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Free Library of Philadelphia

Free Library of Philadelphia

We stopped by to see the exhibit in the rare book section...

The Franklin Institute

The Franklin Institute

After a ton of fun stops, this was a bit overcrowded. But...

Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University

Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University

This dinosaur museum was a ton of fun. After looking at...

Liberty Bell

Liberty Bell

To start with, it was big! It had a couple cracks on it,...

Shenandoah Valley Discovery Museum

Shenandoah Valley Discovery Museum

This was a fun children’s museum. There was a log...

Tinker Creek Greenway

Tinker Creek Greenway

Family geocaching day! This happened to be the anniversary...

Greensboro Science Center

Greensboro Science Center

We made a stop on the way home from the beach. The museum...

Virginia Civil War 150 HistoryMobile

Virginia Civil War 150 HistoryMobile

A big truck with a Civil War museum inside of it parked...

Brigham Young Monument

Brigham Young Monument

This big statue was made for the World’s Fair. It...

Assembly Hall

Assembly Hall

The Assembly Hall was used in the same way we use a modern...

Welfare Square

Welfare Square

A sister missionary from Mexico and a sister missionary...

This Is The Place Heritage Park

This Is The Place Heritage Park

It was raining. I ran into the gift shop with Anna so get...

Bountiful Utah Temple

Bountiful Utah Temple

Yet another temple on this trip. We got out of the car and...

Antelope Island State Park

Antelope Island State Park

We saw both antelope and buffalo at this state park. We...

Ogden Utah Temple

Ogden Utah Temple

It was a beautiful day so we got out and enjoyed the...

Hill Aerospace Museum

Hill Aerospace Museum

The Hill Air Force Base has a neat museum full of...

The Tabernacle on Temple Square

The Tabernacle on Temple Square

This is the building where the Mormon Tabernacle Choir...

Eagle Gate Monument

Eagle Gate Monument

For some reason there is an Eagle straddling the road in...

Discovery Gateway

Discovery Gateway

The kids played for a few hours at this children’s...

Museum of Ancient Life at Thanksgiving Point

Museum of Ancient Life at Thanksgiving Point

After several awesome Thanksgiving Point visits, we had...

Farm Country at Thanksgiving Point

Farm Country at Thanksgiving Point

This was probably Isaac’s favorite stop. He rode a...

Joseph Smith Memorial Building

Joseph Smith Memorial Building

There was a cool genealogy center in the basement of this...

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Conference Center

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Conference Center

This is where the church meets twice a year for General...

Mount Timpanogos Utah Temple

Mount Timpanogos Utah Temple

This was a beautiful temple, but we just drove by.

BYU Museum of Paleontology

BYU Museum of Paleontology

This odd little museum was unmanned and open to the...

Provo Temple

Provo Temple

This is the temple Jacob went to while in the MTC. We ran...

Provo City Center Temple

Provo City Center Temple

We were able to tour the Provo City Center Temple before...

Museum of Natural Curiosity

Museum of Natural Curiosity

The kids spent SO much time at this museum. It was easily...

Jordan River Temple

Jordan River Temple

This is the temple Jacob used to go to on his mission. It...

Oquirrh Mountain Utah Temple

Oquirrh Mountain Utah Temple

This temple wasn’t around when Jacob was on his...

Draper Utah Temple

Draper Utah Temple

The stake center on the same property as this temple was...

Salt Lake Temple

Salt Lake Temple

Our first stop on our family SLC trip was the Salt Lake...

Church History Museum

Church History Museum

Dad did a survey for a new part of the museum. In...

Virginia Museum of Natural History

Virginia Museum of Natural History

Our ATSC membership brought us to this out of the way...

Red Bank Sports Complex

Red Bank Sports Complex

After lunch, the whole family met up with the Allreds and...

Amazement Square

Amazement Square

Becca and the kids wound up in Lynchburg after having to...

Longwood Park

Longwood Park

Becca and the kids enjoyed a picnic lunch and day at the...

Wayne National Forest

Wayne National Forest

Our stop on the way home from Ohio to stretch our legs was...

Boonshoft Museum

Boonshoft Museum

Mom was wary of travelling all the way to Dayton to go to...

