Family Trek

Our Quest to Work Less, Live More and Travel the World with our Family.

Sunset at Half Dome Yosemite National Park

Last week we were camping at Yosemite National Park.  If you’ve haven’t seen our recent posts on Yosemite, you’ve got to check them out, especially Monica’s detailed itinerary for a family camping trip at Yosemite. We’d spent an emotional day in Yosemite a few years ago but this trip last week was really our first real immersion into the park. I have a feeling that over the next few years we’ll be treating this place as our backyard. I’ll let […]

Posted by Clark Vandeventer On Oct - 20 - 2011 15 Comments READ FULL POST
Vernal-Falls

Have you ever let a bad start to a trip ruin the whole time? That almost happened, but we were redeemed. It started out rough. Stayed up until 1:30 am the night before our Yosemite camping trip working and then got a very late start to the day (3 hours late!). Road construction delays, rain-with my non-waterproof suitcase on the roof, and two kids who had already been in the car for an hour before we even got on the […]

Posted by Monica Vandeventer On Oct - 17 - 2011 2 Comments READ FULL POST
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This week we are camping at Yosemite National Park with our good friends Lisa and Andy Nelson and their boy Caden. As much as we love to travel and adventure, it’s hard to believe that we’ve failed to really take in this world renowned area which is so close to where we’ve lived in Santa Barbara and Lake Tahoe. Maybe we’ve been hesitant to go back because it conjures up so many memories. Almost four years ago I quit my […]

Posted by Clark Vandeventer On Oct - 11 - 2011 7 Comments READ FULL POST
Road Trip Cropped

Our family has been traveling a lot for a while now.  Long before we started our family travel blog the questions were already coming from friends, family, and random people in our life. How long does it take to drive 500 miles with two little kids? (10 hours) Do airlines charge a fee for checking my baby’s stroller? (In most cases no, but some airlines are beginning to charge for “non-basic” strollers.) What’s the best place to search for flights? […]

Posted by Clark Vandeventer On Aug - 11 - 2011 Add Comments READ FULL POST
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