The Good, Cool, Awesome, and Ridonculus of Legoland California
Aug14

The Good, Cool, Awesome, and Ridonculus of Legoland California

Legoland California was our 10 yr old’s favorite part of our summer road trip and he wanted to share the good, cool, awesome, and ridonculus of his experience.

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Kids to Parks Day! May 20, 2017!
May19

Kids to Parks Day! May 20, 2017!

The National Park Trust Kids to Parks Day is a national day of play at parks, big and small, all around the U.S. on Saturday May 20th.

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Corn like Candy and Monster Machines
Apr06

Corn like Candy and Monster Machines

From corn sweeter than candy, to John Deere’s monster machines to actual candy and delicious ice cream from Lagomarcino, Quad Cities is a sweet surprise the whole family will enjoy.

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Show Your Love With a Dozen Roses?
Feb14

Show Your Love With a Dozen Roses?

A long time ago, before the Full Van Fun was Full or even a Van (but still Fun), this poem was a very special Valentine’s Day gift. Drawn upon years of working in a flower shop, this poem is a slightly different spin on the idea that roses are the perfect gift for Valentine’s Day.

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All Day at the White House Easter Egg Roll
Dec31

All Day at the White House Easter Egg Roll

2016 was a year full of excitement for our family. From the birth of our 7th to our big move to Oklahoma, it was nothing short of remarkable. One of the highlights of this incredible year was spending the day at the 2016 White House Easter Egg Roll!

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Experience Being Lighter than Air with iFLY
Nov30

Experience Being Lighter than Air with iFLY

This weekend, the Full Van Fun crew is excited to check out the new iFLY in Oklahoma City and tell you all about it – from both the adult as well as the child perspective.

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Perfect Fall Day in the Shenandoah Valley
Oct21

Perfect Fall Day in the Shenandoah Valley

Whether it is walking through a brilliantly colored forest floor, the fantasyland of an ancient cavern, or a measureless sea of old tall corn, a trip to the Shenandoah Valley is one you and your family won’t soon forget.

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Sunrise, Sunset Photos – 15 of our favorites!
Aug21

Sunrise, Sunset Photos – 15 of our favorites!

There’s something magical about how the fading (or growing) light shifts the world around you introducing new colors, patterns, and details. Enjoy 15 of our favorite sunrise and sunset photos from our adventures around the U.S. and Canada.

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Nearly Free Seattle Family Fun
Jun20

Nearly Free Seattle Family Fun

Have 24 hours in Seattle and need ideas on nearly free Seattle family fun? On our 2015 cross country roadtrip, we were in the same situation. After driving all the way to Seattle from the Washington DC…

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Buddy Bison’s Potomac Adventure
May29

Buddy Bison’s Potomac Adventure

On May 21, 2016 we joined Buddy Bison on an adventure for National Park Trust’s Kids to Parks Day and this is our story…

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