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As we were waiting for our tour to start in the Lehman Caves, Sam and I started discussing how many caves we had actually been to in the last year. We started counting and realized this was our fourth is just the last year! Not only that, the locations of these caves ranged from Virginia […]

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Convenient to our house in Virginia (which we house-swapped into, prior to Airstream travel) were two National Parks. The first was Prince William Forest, and the second was Manassas National Battlefield. Our visit here required a wait, as the 2013 government shutdown placed it just out of reach. We visited the first day the National […]

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As Monticello gave me a greater understanding and appreciation for Thomas Jefferson, Mount Vernon did the same for George Washington. The grounds were beautiful, my kids were entertained, and we all learned something. Total win. When we visited: November 2013 Ages of kids: 8, 6, 3 Tips: Parking is free and close enough you can […]

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It was by sheer luck that we visited Jamestown Settlement first. We were having a hot dog roast over at a friends house in Virginia and I casually mentioned we were headed down to Williamsburg the next morning. “Oh! You definitely should visit the Jamestown Settlement. It’s perfect for young kids and really close by,” […]

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While returning to Virginia with our newly purchased Airstream, we needed to make a stop in Radford, Virginia for a business visit by Sam. Searching on Google Maps, I located a State Park nearby that put us 1/2 hour away from Sam’s site visit. There really wasn’t much else in the area so I guessed […]

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We almost didn’t go. It was one of those lazy moments where staying inside was easier than leaving, but I’m so glad we went. It was another testament to our theory that all it takes to have a great adventure day is to muster up the energy to leave your house. When we visited: Sept […]

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Want to see something gorgeous?? I thought so. The Blue Ridge Parkway extends from Shenandoah Valley and Skyline Drive all the way to the Great Smoky Mountains in Tennessee.  While my parents were visiting from Utah, we took an evening and drove a section of it on our way to Monticello. It was cold, foggy, […]

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