Vermilionville; learning living history in the heart of Lafayette, Louisiana

Living History is best learned hands-on! |

Rvers don’t homeschool, they roadschool.¬† And by definition, ROADschooling means you have to hit the road! (ok, there isn’t really a REAL definition of roadschooling. ūüėČ )¬† We LOVE living history sites, so we are always on the lookout for them while we are traveling.¬†¬†A favorite of ours is located in Lafayette, Louisiana; Vermilionville is […]

NOLA – Audubon Insectarium & Butterfly Garden!

Great hands-on learning fun at the Audubon Insectarium & Butterfly Garden in New Orleans, Louisiana! |

The Tribe hasn’t shared where we’ve been or what we are doing in awhile!¬† That doesn’t mean that things haven’t been happening, it’s just that after being on the road for over 7 years, we sometimes want a break from sharing! lol.¬† But, we’re back, ready to show you some of the fun places that […]

Creole Adventure Point, Sulpher, Louisiana


Located just off of I-10 in southern Louisiana, is the Creole Nature Trail’s Adventure Point.¬† This fun and unique¬†stop is actually a satellite office for the Lake Charles convention and visitor’s bureau, and offers the same services you will find in other visitor’s centers, but with a family friendly twist that is sure to appeal […]

Jungle Gardens Tour, Avery Island, Louisiana…

Avery Island |

While Avery Island may be most well known for being home to the Tabasco Pepper Sauce factory, right next door is a beautiful part of the island that¬†certainly gives the factory tour a run for its money when it comes to desirable tourist destinations; Jungle Gardens! Jungle Gardens is a 3 mile driving or walking […]

Check out the All-New Tabasco Factory Tour!

Learning about the barrels and mash on the 3rd stop on the new Tabasco Factory Tour!

Located just half an hour south of I-10, and directly south of Lafayette, Avery Island is a popular destination for visitors to southwestern Louisiana! ¬†And while we had visited the island, and the factory, just a couple of years ago, when we found out that the Tabasco Factory had rolled out a new tour just […]

Lewis & Clark Interpretive Center, Great Falls, MT…

Learn about portaging around the great falls at Great Falls, MT, at the Lewis & Clark Interpretive Center.

The Lewis & Clark Interpretive Center in Great Falls, MT is a fabulous destination for all ages. ¬†Our family has always been fascinated with the L&C Expedition, and this center is a fabulous overview of their trip to explore the northwest and to try to find a water passage to the Pacific ocean. This 25,000 […]

So Much to Love about Padre Island National Seashore!

Catching Red Drum in the Gulf of Mexico. |

Every year, for the past 5 winters, we have traveled south for the season. ¬†We have explored cross-country, from California to Florida, and while we have found lots of favorite places, some of which we have gone back to more than once, there is just one place that we absolutely must return to each year… […]

Lyndon B Johnson State Park and NHS…

Did you know that the Lyndon B Johnson National Historic Park is a working ranch? |

We love to visit historic sites while we are traveling, and if they are enjoyable, as well as educational, that’s an extra bonus! ¬† The Lyndon B Johnson State Park in Texas Hill Country is definitely both! The LJB State ark is really unique in that it incorporates a living history farm, working cattle ranch, […]

Hike Enchanted Rock State Park in Texas Hill Country!

Enchanted Rock State Park in the Hill Country of Texas is the perfect destination for any outdoor lover!

Our family loves to get out and explore the areas that we are visiting. ¬† We are big on getting outdoors, and love to take the family to places that showcase the beauty and uniqueness of creation. ¬†Enchanted Rock in the Hill Country of Texas, just 18 miles north of Fredericksburg, is one place that […]

National Museum of the Pacific War in Fredericksburg, TX…

The National Museum of the Pacific War in Fredericksburg, Texas is a top stop for history buffs! |

The very first year that we traveled, we discovered the National Museum of the Pacific War, and the Admiral Nimitz Museum. ¬†Located in the Texas Hill Country, in Fredericksburg, TX, this is a must stop for history buffs and roadschoolers! The National Museum of the Pacific War has 3 distinct parts, all included in the […]