Aboard a small ship cruise: Day by day with Alaskan Dream Cruises

When I told friends and family we'd be experiencing SE Alaska on a cruise ship, the image that came to everyone's mind included a huge ocean liner, busy ports of call, fancy restaurants, kids clubs, and maybe a climbing wall. After all, kids don't go … [Read more...]

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Five reasons to book Alaska small ship cruises

A year ago, we wrote extensively about our small ship cruise experience with Alaskan Dream Cruises. If you liked what you read (and saw in our small ship cruise review video), now is the perfect time of year to book your summer cruise. However, I … [Read more...]

What to do in Ketchikan Alaska with kids

There's plenty to do in Ketchikan Alaska with kids! Whether in Ketchikan a day or two before or after a cruise or in the city for an extended time, there are a few must-sees. SE Alaska Discovery Center One of the best museums we viewed in … [Read more...]

Juneau Alaska with kids: lesser known Mt. Roberts Tramway hiking

If you're experiencing Juneau Alaska with kids, you're most likely arriving by cruise ship. If you're very lucky, you're cruising via a small-ship cruise, disembarking ahead of the masses, but even if you're onboard a large cruise ship, families can … [Read more...]

Sitka day trips: Allen Marine Sea Otter and Wildlife Quest

Sitka Alaska has many attractions for families, but if time is tight and you only have one day to experience one of many Sitka day trips, spend it on the water of Sitka Sound with Allen Marine. Allen Marine has been running their wildlife tours  for … [Read more...]

Sitka Alaska hotel review: Totem Square Hotel and Marina

Wondering where to stay in Sitka Alaska?  Read on for our Sitka Alaska hotel review. The Totem Square Hotel and Marina is ideally located right on the harbor, with beautiful views of Sitka Sound and within walking distance of everything in town. … [Read more...]

Things to do in Sitka Alaska with kids: three not-to-miss attractions

Whether you're embarking upon an Alaska cruise from Sitka or charting a fishing excursion, there are multiple things to do in Sitka Alaska with kids. The town is rich in Russian and Tlingit (Alaska Native) history, and is a bustling fishing port to … [Read more...]

Logan International Airport

If you find yourself weather delayed or otherwise engaged in the waiting game with your kids this winter at Logan International Airport in Boston, MA, a respite by the name of KidPort can be found in Terminal A. This large play area is located next … [Read more...]