American Merchant Mariner Memorial with Statue of Liberty

The Battery—Exploring NYC’s Origins at its Oldest Public Space

Battery Park, aka The Battery, is a piece of history lasting four centuries that tells the story of New York, its people, and the beginnings of our diverse nation. You could easily overlook its importance if you didn’t know any better, but I’m hoping this post will motivate you to get to know it better.

Indoor Pond Nature Study at The Wild Center, Tupper Lake, New York

The Wild Center—Exploring a Natural Playground

The Wild Center is one more reason to explore the Adirondacks and a terrific adventure for families. We could not wait to plan our trip and experience this natural playground set in the mountains and forest. This educational center hosts interactive and hands-on learning experiences to encourage Visual Thinking Strategies, a new concept in modern science.