Travel Archive

Spring Break 2021

For Spring Break we usually drive down to Florida to visit with Rob’s Grandparents and take in some Spring Training games. Our old son, Drew and Rob are the real baseball fans of the family. This year with Drew not being able to take off work and knowing that Alex could pretty much care less …

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A Day at SeaWorld – Orlando, Florida

Today I’m continuing to discuss our Spring Break Trip. This is the 3rd full day of our trip. On Tuesday, we got up earlier so we could drive over to Orlando for our day at SeaWorld! When planning the trip, we had originally thought we would have a day at the water park associated with …

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Busch Gardens – Tampa, FL

While in Florida for Spring Break, we did something a little different this year. We let Alex bring a friend and we went to some amusement parks! Alex loves roller coasters, and what better way to spend his 17th birthday than to be at Busch Gardens for almost 11 hours! That Sunday they were open …

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Weekend in North Alabama

I’ve been sharing with you the little adventure Rob and I had up to North Alabama. I wanted to pull it all together in one place and include some other details of the trip. Oneonta Friday night, we stopped in Oneonta because I had been looking for places to eat. Swamptails looked right up our …

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Natural Bridge Park – Alabama

Here we are again for another Travel Tuesday post! We’re continuing to explore a little bit of North Alabama with some time in Huntsville and Cullman. For this post we ventured out to Natural Bridge Park which is about an hour drive from Cullman. County Rd 314 Natural Bridge, AL The Natural Bridge formation, which …

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Ave Maria Grotto in Cullman, AL

Today I’m continuing on with another old travel post. After leaving Huntsville we needed to head home, but wanted to make the most of our day. We drove over to Cullman, AL, which is about an hour south of Huntsville. We have been to Cullman several times, but have never stopped to see the Ave …

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Green Mountain Nature Trail in Huntsville, AL

Today I’m covering another travel post from my archives that never got written about. Last week I wrote about Two Must-Sees in Huntsville, AL for Taphophiles Today I’m sharing a little about a beautiful park and hiking trail called Green Mountain Nature Trail a.k.a. Madison County Nature Trail. 5000 Nature Trail Rd SE Huntsville, AL …

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Two Must-Sees in Huntsville, AL for Taphophiles

Here we are again for another ‘catch up’ travel post since we’re not traveling much because of COVID. A few years ago Rob and I went up to Huntsville, AL for a wedding. We spent the weekend there and made it into a mini-vacation. While we were there I had a couple spots I wanted …

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After Christmas Getaway 2020

The Monday after Christmas we got up and headed out to Inlet Beach near Panama City Beach, FL. We make a little detour on the way down to our favorite sausage store, Conecuh. If you’ve never had Conecuh, you are totally missing out. It is made in Evergreen, AL and I think most of the …

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Exploring North Colorado & South Wyoming

I’m continuing with my COVID – no travel – catch up on my previous travel posts – post! Ha! If that makes any sense. So in my last travel post, Rob and I drove from Pikes Peak to Avon, Colorado. 39°38’5.53″ N 106°31’28.03″ W – (Map #1) For this post you will find the GPS …

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Scenic Drive from Pikes Peak to Avon, CO

Happy Travel Tuesday, ya’ll! I’m continuing to share from when Rob and I were in Colorado for a work conference. This was an epic day. Rob finished up with his conference that morning, we booked it over to Pikes Peak, which you can read about >>> Pros and Cons of Driving up Pikes Peak. Up …

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More Sight Seeing in Colorado Springs, CO

Today I’m continuing on with my posts about our Colorado Trip. All the posts from this trip will be here>>>>Colorado Trip Another day to explore on my own, while Rob was in his conference. This is the gorgeous view of Cheyenne Mountain as I left the hotel. As I was driving to my 1st destination …

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Hiking and Driving – Colorado Springs, CO

Again, here we are. Still in COVID times. Not traveling. Blah blah blah. I’m taking advantage of this time to continue to catch up on travel posts! Today I’m continuing our trip to Colorado Springs. Rob was there for a conference. I was there for fun and relaxation. After getting up, eating breakfast with Rob …

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6 Reasons Why I Love Coors Field {Colorado Rockies}

When Rob and I first visited Coors Field it was in April, Opening Weekend. It was a cool and breezy April day, but you could totally feel the excitement in the air. We were excited to be in Denver and to be marking another baseball stadium off our list! Coors Field is tucked right smack …

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Last Day in New York

This will be my last post about our New York/Ontario trip. If you’d like to read the other posts from this trip click here>>> New York/Ontario Trip On our last day in New York, we got up and decided to explore Buffalo some more before heading back to Rochester to catch our flight home. We …

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Niagara Falls and Beyond

If you missed my first post where we traveled to Toronto, Ontario, Canada from Rochester, NY and our adventures that day check this post out first >>> Toronto, Ontario, Canada We got up the next morning and wanted a nice breakfast. We wound up going to Evviva, which was a trendy little spot, where we …

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Today I’m continuing to talk about what we did on our Rochester, NY trip. This was our 3rd day. However, we got up ate breakfast at the hotel and drove about 3 hours across the border to Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Yeah, so I love old bridges and I always take pictures of them. There’s usually …

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Rochester, NY | Trip Report Day 2

Today I’m sharing with you our Day 2 of our Rochester, NY trip. That morning I dropped Rob off at his training and headed on over to the Erie Canal. We were there the night before, but it was getting dark. So I was anxious to see it more in the daytime. That morning it …

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Visit to the Eastman Museum [Rochester, NY]

So while all our travels are on hold, it’s giving me an opportunity to go back and write about our travels from years past that I never got to. Today I’m sharing with you my visit to the George Eastman House in Rochester, NY. Since photography is one of my loves, this was right up …

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St. Simons Island Trip – Part 2

Last week I shared the 1st part of our St. Trip with you. Click to read that>>>>St. Simons Island Trip-Part 1 Today’s post covers the 2nd half of the trip from Wednesday through Saturday when we head home. Wednesday So after a pretty tiring day in Savannah, on Wednesday we decided to stick around St. …

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