Alaskan Cruise with Kids – Part 5, Ketchikan

Day 5 Ketchikan. We found ourselves in Ketchikan on day 5 with nothing planned. So we just decided to see what there was to [...]

By | June 25th, 2017|0 Comments

Alaskan Cruise with Kids – Part 4, Sitka

Day 4 Sitka, Alaska. We pulled into port at about 7:00 am and readied ourselves for a whirlwind tour of Sitka. The thing [...]

By | June 19th, 2017|0 Comments

Alaskan Cruise with Kids – Part 3, Glacier Bay National Park

Day 3 Cruising through Glacier Bay National Park. I have to start this post by stating unequivocally that this day was filled with [...]

By | June 18th, 2017|2 Comments

Alaskan Cruise with Kids – Part 2, Tracy Arm Fjord

Day 2 Juneau, Alaska. In Juneau, we decided to book an excursion on a small boat that traveled up the Tracy Arm Fjord [...]

By | June 16th, 2017|0 Comments

Alaskan Cruise with Kids – Part 1, Embarking in Seattle

Let me first start by saying, if you want a life-changing family Alaskan adventure experience, a cruise is not the way to go. [...]

By | June 14th, 2017|0 Comments

Cumberland Gap and Vicinity

This spring break we decided to head down to Kentucky to spend a few days checking out Cumberland Gap National Historic Park and [...]

By | April 3rd, 2017|0 Comments

Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore – Maple Sugar Time

Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore is part of the National Park System. Being from the Chicago area, I've been visiting the Indiana Dunes since [...]

By | April 3rd, 2017|0 Comments

National Museum of Civil War Medicine

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.

By | December 12th, 2016|0 Comments

Epic Washington, D.C.

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.

By | December 4th, 2016|0 Comments

Epic Antietam, The Bloodiest One-Day Battle

Our next stop was Antietam National Battlefield. Though much smaller than Gettysburg, Antietam was no less powerful.

By | December 1st, 2016|2 Comments
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