Green Lake 2021

Our first time visiting Green Lake as a family was in 2015 and it was the opposite weather from this time. It rained nearly the entire trip, my husband had told me I packed too much bedding as we were loading up and I assured him that I did not, as nights are cold inContinue reading “Green Lake 2021”

One Year Blogversary!

Wow… I cannot believe that I have been on this journey for one full year!! I’m going to annoy you with some numbers for a minute : 71 Blog Posts! 3,500 Views! 2,100 Visitors! 461 Followers! These Stats blow my mind… When I started Road Trip Mama last year, I mostly just wanted an outlet.Continue reading “One Year Blogversary!”

Packing Tips!

After receiving a few questions and requests for help packing, I have compiled a list of Tips & Tricks that I have learned over the years. Often the best way to learn is by trial and error, and trust me I learned a lot of these the hard way! I also tried something new andContinue reading “Packing Tips!”

Foley Lake

Foley Lake is a beautiful place that I have not visited since I was a kid! I am not sure why it took me so many years to get back up there but I went twice last week! I am fortunate enough to live in Beautiful British Columbia and be part of a 4×4 WomenContinue reading “Foley Lake”

Skwellepil Creek Recreation Site – Mom & Kid Style!

I took my kids and my dog and headed up the Chehalis FSR for the first time with a couple of women and their kids from my 4×4 women group! I was excited to explore a new area not too far from home, and my kids reluctantly agreed to come along, but ended up havingContinue reading “Skwellepil Creek Recreation Site – Mom & Kid Style!”

Camping For Seven Days As A Family Of Four

We took our two kids and our dog on our longest camping trip yet- one full week with our tent trailer! We started out behind schedule because our truck battery died the night before we left! Luckily my husband drove to fill up the truck the night before and asked me to go test itContinue reading “Camping For Seven Days As A Family Of Four”

How To Keep Kids Busy On A Road Trip!

We have all been there…. whether on the road or at the campsite, a child will look at you, shoulders down, pout on their face and declare the inevitable I’m bored! Being on the road limits your options for entertainment and I do not like using screens on the drive! There is so much beautifulContinue reading “How To Keep Kids Busy On A Road Trip!”

Wondrous White Rock, British Columbia

We arrived mid afternoon and cruised most of Marine Drive looking for a vacant parking stall! Once parked, we wandered from the far parking lot along the sandy beach enjoying low tide all the way to the pier. Then we walked under the pier almost all of the way out, finding lots of creatures (andContinue reading “Wondrous White Rock, British Columbia”

Kawkawa Lake, Hope B.C.

Kawkawa Lake Park is located just 1.5 miles (2.4 km) northeast of Hope, accessed via the Kawkawa Lake Road. The word Kawkawa is a poetic First Nations term that means ‘much calling of loons.’ Kawkawa Lake Park is in a beautiful forest setting in the Cascade Mountains, with gorgeous mountain views, opportunities for swimming, boating,Continue reading “Kawkawa Lake, Hope B.C.”

Cascade Falls Regional Park

This beautiful waterfall and suspension bridge is a real gem in the Fraser Valley! This short hike is only 1km round trip and located in De Roche, British Columbia! There is a map in the parking lot that clearly displays the route to the suspension bridge and this gorgeous 30-metre waterfall. Due to Covid-19 theyContinue reading “Cascade Falls Regional Park”