Bucket List in South Texas: Follow the Whooping Cranes South

We love Texas and even more in the winter months.  This, of course, is the best time to see the beautiful endangered whooping cranes.  Our travels started in Waco, Texas and we followed these huge birds south to the gleaming beaches near Rockport, Texas. 3 best places to see in Waco Texas Our first stop toward the South tip of Texas was in a brief stay in Waco. My oldest was so excited about visiting Continue reading

If you only have 24 hours in Blowing Green, Kentucky, what places do you visit?

If you only have 24 hours in Blowing Green Kentucky, what do you visit? You visit the two most popular places in the area. I have a special place in my heart for Corvettes and caves so we chose The National Corvette Museum and Mammoth Cave. Mammoth Cave Mammoth Cave was filled with cool air, large stalagmites and stalactites and miles of limestone. We opted to go on a tour with a Ranger and over Continue reading

Dave Canterbury and hiking at Muscatatuck State Park

We got to meet Dave Canterbury and visit his outdoor store in Indianapolis, Indiana. Ok, we really didn’t get to meet him but we did meet his life-size cut out. As a family, we have watched his videos on YouTube and watched the tv series “Duel Survivor”. I am not true outdoorsmen and if I had a choice I would choose a Holiday Inn any day. We found out that he only visits the store Continue reading

Do these Seven Fantastic things while visiting York Pennsylvania with Kids

Finding inexpensive activities in York Pennsylvania with Kids is always a challenge but York offers more than the average town. It is known as the Factory Capital of the World. Kids are welcome at all the tours and most are 100% Free. Factory tours are a great way to learn about industry, technology, engineering, and potential carriers. We actually came to York because is was less expensive and only an hour from Hershey, PA. Our main Continue reading

Make hiking with kids fun for the whole family

Make hiking with kids fun for the whole family.  Have an adventure hiking together no matter what the kids age. Many people say that kids should not hike till 10 years of age or older but I say Bah Humbug. Take short hikes and pick terrain that is easy for everyone, kids will do fine and love it. We have been hiking for years as a family and over the years our hikes have gotten longer and harder. My Continue reading

Roadschool Adventure: Canaan State Park where we watched a snapping turtle lay eggs

Canaan State park is not only picturesque but filled with animals, lush forest and beautiful mountain views. Highlight of our mornings was swimming till lunch everyday in a heated pool overlooking the mountains (it was 45-65 degrees every morning). Our highlight of the week was watching a Snapping Turtle lay her eggs.  Consequently, the only down side to this park is high-speed 1G internet, but who needs Internet when you’re trying to relax. Have you ever seen a Continue reading