North America

North America is the home continent for the 2 Idiots. Our home is in the wonderful city of Charlotte, North Carolina. We have traveled extensively in the United States and some in Canada and there is so much to see in both these countries.

We will be posting articles on travel in both the US and Canada soon!

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Best Hotels For Kids In Maui

12 Best Hotels For Kids In Maui For An Incredible Getaway

The island of Maui is among the most popular holiday destinations for families, especially during the beautiful summer. “The Valley Isle” is beloved for its scenic beaches and lively, colorful culture. Whether you’re planning to have a tropical weekend getaway or are looking forward to your long-awaited family vacation on the island, there are a lot of best hotels for kids in Maui that you can choose from. Enjoy the ocean breeze and have a relaxing time with your little ones as you make unforgettable memories together.

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Top Kid-Friendly Restaurants in Charleston SC

Top Kid-Friendly Restaurants in Charleston SC for a Family Meal

If you are visiting the charming city of Charleston with your family, then tasting the best of southern cuisine should rank high on your bucket list. But are you worried that eateries located in historical buildings might not allow strollers? Or a fancy upscale restaurant might frown upon a toddler and his tantrums? These are legit questions that plague every parent. In that case, keep our list of top kid-friendly restaurants in Charleston SC handy. With our thoughtfully selected restaurants, picking your dining destination for any time of the day will be a mere cakewalk. Let’s dive right in!

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best kid-friendly restaurants in Charlotte NC

Top 10 Best Kid-Friendly Restaurants in Charlotte, NC

Are you a local or just visiting Charlotte with your family for the weekend? There are a lot of kid-friendly restaurants in Charlotte NC that you can explore and enjoy. There’s no need to call the babysitter and leave your children at home. You can have fun as this beautiful place offers a bustling food scene full of diversity for both young fellas and young at heart. Here’s a quick list of the top Charlotte restaurants to help you and your kids decide and eat your way through the Queen City in no time.

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Things to do with kids in Asheville

Top Things to Do with Kids in Asheville to Fuel Their Wanderlust

Every family vacation has a common nightmare: narrowing down a destination to satisfy everybody’s choice. But don’t you worry this time! Eight to eighty – Asheville, NC is an open and exciting playground for all! This picturesque Southern mountain city nestled in the nook of the Blue Ridge Mountains boasts absolutely stunning scenery and a full-on boho vibe. Local to luxury, extravagant to earthy, homely to historic, you will find everything here. Here are some things to do with kids in Asheville which you will enjoy too!

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Best Campsites for Kids in the US

Top 10 Best Campsites for Kids in the US You Must Explore

For many families, camping is a fun tradition that can bring everyone closer to nature and closer together. There’s just something about the outdoor setting that shouts fun and lightens up everyone’s mood. Yet it also calls for intensive research on the right activities, trails, and convenient facilities for you and your little campers to enjoy. If you’re looking for a change in scenery with your family and are planning a memorable family camping adventure, here’s a list of the 10 best campsites for kids you can check out.

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Ultimate Kid Friendly Itinerary for Spending a Day at Hoover Dam

Why The 2 Idiots recommend visiting the Hoover Dam?

When you think of Las Vegas, you may not think of it as a destination to visit with a toddler, but it is. Las Vegas has so many cool sights to visit in and around it, that we used the city as a base and then took a day trip to see the awe-inspiring Hoover Dam — an engineering marvel, it truly showcases the greatness of mankind’s ability to create. We consider the Hoover Dam a must-see (one of Natasha’s all-time favorites) and as an easy drive from Las Vegas, be sure to add a day to your itinerary to include it on your trip.

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full moon over iconic Washington, D.C. landmarks

Top 5 Washington, D.C. Museums for Kids (4 of them are FREE!)

As the capital city of the United States, it’s no surprise that Washington, D.C. has much to see and do. In fact, you might not know where to start. While you want to be sure you and your kids see major landmarks like the White House and the Lincoln Memorial, you should also set time aside to visit one of the city’s many impressive museums. A museum? With kids? Am I crazy? While it might seem as though your kids will be bored during these visits, nothing could be further from the truth. Not only are the best museums in Washington, D.C. for kids filled with impressive displays and exhibits, but many also have an interactive aspect, so your children can play an active, fun role in their own education. As a bonus, most of these museums don’t charge admission. Instead, they simply encourage a donation. This means you can pay whatever you’re comfortable with, which is a huge bonus for budget-minded travelers. 

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Best kid friendly restaurants in Vancouver

Top 10 Best Baby and Kid-Friendly Restaurants in Vancouver

Located in British Columbia, Vancouver is a Canadian coastal city that is known for its mild climate, picturesque views, and down-to-earth locals. It is ethnically diverse and very safe, making it the perfect place to visit with small children. Another highly-acclaimed thing about Vancouver is its vibrant food scene. Because it’s located on a major seaport, one of the city’s biggest claims to fame is its fresh seafood. Vancouver’s moderate climate also provides a long growing season, which means there’s always a plethora of produce in season. In most cities with a major foodie scene, it’s not always easy to find restaurants that are geared toward people with small children or babies. Yet, you can still explore the food scene and find a number of kid-friendly restaurants in Vancouver.

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Car with Thanksgiving turkey on top

Top 12 Thanksgiving Vacation Ideas for Families

Thanksgiving is a holiday that most of us associate with food. We sit around the dinner table with our family and consume regrettable amounts of food before retiring to the living room to watch the football game. But did you know that Thanksgiving is actually one of the best holidays to travel with your family? Not only are there cheap, family-friendly places to visit, but you don’t have to worry about cooking and there’s zero clean up! If you’re considering taking a trip this Turkey Day, here are the top twelve Thanksgiving vacation ideas for families.

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Travel Restrictions for Every State In the US During COVID

For the past 5 months, it feels like time around the world has stopped. Life seems to have come to a halt, almost as if someone had pressed the ‘pause’ button on a remote control. But even though we’re living in times of uncertainty, the show must go on. Whether it’s for our own mental health or wellbeing, we must adapt to the new ways of living and moving around. Although we’re not in control of a lot of things, something we can be in charge of is the way we take care of ourselves and are proactive in following the recommended rules and regulations to minimize risk, while keeping healthy and protected. To help you plan activities, or make your transition to the new normality run smoother, we’ve summarized all the travel restrictions by state in the US. 

Stay safe, keep healthy, and be kind.

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