Sherry Boswell, TravelingMom with Teens

Sherry Boswell, TravelingMom with Teens

Sherry is a South Carolina native and mom to 2 teens. Along with her teen circus, she juggles roles as attorney, blogger, and social media manager. This ringmaster loves chai tea, adventure travel, Disney, cruising, and macarons. Best travel acrobatics include getting married on a beach in the Virgin Islands, playing an electric blue violin in European cathedrals, and watching her kids take their first steps in Paris and London. Find her lifestyle and travel tips at SherryBoswell.com.


Alaska Excursions Worth the Adventure

Alaska for many is a once in a lifetime destination, so it’s important to make it count! And key in that is choosing the right shore excursions while cruising Alaska. Insider tips for the Inside Passage are worth their weight in GOLD. Our family mined these Alaska excursions recommendations just for you of the most outstanding, rave-worthy excursions from Skagway to Juneau to Ketchikan. Alaska Excursions Worth the Adventure 1. Endicott Arm 2. Skagway 3. Juneau 4. Ketchikan Mention Alaska as a travel destination and people swoon. For good reason. Alaska’s natural beauty, diverse ecosystems, and unique finds like...

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Essential Disney Cruise Advice for First Time Cruisers

Ready to embark on a first time Disney Cruise? Happily we TravelingMoms have been on our fair share of cruises and feel a bit like Captain Jack with his trusty compass at home on the seven seas. Landlubbers cruisers for the very first time may feel like they don’t have their sea legs yet when it comes to planning and preparing. We love to share our travel tips and tricks, especially Disney cruise advice for first time cruisers. So here’s everything you need to know if you are new to Disney cruising. Essential Disney Cruise Advice for First Time...

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11 Free Things to Do in Greenville, SC

Free things to do in Greenville? The secret is out: Greenville, South Carolina is one hustling, bustling Southern city. National Geographic Traveler, Conde Nast, and Forbes all have named Greenville as a top notch destination with one of America’s best downtowns. Just as important as a thriving arts scene, fabulous restaurants and shopping, and special events is the concept of FREE. That’s right: free activities and events are vital for a city and gentle on the wallet. Greenville is home to many wonderful attractions that have this perfect price point. Check these 11 free in Greenville activities next time you visit...

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Holiday Fun at the Best Christmas Hotel in Asheville, North Carolina

Get your sleigh ready to climb up the mountains to Asheville, North Carolina for holiday fun. Looking for the best Christmas hotel in Asheville to celebrate the holidays? Then look no further than the historic Omni Grove Park Inn in Asheville, North Carolina. Take in the majesty of the holiday decorations and feast on the sumptuous Sunday brunch buffet, complete with champagne and mimosas. Cheers! Best Christmas Hotel in Asheville: the Omni Grove Park Inn Making an annual trip to the Omni Grove Park Inn is a holiday tradition for our family. Nestled in a residential community overlooking the...

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Holiday Travel Inspired by Movie Locations

“It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas, Everywhere You Go!” Yep, the song is right, it’s prime time to get in the holiday spirit. What better way than to plan holiday travel inspired by the movies? Some of my favorite holiday movies are set in the most inviting locales. From New York to Chicago, Melodious TravelingMom shares both hers and fellow TravelingMoms’ best holiday travel movie locations. 3 Best Holiday Travel Movie Locations 1. New York (Inspired by “Elf”) 2. Cleveland (Inspired by “A Christmas Story”) 3. Chicago (Inspired by “Home Alone”) What do these cities have in common? They are home...

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Best Disney Cruise Line Secret: The Rainforest at Senses Spa

Awaken the senses in a Rainforest…on a cruise ship! It’s no riddle, but rather the best kept secret on Disney Cruise Line’s fleet of ships. Book a Rainforest pass at the Senses Spa either for a day or the length of cruise and prepare to be pampered with aromatherapy showers, saunas, steam room, and heated stone loungers. Not only is it my favorite guilty pleasure on a Disney cruise, it is also a really big hack because I dare say most cruisers are not aware of this gem in the Senses Spa and Salon. My guilty pleasure on a...

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9 Tips for Your Yellowstone Vacation

Planning a Yellowstone vacation? Good on ya! What a fabulous national park for animal adventures, geyser gazing, and hot spring hopping. There’s so much to see and do in this 2.2 million acre gem that the challenge becomes how to see as much as possible in the allotted time. Here are nine tips to make the most of your Yellowstone experience. Yellowstone National Park hit over 4.2 million annual visitors in 2016, with peak season during June, July and August. So it pays to pre-plan as much as possible for trekking to this behemoth national park. After traveling to...

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What You Need to Know About “Disney After Hours” at Walt Disney World

Disney After Hours is BACK for 2018! The Magic Kingdom will be open for this three hour experience as a separately ticketed event on select nights in January, February and March. Here we unpack the newest news hitting the Disney universe. Walt Disney World introduced Disney After Hours in 2017. This special ticketed after hours experience at the Magic Kingdom on select nights promises an opportunity to “enjoy Magic Kingdom park in the dark at an after-hours special event featuring many of your favorite attractions and characters.” Sounds intriguing, doesn’t it? Disney After Hours Special Event Billed as a unique...

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6 Tips for Touring Biltmore Estate Like a Vanderbilt

Biltmore Estate is on any must do list when visiting Asheville. Not only the largest private home in America, this treasured tourist destination welcomes over 1 million visitors a year. Registered as a National Historic Landmark, this North Carolina landmark earns the title of #1 North Carolina visitor attraction in its category (museums, historic buildings and zoos). Melodious TravelingMom offers 6 tips on how to do Biltmore Estate like a Vanderbilt to maximize your Biltmore experience. Showing off the best of Asheville to our California friends, it was a no brainer: we had to take them to Biltmore. After all,...

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Wanna try glamping in a covered wagon? Go with Goosewing Ranch

Ever been glamping before? Melodious Traveling Mom and her family hadn’t either. Now that these “City Slickers” stayed at the glamping site at Goosewing Ranch in Wyoming, the Boswell family is spoiled for life to this adventurous, outdoor-centric experience. Dude ranch meets Laura Ingalls Wilder, the dude ranch glamping experience is sleeping in covered wagons, having a private chef for campfire meals, and riding with a real life cowboy. Glamping is a new word coined to show the merger of glamour and camping. The two combine like a marshmallow and chocolate on top of a graham cracker for s’mores....

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