Day 5 Ketchikan. We found ourselves in Ketchikan on day 5 with nothing planned. So we just decided to see what there was to [...]
Day 4 Sitka, Alaska. We pulled into port at about 7:00 am and readied ourselves for a whirlwind tour of Sitka. The thing [...]
Day 3 Cruising through Glacier Bay National Park. I have to start this post by stating unequivocally that this day was filled with [...]
Day 2 Juneau, Alaska. In Juneau, we decided to book an excursion on a small boat that traveled up the Tracy Arm Fjord [...]
Let me first start by saying, if you want a life-changing family Alaskan adventure experience, a cruise is not the way to go. [...]
This spring break we decided to head down to Kentucky to spend a few days checking out Cumberland Gap National Historic Park and [...]
Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore is part of the National Park System. Being from the Chicago area, I've been visiting the Indiana Dunes since [...]
The last Civil War-related stop on our trip was the National Museum of Civil War Medicine in quaint Frederick, MD. Civil War Medicine is of particular interest to me because of my training in medicine, so we scheduled an extra day in our itinerary to be able to visit.
After leaving Antietam, our next stop was Washington, D.C. We wanted to catch a glimpse of the White House before someone decided to have it gold-plated. Seriously though, my motives for visiting Washington, D.C. were purely tourist in nature. I had never been there and just wanted to see what the place was all about.