Apr 29 2009

Finding More Fun: Carnival of Family Travel, 04/29/2009

Here’s this week’s list of my favorite family travel posts.  Some were submitted through the Carnival of Family Travel, and some I pulled from blogs I read regularly.

I admit that my motivation is partly selfish for these posts; this is my way of bookmarking sites I’d like to visit someday, and by using the post tags, I can quickly pull up a list of family-friendly places to visit in a particular state or city.  I hope readers find it useful as well.

My favorite this week is the baby eagle camera.  My kids are getting tired of hearing the eagle sounds!

Have a great weekend! Do you have any fun planned?

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10 Comments to “Finding More Fun: Carnival of Family Travel, 04/29/2009”

  1. StephWiestling on 29 Apr 2009 at 8:56 am

    Hi! Thanks for the link to the MN Nat’l Air Guard Museum! How fun to be highlighted on one of my favorite travel blogs!
    Now I’m off to check out the other links in your list…
    Thanks again!

    StephWiestling’s last blog post..Summer Family Vacation Ideas in Forte dei Marmi, Tuscany, Italy

  2. Byteful Traveller on 29 Apr 2009 at 8:19 pm

    Good selection for a blog carnival, I’d say. :)

    Thanks for including an article from Byteful.com! I hope people spread the word about how stand-by tickets can really help a traveller on a budget.

    Byteful Traveller’s last blog post..How Standby Tickets Work, Why You Should Know

  3. Amy @ The Q Family on 30 Apr 2009 at 9:00 am

    Thank you for the link. I admit that I use your blog for my bookmark as well. :) I check your blog regularly and read your archive whenever I plan a trip. Thank you for such a wonderful posts you have done.

    Also, I start blogging for the same reason you did this post. As a way for me to bookmark great site/info whenever I plan a trip.

  4. Kara on 30 Apr 2009 at 9:36 am

    Hi Linda -

    How can we submit for future Carnivals of Family Travel?


    Kara’s last blog post..Beach Girlfriend Getaway: San Juan Marriott Resort

  5. minnemom on 30 Apr 2009 at 10:49 am

    Kara, thanks for asking. I suppose that would be a good thing to include in the post each week!

    To submit to the carnival, you can follow this link: http://blogcarnival.com/bc/cprof_6939.html and use the orange submission button at the top of the page. If that doesn’t work, a note via my contact page would be ok as well.

    I’m keeping the focus to family travel in the United States.


  6. minnemom on 30 Apr 2009 at 10:50 am

    Amy, I’m glad to hear that you find the link posts useful, and that I’m not crazy in thinking of them as a bookmark list. :-)


  7. Dominique on 30 Apr 2009 at 6:30 pm

    Thanks for including a link to my post about Great Lakes National Parks!
    Looks like some good stuff here.

    Dominique’s last blog post..Indiana in a jar, Sechler’s Pickles factory store

  8. Jen on 01 May 2009 at 9:15 am

    What a great list–thanks! I can’t wait to visit the MN Air National Guard Museum as well. A while ago, a friend mentioned an air museum that offers birthday parties, and I’m wondering if this is it??? I might check that out for future reference! Thanks also for mentioning my Museum Pass article–appreciate it! Jen

    Jen’s last blog post..Mexican Side: Corn Casserole

  9. minnemom on 01 May 2009 at 9:59 am

    Jen, there’s another air museum somewhere in the northwest metro as well. I don’t know what it’s called, and haven’t been there yet either.

    Other fun places I can think of that offer birthday parties are the Jackson Street Roundhouse, Choo-Choo Bob’s Train Store, and the Firefighters Museum.

  10. The Digerati Life on 02 May 2009 at 6:48 pm

    Thank you for such a lovely list! :) I will be checking these travel posts out.

    The Digerati Life’s last blog post..Cheap Housing Option: Buy A Mobile Home!

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