Bramble Park Zoo (Watertown)

Destination #5: North and South Dakota

As you may already know, I am not a huge fan of zoos.  Parts of the Bramble Park  Zoo were really great, such as the petting zoo.  The kids really enjoyed getting up close and personal with the animals.  My youngest son Joel who can at times have a hair trigger temper is also the most loving and emotional of my 3 kids.  He is really drawn to animals and when I watch him it's like he has some kind of special … [Read more...]

Thunder Road Family Fun Center (Watertown)

Thunder Road Family Fun Center

At the end of a long hot day on the road, The Thunder Road Family Fun Center was the perfect place to indulge in some fun and games.  The kids rode the go-karts and then we partook in a game of mini golf.  I just love mini golf.  Once we get past the chaos of who goes first and the order of turns, I love discovering the cute and wacky scenarios of each hole.  When I was growing up, we didn't have a lot so a trip … [Read more...]