Attraction

Reviewing the US Space and Rocket Center

If you ever find yourself near Huntsville, Alabama, be sure to check out the US Space and Rocket Center! Read my review of the museum, its exhibits and artifacts, as well as get tips on visiting…

Visiting Meteor Crater Natural Landmark

Meteor Crater Natural Landmark Meteor Crater Road, Winslow, AZ GRADING Overall Score: B Recommended?: Yes Information: Open daily 8 am – 5 pm Closed on Christmas Day, open Thanksgiving Day 8 am – 1 pm Located off Exit 233 on Interstate 40 Free parking Schools and group tours welcome Admission Prices: Adults: $18 Seniors 60+: $16 Children 6-17: $9 Veterans: $9 Active Duty Military: Free Regular admission does not include the 4D Experience Room admission. This costs an additional $5 for adults and children ages 6 and up…

Exploring Whistler’s Train Wreck Hike

The Whistler Train Wreck Hike Location: Just south of Function Junction, off Whistler Quarry Road (near the Olympic Village) Whistler, British Columbia, Canada Difficulty: Easy Time: Approximately an hour round trip, plus time to visit the site Elevation Gain: 100 feet Mileage: 1.25 miles, round trip Overall impression: This was an easy family hike (I recommend this hike for kids 6 or older) that brought us out of the town and into the forest during our Whistler visit. There is a lot of beauty in this area of Canada! If you’re looking for something completely different to…

Your Guide to Granville Island – Vancouver, BC

Granville Island & Public Market Granville Island, Vancouver, B.C., Canada GRADING Overall Score: A Recommended?  Yes! Although parking is limited on weekends, this is a great place for tourists to spend the day shopping, eating, and taking in local culture. Kids will enjoy the Kids Market, indoor playground at Adventure Zone, and the Granville Island water park. Whether you’re looking for exotic flowers, artisan breads, fresh seafood, local theater, great dining, or Vancouver brews, you can find what you need on Granville Island. While the island has restaurants, shops, theaters, a marina and hotel, most traffic on…