Columbus Zoo and Aquarium

Columbus Zoo and Aquarium

This is one big zoo. There are different sections for most...

Columbus Ohio Temple

Columbus Ohio Temple

Becca’s best friend from college married her eternal...

Longaberger Basket Home Office

Longaberger Basket Home Office

Jacob likes to take his family on the craziest of...

Clay Center’s Avampato Discovery Museum

Clay Center’s Avampato Discovery Museum

We picnicked outside this little museum on our way to...

Museum of Life and Science

Museum of Life and Science

They had lots of fun boats there. We went on a long long...

Marbles Kid’s Museum

Marbles Kid’s Museum

We played a fun puppet show. We loved that whole museum....

Mill Mountain Zoo

Mill Mountain Zoo

I loved riding on the train. At the Zoo, we look at lots...

Buchanan Playground

Buchanan Playground

This park doesn’t have an official name. But when we...

Metalmorphosis

Metalmorphosis

We ran around at this odd broken sculpture. Anna really...

Discovery Place

Discovery Place

We played all morning with Grandma and Grandpa and then...

Ray’s Splash Planet

Ray’s Splash Planet

In Charlotte, we met up with the Allreds to play in the...

Green Hill Park

Green Hill Park

The kids had a playdate with some friends at this park....

Greenfield Recreation Park

Greenfield Recreation Park

The kids needed to stretch their legs so we hit up a play...

Children’s Museum of Winston-Salem

Children’s Museum of Winston-Salem

Anna and Isaac had so much fun at this children’s...

Science Museum of Western Virginia

Science Museum of Western Virginia

We visited this museum a long time ago when it was...

Elmwood Park

Elmwood Park

Becca and the kids hung out at the park while Jacob got...

Manassas National Battlefield Park

Manassas National Battlefield Park

Anna, Isaac, and Becca stopped by this battlefield in our...

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area

Wow was it hot. We’ve heard a lot about Enchanted...

Hill Country Science Mill

Hill Country Science Mill

A new science museum opened up not far from home, so we...

McKenna Children’s Museum

McKenna Children’s Museum

Anna met up with her friends at this children’s...

Guadelupe River State Park

Guadelupe River State Park

Anna talked us into a hike around a little bit but the...

Memorial Park

Memorial Park

Anna made a quick friend as usual. Isaac worked on...

Amistad National Recreation Area

Amistad National Recreation Area

Passing by this large body of water that is shared...

Seminole Canyon State Park

Seminole Canyon State Park

Seminole Canyon was a great pit stop for lunch! The views...

September 11th Memorial – Alpine

September 11th Memorial – Alpine

On September 11, 2001, the groundbreaking ceremony for the...

Kokernot Municipal Park

Kokernot Municipal Park

After church on our vacation in Alpine, we decided to...

Marfa Lights Viewing Center

Marfa Lights Viewing Center

We visited the viewing center for the famous Marfa Lights....

Davis Mountains State Park

Davis Mountains State Park

Texas has dozens of state parks, and we love visiting...

Jeff Davis County Park

Jeff Davis County Park

We needed a break from the big attractions, so gave the...

Tethered Aerostat Radar System

Tethered Aerostat Radar System

The US government has a bunch of giant blimps floating...

Prada Marfa

Prada Marfa

We got a bit of culture by visiting an art exhibit called...

Museum of the Big Bend

Museum of the Big Bend

Despite the fact that Alpine is hours from Big Bend...

Paisano Pete

Paisano Pete

Marketed as the world’s largest roadrunner, Paisano...

South Llano River State Park

South Llano River State Park

On our drive to Alpine we stopped at South Llano River...

Congaree National Park

Congaree National Park

We all went for a hike in the national park on New...

Columbia Museum of Art

Columbia Museum of Art

Jacob’s parents took us to see the Norman Rockwell...

Capitol Park

Capitol Park

In Tuscaloosa, Alabama, we visited a city park where the...

U.S. Space & Rocket Center

U.S. Space & Rocket Center

We enjoyed the Space and Rocket Center in Huntsville...

Gray Fossil Site

Gray Fossil Site

After visiting the Waco Mammoth Site, we got an itch to...

Liberty Enlightening the World

Liberty Enlightening the World

Birmingham has a huge replica of the Statue of Liberty. It...

