S: East Coast Trip (July 2009)
FC: New York Connecticut Massachusetts New Hampshire Maine
1: After flying in to New York, we met Aunt Dana and family at our hotel and then went out to dinner. We witnessed a major car crash in a tunnel right in front of us on the way to the hotel from the airport-SCARY!
2: The Statue of Liberty
4: Once we got off the ferry, we decided to explore downtown Manhattan on foot.
5: There's something to see around every corner!
6: THE BIG APPLE | Ground Zero was under construction; it was difficult explaining to the kids what it signified...
7: 9-11 Never Forget
10: Trinity Church
11: Uncle Michael began his ministry here.
16: Toys R Us We're ALL Toys R Us kids!!!!
19: Times Square was just as busy at midnight as it was at 8:00pm! (the city that never sleeps...)
20: The Empire State Building
24: After the ESB, we explored on foot, stumbling upon the Flatiron Building
26: We went to Little Italy for dinner and had the BEST pizza of our lives...
28: The kids had fun souvenir shopping on the streets
30: Central Park
31: Central Park was my favorite of the entire trip--and we were only able to explore a third of it...
34: The American Museum of Natural History
35: We went on a hunt for Dum-Dum
37: We went to Chinatown for dinner, and while it was good, we all agreed Little Italy was better...
38: We were all exhausted from walking all day long!and being on the go...
39: Gavin was just learning to walk... | As we wrapped up New York, we headed on the train to Boston... | Penn Station
40: The four hour scenic train ride took us from New York thru Connecticut & Rhode Island to Boston, Massachusetts
42: Plimoth Plantation in Plymouth, MA
46: Plymouth Rock (1620) and the Mayflower II
49: Cape Neddick near York, Maine "Nubble" Lighthouse built in 1879
54: For Atira's birthday, we went to the Animal Farm.
56: The Animal Farm was Trevin's favorite part of our trip...
58: For Atira's 9th and Trevin's 10th birthdays, we celebrated with fresh Maine lobster
60: The Museum of Science Boston, MA
62: Faneuil Hall Marketplace
64: Salem, Massachusetts
65: The secret staircase
66: Goofing around
67: It was hard saying goodbye...