Wednesday, August 1, 2007

Family Vacation - pt.2 Philly




Saturday morning we were off in the direction of Philly! It was a short car trip and we made it uneventfully (yah!). French Creek State Park was the total opposite of Hershey - wooded, primitive and quiet (except for my parent's neighbor - the definition of crazy). We set up camp and then Mike and I drove the triplets into Philly for a music festival for them and a date for us, the boys got to hang with Grammy and Poppy. Mike and I ate at the first Italian restaurant in America, great food and atmosphere, and then did a little exploring of the city. We picked up Bec, Chris and Kate in time to find a WalMart for the release of Harry Potter! I only stayed up until 5 am reading. The next day we went to Valley Forge which was amazing. Monday it was off to Philly to stand in the rail to see Independence Hall. From there we walked the city, stopping at the US Mint (no they do not allow camera's and you should have your id) Betsy Ross' house, Elfrith's Alley and then the Reading Terminal Market for my dad's only request of the trip - a real Philly Cheese Steak. It was exhausting but a lot of fun. After that everyone voted for a quiet day Tuesday at the campground, we had a picnic, swam in their amazing pool, rented a kayak and just hung out. It was a very busy vacation but we all had a great time. Everyone was exhausted on the way home, especially Matthew and his parents (mostly due to the fact that Cameron screamed for about 4 hours on the way home). Thanks Grammy and Poppy - we can't wait to do it again (next time both boys can ride with you)!

1 comment:

Rodrigo said...

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