Tara Schatz - Family Traveller (USA) Tara Schatz - Family Traveller (USA)

Tara, a mother of two boys, ages 15 and 18, is a freelance writer and travel blogger with a passion for outdoor adventures. She currently blogs at Back Road Ramblers, where she shares travel tips, adventure destinations, and outdoor vacation ideas for the wanderer in everyone.

What's your favorite vacation destination as a family? St. Regis Canoe Area in the Adirondacks of New York.

What's your favorite vacation destination as a couple? Glamping on the shores of a lake, just about anywhere.

Your first family vacation memory with your kids? A beach vacation on the coast of Maine. Babies and sand are a tough mix. Not only did our kids have diapers full of sand, but they also ate mouthfuls of it, and got it in their hair, eyes, and nose. We still loved every minute of it.

What’s your kids favorite vacation? Grand Canyon for one. Joshua Tree National Park for the other.

What would you take on a desert island? Sunscreen, art supplies, and a hammock.

What’s on your family vacation wish list? Hiking the Inca Trail in Peru, Snorkeling in the Florida Keys, and seeing the polar bears in Churchill, Manitoba.

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