Arsenal Park

Arsenal Park

We had fun running around Arsenal Park in Baton Rouge. We...

Capitol Park

Capitol Park

Baton Rouge is home to the tallest state capitol building....

Fire Museum of Texas

Fire Museum of Texas

On our way to Virginia we stopped at the Fire Museum of...

McKinney Falls State Park

McKinney Falls State Park

We had bad luck at this park. The trail we wanted to go on...

Mother Neff State Park

Mother Neff State Park

On our way home from Dallas, we drove a few minutes out of...

Cedar Hill State Park

Cedar Hill State Park

We made a brief visit to the Cedar Hill State Park with...

SEA LIFE Aquarium

SEA LIFE Aquarium

We went to Dallas to visit some friends, and went with...

Byron Stewart Park

Byron Stewart Park

Our drive to Dallas was very long, so we stopped at a...

Pedernales Falls State Park

Pedernales Falls State Park

We got a state park pass and hit up a few parks, starting...

San Antonio Market Square

San Antonio Market Square

We met the Veit and Hollis families for dinner at Mi...

Milam Square

Milam Square

We were meeting some family downtown and got there a...

Friedrich Wilderness Park

Friedrich Wilderness Park

Anna is getting to be a really good hiker. We went several...

Buchanan Fairgrounds

Buchanan Fairgrounds

Anna, Isaac, and Becca took Auntie Rachel to the Mountain...

Troutville Park

Troutville Park

Meme took Anna and Isaac to the playground. Isaac slept in...

The Homeplace

The Homeplace

The Mikulas family has been enjoying the food at the...

Sinkland Farms

Sinkland Farms

Jonathan took us to one of his childhood traditions in...

Espada Aqueduct

Espada Aqueduct

We went on a morning family trip and stumbled on...

Waco Mammoth Site

Waco Mammoth Site

We explored the Waco Mammoth Site together. It had a large...

Half Price Books Flagship Store

Half Price Books Flagship Store

Jacob likes to visit flagship stores. This one was a huge...

Dallas Temple

Dallas Temple

We love stopping at the temple whenever we travel. It was...

Klyde Warren Park

Klyde Warren Park

This park was awesome! Anna instantly made a friend and...

Dallas Museum of Art

Dallas Museum of Art

Dallas has a great free art museum. Filled with...

Texas Civil War Museum

Texas Civil War Museum

We didn’t think Texas was very involved in the Civil...

Bureau of Engraving and Printing

Bureau of Engraving and Printing

We weren’t allowed to take photos, but we still had...

National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame

National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame

Anna got to be a cowgirl for a few minutes at the National...

River Legacy Park

River Legacy Park

Anna loves a good park playground. Even at 10am it was...

Richard Greene Linear Park

Richard Greene Linear Park

Our family loves parks. This park situated between a...

Fort Worth Water Gardens

Fort Worth Water Gardens

Wow this was awesome! We didn’t plan on going here,...

Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park

Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park

We made a stop at the Lyndon B. Johnson National...

Cibolo Nature Center

Cibolo Nature Center

The family had a nice time at the creek. Jacob worked on...

Comanche Lookout Park

Comanche Lookout Park

The family took a morning hike at Comanche Lookout Park....

Landa Park

Landa Park

Anna, Becca, and Isaac had a bunch of fun playing at Landa...

Phil Hardberger Park

Phil Hardberger Park

Becca took us to an educational presentation on feral hogs...

Booker T. Washington National Monument

Booker T. Washington National Monument

Aunt Rachel took us to this national monument. It had...

Pink Cadillac Diner

Pink Cadillac Diner

The food was terrible but the atmosphere was fun. They had...

Natural Bridge Wax Museum

Natural Bridge Wax Museum

The Natural Bridge Wax Museum is closing down, so Aunt...

Double-A Farms

Double-A Farms

Grandma and Grandpa Allred took us blueberry picking. Anna...

SCE&G North Recreation Area

SCE&G North Recreation Area

Grandma and Grandpa Allred took us to a lake to go...

Stone Mountain

Stone Mountain

Grandma and Grandpa Allred took us to Stone Mountain. We...

All Children’s Playground

All Children’s Playground

Anna had fun playing for a few minutes at a playground...

