Sue Rodman

Sue Rodman

Sue Rodman is an Atlanta transplant, the mom of 3 boys and managing editor of 365 Atlanta Family, an award winning family travel blog that covers family travel, outdoor adventure, and date night diversions. Sue has been interviewed on Family Travel in the Atlanta Journal Constitution, The Family Fun, Publix Magazine, and on all three major television networks. She also shares her travel knowledge as a writer for Explore Georgia, and Simply Buckhead Magazine. She has also captured hundreds of trip ideas, inside information about must-see Atlanta attractions and more in her popular book “101+ Free Things to do in Atlanta.”


Five Airport Art Galleries Worth the Layover

Art and travel go together like red wine and chocolate. But if your schedule doesn’t leave time for the latest gallery opening, why not take in some of the works en route at the airport. Airport art galleries are popping up across the country and they have some pretty impressive works. Here are five you don’t want to miss. Five Awesome Airport Art Galleries When it comes to airport art galleries, Minneapolis-St. Paul isn’t usually at the top of the list. But the airport recently added its first major art installation in 15 years. Artist Philip Noyed created three...

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Disney Magical Moments: Creating Unforgettable Memories

What makes a vacation to Walt Disney World so special? It’s the unexpected Disney magical moments that create a memory you share over and over. And at Disney, cast members go out of their way to make magical moments happen. Not sure what constitutes a Disney magical moment? Read on. We promise it will make you smile. Disclosure: This post may contain affiliate links. If you click through and buy, TravelingMom will get a commission. Thanks for helping support TravelingMom. Extra Special Disney Magical Moments We knew we were late. Night had set over the Magic Kingdom and crowds...

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Stay Chill This Summer at these 7 Southeastern Water Parks

  The ultimate way to stay cool in the Southern heat is to splash, soak, spray, swim, and slide at one of these awesome southeastern water parks. Five of these seven parks are actually part of an amusement park, so you are getting a two for one deal. One is a stand alone attraction offering a welcome respite from a beach vacation. The final one is a destination all its own. Stay Chill This Summer at these 7 Southeastern Water Parks I can remember being super excited as a kid to visit friends with a pool. Absent that invitation, we’d...

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10 Reasons to Visit Breckenridge Beyond Skiing – in Winter and in Summer!

Skiing is the No. 1 reason most people think about a family vacation in Breckenridge, Colorado. The mountain runs were perfect for our family of beginner to intermediate skiers. But there is so much to do in Breckenridge beyond skiing. The authentic mountain town at the base of the slopes sets this area apart from other nearby ski resorts. Here are some of our favorite reasons to visit Breckenridge beyond skiing, including new things to do in Breckenridge in the summer. 10 Reasons to Visit Breckenridge Beyond Skiing Breckenridge isn’t your average ski resort. Breck is an actual mountain town with a...

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11 Best Things to do Outside the Disney Theme Parks

Floating cars, hula lessons, sing-a-longs, classes for budding artists, and even golf with Santa. There is just as much to see and do outside the Disney theme parks as there is inside. So take a break from the ride lines, and discover Disney beyond the Magic Kingdom. Here are our favorite 11 things to do outside the Disney Theme Parks. 11 Things to Do Outside the Disney Theme Parks 1. Ride in a Floating Car. While enjoying an excellent meal at the Boathouse at Disney Springs, I looked out the floor-to-ceiling windows and did a double take. Was that...

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Toddlers to Teens: 9 Awesome Outings in Atlanta with Kids

Atlanta’s downtown is becoming a major destination for those looking to explore Atlanta with kids. Centered around Centennial Olympic Park are fun things to do that will entertain toddlers to teens. Here are our nine recommendations, and best of all, these are all within walking distance of each other. 9 Awesome Outings in Atlanta with Kids Planning to visit Atlanta with kids? Whether you are bringing toddlers or teens, there is a lot of fun to be found. We’ve broken it down for you, so you don’t miss the best attractions for your kids. Georgia Aquarium The Georgia Aquarium...

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14 Awesome Things to do Along the Panhandle of Florida and Alabama

The emerald green waters of the Panhandle of Florida beckon visitors year round. But there is more to this area than just playing in the surf and lying on the beach. Get out from under your umbrella and embrace these 14 awesome escapes along the Panhandle of Florida and Alabama. 14 Things to do on the Panhandle of Florida and Alabama The Alabama and Florida Panhandle are so much more than mere beaches. Brush the sand from your feet, grab your cover up and flip-flops and head out for these 14 adventures along the Panhandle of Florida and Alabama....

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7 Absurdly Fun Weekend Getaways in the South

Looking for fun weekend getaways in the South? Why not try one of these up-and-coming southern cities. Unlike New York or Chicago, these towns have great year round weather. Like those bigger, better-known destinations, these cities also have a wide variety of things to do and world-class restaurants, but it costs much, much less. 7 Absurdly Fun Southern Cities You Need to Visit Whether you want a girls getaway, a romantic escape or a family friendly retreat, you can’t go wrong with any of these smaller Southern cities. Here’s why we like them, and what you can expect. 1. Weekend Getaways...

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10 Tremendous Teen Tested Things to Do in Georgia

Teens can be a tough crowd. Making them happy on a family vacation can be even tougher. Enter these teen friendly things to do in Atlanta and throughout Georgia. These 10 things to do with teens will make your family vacation a socially sharable experience. As we all know, if your teen is sharing the trip with friends back home, you’ve scored big. 10 Tremendous Teen Tested Things to Do in Georgia Getting teens out of their comfort zone is a sure-fire way to engage them on any outing. I’ve chosen 10 adventures from around the state of Georgia, so no...

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Five Awesome Sun-Drenched Georgia Beach Vacations

When people think of Georgia, they think Atlanta and a city getaway, but the mild southern weather makes a Georgia beach vacation perfect any time of year. Not sure what to expect along the Georgia coast? Here are five awesome sun-drenched Georgia beach vacation destinations for your next coastal getaway. Five Awesome Sun-Drenched Georgia Beach Vacations The string of islands along the southeast corner of Georgia is known as the Golden Isles. Although each island has its own personality, it’s easy to stay at your favorite Georgia beach and visit the others all in the same trip. Mild weather with highs...

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