Forts Ticonderoga & William Henry

During our summertime visit to the Lake George area of New York, we made time to get a few history lessons. We started with the epic Fort Ticonderoga, which played a part in many important events in the area’s history starting over three centuries ago. We began our visit, however, not with the fort but…

Adirondack Extreme

What’s a weekend of relaxation without a little adventure? That was our thinking when we made a reservation at Adirondack Extreme, an aerial treetop adventure course just a short drive from our cabin on Lake George. My parents happily stayed on the ground with my baby niece while my sisters, brother-in-law, husband, and I embarked…

The 12 Days of Christmas in Williamsburg

My in-laws love Williamsburg, Virginia and often stay at their timeshare there during the week between Christmas and New Years. I was fortunate to join them there on a few trips and we really had a wonderfully festive time. Often when the clock strikes midnight on Christmas night, the season is considered over. But the…