Paris by Bus

On our last day we asked the kids what they would like to do, and they all said they wanted to ride in one of the big hop on/off buses for a bus tour. They had been seeing them all week and wanted to ride one and also I think everyone was pretty tired of…

Paris Bakery Tour and Monet

I booked a behind the scenes bakery tour for our family so we could learn how to make baguettes! Our tour started out with breakfast! We each got to pick a pastry and drink. We had some fresh squeezed orange juice that was amazing to go with our yummy treats. The pastries looked really beautiful and…

Paris – Notre Dame

I loved this day. I have always wanted to go to the roof of the Notre Dame, but the line is super long. I knew there was no way I wanted to wait in that line with four kids who are on a vacation sleep schedule, so I searched the internet and found a skip-the-line…

More Paris Fun!

Monday we headed to the Tuilleries Garden and the Louvre after eating tons of breads and pastries from the nearby bakery. I love French bakeries. I love exploring all the beautiful parks and gardens in Paris. There was a cute little duck pond where we relaxed and watched the birds, a playground, trees, statues, fountains,…

Paris, day 2

On Sunday morning we realized we should have prepared better the night before. The restaurants and bakeries near where we were staying were all closed. We woke up late, and by the time we found something open it was close to noon. We walked towards Napoleon’s Tomb, since we knew it was not too far…

Family Vacation to Paris!

My sister’s family is on a European vacation, so we decided to head to Paris to meet them there. We planned our trip for a few extra days so we could enjoy Paris with four kids at a leisurely pace. The first day we woke up super early to catch our flight, but the kids…