World of Coca-Cola

World of Coca-Cola

We went to the World of Coca-Cola with Grandma and Grandpa...

Bullis County Park

Bullis County Park

Anna, Isaac, and Becca headed over to Bullis County Park...

Vereins Kirche Museum

Vereins Kirche Museum

Anna was very tired by the time we got to the Vereins...

Pioneer Museum

Pioneer Museum

Becca has been wanting to visit the Pioneer Museum for...

Stonehenge II

Stonehenge II

Dad drove the family to Stonehenge II, a scaled down...

Guadalupe County Westbound Safety Rest Area

Guadalupe County Westbound Safety Rest Area

This might sound silly, but we had a lot of fun at a rest...

Mary Jo Peckham Park

Mary Jo Peckham Park

On our way home from Houston we stopped at Mary Jo Peckham...

San Jacinto Monument

San Jacinto Monument

This thing is awesome. Super tall (a bit taller than the...

Space Center Houston

Space Center Houston

Made famous by the space race in the 60’s, this huge...

Children’s Museum of Houston

Children’s Museum of Houston

We were lucky to visit the Children’s Museum of...

Houston Arboretum and Nature Center

Houston Arboretum and Nature Center

We got to walk around the Houston Arboretum on our way in...

Buc-ee’s

Buc-ee’s

We don’t normally mark gas stations on our map, but...

River Walk

River Walk

A beautiful shopping district along the river in San...

Boerne Town Square

Boerne Town Square

We went on a beautiful Saturday morning to visit the...

McNay Art Museum

McNay Art Museum

We visited the McNay Art Museum, specifically to see a...

Texas Capitol

Texas Capitol

We strolled through the Texas state capitol building,...

Texas Capitol Visitors Center

Texas Capitol Visitors Center

The Texas capitol in Austin has a nice visitors center....

Texas Memorial Museum

Texas Memorial Museum

Jacob and Anna went to the Texas Memorial Museum while...

The Alamo

The Alamo

Remember the Alamo! Grandma and Grandpa Allred came in for...

Live Oak Park

Live Oak Park

We three got all crazy lost on the construction roads...

Walker Ranch Heritage Park

Walker Ranch Heritage Park

Anna and Becca visited this little local park on a...

Eisenhower Park

Eisenhower Park

October 13, 2014 – The weather was beautiful so the...

McAllister Park

McAllister Park

On an adventurous drive while exploring town a bit, we...

Stone Oak Park

Stone Oak Park

Jacob took his girls out for a nature walk today at nearby...

Dixie Caverns

Dixie Caverns

We visited Dixie Caverns with Auntie Rachel. We did a bit...

Roaring Run

Roaring Run

We love the library in Eagle Rock. On an adventure that...

Jeter Farm Pumpkin Patch

Jeter Farm Pumpkin Patch

Aunt Rachel and Uncle Jonathan joined us all on an...

Taubman Museum of Art

Taubman Museum of Art

Becca and Rachel had never been to the Taubman Museum of...

National D-Day Memorial

National D-Day Memorial

Rachel went with us to the National D-Day Memorial. Anna...

American River

American River

We had a wonderful time with Aunt Melissa and Cousin Mia,...

SS Red Oak Victory

SS Red Oak Victory

Ryan went with us to tour the SS Red Oak Victory, a...

Elk Grove Regional Park

Elk Grove Regional Park

Becca and Anna went to the Elk Grove Park with Grandma...

Big Bone Lick State Park

Big Bone Lick State Park

This park is on the site of former marshland where large...

Trammel Fossil Park

Trammel Fossil Park

Trammel Fossil Park lets you hunt for fossils, and you get...

Cincinnati Zoo

Cincinnati Zoo

Becca, Anna, and Grandma Allred went to the zoo while...

Berry Mansion

Berry Mansion

Our friend Jessica got married at the Berry Mansion in...

Floral Clock

Floral Clock

We found a weird clock that incorporated live flowers in...

Kentucky State Capitol

Kentucky State Capitol

We visited the Kentucky State Capitol building. We...

Harland Sanders Café and Museum

Harland Sanders Café and Museum

We ate at the first KFC ever and got to see some of the...

