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I love almost all types of travel, but no type is more rewarding (or more work) than family travel. Starting last year, several of my cousins decided to start getting together once a year for family trips – just as our parents did for us when we were young. Last year we went to the Outer Banks in North Carolina, and this year we headed toward the mountains in North Carolina outside of Asheville.
We have a huge porch, rocking chairs, wine, coffee bean grinder, gourmet kitchen, nearby wineries, scenic overlooks, fantastic hammock, and a beautiful house thanks to Vacation Rental by Owner. What could be more relaxing, right?!
Well, insert five children ages three and younger and you lose much of the relaxation factor, but you gain lots of laughs, giggles, and memories. Full report on this beautiful part of the country forthcoming, but here is a peak on what this type of trip looks like!
Get the band aids, cameras, ice packs, and toys ready!