Sanibel Thriller Dolphin Tour (Sanibel Island)


Besides and abundance of shells, Sanibel Island is also a great place to see bottlenose dolphin in their natural habitat.  We found out that the best way to see them is on a boat, which was not only fun for us, but apparently fun for the dolphins as well. We booked a trip on the Sanibel Thriller, a high powered speedboat that cruises around looking for pods of dolphin and then cruises by encouraging the dolphin to … [Read more...]

Chicago Architecture Boat Tour (Chicago)

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The Chicago Architecture Boat Tour  is  wonderful way to relax and learn about some of Chicago's most iconic buildings and must for anyone visiting the city. We took  an hour-long cruise on the waterways learning about the history of the settlement of the city by the Potawatomi Indians  who named the area Chicago which means "stinky onion"-how about that for an interesting little factoid.  We cruised by many … [Read more...]

Fort Sumter (Charleston)

Fort Sumter (Charleston)

One of the highlights of our visit to Charleston and an absolute must see for anyone visiting is a tour of Fort Sumter.  We made our reservations well in advance and you should too to make sure you get a good time that works for you  as these tours do fill up quickly.  The whole tour takes about 2 hours and 15 minutes with about 1 hour spent at the Fort, the rest of the time is spent on the boat heading from the … [Read more...]