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I am so excited to have another guest author today – Divya from Eat, Teach, Blog! I “met” Divya through a Facebook Social Media group and her site caught my eye because she often writes about travel, lives in a teeny tiny town (which I found interesting) and is like me, a former teacher. When I saw her series on a recent European River Cruise, I actually invited her to submit her story for the Momma To Go readers.

I know for me, family travel does not always mean me and my kids. As you know I went to Italy last March with a few of my favorite family members – my aunt, uncle and sister. And for some folks, friends mean family (kinda like #thegirlfriends). So whoever you hold near and dear, plan a trip, but here are some awesome tips for traveling with extended family:

Guest post on the best tips for traveling with extended family! #travel #family #familytravel http://www.mommatogo.com

Traveling with Extended Family

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Momma To Go would like to thank the Legoland Discovery Center for hosting us. As always, all opinions are my own.  Read my full disclosure here.

 

You know we here in the Momma To Go family love our Lego-theme parks. Last winter we visited Legoland in Florida not once, but twice! Recently, we were invited to the Legoland Discovery Center in Westchester, New York for an awesome day of fun and exploring!

Which is why I am so excited to be partnering with them for my first Momma To Go reader Giveaway! Keep reading to enter to win some tickets to the Legoland Discovery Center in Westchester, New York!

Enter to win a Family Pack of four tickets to Legoland Discovery Center #family #giveaway #lego http://www.mommatogo.com

Legoland Discovery Center Giveaway

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Momma To Go would like to thank the Legoland Discovery Center for hosting us. As always, all opinions are my own. This post contains affiliate links. I receive a small percentage of an affiliate sale without any cost to you. I only link to items I truly recommend, and I thank you in advance for your support of Momma To Go. Read my full disclosure here.

In this house, we love the Lego Brand. We actually just got the Lego Batman Movie DVD (and watched it on a recent car trip) and we were so lucky to have visited Legoland Florida twice this past winter. I do miss my New York family that migrated south to Orlando, but having cousins in Florida does have its perks! So use Lego-lovers were so excited to be invited to revisit the Legoland Discovery Center in Westchester, New York to spend a day riding, building and exploring!

Legoland Discovery Center, Westchester Review! #Lego #travel #family #legoland http://www.mommatogo.com

Legoland Discovery Center

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I am so excited to have another guest post by Claire Hastings. I personally have a love/hate relationship with packing. I am efficient, but would not call myself a minimalist by any means! If you are curious how I pack, click here. But read through for Claire’s awesome tips on how to pack when space is at a premium!

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Minimalist Guide to Family Packing. Guest post by Claire Hastings. #travel #family #traveltips #packing #packingtips http://www.mommatogo.com

Minimalist Family Packing Guide for Summer Vacation

 

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Momma To Go would like to thank Splish Splash for hosting us. As always, all opinions are my own. This post contains affiliate links. I receive a small percentage of an affiliate sale without any cost to you. I only link to items I truly recommend, and I thank you in advance for your support of Momma To Go. Read my full disclosure here.

 

My family loves amusement parks and my kids love rides. They also can’t get enough of the pool! So I knew this summer we wanted to try a full-on water park for the first time. This week we decided to venture to Splish Splash in Calverton, New York for an awesome day of water rides!

A day at Splish Splash, the best water park on Long Island, New York! #amusementpark #longisland #newyork #travel #family http://www.mommatogo.com

Splish Splash Water Park

 

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I am so excited to have another fabulous guest blogger today! Natasha and David are the bloggers behind Meldrums On The Move. They write about family travel and are eager to make family travel cheaper, easier and more enjoyable. I love that they are digital nomads and have been all over the world! #LifeGoals

Natasha wrote this awesome post about her hometown of Innerleithen, Scotland … a country that is definitely on my bucket list! Keep reading for everything you want to know about visiting Innerleithen!

A traveler's guide to Innerleithen, Scotland. What to do, where to eat, and where to stay. Insider insights from an Innerleithen native! #travel #scotland http://www.mommatogo.com

Innerleithen travel guide

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You all know I love the beach and pool, but another summer (and spring/fall) activity that our family loves is to visit theme parks! This past winter we were lucky enough to visit Legoland Florida twice, have a brunch at Chef Mickey at Walt Disney World, and have visited our local amusement park, Adventureland, many times.

One park that has always made our summer must-do list is Sesame Place in Langhorne, Pennsylvania. I honestly do not think we will go this year, for the first time in 5 summers! I am a bit sad about this! But my guys have “graduated” to a bigger water park (we have a Splish Splash visit scheduled in a couple of weeks), but we have gone to Sesame for the past five summers and I am thrilled to share my tips to help younger families plan their most awesome Sesame Place trip.

 

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Tips for Visiting Sesame Place in Langhorne, PA. #travel #family #sesamestreet http://www.mommatogo.com

Sesame Place Tips

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I am so excited to introduce today’s guest blogger! I noticed, on social media that she was cruising with her family, and asked her to write a review to share with Momma To Go readers!

Victoria is a new blogger over at One Sharp Mama. During the week, her Monday thru Friday, is being a Sonographer at a local outpatient radiology office. She has a fairy tale husband and is a mother to a beautiful young daughter. She loves sharing her stories on parenting, infertility, organization, and some favorite recipes. If you enjoy reading this post on Carnival Pride Cruising Tips, make sure to check out the rest of her posts over at One Sharp Mama.

Review of Carnival Pride out of Baltimore, Maryland #travel #family #cruise http://www.mommatogo.com

Carnival Pride Cruising Tips

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This post contains affiliate links. I receive a small percentage of an affiliate sale without any cost to you. I only link to items I  truly recommend, and I thank you in advance for your support of Momma To Go. Read my full disclosure here.

 

I am a beach girl. I can sit in the sand literally all day. My kids love the beach too, but we also spend a lot of summer days at the pool. Honestly, managing elementary age kids in a pool is often easier than keeping them safe on a large beach and in the ocean.

When we head to the beach, I have the packing down. If you missed it, read my beach essentials post here, everything you need to bring and great packing tips too! Today, I am going to share with you our must-haves for your day out at the local pool!

All the gear you need for a great pool day #pool #family #travel http://www.mommatogo.com

Pool Necessities

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