While on our trip to New Jersey and New York in October 2015, we made a trip to Ellis Island. I knew it would be an interesting and enlightening visit, but I was shocked at how thought-provoking it would be. We got off the boat and made our way to the main building (just like many immigrants that landed in New York would. Continue reading “Ellis Island New York – Island of Hope or Island of Tears?”
We have traveled a lot throughout the US and have actually been to 41 of the 50 States. Thus I decided to share some information about each state as well as the state road sign. If we didn’t get to a state sign yet (or forgot to get one while we were there), I have posted another picture of a state sign and will replace it once we have pictures. In the meantime, please enjoy the information on the states from Massachusetts-New Jersey. FYI, these are in alphabetical order. Continue reading “Massachusetts – New Jersey – US States Number 21 Through 30”
Lake Havasu currently claims the title of “the city with most lighthouses in America,” and thanks to the Lake Havasu Lighthouse Club, Arizona someday could surpass Michigan as the state with the most lighthouses. Arizona? Really? In the middle of the desert is not a place you would think of when you think of lighthouses. However, if you have been to Lake Havasu you may have seen the 24 replica of famous lighthouses from the East Coast, West Coast and the Great Lakes area.
Located in Jersey City, NJ opposite Ellis Island, Liberty State Park is bordered by water on three sides: on the north by the Morris Canal Big Basin and on the south and east by Upper New York Bay. As such, it offers daily ferries to the Statue of Liberty National Monument, Ellis Island, and Liberty Island. Check out their website for more info. Continue reading “Statue of Liberty and Liberty State Park – New Jersey”