Tag: museum

Make a Sweet Visit to the PEZ Visitor Center

We drive on Interstate 95N a lot on our trips back and forth to Connecticut, and every time we drive through New Haven, we see this billboard for the PEZ Visitor Center. We both love PEZ candy so we always laugh at it and say we need to go there. Well, one day we did,…
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Seattle Aquarium: The Story and Experience

One of the best attractions on the Seattle waterfront is the Seattle Aquarium. This museum offers an educational and interactive experience for children and adults. In addition, it can be a great place to visit when the weather is bad or you just want a break from a hot day. The Story of the Seattle…
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Reign Over the Sky in the Seattle Space Needle

When you think of Seattle, the Space Needle is usually what comes to mind so our trip to Seattle wouldn’t be complete without a visit to the Space Needle. The funny thing is that we lived in this area about 20 years ago for 3 years and never actually went up it. So this trip…
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Revere in the Vivid Colors of the Chihuly Glass Museum

I really can’t think of anything more beautiful the Chihuly Garden and Glass Museum in Seattle, Washington. However I didn’t know much about it before my trip. I can honestly say that I went there just because I had a free ticket through the CityPass. Swimming with the Fish in the Sealife Room When I…
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Spend an Awe-inspiring Cold Afternoon in the Library of Congress

One of the sites on our bucket list of living near Washington, DC that we have not been able to check off is the Library of Congress. I am not sure why we haven’t been there yet, but it keep falling off of our list. One a very cold day in March, we decided to…
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Russia’s Reach for Space Seen at the Cosmonaut Museum

On our last day in Moscow when we had a completely free day, we went to explore some of the museums and exhibits. The first one we decided to see was the Cosmonaut Museum. We took the metro to VDNKh Metro station on the orange line 6. This was an easy ride and then cross…
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The Awe Inspiring St. Basil’s Cathedral

The Red Square is a must see during a trip to Moscow. It is on every top ten list I could find and since our hotel was right near it, I chose to focus on it on the first full day. The list of things to see on the Red Square – Kremlin, GUM Shopping…
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The Wonderful World of the Coca-Cola Museum

Years ago, I was a major Diet Coke addict (pretty much drank it instead of water). It was a bad habit of mine that I worked to break, and while I have not had any type of coke in 8+ years, I couldn’t resist visiting the World of Coca-Cola museum when I had some free…
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What To Do in Atlanta with Some Free Time

I went on a trip to Atlanta to see some really good college swimming so it was a pretty busy trip going back and forth between prelims and finals, but on the Saturday of the meet I had about four hours to myself to see Atlanta. I think I did a pretty good job of…
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