destination. Also home to some of the world’s most famous artists, like Van Gogh and Rembrandt, the Netherlands provides children with a bit of artistic culture. Read on for 7 fun things to do in the Netherlands with kids, including canals, windmills, and even miniature cities. 7 Fun Things to do in the Netherlands with Kids While Amsterdam is likely the Netherland’s most popular...

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8 Essential Packing Tips for Long Term Travel

Packing for a long trip can seem like a daunting task, but it’s certainly not impossible nor do you need to include your entire closet. In fact, you can pack light enough for carry-on only travel, which comes in handy if you’re visiting many places during your trip. Traveling for more than a month? These 8 essential packing tips for long term travel are for you. 8 Packing Tips for a Long Trip I’ve traveled to over 19 countries and 34 states. Through my travels, I’ve learned to pack light and I’ve passed my tips onto my kids as...

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Hotel Review: The Omni Mount Washington Resort

Nestled beneath the mountain range known as “The Presidents” sits one of the last grand hotel resorts in New Hampshire. The historic Omni Mount Washington Resort is known as a favorite New England retreat for presidents and celebrities. In winter, the resort boasts award-winning Alpine and Nordic ski centers, decadent dining and luxurious guest rooms. It’s also the perfect location for the holidays, with spectacular decorations and activities for the entire family. Hotel Review: The Omni Mount Washington Resort My daughter and I had the pleasure of visiting the historic Omni Mount Washington Resort in Bretton Woods, New Hampshire,...

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Fun Family Activities in Central Massachusetts

Massachusetts is best known for a city steeped in American History and beautiful Cape Cod beaches. About 45 minutes west of Boston, Central Massachusetts offers a plethora of activities for families with kids of all ages. Places to explore include farms, sculpture parks, butterfly gardens and more. Central Massachusetts: A Day Trip from Boston On a lovely spring weekend, my family had the opportunity to explore some of the best activities that central Massachusetts has to offer. Many of these sites are an easy day trip from Boston and we highly recommend that you check them out. Massachusetts Audubon Drumlin Farm...

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Want to Bring Fido or Fluffy Along? Tips for Traveling with Pets

Bringing your pet along when you travel can add fun to your trip and minimize the worry of not knowing how your pet is doing while you are away. That said, traveling with your pet can be a special bonding experience or a disaster. You need to do your homework to make decisions about what is best for your family and your pet. If you decide that bringing your pet along is right for you, proper planning and preparation is a must. After a recent trip to New York for a pet-related conference, I interviewed pet owners about traveling with their...

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6 Tips for Visiting Ice Castles in Lincoln, New Hampshire

Our family loves visiting New Hampshire. Since we don’t ski, we often visit the White Mountains in the summer months for hiking and camping. Last winter, we had the pleasure of checking out the Ice Castles in Lincoln, which is near both the Loon Mountain and Waterville Valley ski resorts. Here are our 6 tips for making your visit to the Ice Castles as spectacular as ours. The idea for the Ice Castles was born in the front yard of Brent Christensen in Alpine, Utah while building an ice cave for his daughter. Since then, his Ice Castles company has...

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Niagara Falls Hotel: DoubleTree Fallsview Resort and Spa by Hilton

About a 10 minute walk to the outstanding work of nature that is Niagara Falls, you’ll find the DoubleTree Fallsview Resort & Spa by Hilton. Our Fitness Traveling Mom recently visited and stayed for two nights with her family of four at the hotel. Situated away from the busy tourist streets, this Niagara Falls hotel provides a quiet place to relax. It has an upscale design, excellent dining options and spacious rooms making it a great choice for families. Looking for a Niagara Falls Hotel in Canada? Check out the DoubleTree Fallsview Resort and Spa by Hilton. This was my first...

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