Hyatt Regency Tysons Corner: Your Ultimate DC Family Hotel

Thursday, May 5, 2016
Heather

I have a list of hotels that I rely on for a certain feel - an appeal that only they can provide, or their so-called niche. They bring something to the table in my favorite destinations that no one else can give me. Whether it’s an international destination or here at home, I have my "go-to hotel.” Be it NYC, Paris, London, Tokyo, LA, or even New England in the fall, I know where I am going to feel completely taken care of and relaxed.

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Green Valley Ranch: Where Families Play In Vegas

Saturday, April 30, 2016
Heather

It can be tough taking your whole family to Vegas, as planning a completely kid-friendly time seems complicated. The city went through a very small period of being family-friendly, but those days are definitely gone. I love heading to Vegas for a girls’ weekend or to get away with my husband, but occasionally it’s nice to head to warmer weather with the kids too.

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Kids Quest: A Must See at Green Valley Ranch!

Sunday, April 24, 2016
Heather

Kids notoriously get excited about seemingly small things. While traveling all I hear most days are the phrases, “mom, I want that!” or, “mom can we do that?!” While it can be tempting to give in to their requests since you’re in vacation mindset, there are some things you know will affect them in a profound way. I knew this when we decided to take them to Kids Quest, which is located inside of the Green Valley Ranch Resort.

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The Kimberly - My Favorite Kid Friendly Luxury Accommodations In NYC

Wednesday, April 13, 2016
Heather

Recently, we decided that it was time for our kids to finally experience the Big Apple!  My husband and I had been many times, but this was their first experience, and I couldn’t wait to see NYC through their eyes. For a child, going from a small town to the big city is a huge change, and I knew it would be fascinating for them. New York City isn’t exactly what I would consider kid friendly, but it still has a lot to offer the young ones. From huge parks to amazingly tall buildings, kids are sure to be captivated by this impressive city.

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Why Our Family Heads to New Jersey When Vacationing in NYC

Tuesday, March 29, 2016
Heather

If you are planning a trip to NYC, you may be surprised to find out that your hotel options don’t end in the city. In fact, one of the best hotels lies over the Hudson River in New Jersey. Let me introduce you to a wonderful family-friendly hotel: Embassy Suites Secaucus. When you first arrive, you are happily greeted by Embassy staff and welcomed to a beautiful hotel centered around a large open atrium.

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About Mamas Spot

We are a family of four that left it all behind to go travel the world. No, literally we left it all. We sold all of our possessions, packed what we could into four suitcases and said goodbye to suburban life. All we own is now pulled behind us as we travel to new and exciting destinations. Showing our kids the world and teaching them about new cultures, food, and ways of life is now our 9-5.

We love watching our kids learn, and learning along side them. Together we have now explored many new countries, visited family on the other side of the world, and made memories that will last a lifetime.

Welcome to our journey!