Kentucky Music Hall of Fame and Museum

Kentucky Music Hall of Fame and Museum

Becca and Jacob really enjoyed this museum and would have...

Fort Nelson Park

Fort Nelson Park

We made a brief stop at Fort Nelson Park. Anna played in...

Kentucky Science Center

Kentucky Science Center

Our Peabody membership got us into the Kentucky Science...

Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory

Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory

This was a neat stop, even though Anna was a bit antsy...

Dinosaur World

Dinosaur World

This stop was a bit ridiculous. It was a tourist trap that...

Mammoth Cave National Park

Mammoth Cave National Park

The family enjoyed a wonderful walk through the woods at...

United States Bullion Depository

United States Bullion Depository

So we didn’t actually enter the famed “Fort...

General George Patton Museum

General George Patton Museum

General Patton was an Army general during WWII. This...

Louisville Water Tower

Louisville Water Tower

We found the Louisville Water Tower while hunting for a...

San Antonio Children’s Museum

San Antonio Children’s Museum

Anna and Becca met up with our friends Valerie and Ella to...

Seguin Wave Pool

Seguin Wave Pool

The Ross family invited us to the Seguin Wave Pool. It was...

Marktplatz

Marktplatz

Fredericksburg, TX, is a nice little German town. It has a...

Hill Country State Natural Area

Hill Country State Natural Area

We made a short stop at the Hill Country State Natural...

Frontier Times Museum

Frontier Times Museum

We stumbled upon the Frontier Times Museum while driving...

Traders Village

Traders Village

The Ross family went with us to Traders Village in San...

San Antonio Zoo

San Antonio Zoo

Grandma and Grandpa Allred gave us a membership to the San...

Central Arkansas Nature Center

Central Arkansas Nature Center

We found a neat free nature center next to the Museum of...

Museum of Discovery

Museum of Discovery

This was one of the best discovery museums we have ever...

Pink Palace Museum

Pink Palace Museum

We stopped at the Pink Palace Museum on the way to Texas....

Sunsphere

Sunsphere

11/29/2014: We stopped by again on our way home from...

East Tennessee Discovery Center

East Tennessee Discovery Center

This place was… “interesting”. It...

John De Nicola Park

John De Nicola Park

We took a break from packing to visit a local park. We all...

French King Bridge

French King Bridge

We stopped by the French King Bridge on the way home from...

Strolling of the Heifers

Strolling of the Heifers

The Strolling of the Heifers is a parade held each year in...

Sleeping Giant Castle

Sleeping Giant Castle

We hiked for a mile or two up Sleeping Giant. We made it...

Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo

Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo

We had some free tickets to the Beardsley Zoo so we spent...

Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art

Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art

On Anna’s second birthday we found ourselves in...

Woolsey Hall

Woolsey Hall

Becca graduated from Yale at Woolsey Hall. Anna and Jacob...

Austin Children’s Museum

Austin Children’s Museum

The Austin Children’s Museum was so much fun! Anna...

Witte Museum

Witte Museum

Our ASTC membership got us into the Witte Museum. It was...

Austin Mini Maker Faire

Austin Mini Maker Faire

We had a blast with the Ross family at the Austin Mini...

Austin Zoo

Austin Zoo

Our friends took Becca and Anna to the Austin Zoo. It was...

Green Ridge Recreation Center

Green Ridge Recreation Center

Grandma and Grandpa Mikulas took us to their local rec...

Three Rivers Greenway

Three Rivers Greenway

Grandma and Grandpa Allred took us on a walk along the...

Agua Fria National Monument

Agua Fria National Monument

We had a few minutes to kill, so we pulled off the road at...

Montezuma Castle National Monument

Montezuma Castle National Monument

Those crazy early Americans built their homes into the...

Tuzigoot National Monument

Tuzigoot National Monument

A long time ago, some people built their homes on top of a...

Lowell Observatory

Lowell Observatory

We used our ASTC membership to visit the Lowell...

Grand Canyon

Grand Canyon

This was Becca and Anna’s first visit to the Grand...

Boyce Thompson Arboretum

Boyce Thompson Arboretum

The Ramos family took us to the Boyce Thompson Arboretum....

Governor Hunt Tomb

Governor Hunt Tomb

While we were at the Hole in the Rock, we decided to walk...

