A Walk Around Hillsboro Village – Nashville, Tennessee – 01/26/2021

On our trips to Nashville now, we are trying to spend more time exploring the individual neighborhoods of the city. Each one lends such an unique spirit to the entire city of Nashville as a whole! Our day today took us through Belmont, and into Hillsboro Village. We explored the campus of Belmont University, had some Bubble Tea and a snack, and found some spirited street art. Then we headed over for a walk through Hillsboro Village, along 21st Avenue South. Quaint and historic buildings house trendy, modern shops and restaurants. All sorts of culinary adventures await, from the high…

A Hidden Graffiti Alley in Belmont – Nashville, Tennessee – 01/26/2021

One of the things about street art that will keep you on your toes as you are exploring, is that you never know where you’re going to find it! We were leaving Belmont today, after grabbing some tea and walking the the Belmont University Campus, and lo and behold, down a tiny little alleyway, we found a lot full of graffiti art! We loved the hidden speakeasy sort of vibe! Yummy little Gummy Bear teddy bears playing some jazzy tunes, and a kitty too cool for words… And a whole canvas of other creations! In a secret place for sure!…

NPS: Educational Guide for Families in National Parks – A Complete List of National Parks with Junior Ranger Programs, Educational Resources, Recommended Tools, and Fun Travel Planning Inspiration! (In Order By State)

Howdy National Park Lovers! If you’ve been looking for the handiest Educational Guide for Families in National Parks, we sure do hope this is it! This list is currently a work-in-progress, as is everything on our site here at Smiles Per Gallon, but as we put this together, we hope it will help inspire many wonderful family adventures into any of the units of our beloved National Park System! The FIRST COLUMN takes you to the National Park’s Main Informational Page. Park Names in BOLD LETTERS indicate they are a main National Park. As of publication, there are 61 main…

YOUR Family Guide to Phoenix, Arizona! Hundreds of THE Coolest Things to See, Do, Eat, and Drink in the Valley of the Sun!

YOUR Family Guide to Glendale, Arizona! ALL of the Coolest Things to See, Do, Eat, and Drink Northwest of Phoenix!

Bubble Tea at Cuckoo’s Cafe – Duluth, Georgia – 01/15/2021

One of the newest Bubble Tea Cafes on the scene in Gwinnett County is Cuckoo’s Cafe, located on Steve Reynolds Boulevard in Duluth, Georgia. They have THE cutest little mascot, as well as a unique menu; and we’ve been wanting to check it out for a while! Their extensive Tea and Snacks Menu offers a variety of milk and fruit teas, slushes, smoothies, and specialty drinks. If you are as hungry as you are thirsty, they offer an array of chicken and seafood fried snacks, bento boxes, and more. Trillian had a Honey Tea with Almond Milk and Tapioca Boba….

YOUR Family Guide to Tuscaloosa, Alabama! Hundreds of THE Coolest Things to See, Do, Eat, and Drink in T-Town!

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Rose and Lavender Lattes from Hendershot’s Coffee/Bar/Music – Athens, Georgia – 01/11/2021

Hendershot’s Coffee/Bar/Music is an Athens Institution, indeed! From hot floral lattes with housemade syrups, and cozy herbal teas, to boldly roasted collaborated projects with Jittery Joe’s Coffee Roasters… (Check out 45 and 78!) From spirited cocktails, to open mic night… To the Athens Winter Community Market… Hendershot’s brings a lot to the table to keep Athens caffeinated, hydrated, fed, and entertained! And when those lovely lattes are served up by the esteemed Mr. Seth Hendershot himself, it makes the morning that much better! One of the greatest parts about living in Athens, Georgia, is that you’ve got a little music…

YOUR Family Guide to Florida City, Florida! ALL of the Coolest Things to See, Do, Eat, and Drink in the Gateway to the Florida Keys!

YOUR Family Guide to Homestead, Florida! ALL of the Coolest Things to See, Do, Eat, and Drink in the Gateway to the Everglades!

YOUR Family Guide to the Florida Keys! THOUSANDS of the Coolest Things to See, Do, Eat, and Drink From Homestead to the Conch Republic!

Getting Ready to Set Sail to the Florida Keys! Check Out All Our Family’s Adventures in the Florida Keys! Browse by Primary City or Key (Southbound on US1 The Florida Overseas Highway) Homestead, FL Florida City, FL Key Largo, FL Tavernier, FL Plantation Key, FL Islamorada, FL Windley Key, FL Upper Matecumbe Key, FL Lower Matecumbe Key, FL Layton, FL Fiesta Key, FL Marathon, FL Big Pine Key, FL Summerland Key, FL Boca Chica Key, FL Key West, FL Dry Tortugas, FL National Parks In, En Route, or Accessible to the Florida Keys Big Cypress National Preserve Biscayne National Park…