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I'm Terri. I took my kids to all 50 states and I want to help you achieve the same goal. Learn more...

Maine – Lobster Boat Cruise

pushing trap - lobster cruise

One of the more unique activities we’ve done on vacation was going on a cruise on a working lobster boat. Lucky Catch Cruises in Portland, Maine offers 90-minute cruises on which you can learn all about trapping lobsters, by doing it yourself. Lucky Catch takes passengers on cruises only in the summer; the rest of the year it is a commercial lobster boat.

This is not your ordinary sightseeing cruise. You and your kids will be outfitted in an apron or bib overalls in preparation for the work you will do.

Captain Tom and his crew will take you […]

Rhode Island – Fort Adams State Park

Here it is: the last post about the photos in my header. This is Fort Adams State Park in the state of Rhode Island. It’s been several years since we’ve been there, but this summer will be an even better time to visit than when we were there. Fort Adams is currently undergoing a $2 million restoration project.

Located in Newport, Rhode Island, Fort Adams sits at the entrance to Newport Harbor and has a gorgeous view of Narragansett Bay and Newport Harbor. The original Fort Adams was built in 1799 and was much smaller. After the War […]