Beat the Heat at Sandcastle Waterpark, Pittsburgh PA

Beat the Heat at Sandcastle Waterpark, Pittsburgh PA

Sandcastle Waterpark is a great place to beat the heat in Pittsburgh, PA. Sandcastle is the sister park to Kennywood Amusement park in Pittsburgh. Summertime is a great time to get outdoors and enjoy the fresh air, and time with family and friends. It's easy to get overheated quickly though. Water parks like Sandcastle Water Park is a great place to spend time with family and friends and to beat the heat. Sandcastle Waterpark has something for everyone, not just the young crowd. There are two different attractions for the youngest of water...
Do you have the travel bug? Where would you love to travel in 2018?

Do you have the travel bug? Where would you love to travel in 2018?

Do you travel a lot? Where is your dream travel designation? My husband and I are homebodies but, we do have a dream travel destination. Traveling is a great way to explore the world and learn about different cultures. We tend to get so used to our own little corner of the world and the way our day to day life is, that we forget there is so much more out there. Traveling is a great way to teach children about geography with a hands-on approach. I personally live in the United States but of course, not everyone does. There are so many...
Australia is becoming a destination of choice for Americans.

Australia is becoming a destination of choice for Americans.

I'm not much of a traveler, I've only been to a handful of different states. I have seen television shows about Australia and have seen pictures. It's a beautiful country. There is more to it than just kangaroos and Crocodile Dundee!! What Americans Believe About Australia Often before traveling to another country, people run to the internet to seek information about the place they are looking at visiting or even moving to. In this post, we will talk about some things that Americans are learning about Australia at an alarming rate and the...
Brick Fest Live is an event for every Lego fan should experience

Brick Fest Live is an event for every Lego fan should experience

Do you have a Lego fan in your life? Have you heard of or attended Brick Fest yet? My family attended this past weekend in Pittsburgh, PA thanks to US Family Fun Guide! What is Brick Fest Live? Enjoy an amazing LEGO world where you can marvel at giant creations and even build some of your own. The Brick Fest Live LEGO Fan Experience provides a venue for LEGO lovers of all sizes to celebrate, build new creations, and see some truly mind-blowing LEGO sculptures to help set the imagination free. Attractions Include: The Brick Show Experience:...
Dinosaurs are alive at the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium

Dinosaurs are alive at the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium

Does your little one like dinosaurs? Be sure to take them to the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium.  This summer Dinosaurs at the Pittsburgh Zoo will offer an add-on experience for dinosaur enthusiasts of all ages the opportunity to come face-to-face with 18 fascinating reptilian giants of the past. A jaw-dropping tyrannosaurus-rex roars and stomps with life-like intensity just feet away from passing visitors, showing exactly why this giant earned a name that means “tyrant lizard king”. Nearby, the more docile stegosaurus grazes on the plants...
Cool off on a hot summer day at Pittsburgh’s Water Park Sandcastle

Cool off on a hot summer day at Pittsburgh’s Water Park Sandcastle

Did you know Pittsburgh has a waterpark? It's in the historical town of Homestead and it's a great way to cool off on a hot day. The most frequently heard expression of first-time visitors to Sandcastle is: “Wow! I don't believe I'm still in the city.” Usually, they've just arrived on the boardwalk and are looking toward the Monongahela River. The scene is one of unusual beauty and tranquility – a resort type setting along a calm waterway, with a green wooded hillside providing the backdrop. Opening in July 1989, Sandcastle had...
Kennywood Amusement Park is a great place for fun in Pittsburgh

Kennywood Amusement Park is a great place for fun in Pittsburgh

Do you love amusement parks? One of my favorite amusement parks is my local park, Kennywood. Kennywood is located in West Mifflin PA, a suburb of Pittsburgh. Kennywood is one of the oldest and most beloved amusement parks in America. Founded in 1898, Kennywood has thrilled and delighted both young and young-at-heart visitors for more than 110 years. From the early days of the carousel, through the development of the first roller coasters, to the technological advancements in today's steel looping coasters, Kennywood has always been the park...
Kennywood Holiday Lights is Great Way to Share Holiday Cheer.

Kennywood Holiday Lights is Great Way to Share Holiday Cheer.

Are you looking for some family holiday fun this holiday season? Look no further than Kennywood's Holiday Lights. Kennywood is a beloved amusement park for families during the summer. This is the 6th year that Kennywood has turned into a winter wonderland for their faithful fans to enjoy. There are limited rides going (way too cold for us to go on them). There are many things for you to enjoy as a family. There is a list of things you can enjoy as a family. Here is a list of things going on: Holiday Lights Show Sounds of the Holidays Tree...

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