Learning Adventures at Gumbo Limbo Nature Center

Learning Adventures at Gumbo Limbo Nature Center

Get Outdoors at Gumbo Limbo Nature Center! While Florida is well-known for castles and transporting us to imaginary worlds of Harry Potter and princesses, it also possesses massive opportunities for engaging learning experiences about nature that are fun and low-cost. What I find to be the most surprising and enjoyable are visiting local nature centers … [Read more…]

All Aboard the Holiday Train Show at The New York Botanical Garden

Holiday Train Show at New York Botanical Garden

Model trains speed past the Metropolitan Museum and Macy’s in Herald Square at the New York Botanical Garden as Christmas trees and lights warm the Enid A. Haupt Conservatory. Transformed every year for over two decades, the Holiday Train Show takes over the expansive conservatory with New York landmarks against a backdrop of plants as the sounds … [Read more…]

Breakfast with Santa at Hersheypark Place: A Must Do Holiday Experience

Breakfast with Santa at Hersheypark Place

This was our 5th year kicking off our holidays in the sweetest place on Earth. Each December, we pack up the kids (and the elves) and head to Hershey, PA. Not only do we celebrate the holidays but we also celebrate my son’s birthday. It is a weekend we look forward to each year. This year … [Read more…]

Imaginations Soar at Brookgreen Gardens

Imaginations Soar at Brookgreen Gardens

When vacationing in Myrtle Beach, you immediately think of a sunshine, beaches and seashells. If that is all you see in Myrtle Beach, you are missing the full natural splendor of this area. In Murrels Inlet, Brookgreen Gardens spans over 9,100 acres consisting of distinctive areas that will expand your mind. From towering sculptures to lush … [Read more…]