Fun Day Trips from Jacksonville NC

By Sarah Hogan, Navy Spouse North Carolina boasts a rich history of pirates and colonists, abundant sea and wildlife, and relaxing beaches. Day trips from Jacksonville NC and Camp Lejeune abound along the coastline and inland. Day Trips from Jacksonville NC Topsail Island—35 minutes Make a day of the 26-mile long Topsail Island which is Read more about Fun Day Trips from Jacksonville NC[…]

11 Military Recreation Facilities to Consider for Your Next Vacation – CONUS Edition

By Stephanie Montague, Military Spouse Whether you’re planning for Spring Break or a weekend getaway, sometimes you just want something simple that doesn’t break the bank. Fortunately, there are military recreation facilities all over the country that could be just what you’re looking for. CONUS Military Recreation Facilities With lodging options ranging from rustic campsites to Read more about 11 Military Recreation Facilities to Consider for Your Next Vacation – CONUS Edition[…]

Fun Day Trips from Schriever Air Force Base

By Paige Keyser, Air Force Spouse There are many fun, family-friendly things to do in Colorado Springs. But every once in a while, it’s nice to get out of town and take a day trip! Whether it’s visiting a national park or a natural landmark, there is never a shortage of things to do within Read more about Fun Day Trips from Schriever Air Force Base[…]

Fun Day Trips from Fort Carson

By Paige Keyser, Air Force Spouse Colorado Springs is an awesome city with lots of things to do, but are you ready for a day trip out of town to explore the rest of Colorado? Colorado is a state blessed with many natural landmarks, state and national parks, outdoor recreational opportunities and interesting towns to Read more about Fun Day Trips from Fort Carson[…]

Fun Day Trips from Fort Belvoir

By Carla Olivo, Marine Spouse So many day trips, so little time! You can explore the streets of New York, dip your toes in the Atlantic Ocean in Delaware or walk the battlefields of Gettysburg all within a day’s drive of Northern Virginia. Here are our suggestions for some fabulous day trips from Fort Belvoir. Read more about Fun Day Trips from Fort Belvoir[…]

Fun Day Trips from Randolph AFB

By Carla Olivo, Marine Spouse The year-round nice weather and relatively mild temperatures of San Antonio makes it easy to get out and about to enjoy the local area. Here are some great ideas for things to do. All are within a day’s drive of Randolph AFB. A Day at the Beach Approximately 150 miles Read more about Fun Day Trips from Randolph AFB[…]

Day Trips Lackland AFB

Fun Day Trips from Lackland AFB

By Carla Olivo, Marine Spouse Mild year-round temperatures make it relatively easy to spend time outside when stationed in this part of the Lone Star State. Within a few hours drive, you can enjoy the music scene in Austin or put your toes in the sand on the Gulf Coast. Here are our suggestions for Read more about Fun Day Trips from Lackland AFB[…]

Out & About Northern Virginia – Autumn Edition

By Rheanna Christine, National Guard Spouse Fall can be an exciting and fun time in Northern Virginia. In fact, it might be my favorite time of year here. Growing up in California I had the perks of wearing flip flops year round, and getting away with a light jacket in the coldest parts of winter. Read more about Out & About Northern Virginia – Autumn Edition[…]

Out & About Fort Wainwright/Fairbanks – Fall Edition

By Carla Olivo, Marine Spouse The days are getting shorter and the temps are definitely cooling off. But these are not reasons to start hibernating just yet. Here are some great family activities and events happening in the Fairbanks, Alaska area this fall. Festivals Buy your holiday pumpkins and enjoy games, activities, and story time Read more about Out & About Fort Wainwright/Fairbanks – Fall Edition[…]

Fun Day Trips from Hampton Roads

By Carla Olivo, Marine Spouse Twenty-six miles of Atlantic Ocean and Chesapeake Bay beaches, wildlife refuges, scenic rivers, state parks, botanical gardens, 8,000+ acres of forests, 30 miles of hiking trails, and two fresh-water reservoirs will definitely keep you busy if you’ve recently relocated to the Hampton Roads/Newport News/Virginia Beach area. But if you are Read more about Fun Day Trips from Hampton Roads[…]