Hole in the Rock

Hole in the Rock

It’s a hole in a rock. We climbed up and got a great...

Apache Trail

Apache Trail

We made it halfway up the Apache Trail before we ran into...

Titan Missile Museum

Titan Missile Museum

The Titan Missile Museum was amazing! We got to go into...

Pioneer Park

Pioneer Park

We had some spare time, so we visited the Pioneer Park...

McCormick-Stillman Railroad Park

McCormick-Stillman Railroad Park

Anna enjoyed a morning playing at a railroad park. There...

Last Chance

Last Chance

Nordstrom has a store in Phoenix called Last Chance. This...

Ilan Averbuch’s Landmark

Ilan Averbuch’s Landmark

Turns out the government is hiding a Stargate in Arizona....

Musical Instrument Museum

Musical Instrument Museum

We had so much fun at this museum! We were given headsets...

Mesa Arizona Temple

Mesa Arizona Temple

We got to see the Mesa temple. It had beautiful fountains,...

Eli Whitney Museum

Eli Whitney Museum

It was a wet rainy day so we decided to drive down the...

Virginia Museum of Transportation

Virginia Museum of Transportation

Grandma and Grandpa Mikulas took us to the Virginia Museum...

Folly Beach

Folly Beach

Grandma and Grandpa Allred took us to Folly Beach. It was...

EdVenture Children’s Museum

EdVenture Children’s Museum

December 29, 2012 – Grandma and Grandpa Allred took...

Bedford Museum

Bedford Museum

We visited the Bedford Museum with Grandma and Grandpa...

Kringle Candle Company

Kringle Candle Company

We were on our way to the New England Cheesemaking Supply...

Jelly Belly Factory

Jelly Belly Factory

We went to the Jelly Belly Factory in California with...

Sunriver Park

Sunriver Park

We took Anna to a park near Emily’s house. It had a...

Muir Woods National Monument

Muir Woods National Monument

We made a trip to the Muir Woods National Monument. It...

Golden Gate Bridge Vista Point

Golden Gate Bridge Vista Point

We drove over the Golden Gate Bridge and wisely stopped at...

Golden Gate Bridge

Golden Gate Bridge

Becca and Anna had their first drive over the Golden Gate...

Pier 39

Pier 39

We went with Jacob’s family to Pier 39. We strode...

Oakland Temple

Oakland Temple

On the way to San Francisco with Jacob’s family we...

In-N-Out Burger

In-N-Out Burger

Becca and Anna went to their first In-N-Out Burger when we...

Folsom Prison

Folsom Prison

Folsom Prison has a museum where you can view shivs,...

Reno Temple

Reno Temple

We visited the Reno temple grounds with Jacob’s mom....

Circus Circus

Circus Circus

We drove to Reno so we could visit Circus Circus. It was a...

Donner Monument

Donner Monument

We made a pit stop at this Donner Monument on the way to...

Robinson’s Ferry

Robinson’s Ferry

On the way back from Sonora we stumbled on a beautiful...

Coffill Park

Coffill Park

We were trying to go to Yosemite but weather conditions...

California State Railroad Museum

California State Railroad Museum

Mia, Melissa, and Ryan went to the railroad museum with...

Fudge Factory Farm

Fudge Factory Farm

We bought some fudge from the Fudge Factory Farm then...

High Hill Ranch

High Hill Ranch

Anna and Mia played together around this ranch with a...

Abel’s Apple Acres

Abel’s Apple Acres

Melissa and Mia took us to Apple Hill for cider and...

Sacramento Temple

Sacramento Temple

The Sacramento Temple (actually located in Folsom) was...

Folsom Kids Play Area

Folsom Kids Play Area

Anna enjoyed running around a park in Folsom that Jacob...

Donald W. Alden Memorial Bridge

Donald W. Alden Memorial Bridge

This historic bridge has been bought, sold, and moved...

National Iwo Jima Memorial

National Iwo Jima Memorial

We’ve driven past this memorial several times in the...

Bassett Park

Bassett Park

Jacob, Anna, and Becca went to Bassett Park today to...

Oscar Mayer Wienermobile

Oscar Mayer Wienermobile

We went to Walmart for groceries and what did we find but...

