8.11.2008

Erie, PA - 4th of July

On a whim we spent our 4Th of July 2 hours north of Pittsburgh in Erie, PA. We had heard that Presque Isle State Park was the place to visit and thought we would check it out. Someone in our ward told us they had great beaches up there. Well at this point we were missing our Hawaii beaches so we wanted to get as close to that as possible. The beaches were OK, more rocks than sand...sorry no pictures. What we did find was a great place to rent canoes, kayaks, and paddle boats. We rented our own canoe and we were off.


Don't worry I didn't let Zac paddle all around by himself with the kids...I had just hopped out to grab a picture...

Anne was very excited to try paddling although we didn't go very fast when she was helping...

Andrew just loved "feeling" the water.

As for the scenery, it was beautiful. We paddled around for about 2 hours. The first hour the kids had a blast. But by the second hour they declared that canoeing was boring and even our active Andrew was just about asleep between Zac's legs. Both Zac and I agreed that we want our own canoe.

4 comments:

Anjuli Fry said...

How much fun is that!! We had tons of fun in out canoe growing up didn't we.

Daniel B. said...

hoha! Wish we could have come.

Yes, anjuli, we did have fun in the canoe. If only you guys hadn't kept swamping me....

Laura said...

What a fun family activity! It looks gorgeous and so relaxing! well, if you don't count the rowing...

Beth Harper said...

Glad you are back blogging and on a new computer at that! Looks like you had a fun 4th and glad you are adjusting and liking your new home.