Michelle Hamilton has been traveling since she was a few months old. Born in California with her heart in Switzerland, where her family is originally from, she now instills this wanderlust into her own three children. Michelle currently lives and works as a Pediatric Occupational Therapist in Colorado, where she owns an Air B&B, and spends her free time outdoors hiking, biking, or skiing. Having traveled much of Europe and Asia with her husband, she soon plans to "worldschool" her kids, merging an enriching education with her family's passion for travel.


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A mom and two young daughters sit smiling as they show off the gold they panned in South Dakota.

Best Black Hills Vacation Attractions for Kids

By Michelle Hamilton / July 31, 2020

The Black Hills are a perfect place to vacation with kids! Trips here have also become a true American tradition due to nearby Mount Rushmore, an iconic monument atop many family’s vacation bucket lists. To help you plan, this article includes my recommendations for the best Black Hills vacation attractions for kids!

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Kids sitting on the back of the car trunk with pad and binocular

13 Best Road Trip Planning Apps For Camping and RVs

By Michelle Hamilton / July 17, 2020

What are the best road trip planning apps for camping and RVs? You’ll be surprised to discover just how many options exist! Take a look at these options we’ve gathered using contributor tips to start downloading.

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Young boy stands with a large stick in front of a lake.

16 Amazing Family Hikes Near Denver

By Michelle Hamilton / June 29, 2020

Colorado is home to some of the best family hikes near Denver! Mountains beckon while waters soothe your soul at these beautiful destinations, perfect for a visit with kids! Next time you’re looking for advice on hiking in Colorado, check out this list of 16 Best Family Hikes Near Denver.

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A young boy leans agains an ancient ruin wall near Ollantaytambo.

Virtual Vacation from Home to Peru: Sacred Valley + Cusco

By Michelle Hamilton / June 22, 2020

Families can take a virtual vacation from home to Peru anytime thanks to our various online resources! Tucked between Cusco and Machu Picchu lies Peru’s Sacred Valley in the Andes. Here are a few activities to whet your appetite as you learn about and further plan your trip in the Sacred Valley of Peru!

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Three kids sitting on an RV pop-up trailer in front of mountains

Family RVing For Beginners

By Michelle Hamilton / June 8, 2020

Family RVing for beginners can be a safe, fun way to experience the country! Venture off the beaten path to explore different campgrounds and build your family’s relationships!
Here are a few suggestions to get you started on your next RV adventure.

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Family eating next to RV at a campsite with pop-up trailer

Is an RV Safe for Family Travel?

By Michelle Hamilton / June 1, 2020

A family RV trip is a great way to spend the summer! If you’re looking for information on whether an RV is right for you, this article can help you out. Let’s explore how safe it is to travel with your family in an RV!

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Family of four admiring the view at top of the mountain in Macchu Picchu, Peru

Virtual Vacation | Hiking in Peru

By Michelle Hamilton / May 22, 2020

From Incan history to iconic ruins to culinary classics, Peru is sure to be a hit with your kids – be it on the ground or from your couch! Travel To Peru from home to experience its ancient cultural practices, dramatic architecture, and so much more!

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Two kids walking on the rope bridge in Ireland

Virtual Vacation to Ireland

By Michelle Hamilton / May 9, 2020

From ancient history to iconic landmarks to culinary classics, Ireland is sure to be a hit with your kids – be it on the ground or from your couch! Enjoy this virtual road trip from Dublin to the Cliffs of Moher!

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toddler in a stroller in Norway

Virtual Vacation to Norway

By Michelle Hamilton / May 5, 2020

Travel virtually to explore the Norwegian west coast, home to many of the iconic fjords! From Viking history to iconic landmarks to culinary classics, Norway is sure to be a hit with your kids – be it on the ground or from your couch!

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kids in Mount Vesuvius

Virtual Vacation to Naples and Pompeii

By Michelle Hamilton / April 28, 2020

From divine food to iconic landmarks and stunning seaside coast, historic Naples and Pompeii lie in the shadow of mysterious Mount Vesuvius. Still, this wonderful location is sure to be a hit with your kids – whether on the ground or from your couch!

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