Cape Cod

We love traveling and going on new adventures!

These are some of the places we have visited:

~ New York ~

21 Below Thai Rolled Ice Cream, Latham, NY
5-Wits, Albany, NY
Adirondack Animal Land, Gloversville, NY (Albany area)
Adirondack Tubing Adventures, Lake Luzerne, NY 
Ace of Diamonds Campground & Mine, Middleville, NY (Albany area)
Albany County Ice Skating Facility
Albany Indoor Rock Gym
Albany Pine Bush, NY
Art Omi, Ghent, NY
Big Deep & Little Deep Swimming Holes, Woodstock, NY
Billy Beez Indoor Play, Albany, NY
Bowman Orchards, Rexford, NY
Bronx Zoo, NY and Tips for Visiting the Bronx Zoo, NY
Buffalo History Museum & Japanese Gardens, NY
Buffalo Zoo, NY
The Candle Collective, Ballston Spa, NY
Catskill Animal Sanctuary, Saugerties, NY
Darien Lake Amusement Park, NY
Diamond Island, Lake George, NY
Eternal Flame Falls, Orchard Park, NY
Farm Sanctuary, Watkins Glen, NY
Garnet Mine Tours, North River, NY (Albany area)
The Great Escape and Splashwater Kingdom, Lake George, NY
and Tips for Visiting The Great Escape and Splashwater Kingdom, Lake George, NY
The Great Escape Lodge & Indoor Water Park, Lake George, NY
Hunter Mountain, NY (snow tubing)
Hyuck Preserve, Rensselaerville, NY
Ilion Gorge, NY (looking for travertine)
Indian Ladder Farms, Altamont, NY (Albany area)
The Kartrite Resort, Monticello, NY (Catskills)
Lavenlair Lavender Farm, Whitehall, NY
Niagara Falls Maid of the Mist & Cave of the Winds
Niagara Falls Fireworks
Opus 40 Sculpture Park, Saugerties, NY
Penn Dixie Fossil Park, NY
Riverside Maple Farms, Glenville, NY
Robert H. Treman State Park, Ithaca, NY
Roseland Wake Park, Canandaigua, NY
Saratoga Spa State Park
Saratoga Spa State Park Victoria Pool
Schenectady River Rink (Flight on Ice), Schenectady, NY
Secret Caverns, Howes Cave, NY (Albany area)
Speaker Heck Island, Lake George, NY
Taughannock Falls State Park, Trumansburg, NY (Ithaca area)
Tawasentha Park, Guilderland, NY
Tubby Tubes River Tubing, Lake Luzerne, NY
Via Aquarium, Rotterdam
Watkins Glen State Park, Watkins Glen, NY
West Mountain, Queensbury, NY
WildPlay Thacher Adventure Park, Voorheesville, NY
World Maker Faire 2016, Queens, NY
World Maker Faire 2015, Queens, NY
World Maker Faire, Queens, NY
Zoom Flume Water Park, East Durham, NY

