South Carolina Road Trip Adventure – Wonderworks Myrtle Beach #BayouTravel

South Carolina Road Trip Adventure - Wonderworks Myrtle Beach #BayouTravel

Our January visit to Charleston was not long enough! My family & I visited my younger sister who had her 1st a baby 2 months ago. But we utilized every minute possible to spend time with her family and visit the area. Myrtle Beach is about 2 hours away from Charleston and one of our must-see stops in the area. Although we visited in low season, there is still much to do in Myrtle Beach! Most of the major attractions are opened and lines are nonexistent! WonderWorks was our first stop Continue Reading

Are you ready for Monster Jam to come ROARING into Mercedes-Benz Superdome Feb. 20?

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Disclosure: I am a Feld Family Ambassador, and in exchange for my time and efforts in attending shows and reporting my opinion within this blog, as well as keeping you advised of the latest discount offers, Feld Entertainment has provided me with complimentary tickets to Feld shows and opportunities to attend private Feld pre-show events. One of our favorite family sporting events is coming to New Orleans February 20th! Monster Jam has been a family favorite for YEARS and this year is no Continue Reading

How to Get An Unbelievable Discount in a Last Minute Cruise #BayouTravel

How to Get An Unbelievable Discount in a Last Minute Cruise #BayouTravel

My family LOVES to cruise! You can search my other cruise articles to learn more on WHY we love to cruise but since I love a good deal, getting a cruise as a great rate is a must for my family. My family does quite a bit of travel throughout the year. Since my husband (and I when I was working outside the home) use all of our vacation very quickly that means we sometimes travel at a loss, loss of income if we exceed our vacation days. While that may stop some from traveling outside of their Continue Reading

Travel Chat: What Your Hotel Front Desk Doesn’t Tell You #BayouTravel

Travel Chat What Your Hotel Front Desk Doesnt Tell You #BayouTravel

When you book a hotel, do you often wonder what the person on the other line is hiding from you? Do you wonder what the inside information really is? Most people have thought about it and quickly put it out of their minds. Interestingly, that sort of information can have a huge impact on the quality of your stay. But where do you get such information? The best place is from the sources themselves. What do hotel front desk clerks know that they don’t share? Here are five quick facts that will Continue Reading

New Orleans Inspired Word Search Printable – Perfect As A Mardi Gras Activity #BayouTravel

Mardi Gras : Carnival Printable - Word Search & More #BayouTravel

We're back with ANOTHER Children's Mardi Gras Printable!! If you missed our previous New Orleans/Carnival Inspired printables, check here. You don't have to live in New Orleans or the Gulf Coast area to love Mardi Gras. Many homeschooling families and frequent travelers find a way to study and incorporate Carnival traditions into their household annually. So whether you're looking to make Mardi Gras Macarons, Carnival Inspired Cream Cheese Filled King Cake Muffins or create a fun Mardi Continue Reading

Did You Know? Travel Series: Tower Bridge, London UK #BayouTravel

Did You Know_ Travel Series_ Tower Bridge, Attractions London UK #BayouTravel

Last summer we started our #BayouTravel bucket list which got us thinking? We can continue to add to our bucket list, but why not learn more some iconic and well-known attractions scattered around the world. Find additional European attractions and iconic European landmarks on our site. In 2016 we plan to add several attractions from Turkey, Croatia Bulgaria and more and ask readers "Did you know?". Starting our 2016 "Did You Know?" series we are featuring tidbits of information featuring Continue Reading

An Evening with The Fabulous Beekman Boys and The New Orleans Cooking Experience

Shrimp & Grits at New Orleans Food Experience with special Guests the Fabulous Beekman Boys #Bayoutravel

Last night I had the pleasure of attending a special event at The New Orleans Food Experience with special guests The Fabulous Beekman Boys. Josh Kilmer-Purcell and Dr. Brent Ridge are best known as the 2012 winner's of The Amazing Race and as stars of The Cooking Channel Series: The Fabulous Beekman Boys. The duo are visiting New Orleans and are scheduled as celebrity guests at the NOLA Home Show. The Fabulous Beekman Boys are authors, farmers and as if their reality show isn't enough, Continue Reading

New Orleans Mardi Gras Mambo – Carnival Printables for Children #BayouTravel

Carnival Family Fun - Mardi Gras and You're The Star Printable Childrens:Kid Activities  #BayouTravel

I'm so excited about Mardi Gras this year but Mardi Gras 2016 is early! In less than 3 weeks Mardi Gras will be here and our favorite time of year will soon pass us by. Today I'm sharing 2 Carnival Inspired children's printables. Printables are the perfect kid car or rainy day activity. In fact, you can take several of these and bring them with you on the parade route. Don't forget to check out our other Mardi Gras crafts and recipes like Mardi Gras Macarons, Carnival Inspired Cream Cheese Continue Reading

Game Day Activities for Children – Kid Football Printables

Football Tailgaiting Party Tips - Football Word Scrambles Printable

It's football time! My New Orleans Saints did horrible this season! There is only one way to look at it and it's pathetic but as always I'm a die hard Saints fan (they gotta get their act together though lol) and love them anyway but that being said, my house is getting Super Bowl ready. I'm ready for food, fun and football! If you're looking for ways to keep the little ones entertained while you enjoy the big game or perhaps are preparing the game day recipes and wanting to keep the Continue Reading

New Orleans | Fogo de Chão Brazilian Steakhouse Opens Doors in the Big Easy

New Orleans  Fogo de Chao Brazilian Steakhouse Opens Doors in the Big Easy

Dining is more than food, it's about creating an experience. At the newly opened Fogo de Chão you get exactly that. Fogo de Chão is a fine dining, full-service Brazilian steakhouse which brings authentic Churrascaria to New Orleans as well as other locations nationally. The celebrated traditions experienced in Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo and now celebrated in the heart of the Big Easy. The two-story restaurant and bar is located inside the JW Marriott on Canal Street. My husband Continue Reading

Smoky Mountain Family Attractions – Hollywood Wax Museum Pigeon Forge, TN #BayouTravel Ad

Smoky Mountain Attractions - Hollywood Wax Museum - Pigeon Forge Tennessee #BayouTravel

Disclosure: Complimentary passes were used during our recent visit to the Hollywood Wax Museum. All opinions & thoughts are my own. When I travel with my family, I schedule attractions based on location, price and time duration. In order to find value, I try to find attractions that our family can experience in 1-2 hours minimum. In my book, the longer the better. That means I'm getting my monies worth. The Hollywood Wax Museum in Pigeon Forge, TN meets all of my crucial Continue Reading