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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What to Pack for Cooking in a Hotel “Kitchen”
Jul31

What to Pack for Cooking in a Hotel “Kitchen”

Save money by staying in hotels with “kitchens” and enjoy the local experience by visiting neighborhood farmers markets, co-ops, farms, and supermarkets! In this article, we’ll go through everything we pack to get the most out of cooking family meals in a hotel “kitchen”.

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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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Our Ten Favorite Coffee Spots in the U.S.
Jan16

Our Ten Favorite Coffee Spots in the U.S.

I love coffee. Especially a great coffee with milk, sugar, and maybe chocolate? Vanilla? Caramel? Chai? Mmmmm. Full Van Fun is about farm to family food, music, and destinations parents and children can both enjoy, and for us, the whole family enjoys when I have coffee. These are our 10 Favorite Coffee Spots from more than 20,000 miles of roadtrips around the U.S. and Canada over the last few years.

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Route 191 and Flaming Gorge
Jan10

Route 191 and Flaming Gorge

Driving along Rt. 191 from Jackson Hole, WY to Vernal, UT is a visual Tschaikovsky’s 1812 Overture with cannon. Rt. 191 is one long crescendo from the bucolic grasslands of Wyoming to the flaming rocks of Utah and the Red Canyon finale – and we had no idea.

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Lincoln Home National Historic Site
Nov21

Lincoln Home National Historic Site

Nowhere do you get a better sense of who Lincoln was as a husband, father, and President than Lincoln Home National Historic Site in Springfield, IL. Lincoln Home National Historic Site includes the only home Lincoln ever owned, a visitor center, and a fully restored four block neighborhood, containing twelve historic structures, around the home.

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Top 10 Chocolate Destinations
Nov09

Top 10 Chocolate Destinations

There are few things both parents and children can enjoy more than CHOCOLATE! These are our Top 10 Chocolate Destinations from more than 20,000 miles of roadtrips around the U.S. and Canada over the last few years.

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Craters of the Moon
Oct17

Craters of the Moon

There are times in your life when you look around and feel like you are in the middle of nowhere. There are times in your life when you look around and feel like you are on another planet. When you visit Craters of the Moon National Monument and Preserve, you feel like you are in the middle of nowhere, on another planet . . .

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Santa Fe
Sep28

Santa Fe

As we drove to our casita, the wistful white adobe walls and bright vivid flowers welcomed us to this enchanting city.

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Family Adventure: 9998.2 mi, 46 days, 6 kids, 2 parents
Sep20

Family Adventure: 9998.2 mi, 46 days, 6 kids, 2 parents

9998.2 mi, 46 days, 28 cities, 27 Junior Ranger National Park Service sites, 25 states, 7 Science Centers, 6 kids, 2 parents, 1 Honda Odyssey minivan.

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