I love where we live. No matter what you want to see or do, it's at most a few hours away. Trevor's Scout troop does a great job of planning trips that take them to all sorts of interesting local places.
Elephant Seals and the Monterey Bay Aquarium
Cindy deRosier has a masters in Education and taught 4th and 5th grade for 11 years. She uses that experience to blog about crafts and family-friendly educational travel. She spent many years as the Editor of Fun Family Crafts, a website with over 12,000 kid-friendly craft tutorials. Cindy is the co-author of "What Would Jesus Patent?", does freelance writing and designing, loves jigsaw puzzles, is an avid scrapbooker, and has been to all 50 states.