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Weekend Tourist – Big Family Weekend Getaway Experiences and Itineraries


    As we look forward to traveling again, I think many big families will make plans for smaller trips or destinations closer to home. To aid their planning, I ask for your help with writing blog posts with tips, experience, and itineraries for the below list of cities. Use your big family’s experience in your hometown or nearby city to help build a weekend itinerary (either 2- or 3-day). Suggest activities and things to see, places to dine/take out, and times of year to visit or festivities to attend. Give options to splurge on and ideas on how to save. Tell us what your family liked about each.

    If interested, please email me at Theresa @ sixsuitcasetravel (dot) com to discuss plans and pricing.


    Weekend Tourist city wish list:


    • Albany, NY
    • Buffalo, NY
    • Concord, NH
    • Hartford, CT
    • Manchester, NH
    • New Haven, CT
    • Philadelphia, PA
    • Providence RI
    • Rochester, NY
    • Springfield, MA
    • Stamford, CT



    • Ann Arbor, Michigan
    • Chicago, IL
    • Cincinnati, OH
    • Columbus, OH
    • Des Moines, IA
    • Fargo, ND
    • Indianapolis, IN
    • Lincoln, NE
    • Louisville, KY
    • Madison, WI
    • Oklahoma City, OK
    • Omaha, NE
    • St Louis, MO
    • Wichita, KS


    Mountain West

    • Billings, MT
    • Boise, ID
    • Boulder, CO
    • Denver, CO
    • Provo, UT
    • Reno, NV
    • Salt Lake City, UT


    Pacific West

    • Olympia, WA
    • Portland, OR
    • Sacramento, CA
    • Spokane, WA
    • Ventura, CA


    South Atlantic

    • Atlanta, GA
    • Charleston, SC
    • Charlotte, NC
    • Richmond, VA
    • St Petersburg, FL
    • Tallahassee, FL
    • Tampa, FL


    South Central

    • Austin, TX
    • Baton Rouge, LA
    • Dallas, TX
    • Houston, TX
    • Knoxville, TN
    • Little Rock, AR



    • Albuquerque, NM
    • Tucson, AZ

    Theresa Jorgensen

    Theresa Jorgensen is a mother to four children including twins. She recognized the necessity for a comprehensive resource of hotels that cater to big families with rooms and suites for 5, 6, 7, or 8 people in a single room while traveling with her own family. In 2008, she established SixSuitcaseTravel to compile a database of such hotels. Over time, the website has grown to include travel advice, itineraries, road trip suggestions, national park guides, and more. Theresa takes pleasure in assisting other big families in creating unforgettable travel experiences.