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Jill's Escapades

. . . and other exotic adventures

. . . and other exotic adventuresTake off with Jill and her family to exotic destinations of the world. Learn more about Jill Weinlein – writer of Jill's Escapades.

Napa Valley’s Family Friendly Yountville

Napa Valley’s Family Friendly YountvilleShare family-friendly fun in Yountville with Jill and her family – hot air balloons, children’s parks, organic gardens, chicken coops, bee hives, French bistros, Swiss chocolates, trolley rides, and lots more. Here are Jill's family-friendly favorites in what to do, what to see, and where to stay and eat while in Yountville, California.

New Orleans-Louisiana's Favorite Family Adventure

New Orleans-Louisiana's Favorite Family AdventureShare Jill’s family Louisiana adventure with her husband and daughters in one of the liveliest cities of the south, New Orleans! It’s a celebration of the famous Madi Gras, along with Mississippi river boat cruises, Bourbon Street's  jazz and blues, Audubon’s animal and insect museums, and some of the finest dining in the south.

Kauai, Hawaii - Films & Family Adventure

Kauai, Hawaii - Films & Family Adventure      Discover Kauai, Hawaii and where the movie, Descendants was filmed. Eric and Jill and their girls discover the best family adventures of Kauai, along with the beautiful locations used in the filming of the popular movie, Descendants.

Aulani-Hawaii Disney Family Vacation

Aulani-Hawaii Disney Family VacationDiscover Hawaii’s sun, surf and Disney at Aulani, the ultimate family resort on Oahu, Hawaii. Join Jill and Eric and their two daughters, Lizzy and Katie as they explore this fantasy resort offering a multitude of amazing attractions and endless activities

Las Vegas - 10 FREE Family Attractions

Las Vegas - 10 FREE Family AttractionsLas Vegas, the City of Lights is both fun and affordable for the family traveler. Find many activities and attractions for families with kids of all ages that are inexpensive or free. Grab the kids and make it a family adventure with these 10 Free family attractions - all worth exploring while visiting Las Vegas.

Wailea, Maui - Favorite family resort vacation

Wailea, Maui - Favorite family resort vacationGrab your  boogie boards, snorkel and fins, sand shovels and buckets for a family fun filled Hawaii beach resort vacation. Jill and her family share their adventure while exploring the resorts on the beaches of Wailea, Maui, Hawaii - The Grand Wailea Resort and Spa, Wailea Beach Marriott Resort and Spa, Four Seasons Wailea, and Fairmont Kea Lani.

Beaches Resorts - Jamaica

Beaches Resorts - JamaicaLearn what Jill, Eric and their girls discovered when they visited all three Beaches Resorts on Jamaica. Plenty of turquoise blue waters, white sandy beaches, thrill-seeking water parks, scrumptious dining,  fabulous entertainment, and the best... Sesame Street fun with Elmo, Zoe and the Cookie Monster.

The China of Today

The China of Today Join Jill, Eric and their young daughter, Lizzy as they travel to China. Visit Tiananmen Square, the Forbidden City, and the Tomb of Chairman Mao in Beijing, the Summer Palace at Kunming Lake, the Great Wall in Juyongguan; Prince Gong's Palace; and the Ocean Aquarium, Art Museum and Chinese Acrobats in Shanghai. Cruise the Yangtze River and learn about the amazing Three Gorges Dam project. Discover more about their incredible adventure...

Whistler's Winter Wonderland

Find out why Whistler Village is one of Jill's favorite getaways with her family.

The Best in Oahu, HI

Check out Jill and her family's top picks in hotels, restaurants, activities, sights and more -- from Waikiki to the North Shore.

Turks & Caicos

Turks & Caicos Lizzy and her parents explore Turks & Caicos -- white sand beaches, magenta sunsets, clear blue waters teeming with wildlife, friendly islanders, and an all-inclusive family resort chock-full of non-stop activities.

Where was Solomon born?

This is Solomon, a new born Humpback whale. He provided hours of entertainment for our group of whale watchers. Where was Solomon born? Click here to find out.

Tips, Tricks & Tactics

...ideas to consider 

Tips on how to safely play under the summer's sun
and in the winter's cold.



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