Diamond Caverns { Kentucky Travel }

Our family recently visited Diamond Caverns, near Mammoth Caves National Park Diamond Caverns WEbsite:  click here. Our original plan was to go on the Mammoth Caves tour- but our trip was sort of last minute and the tour we wanted to go on was sold out. We found Diamond Caverns on-line, and it was only a few minutes from Mammoth […]

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Upcoming FREE events and tours { Colorado, Michigan, Kentucky, Illinois and others}

Looking for some end of the summer travel ideas to do before the kids go back to school?  Here’s a few that showed up in my inbox: COLORADO: Children’s Museum of Denver, 2121 Children’s Museum Dr., Denver The museum is free from 4-8pm on the following days:  (these are a little later in the year) Tuesday November 3, 2015 Tuesday November 1, 2015 ILLINOIS: Chicago Children’s Museum at Navy Pier:  Free every Thursday 5-8pm as a Target Family Night event  (website) KENTUCKY: Mammoth Caves Website link 08/25/2015 Location: Mammoth Cave National Park | Map Fee Information: Free of ChargeContact Name: Mammoth Cave National parkContact Phone Number: 270-758-2417 Join us on August 25, 2015 to celebrate Founder’s Day with a free Mammoth Passage Tour!  Pick up your free tickets at the visitor center for one of the times listed below.  Tickets are free but are required for cave entry.  The tour is limited to 40 participants and is on a first come first served basis.  The trip is approximately 3/4 mile round trip.  Enter the Rotunda, see the remains of an 1812 saltpeter operation, experience some of the most famous ares of the Mammoth Cave.  Enjoy a day out with the family, friends or experience the park yourself.  Either way it’s sure to be a fine time! Mammoth Passage Tour Times 10:00, 11:00, 12:00, 12:30, 1:00, 1:45, 2:30 & 3:30 MICHIGAN: Henry Ford Museum Website Link 09/07/15 Target Family Days January […]

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