Tagged: Travel

Tips for visiting Kentucky Down Under Adventure Zoo & How to save on admission

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    Kentucky Down Under Horse Cave, Kentucky - Christie Dedman
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    Kentucky Down Under Horse Cave, Kentucky - Christie Dedman
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    Kentucky Down Under Horse Cave, Kentucky - Christie Dedman
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    Kentucky Down Under Horse Cave, Kentucky - Christie Dedman
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    Kentucky Down Under Horse Cave, Kentucky - Christie Dedman
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Have you ever pet or fed a kangaroo? If not then consider making your way to Horse Cave, KY off I-65 for Kentucky Down Under. This hands-on zoo is one-of-a-kind. We’ve been to numerous...

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Charleston, South Carolina: Earn 3 National Park Junior Ranger badges in 1 day, full itinerary

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    Photo by Christie Dedman
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    The home on Snee Farm is a recreation of Charles Pinckney's estate. Photo by Christie Dedman
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    Inside the Charles Pinckney museum. Photo by Christie Dedman
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    Working on Junior Ranger booklets at Charles Pinckney National Historic Site. Photo by Christie Dedman
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    Walking through the Charles Pinckney site. Photo by Christie Dedman
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    Camelia bushes at Charles Pinckney's site. Photo by Christie Dedman
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    Driving across the Arthur Ravenel Jr. bridge in Charleston, South Carolina. Photo by Christie Dedman
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    Overlooking Charleston Harbor from Fort Moultrie. Photo by Christie Dedman
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    Inside Fort Sumter National Monument. Photo by Christie Dedman
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    Looking down cannon row inside Fort Sumter. Photo by Christie Dedman
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    Walking out to the parade ground at Fort Sumter National Monument. Photo by Christie Dedman
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    The actual Union flag that flew over Fort Sumter during the first battle of the Civil War. Photo by Christie Dedman
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    Looking back through the Sally Port at Fort Sumter. Photo by Christie Dedman
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    Approaching Fort Sumter Photo by Christie Dedman
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    Looking back at Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge - Photo by Christie Dedman
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    The USS Yorktown Photo by Christie Dedman
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    The USS Yorktown Photo by Christie Dedman
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    Badges the kids earned during our one day tour of Charleston, SC. Photo by Christie Dedman

Charleston, South Carolina is a mecca of sorts for Civil War history buffs.  American history fans would argue it’s not just for the Civil War students, but it’s a city rich in history of...

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Demopolis Christmas on the River + a Stop by Pie Lab Greensboro, Alabama

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    Bluff House in Demopolis , AL Photo by Christie Dedman
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    Tombigbee River Demopolis - Photo by Christie Dedman
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    Tombigbee River Demopolis - Photo by Christie Dedman
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    Fireworks at Christmas on the River in Demopolis were the best part. The floats were boring. Photo by Christie Dedman
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    Chess pie - Pie Lab Photo by Christie Dedman
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    Lemon Ice Box pie - Pie Lab Photo by Christie Dedman
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    Chess pie Photo by Christie Dedman
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    Famous mural in Greensboro - Photo by Christie Dedman
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    More pie - Pie Lab Photo by Christie Dedman
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    Tomato soup is delicious - Pie Lab Photo by Christie Dedman

Every year since the kids were old enough to enjoy seeing light displays I’ve always thought about taking them to Christmas on the River in Demopolis. Every year that I think about it, it’s...

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Check out Alabama’s famous Rattlesnake Saloon, open now for the season

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    Rattlesnake Saloon Photo by Christie Dedman
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    Rattlesnake Saloon Photo by Christie Dedman
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    Rattlesnake Saloon Photo by Christie Dedman
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    Rattlesnake Saloon Photo by Christie Dedman
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    Coon Dog Cemetery Photo by Christie Dedman
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    Coon Dog Cemetery Photo by Christie Dedman
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    Rattlesnake Saloon Photo by Christie Dedman

The famous Rattlesnake Saloon has reopened after their annual closing for select winter months. They’ve added some new menu items and they’ve released their schedule for the rest of the season. Back in September...

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Hot Hattie B’s Chicken Birmingham review + tips for dining with kids

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    Side parking lot of Hattie B's Birmingham Photo by Christie Dedman
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    Liked the black eyed pea salad, didn't like the coleslaw Photo by Christie Dedman
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    Split the 2 piece with a friend and save money Photo by Christie Dedman

Hattie B’s Chicken is famous in the South.  The newest location in Birmingham has been open for a while and we finally took time to head down to the Lakeview District on 7th Avenue...

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