So while August was an eventful month and a trying month we didn’t ‘do’ a whole heck of a lot! We had more RV and car problems then I’d like to think about! We also reached our 1-year nomadiversary on August 6th!
August 2016 Travel Update – 1 Year Travel Anniversary
We started our month of August off with the end of our Vermont Trip. We were able to have a Vermont vacation cheap!
Our last day in Vermont we visited the Shelburn Museum with our friends from My RV Wanderlust.
From Vermont, we went on to visit Niagra Falls New York. We stayed at Sleepy Hollow Campground in Akron NY, AVOID THEM AT ALL COSTS. They are by far the WORST campground we have been to yet. We id get to take in both the American and the Candian Falls.
We also got to spend some time with my friend Liz from Western New Yorker and her family. We did some digging at Penn Dixie and had lunch together. We got to visit the Theodore Roosevelt inaugural site in Buffalo before heading down to the Jamestown area to take in the home of Lucille Ball.
Our last day in New York we were able to visit the Erie Fair with Liz and take in all the animals and by far my favorite event at any fair thus far. They had a working farm to table hands on set up for the kids sponsored by Tops Markets. The kids started by grabbing a bucket and putting on an apron. Then they had to do all the farms chores and collect the items. They milked a cow and picked up a milk box. Then they fed a chicken and picked up an egg, They groomed sheep feed livestock, planted crops, and harvest maple syrup. Then they turn their bucket items in for a paper dollar at the farmers market. That paper dollar bought the kids a real snack! Such a great learning experience
From here we were supposed to go to Columbus Ohio, buuuuuut we had a wheel fall off the Rv while driving down the interstate. Yep. So we got delayed right out site the Cuyahoga National Park! While the RV was getting fixed, we spent the day at the National Park.
Then we finally made it Columbus.
We spend a few days with family then headed to Cleveland for a night. Mark had been planning a big surprise for his grandfather. He had a huge experience set up with the Cleveland Indians, but they turned around and surprised us too! We got to the game and was able to get on the field to watch practice and meet a few of the players. Grandpa was in his glory! After the practice, we got our first surprise. They put us up in a suite! They did a scoreboard tribute to Marks grandfather who was in WWII, Mark who was in the Navy and his twin brother who was in the Marines. We met the mascots, got a surprise bag with a jersey, hat, and bobble head doll and more. We took in the kid’s play area, and everyone we met was just so nice! I have never been a big baseball fan, but the Cleveland Indians earned a fan for life here (and probably 6 more with our kids and out niece and nephew!
After that, we had to wave goodbye to our car it needed to go to the car doctor (aka Mark’s step brother), and we were trapped to our campground for a week. We had amazing neighbors who offered to take us to the store if needed, and thankfully Marks dad was in town and took us as needed too.
That’s about it not a very interesting month!
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