Nature Lover or History Buff?

Museums or wildlife observation? Which do you prefer? On a visit to Ohio you can enjoy both if you choose. With Cuyahoga Valley National Park in the North and The Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historic Park in the south it makes for the best of both worlds. Cuyahoga Valley, like …

Finding a Great Campground in Ohio

Finding a great campground at a great price can be challenging. Finding one that has availability can be downright frustrating at times. In our travels we like to be flexible. We want to be able stay longer if we like a place or leave early if we just want to …

Go With The Flow

Often when traveling we find that places are not always what we expect them to be. In our minds we have a picture or idea of how a place will look, but once we arrive we find that it is very different from our original sentiment. Upstate New York is …

Journey’s A-Mazing Birthday in Vermont

A corn maze that you could actually get lost in always seemed like a fun thing to do. I have been in several corn mazes, but never one that was challenging and definitely not one I could get lost in. They are usually pretty small and only take a few …

Ben & Jerry’s Factory Tour

We had never eaten Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream before. The original factory was near where we were staying in Vermont. Since we love ice cream and it was really close by, the decision to visit Ben &Jerry’s ice cream factory was easy. This place was more touristy than places …

The Smallest Capital in America

Montpelier Vermont may be the smallest capital city in the US, but it is a great place to visit. The Vermont State House is made from granite quarried in the state because they really like to keep things local. Walking up to the building you will notice how well they …

Rock of Ages

Rocks. This family is a big fan of rocks. The kids collect them, we all are fascinated by their different formations, and of course climbing on them is fun too! So when we got to Vermont and heard they had this place called Rock of Ages we just had to …

Morse Farm Maple Sugarworks

Vermont is known for maple syrup, so what better way to start our time in Vermont than with a tour of a maple syrup farm? Maple season is actually in the spring so they were not making the syrup while we were there, but we stilled learned about the process. …

Beautiful Places

If you visit Maine there are two places that you will definitely not want to miss. We had already planned on staying in both of them, but especially after being told by many of the locals that they are the must see places in the state we really had to …

Exploring Maine: Acadia National Park

Acadia National Park has a lot to offer and we enjoyed exploring it! Visiting Jordan Pond, Hiking Precipice Trail, and visiting the beach were fun, but the real challenge was taking the kids to the top of Mount Champlain. Watch us climb Bar Island, go on a scavenger hunt at …