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Vegas For Families: Valley of Fire

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Vegas for families: Valley of Fire 
We ventured off to Valley of Fire this trip so the kids could experience it. Remember to go early if you’re like us and go in the summer!  Valley of Fire is about an hour drive with one gas station stop/casino/store. Stop there if you need gas because you won’t have another chance for gas in the valley. You should also stop there because it’s unique, gifts, bathroom, and it’s interesting. 
All of the adults had been before (a first for the kids), but this is a place you can visit numerous times and it is still amazing! There are so many things to see and different trails.  Best parts: I watched the kids climb around ( no pics of climbs because I’m mom-spotting from below every time). We found many lizards because it is still early and the kids hunted for snakes although we have a variety of feelings about finding a snake! We saw the petroglyphs again which is awesome too and elephant rock of course!  For pictures
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Summer 2019 Family Camping

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Family Camping
Ever try convincing a hotel to let you have 5 people in one room? You know you can fit. Your children can sleep 2 on a bed and one snug between you and your hubby. It's doable according to any traveling family who can't imagine allowing two kids to be in a room alone in a hotel room while the adults are occupying a separate room. Besides, two rooms is expensive!  This was one of our inspirations for finding a way to vacation as a family of 5 without breaking the bank or separating the family into two. 

Camping allows for a lot of time outside. Besides hanging by the fire, playing frisbee or ring toss, we also love to get in the water. We pick campsites carefully and make sure they provide a water source ie pool, lake, pond, river. My family prefers the campsite on the river like Saco River in NH or the pond in Wareham. 

 At Maple Park in Wareham, MA the campsite rents paddle boards and kayaks. Although not cheap, still less expensive than buying one unless you a…

Top 7 Vegas Packing List

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What to Pack for Vegas: Top 7
7 is a lucky number and we are talking about Vegas so of course I had to make this the Top 7, not 10!  #1 A well-packed purse - For the guys, you can use a wallet and pockets or ask your lady for some assistance in carrying these things.  * Your license
 * Chapstick
 * Sunglasses
 * Headphones for the plane
 * Snack for the plane
 * Water! You need to drink water!
* If you get motion sickness, seabands work wonders for me. You can find them in most stores in the aisle with the other #IDon'tWantToVomitVacation medicines.

#2 Money - Maybe this could be in the purse category, but it's so important it is listed separately. * Remember to include small bills to tip at the airport, the driver, the bell service at the hotel and anyone else who helps you arrive at your destination
* Credit card to leave on file at the front desk and in case of emergencies

Money Tips: ** I like to divide my money into envelopes for each day I'm there. I know others use …

Facebook Group For Vegas Travelers

Are you on Facebook? Do you want to know what’s happening in Las Vegas? Need some ideas on where to eat, sleep, and have fun? Join me and others on Facebook in the group called “Las Vegas For Everybody”
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