Travel Chat: Top Foodie Travel Destinations #BayouTravel

Top Foodie Travel Destinations #BayouTravel

Are you planning to do some traveling during 2015? If you consider yourself a foodie or at least a lover of fine foods and cuisines, then you may want to add a few great foodie destinations to your travel list for this year. What's on this list? While certainly not complete, this list offers a taste (pun intended) or some of the best hot spots for great food and the finest in dining. Check out these choices and enjoy your travels -- and the culinary delights these hot spots have to Continue Reading

Pros and Cons to Purchasing a CityPASS® on your Next Vacation #BayouTravel

Pros and Cons of Purchasing a CityPASS® on Your Next Family Vacation  #BayouTravel

Disclosure: I wrote post and scheduled this post prior to forming a relationship with them. I'm always looking for ways to save when I travel and knew my readers would enjoy learning more about the sponsor. It's no secret that visiting tourist attractions during a vacation can use up a large chunk of your travel budget. One way to save money if your vacation destination is a city is to purchase a CityPASS®. The CityPASS® can save you money on admission fees to attractions you plan to Continue Reading

Come Celebrate Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park​ – 40th Anniversary​ ​in Robert, LA ​#BayouTravel #Spon

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Disclsoure: The following is a sponsored post. All opinions and thoughts are my own. Please see disclosure section for additional information. Last summer my family and I had to pleasure of camping at Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park​ ​in Robert, LA. Since my family and I enjoy camping, we were thrilled to know we can have some family fun, so close to the New Orleans Metro area. We loaded up the minivan, threw the bikes in the truck and waited for the kids to get off the school bus one Friday Continue Reading

Travel Tips: Potty Training Tips While on Vacation #BayouTravel

Travel Tips Potty Training Tips While on Vacation #BayouTravel

If you are potty training your little one, a vacation or trip can certainly throw a wrench into the progress. There are a few things you can do to help promote potty training while you are away from home and on vacation. Check out these tips to help you and your little one stay on track and not ruin the headway you've made. Take a Potty With You Be sure to take your little one's favorite potty chair with you on vacation. Familiarity is very important when you are trying to potty train and Continue Reading

New York City Travel: Free Things to do in NYC #BayouTravel

Free Things  to Do in  New York City - NYC Travel #BayouTravel

Are you planning a trip to New York City? If you're trying to stick to a budget, you may want to check out some of the free attractions and activities the city has to offer. Take a look at this list then make your plans to enjoy the Big Apple regardless of the size of your budget. Brooklyn Bridge Park Check out the attractions at Brooklyn Bridge Park -- an 85-acre recreation site that has a number of unique features and attractions. One that is especially memorable is a 1920s era carousel Continue Reading

Are We There Yet? Traveling with Children and SNICKERS® #WhenImHungry #CollectiveBias #Shop

Are We There Yet_ Refueling & Traveling with Children and SNICKERS® #WhenImHungry #CollectiveBias #Ad #Shop

Disclosure: This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #WhenImHungry #CollectiveBias Are we there yet? As a parent, you have heard this statement many times. As a kid, you are guilty of asking this of your Mother or Father. My children have endured many trips in such a short life. But no matter how many times we load up the car for a new adventure, long car rides are not always fun. Cramped quarters, motion sickness and Continue Reading

Travel Questions Answered: How do I obtain a Passport? #BayouTravel

Travel Questions Answered_ How do I get a passport_ #BayouTravel

If you are planning to travel outside of the United States, you will need one very important piece of identification: A passport. Do you know to get one? Here's a quick rundown on what you need to do to get your passport so you are ready to head out on your next adventure. Go to Your Local Post Office Your local post office will have the necessary form to apply for a passport. The form is known as DS-11. There are also passport services available online that allow you to fill out your Continue Reading

Vegas Baby! Top Family Attractions in Las Vegas #BayouTravel

Vegas, Baby_ Top Family Attractions in Las Vegas #BayouTravel

Are you planning a family vacation to Las Vegas in the near future? Vegas is more than just gambling and nightlife. Check out these family attractions that are sure to please your crew when you visit this city. Caesar's Palace You don't have to be a guest at this famous hotel to enjoy what it has to offer for the family. Housed inside the hotel is a 50,000-gallon saltwater aquarium that is packed full of tropical fish that everyone in the family is sure to enjoy seeing. Sharks, rays, and Continue Reading

Travel Chat: Family Attractions in the Great Lakes #BayouTravel

Family Attractions in The Great Lakes #BayouTravel

If you live in the Great Lakes area or are just planning to visit, you may be looking for attractions to visit with the family. There are plenty of great attractions that are family friendly, it all depends upon what you're interested in. Check out these fun choices. Mackinac Island Located in Lake Huron, Mackinac Island offers plenty for families to do. For nature and history, you can visit the Mackinac Island State Park -- a site that encompasses 80 percent of the island, and includes Continue Reading

Napa Valley- Where to visit in Wine Country #BayouTravel

Napa Valley - Where to visit in Wine Country #BayouTravel

Are you planning a visit to Napa Valley's "wine country?" If so, there are plenty of attractions to entertain and keep you busy. Check out these spots that you need to be sure to visit. Robert Louis Stevenson State Park Located in Calistoga, the Robert Louis Stevenson State Park is named after the famous American author. You can enjoy hiking and the lure of nature as you get glimpses of the Pacific in the distance and appreciate the beauty of the Sierra Nevada mountain range. Napa Valley Continue Reading

Roller Coaster Mania – Theme Parks in the Midwest #BayouTravel

Roller Coasters Mania - Theme Parks in the Midwest #BayouTravel

If you're planning a theme park getaway in the Midwest, there are some great options for you. Whether you're hoping to enjoy a roller coaster or some other ride, you have plenty of great amusement parks to choose from. Check these out! Holiday World and Splashin' Safari, Santa Claus, Indiana With wooden coasters like The Voyage and The Raven, Holiday World offers thrills and chills. Water rides like Mammoth and Wildebeest are popular among visitors looking for excitement and splashes. With a Continue Reading

How to save money on your next Disney Vacation #BayouTravel

How to save money on your next Disney #BayouTravel

If you're planning a Disney vacation soon, you already know that you need to set a budget and do a little penny pinching to make it happen. To put everything together and turn that Disney dream into a real life vacation come true, you will want a few tricks and tips to help you save money. Check these out and get ready for your Disney adventure on a shoestring budget. Off-Season Traveling Sure, you might be thinking about that Disney vacation during the busy summer season when the kids are Continue Reading