A Quick Trip Series

How To Spend a Weekend in Fort Bragg, CA with Kids

After spending a few days around Avenue of the Giants, we made our way to the California coast to visit Fort Bragg. I only knew about this town because my sister used to live there and after reading more about the area, it sounded like another perfect coastal California town to explore with my family. Here are our recommendations for lodging, dining, and must-do activities if you are planning a trip to Fort Bragg. Lodging Dining Activities Lodging Surf & Sand Lodge What a great place to stay in Fort Bragg! This is the place we stayed where you could see

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How To Spend A Weekend In Half Moon Bay With Kids

So you are wondering how to spend a weekend in Half Moon Bay with your kids?! In the 2 years that we have lived in California, Half Moon Bay has been one of our top destinations for long weekend getaways! It started as a quick trip to the coast to see the ocean and have some lunch but I fell in love. Now I talk my family into going back as often as possible. I have also taken friends and extended family there to see it when they visit! Half Moon Bay is world-famous for Maverick’s Beach, drawing in the

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How To Spend A Weekend In Monterey With Kids

Prior to living in California, every time I heard of Monterey or really anywhere on the California coast, I thought it had to be what dreams are made of! It turns out that I was right.  We recently spent the weekend in Monterey for our annual whale watch and  and were able to hit so many amazing, iconic spots in a short time. Here are our recommendations for a weekend in Monterey! The Hable Way is an affiliate of Hilton and partner with Get Your Guide. If you click through any of the external links and make a purchase, we

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How To Spend A Weekend At Yosemite National Park

Once I fall in love with a National Park, I learn every last detail about it and spend as much time as I possibly can there!  Nestled in the Sierra Nevada Mountains lies my next beautiful target, the iconic Yosemite National Park. It is famous for many things, including its massive granite rock walls, incredible views, and ancient sequoias. It is an absolute must-see in California and it is just three hours from our home!  Since moving to CA in 2021, we have laid our eyes on some of the most beautiful landscapes we have ever seen. Yosemite is atop the list.

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How To Spend A Weekend In Santa Cruz, CA With Kids

If you are looking for a great family trip, look no further than the Central CA Coast! Santa Cruz is a fun place to visit. With plenty of options for lunch, shopping and fun at the boardwalk, you could spend tons of time here without getting bored!  We recently spent the weekend in Santa Cruz and were able to hit so many amazing, iconic spots in a short time. Here are our recommendations for a weekend in Santa Cruz! The Hable Way is an affiliate of Hilton and partner with Get Your Guide. If you click through any of the external

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A Quick Trip To Savannah, GA

Oh Savannah, I have fallen in love. Beautiful historic buildings, old-growth trees draped in Spanish Moss, and the quintessential southern charm is everywhere you look! We made plans with friends to meet in Savannah for a long weekend. They would be flying as they are a bit further away,  and we were driving. Kyle’s dad lives in SC so it was a nice way to break up the drive before continuing to GA the next day.  We were due to arrive in Savannah on Friday but our vehicle had a different idea for us! While this may completely change many

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24 Hours of Fun in Washington, D.C. at Christmas Time!

With only 24 hours in D.C., we packed as much stuff in as we possibly could. Our Nation’s Capital is about a 2-hour car ride from Charlottesville, Virginia! There are so many different areas in Washington DC that we will eventually discover but for this quick trip, we stayed in the Woodley Park Neighborhood. Our hotel of choice was the Washington Marriott Wardman Park, which is conveniently located near the Smithsonian Zoo and the Embassy of the Czech Republic. We planned our whole weekend around attending the Christmas Market at the Embassy. We visited Prague in April of 2019 and it stole

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A Quick Trip To Charleston, SC

Every year for my birthday in August, we take a quick weekend trip to a destination that is a reasonable distance from home. This year we visited Charleston, South Carolina. Kyle had to work there earlier in the year and went on and on about how he wanted to take us to visit. Conveniently, Kyle’s dad lives in Greenville, SC and his birthday is two days before mine! We thought it would be the perfect time to visit him and take our trip to Charleston. We arrived in Charleston at 3 PM on Saturday. We had to wait until check-in

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