Hershey Chocolate World-Hershey, Pa

 State Gymnastics Championship and Tour of Hershey Chocolate World After our daughter's successful PA State Gymnastics meet in Quakertown, PA, we decided to make a detour on our way home to Hershey. We didn't have enough time to go to Hershey Park, but it looked like it would be a great time. We plan to go to …

Omni Bedford Springs Resort Anniversary Trip

   Anniversary Trip to Omni Bedford Springs Resort Bedford, Pa   View from our balcony This July was our 15 year anniversary. We decided to stay at Omni Bedford Springs resort for two days without the kids to enjoy some peace and quiet time in the mountains. We had visited Bedford Springs last summer and …

5 reasons why you should visit the Charleston area now!

5 reasons why you should visit the  Charleston area now!   Ravenal Bridge Last week Travel and Leisure voted Charleston, SC the #1 Best City in North America.  We couldn't have been more excited! We visited the area last summer and absolutely loved it. We are headed back this summer.   1. The Historic Homes and Streets …

Niagara Falls……….American and Canadian Side (Niagara Falls-Take 2 of 2015)

Secret Garden, Niagara Falls, Canada Back to Niagara Falls! Hotel Pool at Sheraton at the Falls We headed back to Niagara Falls in the fall of 2015 with our oldest son's regular season hockey team in the Niagara Sports Columbus Day Tournament. It was at the Hyde Park Ice Arena, which was a normal ice rink. One nice …

Buffalo, New York and Niagara Falls (trip #1 of 2015)

Buffalo, NY and Our first trip of 2015 to Niagara Falls My oldest son playing at the Harborcenter Once your children start playing hockey, you come to the realization that trips to Canada may begin in the not-so-distant future.   2015 led us to two trips up north..........the drive isn't bad from Pittsburgh (as long …

Camelback Resort Lodge-Poconos, Pa

Aquatopia (Indoor Waterpark) Camelback Resort Lodge and Aquatopia Indoor Waterpark This year for Christmas, my dad bought my husband a racing experience in the Poconos on the Pocono Speedway. As excited he was, I thought about what it would be like to ride 4 1/2 hours in the car one way, then watching my husband train …

The Creation of our travel blog

Marco Island, Florida sunsetLast weekend, as we waited in line for a shuttle bus to the outdoor waterpark at the Camelback Lodge in the Poconos, our family of 5 was discussing which waterpark we have liked best so far.............Great Wolf Lodge, Splash Lagoon, or Camelback.After this discussion, I started thinking about how a friend texted …