We'd also considered a week in Seattle for this getaway, but Japan was surprisingly only a few hundred dollars more per person - including airfare. Hard to imagine it ever being so inexpensive! (London came in $500 more per person than Tokyo!)
We sent in Wynn's passport application this morning & booked our package this afternoon. These next two months are going to fly by...
If any of our readers have suggestions about fun family activities, "must see" locations, food, or getting around, please click on 'comments' below - we're happy to receive advice. And yes, we'll be blogging the trip!