Roadtrip: Niagara Falls and the journey home

The last day of our vacation dawned bright and early as we walked down to Niagara Falls. We wandered the pedestrian walkway that runs along the Canadian side of the Niagara river, from the International Rainbow Bridge to the Former Toronto Power Generating Station. The views of the river and the falls were breathtaking. Horseshoe … Continue reading Roadtrip: Niagara Falls and the journey home

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Roadtrip: Toronto and Terre Bleu

Our first morning in Toronto we slept in a bit, since we didn't have to drive anywhere. We hit the Starbucks on the corner before setting out for our walking tour of the city. Our first stop was historic Kensington Market, about a mile from our hotel. We wandered through the old streets, well before … Continue reading Roadtrip: Toronto and Terre Bleu

Roadtrip: Ottawa

Saturday morning I was up early for a run before we got in the car to head to Ottawa. Only about 2 hours from Montreal, Parker took his morning nap while we drove. Our first stop as we drove into Ottawa was for breakfast at The Sconewitch, a delicious bakery chain local to Ottawa known … Continue reading Roadtrip: Ottawa

Roadtrip: Montreal

Thursday morning we hit the road for the hour and half drive to Montreal. As we were unable to check into our hotel until after 3pm, we planned to get a lot of sightseeing done before check-in. Our first stop was at St-Viateur Bagel's landmark shop for some of Montreal's famous bagels. Started in 1957, … Continue reading Roadtrip: Montreal

Road Trip: Cadillac Mountain, Bangor, and Sherbrooke

Wednesday morning we were up before dawn. Cadillac Mountain at Acadia National Park is the first place to see the sun rise in the United States (technically for only half the year, according the US Naval Observatory) so of course Jordan wanted to see it. Some quick research showed that this is a really popular … Continue reading Road Trip: Cadillac Mountain, Bangor, and Sherbrooke

Road Trip: Acadia and Bar Harbor Part II

Tuesday morning dawned vastly different than Monday, with not a cloud in sight and the sun shining on the harbor. We were up early for the Continental breakfast provided by the hotel, and then headed off to the southwestern part of Mount Desert Island where Bass Harbor Head Lighthouse is located. Everything is pretty close … Continue reading Road Trip: Acadia and Bar Harbor Part II

Road trip: Acadia and Bar Harbor Part I

We are so excited to be able to share our biggest trip of the year with you! We set out on Sunday, August 18th, hopping an early flight from Dallas to Boston. Parker ready to go! With a 3.5 hour flight, we were worried about how to keep Parker entertained. He was super on the … Continue reading Road trip: Acadia and Bar Harbor Part I

Packing for Acadia, Bar Harbor, and Canada

The time has arrived! We are packing up our stuff for the Kraft family trip of 2019, and our first big trip with baby Parker! So what does a new family of three take on a two week journey across the country, and then a road trip from Bar Harbor, Maine to Niagara Falls, Ontario? … Continue reading Packing for Acadia, Bar Harbor, and Canada

#TravelBackThursday Our First Road Trip: Carlsbad Caverns, Mesa Verde, and Grand Canyon National Parks

Hey everyone! Today we're going to travel back to our first ever road trip! It was the fall of 2010, Jordan was about to begin his third year of veterinary school and I was about to begin my second. We had been dating for about 6 months, and Jordan got the harebrained idea for us … Continue reading #TravelBackThursday Our First Road Trip: Carlsbad Caverns, Mesa Verde, and Grand Canyon National Parks