This year we have big plans to travel a lot more than we have done in the past few years. It is such a passion of ours and we want to explore more often and go to fun places with little mini vacations. I saw on A Beautiful Mess where Elsie and Emma share their goal destinations for the year and I thought – what a fun idea! That would really help me plan out my year and make sure I schedule time for trips and vacations! So here is my top six destination goals for this coming year….
This month Jeremy’s brother gets married in Texas and we can’t wait to explore the Fort Worth area! We have heard that we absolutely must see the cattle drive and then visit Steel City Pops and we can’t wait to bounce down to Waco and visit the Magnolia Market….but other than that, we need help knowing what to do, where are the must-eats and what to visit! Any suggestions? Love to hear them.
Oh Disney is such a special place for me and we haven’t yet introduced it to our kids. With Will getting older and all of them being such huge Mickey Mouse fans, we can not wait to make sure that 2016 is their first visit to the most magical place on earth! They are gonna FREAK. It’s gonna be awesome. We know we want to do Magic Kingdom and Animal Kingdom and maybe one other park but other than that we are open to suggestions for maybe little fun activities in Orlando? Any disney tips for little ones?
Definitely the most tropical and far away destination for us this year! I would definitely love to visit this gorgeous country that says it has everything from ruins to beaches to caving to horse back riding to snorkeling. I think this might end up being an adult only trip…the first that Jeremy and I have done since we had Will 🙂
We really are trying hard this year to focus on visiting more Georgia places – we want to know what’s in our own backyard, right?! So this year I think we are gonna try to steal away Jeremy’s mom and visit Tybee Island. We know that there are some sweet little houses to rent and low key beaches and a great light house. I think this would be the perfect late summer destination before school starts back.
SWEETWATER CREEK STATE PARK
Speaking of backyard destinations, the Sweetwater Creek State Park is literally so close that we could get there and stay at our own house that night….but we figure that it would be more fun to stay in a yurt! It has always been on my bucket list to stay in a yurt and these look perfect for our family of six 🙂 Yup, we are definitely gonna go in the next few months and explore the trails, take the boys fishing, run in the creeks and take selfies in front of the old mill! PHOTO OPS!
My grandparents live right outside Pittsburgh and we definitely want to visit them this year and explore a little more of the Steeler Nation city. I fell in love with this photo of the Phipps Conservatory and I would love to visit the Andy Warhol museum and maybe the Aviary! The kids would freak out….LJ and Weston both are obsessed with birds 🙂
SO that is my list – fingers crossed that we get all six crossed off the list! Any places you guys are looking to go this year? Anyone else thirsty for more traveling and more exploring? It has been relatively impossible for us in the past few years but I really think that since this year I am not pregnant (advantages!) and not planning on being pregnant (you guys can have all those vibes!) and the kids are getting older (someone told us that we should do traveling now before the onslaught of activities happens) that 2016 is our year! I would love to hear suggestions too – especially if you guys went to any of these places with kids!