Recently we found ourselves in the Sandusky, Ohio area with some time to kill. So I decided we’d swing by Marblehead Lighthouse and check it out. It was just the four kids and me, since my husband was still away for military training at the time. But we managed to get everyone up AND down the stairs with no major issues! First of all, the grounds are very beautiful. Gorgeous shoreline, and it was very well-maintained. Upon arriving, we bought our tickets (current prices are $3 a person for ages 6 and up) — and I know we got some kind of military discount but I Read More
Finally, we have come to the end of our epic Great Lakes Adventure! Today, I’m going to tell you about our last stop: Lake Erie! We had such an amazing trip! I was really nervous beforehand that it would be too long, too hard, or just too stressful to camp that long with all those kids in one tent. But it turned out really well, and I’m already planning more adventures for next summer! If you missed the other posts, click here to read about Lake Michigan, Lake Superior, Lake Huron, or Lake Ontario!
My kids LOVE the beach, but we hadn’t been to one in over 4 long years. So I decided to surprise the kids with a beach day at an adorable beach about an hour from where we live. This beach sits in the quaint little town of Luna Pier, Michigan. It’s just over the border from Ohio, a few exits north of Toledo. We ate lunch at a neat little hometown cafe on the main drag, then we headed to the beach afterwards. It was overcast that day, so we didn’t even bother with our suits. I knew the kids would just want to wade Read More