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44 Family Vacation Stories

Posted August 2nd, 2010
by TravelInsurance.org Staff

There are many stories of families and their vacations, and they can go and do just about anything.  Some are fun to read, some are inspirational and many are downright funny.  Others make you look at them and nod in sympathy since you have been in their shoes.  These are sluices out of everyday life that shows no matter where the destinations are; life is the same for every one of all walks of life.

There are many stories of families and their vacations, and they can go and do just about anything.  Some are fun to read, some are inspirational and many are downright funny.  Others make you look at them and nod in sympathy since you have been in their shoes.  These are slices out of everyday life that shows no matter where the destinations are; life is the same for every one of all walks of life.

  1. Sleepless In New Orleans:  Personal blog highlighting a trip to Del Rio with family and friends that is told with plenty of pictures and a lot of humor.
  2. 3 R’s Blog:  A family trip to NYC that details many fun things to do with small children.  There are many great photos showing landmarks and activities.
  3. House Wren Studio:  A summer vacation at a beach house shown largely through pictures that reminds the reader there are many things to enjoy in life.
  4. This Stop Willoughby:  She details vacations she has taken in the past and interjects a lot of humor in her posts.  Many of them are endearing and focus on the love of family.
  5. Dr. Grumpy In The House:  A perspective from a grumpy old man about his vacation with his extended family, including his in-laws.
  6. Giant Kid:  He takes a look at why ski resorts make good family vacations, with idea beyond hitting the slopes.
  7. Chicken Blog: One Family’s trip to Hollywood showing many photos and giving inspiration to take trips closer to home.
  8. Gotham Gal:  A virtual sightseeing tour of her trip to the beaches of Normandy with a little history to make the pictures more meaningful.
  9. Dim Sum, Bagels and Crawfish: A family’s site showcasing their trip to England in a VW van and their experience at Dratmoor National Park.
  10. Beth’s Blog:  Beth and her family visit the Smithsonian, and shows how technology affects history.
  11. Mom’s Who Need Wine:  Her annual recount of the beach holiday she takes with her family with a humorous slant.
  12. Camping and RVing:  Interesting post showing what you can do on a camping vacation and compares the trips to other types.  It is a good resource for those that want to go to the great outdoors for their own family.
  13. Momma D and Da Boyz: A family who spent their summer vacation helping high school aged kids at a camp,  There are many pictures and inspirations here on how family is more then just your own.
  14. Rosyid Ridhlo:  This family camped in France, and they show the many things that you can do and tips to make someone else have as great of a time as they did.
  15. Things We Make:  Gives a list of things that you should not miss out on when traveling to Montana/Idaho, with pictures of their own vacation.
  16. Morristown Green:  A high school student’s account of her trip through Europe, with a unique focus on Vikings.
  17. Wired To Hunt:  A unique look at the Smokey Mountains, Nashville and all things Tennessee in his vacation.
  18. Rosey Rebecca:  Her trip to the Rhode Island seaside, with many pictures to make it come alive.
  19. Out In Left Field:  She shows why a road trip with your family can be a good time, and ways to make it more enjoyable.
  20. I Should Log Off:  A look at what vacations mean to those that travel all the time for a living.
  21. Manhattan Speak:  She lists all the reasons she should never leave home without her husband while on vacation.
  22. Punk Rock HR:  Video about her horrible vacation and several commenter left funny stories of their own.
  23. Jenny Matlock:  A look at what family vacations meant to her as a little girl in    the 1950s for her mother and how they are still the same for her today.
  24. Goodness And Mercy Shall Follow: Shares an experience with a preschooler and compares it to the game show “Survivor”.
  25. Dooley’s Doodles: A family’s road trip through scenic Tennessee, twice, and in Illinois with breathtaking photos of the area.
  26. Cara McDuna:  She details her trip to the Emerald Isle, off the coast of North Carolina.
  27. Gainfully Deployed:  She shows how her vacation involved remodeling without children.
  28. Do Not Be Anxious: She shows how faith can crate your vacation and the force that causes it.
  29. On The Garden Path:  An older woman that looks at vacation staying with her grown children.
  30. Clemsongirl and the Coach:  Funny look at an adult only road trip with a funny look at married life.
  31. Bermuda Onion:  A look at a short trip all around Virginia visiting friends and having fun.
  32. Two Wheel Blogs:  A look at a bicycle enthusiast’s view on vacation, from the back of a bike.
  33. Life On The Wild Side: She details her family’s trip in England and Scotland with interesting pictures and commentary.
  34. Knot-y Girl’s Stitchery:  She shows how you can enjoy vacation with the small things in life, and never have to leave your home.
  35. Questions and Answers:  Fictional account of Gertrude Stein and her companion, and what a typical summer for them would have been like.
  36. Kevin William’s WOBM Hometown View:  He descried his beach vacation with his wife, brother and his young children.
  37. The Happy Hour Tour:  A hometown visit with reviews of his favorite bars just outside of Chicago.
  38. Gussy:  A blog showing how family visiting and road trips can be combined into a fun outing.
  39. Antique Mommy:  She takes a look at the summers with a rapidly growing child and the activities that she enjoys with him.
  40. Unraveling: She shows her Northern California camping trip with her parents and pictures to celebrate the time.
  41. Fun Time Internet:  A funny video showing what it is like to be an intern in the summer.
  42. The Second Half Of My Life: A woman that changed her life and vowed to live life after 49 as a new experience every day, shows her vacation with hr husband to Seattle and Vancouver.
  43. The Yammering Muse:  A modern vintage girl’s look at a traditional 4th of July mini vacation with friends, family and food.
  44. 15 Minute Lunch:  A self-proclaimed tech geek shows what his vacation was like looking for a job.

Image Credits: Carolyn Coles

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