Tag: Travel with kids

Herbert Hoover National Historic Site

Visited: November 2016 Duration: 2-3 hours The boys visit the U of I every once in a while to get tests done. This park is about 20 minutes away and we took an opportunity on this visit to go and see this park on…

Canaveral National Seashore

Visited: November 2018 Duration: 4-5 hours Accommodations: Stayed at a friends house in Port St. John In town for a wedding and what do we find??  A National Park Service Site about 5 minutes away. We had to do it! We started off at…

Fort Matanzas National Monument

Visited: March 2019 Duration: 2 hours Accommodations:  St. Augustine, Florida The very last stop on our Spring Break Civil War/Spanish History expedition was this great National Monument located just south of St. Augustine.  Fort Matanzas was Spain’s last effort to ward off the British…

Vermont

Vermont. State line sign #24 out of 50 for this crazy family.  This was taken on Highway 7 coming from Saratoga and heading to Bennington for the evening. We actually pulled into someone’s driveway, parked the car and took our picture, so it was…

Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historical Park

Visited: August 2018 Duration: 1-2 hours. Could have been longer but it was raining. Accommodations: Trapp Family Lodge, Stowe, Vermont (highly recommend) It was a rainy day in Vermont. We traveled up the beautiful highway 100 stopping at The Vermont Country store for some…

Saratoga National Historical Park

Visited: July 2018 Duration: 2 hours Accommodations: Bennington, Vermont One of the most decisive victories in American and world history was won here at Saratoga. The Battles of Saratoga began in September of 1777, with British Gen. John Burgoyne leading his troops down the…

Fort Stanwix National Monument

Visited: July 2018 Duration: 2-3 hours Traveling across New York took us right in to Rome, New York for this fabulous National Monument. Right in the middle of town is a step back in history to interpret the events of the siege of 1777….

Women’s Rights National Historical Park

Visited: July 2018 Duration: 1-2 hours Accommodations: Watkins Glen Harbor Hotel We are trekking across New York after spending a few days at Niagara Falls on our way to Maine. This was a fantastic little stop!  There are several historic houses to stop at…

Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural National Historical Site

Visited: July 2018 Duration: 1-2 hours Accommodations: Niagara Falls, Canada (this was a stop off on the way) Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural National Historic Site was a quick stop off on our way to Niagara falls.  We got off to a late start and didn’t…

Indiana

Indiana State line sign.  This is #20 of our 50 signs.  Found this sign on I-90 at the Indiana/Ohio state line. We got Ohio and then ran across the interstate to get this one, in case we don’t have time to stop on the…

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