San Jacinto

San Jacinto

After the defeat of the Alamo, Santa Anna’s Mexican Army retreated East and was chased into a corner by General Sam Houston’s army.  The battle was quick as the Texan’s screamed: “Remember the Alamo”. Santa Anna was captured and forced to sign over Texas as an...
Meteor Crater

Meteor Crater

There’s so much to see and do in Arizona.  Among those is a hidden gem located just outside of Winslow, AZ.  It’s not every day that you can say you’ve been to a meteor crater.  If you’re in the area, take the short drive (approximately 30-45 minutes) to the site-...
Montgomery

Montgomery

We live in a world where everyone fights for their voice to be heard.  Some have to fight harder than others.  I’m proud to live in a world where people like Martin Luther King Jr. and Rosa Parks (just two among many) stood up for what they believed. As we’ve said...
Corvette Factory Tour

Corvette Factory Tour

  Bowling Green Kentucky has been the home of the Corvette since the early 1980’s. The intimate Corvette Factory Tour takes you out onto the factory floor inches from the assembly line to see almost every aspect of the build. The first step, have a reservation.  Visit...
Hill Aerospace Museum

Hill Aerospace Museum

Hill Air Force Base Museum Are you looking for something to do to entertain the kids in the Salt Lake area this weekend?  The Hill Aerospace Museum is a great place to go!  It’s entertaining for kids as well as for adults.  It’s just minutes south of Ogden.  Often, we...
Maritime Museum

Maritime Museum

Part of the National Parks Service, the San Francisco Maritime Museum consists of several buildings spread over a block.  They have 5 large ships (and a few smaller ones) and a sheltered swimming area.  Our adventure only included three of the larger ships.  If you...
The Very Large Array

The Very Large Array

As a child I remember skimming through science magazines in my Jr. High classroom and seeing photos of larger than life satellite dishes that magically peered into the heavens.  In 1997 the movie Contact was released.  Jodie worked at a facility called the Very Large...
The Leonardo

The Leonardo

Address: 209 E 500 S, Salt Lake City, UT 84111 The Leonardo is a unique museum with several floors of exhibits.  The first few floors change out exhibits every few months.  The top two floors are for permanent activities and an auditorium. Katie was learning about the...