Welcome to Hoff To See The World!

February 1, 2021
The Hoffmann's enjoy Cannon Beach, again!  Cannon Beach is the top thing to do on the Oregon Coast.  Hoff to See the World.

We are so happy you are here! There are so many places on the internet you could be right now, and you chose to spend a moment with us. Thank you!

We are the Hoffmann’s, a family of six from Seattle, Washington.

Our conundrum is this: As individuals, Ryan and Monica love to travel, but as parents, we have two boys with autism and two more kids with ADHD. True story. We also have careers, own a home, and our parents aren’t getting any younger.

These aren’t the easiest years to wander planet earth, but this is exactly what we feel inspired to do!

UPDATE: WE PULLED IT OFF! WE ARE NOW LIVING FULL-TIME ON THE ROAD!

If you want to read our story and get to know us, click here!

International UFO museum and research is the best place to visit in Roswell, New Mexico.  Hoff to See the World loves aliens.

So why create the Hoff to See the World website?

We started this website for three primary reasons:

1. It will make an amazing scrapbook for our family.

2. Our research, planning, and photos seem to inspire those around us.

3. We want to share what we’ve learned about traveling with special needs children. Maybe your children aren’t special needs, still it’s hard to take them in public. We empathize.

Honestly, we have surprised ourselves by creating this website. If you would like to know more about why and how we did it, you can read about how Hoff to See the World became a blog.

Cathedral Spires hike in the Black Hills region of South Dakota is a top five thing to do in the Black Hills.  Hoff to See the World loves hiking.

Being on the road as a family gives us ample opportunities for teaching moments. We believe in making mistakes — it’s how we learn and keeps us laughing. Over the past five years we have figured a few things out by spending so much time away from home. Here are our Ten Guiding Principles on the Road.

Travel Destinations

Dad and Halea pose on the beach.  Destin, Florida is the top beach in the contiguous US.  Hoff to See the World loves beaches.

Here you will find information about places to visit and things to do:

The 25 Best Places We’ve Been (so far)

Things to do in Phoenix, Arizona

Things to do in Washington state

Things to do on the Oregon Coast

Things to do on Hawaii, Big Island

Things to do on Hawaii, Oahu

Things to do in Las Vegas

Disney Land or Disneyworld?

For More Destinations, Click Here

Resources and Tips

Rainbow over Niagara Falls.  Hoff to See the World loves waterfalls.

Here you will find a mix of things we’ve learned that we think is useful information.

Don’t be Afraid to Buy a Motorhome: Be Very Afraid and Buy One Anyway

Coast to Coast USA: An Interstate 40 Odyssey

Traveling with Children is Hard

Our Ten Guiding Principles on the Road

Is the Sedona Vortex Real?

Sedona: A Trail Review

For More Resources and Tips, Click Here

Musings from the Road

Monica poses in front of Mt. Rainier.  Pinnacle Peak is a top ten hike at Mt. Rainier National Park.

Here you will find blog posts about our experiences parenting, adventuring, and organizing a life on the road with special needs children.

Full-Time RV Living with Kids: Two Weeks In

Like a Rolling Stone

An Awkward Graduation

This Is Why

Prison Parker

The Special Path We Walk

To Read More about Monica’s Musings, Click Here

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