Madison Beach Hotel: Fun Family Getaway

Ever since I can remember I've had a love for traveling. As a kid, I used to take trips with my family, sometimes local to home or others, from state to state. My childhood trips fueled a dream of worldwide travel but these days I find myself enjoying spontaneous trips with my family, which are … [Read more...]

ATC on Location: Providence Biltmore

When we're traveling, I'm a sucker for a hotel with character. No cookie cutters for us. When we visit a city, we love to find a hotel that really captures that city. For Providence... That's the Providence Biltmore. Period. Listed as  a member of the program Historic Hotels of America under … [Read more...]

Give the Gift of a Grand Adventure at Disney

When I look back at my many, many times at Disney Parks & Resorts, I consistently come back to one overarching memory: family. I remember my Grandma laughing as she hugged Mickey Mouse. I remember dancing with my cousins at parades. I remember the time my husband and I were called up to be in … [Read more...]

MyMagic+: Disney Ramps up the Magic

On our last trip to the Walt Disney World Resort, we were introduced to My Magic+. Once again, Disney is taking vacation planning to a new level and helping families squeeze as much magic as possible into their vacations! First, before we left for our trip, we downloaded the Walt Disney World's … [Read more...]

ATC On Location: Bridgewalk Resort Anna Maria Island

Anna Maria Island might be one of the most perfect places on earth to have a family vacation.  The entire island is mostly residential, quiet, quirky and just oozing old Floridian charm.  Every corner has a little shop or cafe that invites you to just sit and stare at the turquoise waters of the … [Read more...]

ATC on Location: Disneyland Hotel

The Disneyland Hotel may possibly be our favorite Disney hotel! We stayed here a few weeks ago during the Disney Social Media Moms conference and it blew us away! Disneyland Hotel is the original hotel at the Disneyland Resort. It has a well-deserved AAA four-diamond rating. It’s a modern, luxury … [Read more...]

ATC on Location: Jamestown Settlement

Our final stop in Williamsburg was Jamestown Settlement. “FINALLY!” said Eliza. Shehad been dying to go to Jamestown Settlement, to see the  re-created Powhatan Indian village. It was the part she had been looking most forward to. First we had to see the gallery exhibits and watched … [Read more...]

ATC on Location: Busch Gardens Williamsburg

No trip to Williamsburg is complete without a stop at Busch Gardens Williamsburg. The kids (who love amusement parks) were super excited. We immediately blown away - Busch Gardens Williamsburg has been voted the world’s “Most Beautiful Park” every year since 1990 by the National Amusement Park … [Read more...]

Best of the Bump at W Hotels

I adore the W Hotels in New York - despite staying in NYC more times than I can count, they remain one of my favorites! They're sleek, chic and modern.  If you want to experience total urban luxury in NYC, the W is what you want.  I've never spent a bad night at a W and highly recommend all of them! … [Read more...]