ECHO Lake Aquarium and Science Center

ECHO Lake Aquarium and Science Center

We stopped at the ECHO Lake Aquarium on our way home from...

Montreal Quebec Temple

Montreal Quebec Temple

We visited the Montreal temple while we were in town....

Place d’Armes

Place d’Armes

The Place d’Armes is a scenic square in the middle...

Bank of Montreal

Bank of Montreal

The Bank of Montreal in the center of downtown is super...

Bonsecours Market

Bonsecours Market

This shopping center is pretty high end. We’ve used...

Montréal Science Centre

Montréal Science Centre

Perhaps Anna was just a bit too young, but we...

Centre Rockland

Centre Rockland

Please don’t make fun of us too much, but we visited...

L’Insectarium De Montreal

L’Insectarium De Montreal

The Insectarium was full of bugs, both small and huge....

Montréal Jardin Botanique

Montréal Jardin Botanique

After the Biodome we went over to the botanical gardens....

Montréal Biodôme

Montréal Biodôme

We took Anna to the Biodome in Montreal. It includes...

Ben & Jerry’s Factory

Ben & Jerry’s Factory

We stopped at the Ben & Jerry’s factory on our...

Guilford Welcome Center

Guilford Welcome Center

The original Guilford Welcome Center was the first welcome...

Mystic Pizza

Mystic Pizza

When we were trying to find out what to see in Connecticut...

Mystic Aquarium

Mystic Aquarium

We had a BOGO free coupon for the Mystic Aquarium so we...

Johnson’s Duckpin Lanes

Johnson’s Duckpin Lanes

We went bowling with the Grange family, just a few days...

Lighthouse Point Park

Lighthouse Point Park

Becca and Anna visited this park for a playgroup with some...

Pearl Fryar Topiary Garden

Pearl Fryar Topiary Garden

The Button King suggested we visit the Pearl Fryar Topiary...

The Button King

The Button King

Holy weird. So some old guy (the Button King) had insomnia...

Science Museum of Western Virginia

Science Museum of Western Virginia

This museum was a bit.. well.. sad. They were in the...

Mount Airy, NC

Mount Airy, NC

We visited Mount Airy, home of Andy Griffith. The town...

Maine Discovery Museum

Maine Discovery Museum

We used our Yale Peabody membership to get into the Maine...

Country Pumpkin

Country Pumpkin

Just down the street from the diner where we had dinner...

Casey’s Diner

Casey’s Diner

We ended up on a scenic route on the way home from PEI,...

Poplar Island

Poplar Island

We didn’t visit the COWS Creamery on this little...

Anne of Green Gables

Anne of Green Gables

While on PEI we discovered that the house that Anne of...

Tea Hill Park

Tea Hill Park

We wanted to hit up a beach on PEI, but unfortunately the...

Confederation Bridge

Confederation Bridge

This bridge is 8 miles long and, to our shock and dismay,...

Nova Scotia Wind Turbines

Nova Scotia Wind Turbines

We made a short stop in Nova Scotia (mainly just to say...

Magnetic Hill

Magnetic Hill

We were suckered into a tourist trap in NB. There is a...

Sea Caves of St Martins

Sea Caves of St Martins

The tides in New Brunswick are among the most dramatic in...

Irving Nature Park

Irving Nature Park

We drove through this big park in the late afternoon. It...

Market Square

Market Square

Saint John has a lot of shopping, both inside and outside....

Harbour Passage Trail

Harbour Passage Trail

Saint John has a nice little trail that wraps around the...

King’s Square

King’s Square

This small park in Saint John has several memorials. It...

Walden Pond

Walden Pond

David Henry Thoreau lived here for a few years, and Becca...

New Haven Museum

New Haven Museum

It was super hot outside (and inside) so we stopped at the...

New England Air Museum

New England Air Museum

We thought this was just another air museum like any...

Enders State Forest

Enders State Forest

We ran into Enders State Forest on our annual 4th of July...

Dr. Seuss National Memorial Sculpture Garden

Dr. Seuss National Memorial Sculpture Garden

The Springfield Museums (which we also visited) have a...

Knights of Columbus Museum

Knights of Columbus Museum

The Knights of Columbus fraternal organization was founded...

Yale Peabody

Yale Peabody

The Yale Peabody Museum is awesome. It has dinosaur bones,...

