I haven’t posted anything on this site for a while – a long while. It has been four months now that we have been staying close to home and practising physical distancing. Sadly, that means that there are no big road trips in our immediate future. This will be the first summer in ten yearsContinue reading “Longing for a road trip…”
Cross border shopping tips – where to go and how to save.
This past spring we travelled to Bowling Green, Kentucky to visit the National Corvette Museum (a destination my husband had been wanting to visit for a long time!). Bowling Green Kentucky is about a ten-and-a-half hour drive from the Toronto area. The quickest route (according to Google maps) is to cross into the US atContinue reading “National Corvette Museum – Bowling Green, Kentucky”
Cape Breton is our all-time favourite summer destination. We have been travelling to Cape Breton every summer for the last 10 years – ever since my sister and brother-in-law moved to the beautiful Margaree area. It’s about an 19 hour drive from Toronto (not including stops), but there are so many wonderful stops along theContinue reading “Cape Breton, Nova Scotia”
This past spring, we took our first family trip to Nashville and thoroughly enjoyed our visit to SoundWaves, the beautiful water park at the Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Centre. It’s about an 11 hour drive to Nashville from the Toronto area. We did the drive in two days as we had a few stopsContinue reading “SoundWaves – Nashville, Tennessee”
We discovered Kalahari Ohio a couple years ago and it has quickly become one of our favourite summer destinations. Kalahari is located in Sandusky, Ohio. It’s about a 5 hour drive from the GTA west and makes for a great 2-3 day getaway. There are two options for driving to Kalahari – either driving towardsContinue reading “Kalahari Resorts – Sandusky, Ohio”
One of our all-time favourite weekend getaways is the lovely town of Frankenmuth, Michigan. Approximately 3-4 hours from the GTA, Frankenmuth makes for an idyllic family weekend getaway. Known as Michigan’s “Little Bavaria”, there’s plenty to offer in this quaint little town. With a large water park hotel, a world-famous Christmas store (the size ofContinue reading “Frankenmuth, Michigan”