After 12 days in Seattle/Alaska cruise, we were ready to go home to Orlando. We had a fantastic time visiting family, going on the cruise, and finding adventure in Seattle, but there really is no place like home. The flight was an overnighter (red eye) that took us through LAX -- this place was nutso! They had all kinds of construction going on and it took forever to get … [Read more...] about There’s No Place Like Home!
On our last day in Seattle, Mommy and the kids went to the mall to get all the girls’ ears pierced. The Dads went kayaking! That’s the way it’s supposed to work, right? We went down to the Aqua Verde Cafe and Paddle Club on the Friday before the 4th of July on a supremely beautiful Seattle day. We got there right as they opened and only had one group in front of us. By … [Read more...] about Kayaking in Seattle
When we ported in Victoria, British Columbia (our last port on our Alaska cruise), we decided to "go off the beaten path," as we normally do, and took a pedicab tour. It was pretty fun, interesting, and we saw a lot of houses...in fact, more houses than I was expecting and a bit less garden than I was expecting. Nonetheless, it was a fun ride. You'll see the Butchart … [Read more...] about Pedicab Tour in Victoria, British Columbia
The Mount Roberts Tram hiking loop is just a short little 1/2 mile hiking loop trail at the top of the Mount Roberts Tramway in Juneau, Alaska. Not to be confused with the much longer Mount Roberts Trail that goes from the tram station back down to Juneau (see more about that one, below). This was a great hike for the whole family and you can make it longer by adding on … [Read more...] about Mount Roberts Hiking Trails
Yes, I got up stupid early as we came into Ketchikan, Alaska during our cruise on the Celebrity Infinity. I was hoping to see the Northern Lights.....little did I know that you have to come back in the fall for that sort of thing, because it's basically daylight for 24 hours, right now. Check out the video to see that it was like a normal morning at 3AM! While we were in … [Read more...] about Up Early and Ziplining in Ketchikan Alaska