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Sara Kendall has traveled halfway across the globe with her kids and lived to tell about it. Stay tuned to hear about family destinations around Charlotte and beyond.

Check out Sara's travel website at latitudecrossing.com or email her at kendallwritings@gmail.com

  • Weekend in Pigeon Forge, TN

    Looking for an action-packed weekend getaway? Blogger Sara Kendall headed to the Great Smoky Mountains to find a spot that includes the beauty of the natural mountain setting with the excitement of attractions and shows. Pigeon Forge is a short 3 1/2 hour drive from Charlotte, and is the perfect fall destination.

  • Don't miss the original Mast General Store

    Whatever takes you into the North Carolina Mountains, don't miss making a stop at Mast general Store. The original store was built in 1883 and offers something for parents and kids alike, including a little history.

  • Big adventure at US National Whitewater Center

    From rafting to climbing to zipping through the trees, the USNWC has so much to offer for a day of outdoor family adventure. Travel blogger Sara Kendall took her family for a full day of fun and has their take on how to tackle the rapids and more!

  • Go sightseeing with your kids

    Whether you're exploring your own city or traveling to a new place this summer, travel blogger Sara Kendall has tips to make the most of traveling with your kids while getting in all the best sites. Happy travels!

  • Surf's up at Six Flags

    On a recent trip to Atlanta, Sara Kendall and her family had the opportunity to spend a day at Six Flags Over Georgia. At just around 4-hours away by car, the amusement park is close enough to entice thrill-seeking adventurers looking for something more than a local day trip experience.

  • Q & A with Roomer Travel

    A new site lets savvy travelers buys and sell unused hotel rooms at a fraction of the original price. Roomertravel.com is a great resource for family travel - whether you're looking to sell a room you've booked but can't use or to buy a room for your next family trip.

  • Make your way to Wilmington

    Among the many draws to North Carolina’s beautiful coast are all the wonderful beaches. However, if you’re looking for a delightful change of pace after a few days lounging by the ocean, how about a daytrip into Wilmington. If you like walking along cobblestone streets in a Historic District, seeing the sights and sounds of active port, and experiencing a good dose of Southern hospitality, you will love Wilmington.

  • A day in Savannah

    At just under 4 hours away by car, Savannah is the perfect destination for a family trip from Charlotte. Full of history and charm, Georgia's first city has a lot to offer, and Sara Kendall has the inside information on making the best of a visit there.

  • Blowing Rock: a mountain beauty

    A short drive to the mountain town of Blowing Rock offers charm, warmth, culture and fun, and there's tons to do with the kids, both indoors and out. Read on to explore Sara's take on planning a family trip to this quaint mountain spot.

  • Florida beach suggestions

    Thinking of heading to the Sunshine State this spring or summer? Sara got the inside scoop from Visit Florida's Family Insider to find some of the best beach destinations for families. You're sure to find sun, sand, and fun at any of these spots!