Tag: museum

  • Grooving with Grimm at the Colonial Quarters

    The Colonial Quarter in St. Augustine is a 2 acre property right in historic downtown that takes you through 300 years of life in St. Augustine, from founding in 1565 through to the late 1800’s after the civil war. Your admission ticket includes a guided tour and it is one of the best we’ve ever […]

  • Castillo de San Marcos, St. Augustine Florida

    The Castillo de San Marcos is the oldest masonry fort in the United States. It was built by Spain in 1672 and finished in 1699. It was built after the previous 9 wooden forts had been burnt down since St. Augustine’s establishment in 1565.  It is now a National Monument managed by the National Park […]

  • Plunder & Pillage with Pirates in St. Augustine

    The St. Augustine Pirate Museum was a great place to spend a rainy morning. It is a small yet highly interactive and highly engaging museum that suits both kids and adults. Hunter is a major pirate fan and was bouncing from here to there and back through the whole thing. They give the kids a treasure […]

  • Fort Lauderdale Museum of Discovery & Science

      The Fort Lauderdale Museum of Discovery & Science was such a memorable experience from our visit last year that it was top of Hunter’s list for us to do again. Downtown Fort Lauderdale is about 30 minutes south of where we are staying so we headed out for our “day in town” on Wednesday, thinking […]

  • Historic Steveston

    As the rain continued to batter the lower mainland, we decided that we had to get out of our cocoon in the camper & trailer, even if it meant getting wet. With it being Culture Days in Canada, we were able to find some neat FREE  activities going on in historic Steveston (a part of […]