Category Archives: traveling with family

Family Friendly Wineries

Today A Traveling Thought welcomes Lindsey Brickell.  She has great suggestions regarding a more upscale idea for vacation.  I know that my sister-in-law will appreciate these suggestions! Family vacations are important; they’re a chance for family bonding, adventure, andrelaxation. While … Continue reading

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Day Trips

image credit The Twin Cities has a lot to do pretty much every day.  But sometimes you want to get away from the cities. I have listed some different options of places to go that are good day trips.  Nothing … Continue reading

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Attractions at Niagara Falls, NY

Even if you don’t have a passport and can’t get over to the Canadian Side of Niagara Falls, traveling there is so worth it.  Here are a few of the highlights you could choose to experience. Niagara Falls State Park … Continue reading

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What to do in the Mountains of New York

Honestly, I don’t know if we were in what you would consider the Appalachian mountains, but I can tell you this.  We were on a mountain called Bare Mountain and it was gorgeous.  So even if we weren’t in the … Continue reading

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Experiencing the Maid of the Mist In Niagara Falls, NY

The highlight of our summer was our vacation to New York.  Not only did we get to connect with family at our reunion, but we were able to explore the United States.  I wish I could choose one spot to … Continue reading

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Erie Canal–Lockport, NY Conclusion

We were making our way to enter the hydraulic raceway via a trail beside the Erie Canal when we were told to look above us.  (to follow us to this point, read here and then here) “What is wrong with … Continue reading

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Erie Canal–Lockport, NY Part 2

What to do with this ragamuffin crew in Lockport, NY? You take them on a tour through the Lockport Cave and on the Underground Boat Ride.(go here to find out how it all began) Let me introduce you to Nate, … Continue reading

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Erie Canal–Lockport, New York

After an incredibly long drive from Chesterton, Indiana to Buffalo, New York and some disappointing news that we wouldn’t get to see Ruhama and Chip until the next day, we settled in for the night at Country Inn & Suites … Continue reading

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Coming Home After a Road Trip

We are back.  And ahhhh, does it feel so good to be at home in the monotony of washing clothes and doing dishes and picking up toys.  What I need to be doing is enjoying the last 29 days of … Continue reading

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Things To Remember on Vacation

After lugging children and stuff around for 10 days, I am ready for my stuff to stay in one place and for my children to be aware of their surroundings. After visiting Niagara Falls, I realized there were some things … Continue reading

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