Off to the races again!

It’s that time of year again, and we’re headed back to Pocono Raceway for the NASCAR weekend. We also have a few days of camping on our schedule after the race, at Hickory Run State Park. It’s about 30 minutes from the track, is dog (2 Labs) friendly and has lots of hiking trails. More … Continue reading »

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Friday at Pocono Raceway

We woke up today to the sounds of roaring engines .. what a GREAT alarm clock! After getting in at about 1:30am, we got setup, had some dinner a couple of drinks and then dozed off. Today’s events include practice for both the ARCA racing and the NASCAR Sprint Cup Race. Today should be a … Continue reading »

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Buffalo & Erie County Botanical Gardens

Today we spent a few hours at the Buffalo & Erie County Botanical GardensĀ . The gardens were only about 20 minutes away from the KOA Niagara Falls … this campground turned out to be a great central location for sights to see in the area. I’m sure we’ll come back out this way again as … Continue reading »

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Niagara Falls – Evening into Night

After being here on Grand Island, only a few miles from Niagara Falls, we decided to head over to the falls tonight. The falls really are as beautiful and majestic as everyone says they are, but what’s up with the low tide smell? As soon as we got near the falls it smelled like low … Continue reading »

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A day at Fantasy Island

Today we visited Fantasy Island, not Mr. Rourke’s Fantasy Island, but Martin’s Fantasy Island. (that’s a little IMDB trivia for those not old enough to remember). We really had a great day today. Martin’s Fantasy Island is a small theme park on Grand Island, NY (near Niagara Falls) that has rides and a water park … Continue reading »

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