The Ultimate Family Chicago Bucket List

Get ready for the ultimate family Chicago bucket list! Our family has traveled there so many times we have done it all! Check out our recommendations for your next family trip to Chicago! Grant Park is where you want to head first because it is home to the Shedd Aquarium, the Adler Planetarium, the FieldContinue reading “The Ultimate Family Chicago Bucket List”

Two Days in Pittsburgh: An Itinerary

Two Days in Pittsburgh: An Itinerary – Planning a weekend trip to Pittsburgh, or just looking for something new to do? Try out these fun itinerary activities over two days in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Park near the Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hall & Museum on the University of Pittsburgh campus. Across the street is the CathedralContinue reading “Two Days in Pittsburgh: An Itinerary”

One Day in Salem, Massachusetts

One Day in Salem Massachusetts: A perfectly chilling place to visit in October, or any time of year, is Salem, MA where real-life horror took place when many “witches” were killed here in a variety of horrible ways. Learn about the history by taking a History & Hauntings of Salem Guided Walking Tour or checkContinue reading “One Day in Salem, Massachusetts”

Marvins Marvelous Mechanical Museum Farmington Hills

Marvins Marvelous Mechanical Museum in Farmington Hills, Michigan (near Detroit) is just a hop, skip and jump from Ohio. If you are looking for something new and yet nostalgic and affordable, this is it! Great for all ages! This magical place is devoted to a huge collection of coin-operated oddities. There are classic carnival sideshowContinue reading “Marvins Marvelous Mechanical Museum Farmington Hills”

One Day at Detroit’s Motown Sound

One Day at Detroit’s Motown Sound or “Hitsville U.S.A.” is time well spent at Motown’s first headquarters. Motown Records (1959) receives thousands of visitors each year. They stop by to be wowed by the Motown Sound Museum. Berry Gordy’s legendary Motown inspired the music industry and society in general. It united a racially divided countryContinue reading “One Day at Detroit’s Motown Sound”

The Purple People Bridge

The Purple People Bridge and The Cincinnati Riverwalk, at Smale Riverfront Park, are must-stops on your visit to Cincinnati, Ohio. The Cincinnati Riverwalk (or Ohio River Trail), at Smale Riverfront Park, is 4 miles long (Cincinnati to Kentucky) and offers a lovely view of the Cincinnati skyline. We visited the Purple People Bridge (i.e. TheContinue reading “The Purple People Bridge”

Ark Encounter in Williamstown, KY

The Ark Encounter in Williamstown, Kentucky is just south of Cincinnati, Ohio, and showcases exhibits of Noah’s family and their animals (also dinosaurs) as well as theories on the world’s existence. Ark Encounter has a Christian religious and creationist theme. Noah’s Ark is the large boat in the Biblical Genesis flood story through which GodContinue reading “Ark Encounter in Williamstown, KY”