Category Archives: Rides

Halloweekends at Cedar Point – 7 Tips for Visiting

Halloweekends at Cedar Point - GateKeeper Loading Zone

My family spent last weekend at Cedar Point during their Halloweekends event so I could attend Bloggy Conference. This was our third year visiting Cedar Point for Bloggy Conference and staying at Hotel Breakers. The conference registration and discounted conference rate at Hotel Breakers included tickets to Cedar Point for my family over the weekend. I wanted to share a […]

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Cedar Point 2017 Enhancements – Travel Thursday

Cedar Point Valravn

I actually had just started another Travel Thursday post when Cedar Point announced their new projects for 2017. Our family loves roller coasters and amusement parks, so we are thrilled that Cedar Point is only 2 hours from Ann Arbor.  Earlier this spring, I was able to attend a preview for their 2016 addition Valravn.  Visiting Cedar Point Cedar Point is known for it’s roller […]

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Kennywood – Travel Thursday

Kennywood Entrance Arch

This profile of Kennywood is part of our Travel Thursday series. Kennywood is an old-fashioned amusement park just outside of Pittsburgh, PA. We have heard about Kennywood for years and seen signs as driving east to visit family on the eastern side of the state. This year, we decided to fit in a trip to Kennywood while we visited family. Kennywood Kennywood features several roller coasters, thrill rides, […]

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Knoebels Amusement Park – Travel Thursday

Knoebels Amusement Park - Travel Thursday

This post about Knoebels Amusement Park is part of our summer Travel Thursday series. My husband grew up going to the Knoebels Amusement Park in Elysburg, PA. We have been visiting as a family yearly since 2009. Knoebels Amusement Park grew out of a picnic grove and campground and still offers open access from the adjacent campground. Today they offer many […]

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2016 Ann Arbor Jaycees Carnival Review

Ann Arbor Jaycees Carnival - Midway

The Ann Arbor Jaycees Carnival opened on Wednesday, June 22 and continues through Sunday, June 26 at Pioneer High School. The Ann Arbor Jaycees Carnival includes rides, games, food, and other activities. Check out our thoughts and tips for visiting the carnival. Have you been to the Ann Arbor Jaycees Carnival this year? Add your thoughts to the comments below or social media. 2016 […]

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Halloweekends at Cedar Point

Cedar Point HalloWeekends 2015 Pumpkin Blaze

This past weekend I attended Bloggy Conference at Cedar Point in Sandusky, Ohio. My conference registration and hotel stay included tickets to Cedar Point for my family over the weekend. This was our second year visiting Cedar Point for Bloggy Conference and staying at Hotel Breakers which was renovated over the winter. This weekend also marked the first weekend of HalloWeekends, Cedar Point’s annual Halloween […]

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Saline Fair is a Great Way to End Summer

Saline Fair 2015

The 2015 Saline Fair is a great way to end summer. It starts on Tuesday, September 1 with the parade and runs through a rides only day on Labor Day. The Saline Fair is held at the Washtenaw Farm Council Grounds on Ann Arbor-Saline Rd. Standard admission to the fair is $7 for those ages 11 and older, children are admitted […]

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Ann Arbor Jaycees Carnival 2015 Review

Ann Arbor Jaycees Carnival 2015 Midway

The 64th Ann Arbor Jaycees Carnival started tonight at Pioneer High School. My daughter and I visited the carnival tonight. Since tomorrow night’s weather forecast is not promising and the ride wristbands were less expensive on Wednesday and Thursday ($22) than on Friday, Saturday, or Sunday. My daughter had a ton of fun at the Carnival. She loves Thrill Rides and […]

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Milan Fair is Next Weekend

The Milan Fair is next weekend starting on Thursday, May 28 and running through Saturday, May 30. The fair will kick off on Thursday with a discounted ride pass and the parade. Friday night they will have a Fireworks show. Saturday will start with a family bike ride and a pancake breakfast before the rides open. We have attended the fair […]

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