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Touring The Winchester Mystery House

Billed as 'an extravagant maze of Victorian craftsmanship - marvelous, baffling, eerily eccentric, and undeniably, haunted' the Winchester Mystery House is the former home of Winchester Rifle heiress Sarah Winchester. In 1884 the home was...

Step Back in Time at Greenfield Village

While in the Detroit area a couple weeks ago for a quick vacation our family visited the Ford Campus, which incorporates 5 attractions including The Henry Ford Museum, Greenfield Village, the IMAX Theater, Henry...

Experience Life in the 1800s At Black Creek Pioneer Village

I love historic sites, but often when I'm trying to teach my boys about how far we've come in the last couple centuries it's hard for them to imagine.  Heck, they can't even grasp...

Get Your Build On At Legoland Toronto’s Discovery Center

Every parent will attest that it's a challenge to keep your kids going through out the Summer.  We have spent quite a bit of time sightseeing, but my kids also love amusement style visits...

Visiting The White Water Walk in Niagara Falls {VIDEO}

As a kid we visited Niagara Falls almost every Summer, and as an Ontarian it is almost a must visit at least once a year. But it wasn't until the last couple years that...

Family’s Nature Hike Turns Into A Three Day Fight For Survival

When J.R Kimbler and his two children – Dakota, 10, and Jade, 6 – set out for a nature hike in Congaree National Park on Saturday they had no idea the day trip would...

UK Family’s Car Bursts Into Flames In The Middle Of Tour Through Lion Enclosure

A UK family is lucky to be safe after their vehicle burst into flames while they were visiting Longleat Safari Park over the weekend.  In most car fire situations everyone would just get out,...

Touring St. Thomas on The Kon Tiki Glass Bottom Harbor Boat

Over the past years, I have been to St. Thomas ten or more times.  We have experienced the island the top, the bottom, we have seen many of the beaches and were even engaged...

Daytripping in New York State at The Lockport Caves

With school back in we haven't been able do as much with our boys as we did this Summer.  Looking for some cool adventure weekend attractions, I came across some information on the Lockport...

The Cathedral Church Of Saint John the Divine, New York City

Beautiful churches are my kryptonite. There is something about their incredible details, that just stops my heart.  In fact, when I am visiting a city and I will always choose a primeval cathedral over a...

Castle On The River ~ Old Fort Niagara

What started as a trip to see the Tall Ships, has turned into a Summer of learning about the War of 1812 and visiting some of the famous sites in and around our area. ...

Going Back in Time at Dundurn Castle in Hamilton

This Summer I have enjoyed touring the province learning more about our history and heritage.  There are so many interesting historical sites that have been preserved and restored to their former grandeur. We have spent...