Last week, in the wake of Hurricane Irma, we evacuated Jacksonville Beach for higher ground. Instead of just riding it out in town we decided to take the kids and have a little hurrication in Atlanta. On our list of places to visit was Zoo Atlanta. Since we’re big fans of our local Jacksonville Zoo […]
In the summer of 2016 our family set off to spend 8 weeks in London. We would explore the city and live like locals, renting a flat in Westminster. This was a far cry from our beach home in Florida and took a little adjusting to. We thrived in our new home away from home […]
In July of 2015 we spent a week in Tucson, Arizona visiting friends. Tucson is very different from our home in Jacksonville, Florida and the kids had a great time exploring new museums and restaurants. I’ll be taking a few posts to review all the fun and exciting things we did in Tucson. You can click here to read […]
In July of 2015 we set out on a grand vacation through the southwest. We traveled for 21 days and over 6,000 miles, visiting 5 states and 9 National Parks. We explored new places and met up with old friends. Overall, it was an amazing journey and everyone learned so much. I highly recommend the Foder’s […]
One of the last things we did before heading out of the zoo was to feed the elephants. It wasn’t nearly as close of an encounter as we had when we went to the elephant sanctuary outside of Gainesville a while back, but it was still pretty cool.
One of the highlights of the Woodland Park Zoo was where you could feed the birds. They had popsicle sticks with seed on them and the birds would land on your stick. Much to my surprise, this was a huge hit with the kids.
We attempted to visit the Woodland Park Zoo a few days prior, but it was closing early due to a donor dinner. Incidentally, they never mentioned it on their website. Luckily, we were able to rearrange a few things on our schedule and squeeze it in another day. It was a fantastic zoo and to […]