By Eileen Ogintz DID YOU KNOW: Desert Big Horn Sheep are seen more frequently in the Grand Canyon now that their major food source competitors—wild burros—have been removed. Great Blue Herons, seen everywhere in the canyon, are America’s largest herons. Ravens, often...
By Eileen Ogintz DID YOU KNOW: Only about 100 people had traveled by boat through the Grand Canyon by 1949–eighty years after John Wesley Powell’s historic expedition. When war-surplus inflatable craft became available, Georgie White pioneered present-day...
By Eileen Ogintz DID YOU KNOW: The Colorado River may reach speeds of 10-15 mph at steeper rapids, though average smooth water speed is 3-4 mph. It drops a total of 1,709 feet during its 278-mile journey through the Grand Canyon. BREAKFAST: Eggs to order, bacon,...
Explore Seattle Southside is excited to invite locals & visitors to ignite the night at the 1st Des Moines Burning Boat Festival Dec 31 The post Burning Boat Festival in Seattle New Years Eve appeared first on Taking The Kids.
Nearly three in four U.S. adults plan to attend a holiday-themed event in their community this year, according to NRPA poll The post Holiday-themed events very popular says new poll appeared first on Taking The Kids.
There is something wonderful—even magical—watching someone you love opening a gift they love and will use again and again The post Finding the best holiday gifts for your favorite travelers appeared first on Taking The Kids.
Washington D.C.’s free, family-friendly winter wonderland, ZooLights returns to brighten the season at the Smithsonian’s National Zoo . The post Zoolights returns to Washington DC appeared first on Taking The Kids.
AmaWaterways has unveiled a limited time offer of complimentary land packages on select Europe, Egypt and Mekong River cruises in 2023 The post Limited time to book and save on AmaWaterways 2023 appeared first on Taking The Kids.
Tourism Australia’s new Come and Say G’Day marketing campaign features the destination’s new tourism ambassador, actress Rose Byrne The post G’Day Australia: new tourism campaign appeared first on Taking The Kids.
San Francisco’s neighborhoods transform into a gallery of art during the holiday season for the 10th annual Illuminate SF™ Festival of Light. The post SF Festival of Light Brightens the Longest Nights appeared first on Taking The Kids.
Holland America Line has partnered with The Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Foundation, the non-profit organization preserving the landmarks The post Holland America Line Partners with Statue of Liberty appeared first on Taking The Kids.
Hanukkah at Monica's is now on the PJ Library Amazon store. The new picture book is written and illustrated by Varda Livney. The post Hanukkah Monica for the holidays appeared first on Taking The Kids.