~ New York Hikes ~

100 Acre Woods, Malta, NY
Albany Pine Bush, NY
Anchor Diamond Park, Ballston Spa, NY
Ann Lee Pond Nature & Historic Preserve, Albany, NY
Art Omi, Ghent, NY (not hiking trails, but many acres to walk)
Ashford Glen Preserve, Schenectady, NY
Bennett Hill Preserve, Feura Bush, NY
Bozen Kill Preserve, Altamont, NY
Christman Sanctuary, Duanesburg, NY (Capital Region)
Dwaas Kill Nature Preserve, Clifton Park, NY (Capital Region)
Eternal Flame Falls, Orchard Park, NY (Buffalo area)
Falling Waters Preserve, Saugerties, NY
Five Rivers Environmental Education Center, Delmar, NY
Fox Preserve, Latham, NY (Capital Region)
Great Flats Nature Trail, Schenectady, NY
Hannacroix Ravine Preserve, Voorheesville, NY (Capital Region)
Henry Gerber Reist Sanctuary, Niskayuna, NY
High Falls Conservation Area, Hudson, NY
High Point Trail & Hang Glider Cliff, Voorheesville, NY (Capital Region / Thacher Park)
Hollyhock Hollow Sanctuary, Selkirk, NY (Capital Region)
Hyuck Preserve, Rensselaerville, NY  (Capital Region)
Ilion Gorge, NY
Indian Kill Preserve, Schenectady, NY (Capital Region)
Keleher Preserve, Voorheesville, NY
Kenrose Sanctuary, Berne, NY
Landis Arboretum, Esperance, NY (Capital Region)
Limestone Rise Preserve, Knox, NY (Capital Region)
Lisha Kill Natural Area, Niskayuna, NY
Moccasin Kill Sanctuary, Schenectady, NY (Capital Region)
Normans Kill East Preserve, Delmar, NY
Normans Kill West Preserve, Delmar, NY
Overlook Mountain, Catskills, NY
Peebles Island State Park, Cohoes, NY (Capital Region)
Phillipin Kill Preserve, Delmar, NY (Capital Region)
Pine Hollow Arboretum, Slingerlands, NY (Capital Region)
Plotter Kill Preserve, Schenectady, NY
Rensselaer Technology Park Bloomingdale Brook Waterfall Trail, Troy, NY
Restifo Sanctuary, Westerlo, NY
Robert H. Treman State Park, Ithaca, NY
Sanders Preserve, Town of Glenville, NY (Capital Region)
Saratoga Spa State Park, Saratoga, NY (Capital Region)
Saugerties Lighthouse, NY
Schoharie Creek Preserve, Esperance, NY
Swift Wetland, Delmar, NY
Taughannock Falls State Park, Trumansburg, NY (Ithaca area)
Tawasentha Park, Guilderland, NY
Thacher Park Indian Ladder Trail, Voorheesville, NY (Capital Region)
Thacher Park Hiking Trails, Voorheesville, NY (Capital Region)
Touhey Family Preserve, Delmar, NY
Vosburgh Trails, Guilderland, NY (Capital Region)
Vroman’s Nose, Middleburgh, NY (Capital Region)
Watkins Glen State Park (Watkins Glen)
Western Turnpike Golf Course, Guilderland, NY (several miles of walking paths)
Winn Preserve, Altamont, NY
Wolf Creek Falls Preserve, Altamont/Knox, NY (Capital Region)
Woodlawn Nature Preserve, Schenectady, NY (Capital Region)

~ Vermont ~

Bennington Battle Monument, VT
Bittersweet Falls, VT
Bristol Falls Swimming Hole, Bristol, VT
Buttermilk Falls, Ludlow, VT
Camp Plymouth State Park, VT
Coolidge State Park, Plymouth, VT
Echo Lake Vista Trail, Ludlow, VT 
Emerald Lake State Park, Dorset, VT
Falls of Lana, Salisbury, VT
Green Mountain Sugar House, Ludlow, VT
Hapgood Pond Recreation Area, Peru, VT
Hildene (Lincoln Family Home), Manchester, VT
Independence Day Fireworks, Burlington, VT
Jackson Gore Inn, Okemo Mountain, Ludlow, VT
Jackson Gore Inn / Okemo Mountain Adventure Zone Haulback Challenge Course, Ludlow, VT
Jamaica State Park, Jamaica, VT
Lareau Swimming Hole, Waitsfield, VT
Montshire Museum of Science, Norwich, VT
Moss Glen Falls, Granville, VT
Pike Falls, Jamaica, VT
President Calvin Coolidge State Historic Site, Plymouth, VT
Queechee Gorge, Norwich, VT
Queechee State Park, Norwich, VT
Rock of Ages Granite Quarry, Graniteville, VT
Sam Mazza’s Corn Maze, Colchester, VT
Shelburne Farms, Shelburne, VT
Tacos Tacos Mexican Restaurant, Ludlow, VT
Taylor Farm, Londonderry, VT
Thundering Brook Falls, Killington, VT
Twenty Foot Swimming Hole, Tyson, VT
Warren Falls, Warren, VT

