Maine

Weekend in Portland, Maine with Kids

This past summer we decided to finally visit the last state in the Northeast that we had yet to as a family. We spent 3 nights in Portland, Maine as a long weekend trip. This was our last road trip of the summer and luckily the shortest amount of time in the car. The 4.5 hour trip turned into closer…

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Maine, Restaurants

Eventide Oyster Company, Portland, Maine

Eventide Oyster Company was one  of those restaurants that came up in my search for “best restaurant in Portland, Maine” over and over again. So based on that consistency I added Eventide Oyster Company to my list of places to try in Portland. Step 1 – Get a table Does Eventide Oyster Company take reservations? Unfortunately, no… only if you…

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Maine, Restaurants

Best Dim Sum in Portland, Maine

Ever since eating amazing Dim Sum recently in both Seattle and New York City, we are always on the hunt for highly rated dim sum restaurants. I was pretty skeptical when my husband told me he wanted to try a dim sum restaurant when we were visiting Portland, Maine. The whole time I was thinking our whole trip to Portland…

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Maine, Restaurants

The Holy Donut in Portland, Maine

When asking around for recommendations and reading reviews of must-eat-at restaurants in Portland, Maine I kept coming across The Holy Donut. Now, we are totally not donut people. I don’t even know how to spell donut, or is it doughnut? And no, it’s not because we are health conscious. Donuts are just not our thing. I will say that living in…

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Pennsylvannia

Hershey’s Chocolate World

Right before the main entrance to Hershey Park you will find Hershey’s Chocolate World. When you first walk in you’ll think it’s just a giant gift shop and place to load up on chocolate. And while that is almost true, there are some other great things to do in there as well. Chocolate World opens at 9 AM so many…

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Pennsylvannia

Hershey Park with Little Kids

On our way back home from Washington D.C. we decided to stop at Hershey Park for a full day of rides and fun! My husband and I had been there before, but this was the first time taking the kids. They were super excited and I think it was good we saved it for last. Hershey Park First off  I…

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Washington

A Week in Seattle with Kids

To be honest when we knew we were going to be visiting Seattle I knew next to NOTHING about the city. The only thing  I associated it with was coffee and a space needle. My husband had been traveling out there for work often and said he couldn’t wait to show us this city. I  am glad we tagged along…

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Canada

Montreal, QC with Kids

If we drove directly north about 3 hours and 15 minutes from our house we land right in Montreal, Quebec. This was our first trip to this city as a family. And is was my girl’s first trip out of the country. The stretch between Saratoga County in New York and Canada is a beautiful trip through the Adirondacks. However,…

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New York, Upstate NY

Adirondack Animal Land

To kick off our summer break we spent the first day checking out Adirondack Animal Land. It is located in Vails Mills, NY, which is under an hour west of Saratoga Springs in New York. We attempted to arrive when they first open, but if you’ve ever had little kids you know how long it takes to get in the…

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