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Ohio – Cleveland Museum of Natural History

Dinosaurs Cleveland Museum of Natural History

Sometimes I am ultra-detailed in my vacation planning. After all, if you want to visit all 50 states, you do need to have a plan. But that doesn’t mean that I’m afraid to be spontaneous. I love to travel and when an opportunity presents itself, I usually jump on it. Last summer, my husband had to go on a business trip to Cleveland, which is a four-hour drive from where we live. You know what that means, right? Free hotel! It isn’t often that my husband travels somewhere within driving distance while the kids are out of school. In fact, […]

Alaska – Iditarod Trail Race Headquarters

Sled dog pup 2 (600x800)

One of the best parts about travel is the opportunity to learn about other places and customs first hand through new experiences. I can’t think of a better way to learn about dog sledding than by meeting some sled dogs. Our visit to the headquarters of the Iditarod Trail Dog Sled Race in Wasilla was one of the highlights of our trip to Alaska last summer.

The small museum is a good place to start. A short film gives an overview of the Iditarod Trail Race and the museum houses displays with memorabilia from past races. You can also […]