Sarah Pittard, Solo TravelingMom

Sarah Pittard, Solo TravelingMom

Sarah Pittard is the mom of two young and well traveled children. An avid traveler since her youth she has not let motherhood stop her or her kids from seeing some amazing sights. As a former lawyer and current stay-at-home mom, Sarah loves to educate her children by showing them the world. While her husband stays in Canada working, Sarah and her kids can often be found galavanting through Europe, snorkeling in the Caribbean or enjoying the delights of Canadian winters. When not traveling she plays tennis, does yoga with her kids and is continually planning their next adventure. To follow along on their adventure, visit her web page at .


Top 10 things You Didn’t Know About Niagara Falls

Over 12 million visitors flock to Niagara Falls each year. They travel from across the globe to experience the dining, shopping and attractions of the area.  Read on for the top 10 things you didn’t know and things to do in Niagara Falls. Things to Do in Niagara Falls I grew up only a few hours from Niagara Falls but didn’t begin to explore the area until I had children. I fell in love with the many parks and hiking trails. Yet I must admit the hotels and fun attractions kept me returning for more. Here are my favorite things to do...

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Single Parent All-Inclusive Vacation Tips for a Better Vacation

Traveling as a single parent isn’t always easy. Whether you are on your own full time or just travel alone with your kids, even the best resort vacations can be a little lonely. Our Solo Traveling Mom has some single parent all-inclusive vacation tips to make your stay at Beaches Resorts or any other all-inclusive even more enjoyable.   Single Parent All-Inclusive Vacation Tips for a Better Vacation As a mom who travels solo with two kids, I like to try and book an all-inclusive vacation each winter. I use these trips to spend time with my kids while...

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Order Your Free 2017 Parks Canada Pass Now!

Planning your summer vacation? Canada is celebrating its 150th anniversary of Confederation by offering visitors from around the world a free annual pass to every one of its beautiful parks. Here’s what you need to know to get yours now. Canada has some of the world’s most beautiful national parks. From Banff and Jasper all the way east to Fundy National Park, there really is something for every family. Usually family passes to the Canadian National Parks cost more than $100 a year, but this year they are free. Here’s how to make sure you get yours. How to Order Your...

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6 Reasons to Skip Holiday Traditions and Travel With Your Kids

No matter what holiday you celebrate, this time of year can be stressful. Juggling family visits, holiday budgets and regular life is enough to drive even the sanest person a little crazy. What if you decided to skip the holiday traditions and travel with your kids? Here our Solo Traveling Mom gives you 6 reasons to say goodbye to holiday stress and hello to travel. For the past few years, my family has skipped the normal holiday traditions in order to enjoy a new one; travel. We’ve said goodbye to large Christmas dinners, gifts under a tree and family gatherings,...

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HERSHEY PARK WITH FOOD ALLERGIES: YES OR NO?

For many kids, a trip to Hershey Park in Hershey, Pennsylvania is what sweet dreams are made of. But if your kid suffers from allergies, you may be wondering if a visit to Chocolate Town USA might be a nightmare instead. Our Solo Traveling Mom packed her dairy-free kid in the car and drove to Hershey to find out  if it’s worth visiting Hershey Park with food allergies. Hershey, Pennsylvania is a chocolate lover’s dream destination. Families can fill their days with visits to the Hershey Park amusement park, choice of lodging at two hotels or a camping resort, and a walk-through of the enormous Hershey’s Chocolate...

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4 of the Best Kept Secrets I Learned From the Locals in Beaufort, SC

Close to Hilton Head, South Carolina lies the small town of Beaufort. Loved by many, Beaufort is well know for its role in literary novels and films like The Prince of Tides and Forrest Gump. While there are plenty of tourist activities that will keep you entertained and busy, I have found some local secrets I couldn’t help but share. Here are four of the best kept secrets I learned from the locals in Beaufort, SC. But remember, you didn’t hear them from me. I didn’t find Beaufort, South Carolina on my own. A family member moved to the small city...

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What’s a Sonesta Hotel?

Like most parents, Traveling Moms sometimes book last minute via online booking sites like Hotwire and Priceline. Recently, using a blind booking site, our Solo Traveling Mom ended up staying at a hotel chain she had never heard of: Sonesta Hotels. Read on to find out exactly what’s a Sonesta Hotel; why the Sonesta Resort Hilton Head was exactly what she needed for a break from the South Carolina heat; and why it may be the perfect fit for your next family vacation. On a recent trip, my sister, a mom of an infant, and myself, a mother of...

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Residence Inn New York The Bronx Review – Family Hotel in Bronx NY

Until recently finding a family hotel in Bronx, NY wasn’t easy. Whether taking in the Yankees, strolling down the streets of Arthur Avenue (“the real Little Italy of New York”), or are simply searching for a family friendly hotel close to Manhattan, options were limited. Read on to find out why the Residence Inn New York The Bronx may be the perfect fit for your family. Of all the New York City boroughs, the Bronx was the only one I had never visited until this summer. As I searched for family-friendly hotels in New York City, the Residence Inn New...

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3 Ways Pokemon Go Can Actually Enhance Your Family Vacation

Let’s be honest, video games and traveling don’t always go together. But before you say no to Pokemon Go, you should know that there are several ways Pokemon Go can enhance your family vacation. Read on to see why Traveling Moms across the country are just as excited as their kids to “Catch ‘Em All.” Pokemon Go You may be sick of hearing about Pokemon Go or, like me, you may be just as excited as your kids are. While the app has only been available for less than a week, it’s already a huge hit. Before you dismiss it...

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Weekend Escape to Muskoka Wharf in Gravenhurst, Ontario.

Muskoka Wharf in Gravenhurst, Ontario, is located in the Muskokas, a short drive away from Toronto. The Muskokas are so loved that National Geographic Magazine has named it one of the best summer trips in 2011. And it gets better every year! Read on to find out why it is the perfect place to take your kids this summer. Only two hours from Toronto, the Muskoka area is well known as one of Canada’s most beautiful places to summer. Its lakes are filled each summer with families and kids from all over the world who can’t resist its charm. When planning...

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