Blog posts from NY Summer 2023
Summer 2023: overnight in DC

Summer 2023: overnight in DC

For our annual trip to NY this summer we decided to split the drive over two days, with an overnight in DC. That would let us see Leandra's cousin Cody, and also re-visit the Udvar-Hazy Center, a...

Summer 2023: weekend trip to Connecticut

Summer 2023: weekend trip to Connecticut

It has been several years since we had seen some of our family members in Connecticut, so the weekend after Independence Day we traveled up for a quick overnight visit. Our 9:30am ferry out of...

NY Summer 2023: sights

NY Summer 2023: sights

We spent the majority of July away from NC, escaping some of the heat and humidity. Though we typically worked during the day, we had plenty of time in the evening and on weekends to check out the...

NY Summer 2023: wine and beer tasting

NY Summer 2023: wine and beer tasting

July 1: Long Island Farm Brewery We stopped here after a long day of driving to stretch our legs. Though this brewery is about 30 minutes from my parent's house we had never visited before. I...

NY Summer 2023: food

NY Summer 2023: food

Over the weeks we were in NY we tried a lot of different food options, from restaurants with a view to farmstands and spots in between. Below are our notes: July 2 We arrived in time to spend the...

Summer 2023: overnight in Lancaster PA

Summer 2023: overnight in Lancaster PA

On our way back home from New York we stopped for a night with our friends in Lancaster, PA. After unpacking the car, they took us to Lititz to check out some breweries and local shops. Downtown was...

Our Itinerary

2024 Trips

San Diego, CA (Jan)
Sarasota, FL (Feb)
Madrid, Spain (Mar)
Valencia, Spain (Mar+Apr)
Palma, Mallorca (Apr)
Croatia (May)
Long Island, NY (July)
Faroe Islands (Aug)
London, UK (Sept)
Bari, Italy (Sept)
Rome, Italy (Oct)
Frankfurt, Germany (Oct)
Grand Rapids, MI (Nov)

2022 Trips

Florida (Feb)
NC Mountains (Apr)
Washington DC (Apr)
Valencia, Spain (May)
Hilton Head, SC (May)
Pacific NW (Jun)
Long Island (Jul)
Florida (Sept)
Chicago (Sept)
Poland (Sept)
NC Mountains (Nov)
Euro Xmas Markets (Dec)