~ New Hampshire ~

Twin River Campground, Bath, NH
Green Harbor Resort, West Yarmouth, MA

~ New Jersey ~

Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament, Lyndhurst, NY

~ Washington ~

Ballard / Hiram M. Chittenden Locks
Chihuly Garden and Glass, Seattle
Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium, Tacoma
Seattle Gum Wall
Seattle Meowtropolitan Cat Cafe
Seattle Museum of Pop Culture
Theo Chocolates & Factory Tour, Seattle
Wheel Fun Rentals, Alki Beach, Seattle
One Week in Seattle: Our Itinerary

~ Oregon ~

Cannon Beach State Park and Haystack Rock
Hug Point Recreation Site
Nehalem Bay State Park

~ Maryland ~

Assateague National Seashore, Maryland

~ Delaware ~

Cape Henlopen State Park, Delaware – bike rentals

~ Mexico ~

Our Mayan Riviera wedding
Aldea Zama condo rentals, Tulum
Akumal Beach & Wellness Resort, Akumal
Árbol Milenario (Thousand Year Old Tree), Solferino
Avant Car Rental, Cancun
Casa Cenote, Akumal
Calzada de los Frailes, Valladolid
Cenotes Casa Tortuga, Tulum
Cenote Chukum, Tikuch
Cenote Cristalino, Puerto Aventuras
Cenote Jaguar, Tulum
Cenote X’Canche, Ek Balam
Cenote X’Keken, Valladolid
Cenote Zaci, Valladolid
Cenotes Cuzama, Cuzama
Cenote Samula, Valladolid
Coba Ruins, Coba
Ek Balam Ruins, Ek Balam
Ensueno Holbox & Beach Club, Isla Holbox
Fiesta Americana Villas, Cancun
Hacienda Cenote Oxmán, Valladolid
Hacienda Tres Rios, Playa del Carmen
Hotel Amar Inn, Puerto Morelos
Hotel El Mason Del Marques, Valladolid
Isla Holbox, Mexico
Izamal, The Yellow City
Kinich Kakmó Mayan Ruins, Izamal, Mexico
Muyil Ruins, Tulum
Punta Laguna Nature Reserve, near Coba
Punta Coco, Isla Holbox, Mexico
Valladolid, Mexico
Xcaret Park, Playa del Carmen and Tips for Visiting XCaret
Xkopek Beekeeping Park, Valladolid
Yal Ku Lagoon, Akumal
Zazil Kin Beach, Tulum

Our Mexico Road Trip Itinerary (with Kids)!

Our Covid Test Experiences

16 Day Mexico Road Trip Itinerary: Isla Holbox, Valladolid, and Akumal

Mexico Packing List

Tips for Traveling to Mexico with Kids

Tips for Swimming & Traveling with Reef-Safe Sunscreen

Tips for Driving a Rental Car in Mexico

Tips for Visiting Cenotes in Mexico

Tips for Visiting Isla Holbox, Mexico

Tips for Visiting Mayan Ruins

Tips for Visiting Valladolid, Mexico

Tips for Visiting the Beaches in Mexico

Tips for Visiting Akumal Beach & Wellness Resort (Plus What to Pack)!

What to Pack When Visiting an All-Inclusive Resort in Mexico

~ Other Family Fun ~

Altamont Fair 2017
Monster Jam 2017
Monster Jam 2018
Disney on Ice “Dare to Dream”
Disney on Ice: 100 Years of Magic
Disney on Ice presents Frozen! (2017)
Disney Live! 2016
Disney Live! 2017
Marvel Universe LIVE! 2018
Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus XTREME!
Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament
The Laurie Berkner Band in concert

~ Travel Tips ~

Tips for Visiting the Amusement Park with Kids
Tips for Packing for Family Camping Trips
Tips for Swimming & Traveling with Reef-Safe Sunscreen
Tips for Getting a Decent Night’s Sleep When Camping with Kids

Thacher Park Indian Ladder Trail