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Visiting Mammoth Cave: Domes and Dripstones Tour

Last April, while visiting family in Louisville, we decided to take a day trip to Mammoth National Park. Located in central Kentucky, Mammoth National Park was officially established in 1941 and is home to the longest cave system in the … Continue reading

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Washington, DC: Ford’s Theatre and Abraham Lincoln’s Legacy

Abraham Lincoln holds a vital place in American history, and reminders of him can be found in many places throughout the nation’s capital, Washington DC. The Lincoln Memorial, located at the west end of the National Mall, is the most … Continue reading

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More Washington DC: U.S. Capitol Building, the Library of Congress and the Bureau of Engraving

While we were in Washington DC over 4th of July weekend, we took a break from museums for a day to see a few other places – we visited the U.S. Capitol building, stopped by the Library of Congress and … Continue reading

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Washington DC: So Many Museums!

When we started planning everything we were going to do while we were in Washington DC for our family vacation, I have to admit, I was so excited about all of the museums! We had about 4 days in the … Continue reading

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A Visit to the Newseum in Washington, DC

Washington DC is full of museums and we spent most of our 4 days there visiting as many as we could. We had heard great things about the Newseum and it did not disappoint – it was one of our … Continue reading

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4th of July in Washington, DC!

This year, our family spent a few days in Washington DC over the 4th of July – what better place to celebrate Independence Day than in our nation’s capital! We had a little hiccup on our way  to DC: our … Continue reading

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A Weekend in St. Louis, Missouri

For Memorial Day weekend, we went on a roadtrip to St. Louis, Missouri for 2 days. Only a four hour drive from Indianapolis, it was a perfect destination for a weekend trip!  We arrived Friday evening and our first stop was at … Continue reading

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Visiting St. Louis: The St. Louis Arch and Courthouse

For our weekend in St. Louis, Missouri we knew we absolutely had to visit the St. Louis Arch! Along with the Arch, there’s the historic courthouse directly in front of it that you can see in the same trip. You can … Continue reading

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Visiting the St. Louis City Museum

On our first night in St.Louis we headed over to the St. Louis City Museum! Don’t let the name fool you, this is not your typical museum. I can think of no better way to describe it than a giant … Continue reading

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Anheuser-Busch Brewery: St. Louis, Missouri

We spent this past weekend exploring St. Louis, Missouri and one of our favorite stops was at the Anheuser-Busch Brewery. We learned that they had a few longer tour options for a price or complimentary guided tours throughout the day lasting … Continue reading

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