Can’t Afford a Summer Vacation? Consider a Staycation!

Staycation: Southestern NC {Raleigh to Myrtle Beach, SC}

I covered staycation ideas for those of you living in Southeastern NC yesterday. But for all of you in other parts of the country, check out the following list for staycation ideas near your home! Mid Atlantic NW (or all), Connecticut :: Parenting Miracles Boston (or all), Massachusetts :: Maven of Savin Central, New Jersey :: Our Good LIfe Adirondak Mountains and Central, New York :: For This Season Buffalo/Niagara Falls, New York :: Ann's Entitled Life Syracuse, New York :: I … [Read more...]

Staycation 2013 – Southeastern NC {Raleigh to Myrtle Beach, SC}

Staycation: Southestern NC {Raleigh to Myrtle Beach, SC}

While I am not particularly fond of the town in which we live, I absolutely love our proximity to so many awesome day trip destinations! Living in Lumberton, NC, we are roughly 75 minutes from the state capital, Raleigh, NC, 70 minutes from Wilmington, NC and approximately 75 minutes from Myrtle Beach, SC. I absolutely love being able to hop in the car and drive such a short distance to find endless field trip options. Do you live in Southeastern NC, and fear that your family will … [Read more...]

The Ultimate History Field Trip

┬áKatie from Paradise Praises is sharing about taking an international field trip. This is a great post and she has included a printable 2-page planning guide at the end. Thanks, Katie!! Looking for a great idea for teaching history? How about taking an international field trip. No, I'm not kidding! There are so many historically and culturally rich destinations in the world, why not? Look at Campeche, Mexico, for instance. Aside from it's great climate, beautiful seaside atmosphere and … [Read more...]