New Haven Green

New Haven Green

The Green is a huge park in the middle of down town New...

Connecticut Firefighter’s Memorial

Connecticut Firefighter’s Memorial

We intended to go to the Dr. Seuss Memorial Statue Garden,...

Milford Duck Pond

Milford Duck Pond

We enjoyed some time in the afternoon watching the ducks...

Ikea New Haven

Ikea New Haven

We went to Ikea with Becca’s friend Liz. Anna...

Victorinox Swiss Army

Victorinox Swiss Army

The Victorinox Swiss Army headquarters happens to be in...

Cabot’s Candy Store

Cabot’s Candy Store

Cabot’s is a large salt water taffy producer in...

Nickerson State Park

Nickerson State Park

We went camping with our friends, the Hustedts, at...

Sunset Park

Sunset Park

This tiny park in Daytona Beach Shores, Florida, was...

Daytona Beach

Daytona Beach

We visited this famous beach so Anna could meet Great...

Ponce Inlet Lighthouse

Ponce Inlet Lighthouse

The tallest lighthouse in Florida, and the second tallest...

Angell and Phelps Chocolate Factory

Angell and Phelps Chocolate Factory

We got to see chocolate being made, and tasted chocolate...

West Rock Ridge State Park

West Rock Ridge State Park

Our friend Kate was in town, so we strapped Anna to our...

Riverbanks Zoo and Garden

Riverbanks Zoo and Garden

Grandma and Grandpa Allred took us to the zoo. At the zoo...

Yankee Candle Village, MA

Yankee Candle Village, MA

The Yankee Candle Village in Massachusetts is one of...

Brigham Young monument

Brigham Young monument

This Brigham Young monument was dedicated by President...

Foxon Park Soda Factory

Foxon Park Soda Factory

Foxon Park is a local Connecticut soda brand. They have...

PEZ Visitor Center

PEZ Visitor Center

When going to the PEZ visitor center it is important to...

South Carolina State House

South Carolina State House

The South Carolina State House was built in 1855. It...

Sacred Grove

Sacred Grove

The sacred grove is a forested area near where Joseph...

Hill Cumorah

Hill Cumorah

The Hill Cumorah is where Joseph Smith retrieved the gold...

Bitler Family Reunion: Montour Preserve

Bitler Family Reunion: Montour Preserve

The Montour Preserve is a large park area and lake. We...

Edgerton Park

Edgerton Park

We took Anna geocaching at Edgerton Park. This was her...

Promised Land State Park

We stopped here on our way back from a 4th of July road...

Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center

Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center

We stopped at Vassar College on one of our road trips and...

Culinary Institute of America

Culinary Institute of America

The Culinary Institute of America teaches people how to...

Military Museum of Southern New England

Military Museum of Southern New England

This fun museum has dozens of tanks and guns, thousands of...

Veterans Memorial Plaza

Veterans Memorial Plaza

The Veterans Memorial Plaza in Scranton is a small park...

National Canal Museum

National Canal Museum

The National Canal Museum is a small museum available (in...

Crayola Factory

Crayola Factory

The Crayola factory lets you see how crayons and markers...

Scranton Civil War Soldiers & Sailors Monument

Scranton Civil War Soldiers & Sailors Monument

The Scranton Civil War Soldiers & Sailors Monument is...

Scranton Iron Furnaces

Scranton Iron Furnaces

These four huge furnaces were used by the Lackawanna Iron...

Valley Forge National Historical Park

Valley Forge National Historical Park

Valley Forge in Pennsylvania was the site of the military...

King of Prussia Mall

King of Prussia Mall

King of Prussia Mall is the largest mall in America in...

East Rock Park

East Rock Park

East Rock Park is expansive. It has a river running...

US Mint Independence Mall

US Mint Independence Mall

Becca and Jacob visited the mint and took pictures even...

North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences

North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences

A museum with dinosaurs. EDIT 8/20/15: We visited this the...

Washington DC Temple

Washington DC Temple

We got married at the Washington DC temple. It sits on a...

Yale Center for British Art

An awesome British art museum, with old and new stuff. And...

Robert Mills Historic House

We saw this place when we went to Ryan and Emily’s...