Category: USA

Family fun in the Sleeping Bear Dunes

Roadtrip USA (Midwest): Sleeping Bear Dunes near Traverse City

In the second part of our road trip through the Middle West of the USA, we drove further to the North of Michigan. Our goal for the day, the Sleeping Bear Dunes, which are located in the vicinity of the “Cherry Capital”, Traverse City. This place has a special meaning for me. You can read more in our blog post.

Tulip Festival in Holland

Road Trip USA (Midwest): Tulip Festival in Holland

After two eventful days in Chicago, we are now starting our road trip through the Midwestern United States. Our first day's destination was the city of Cadillac, Michigan. On the way we visited the largest tulip festival in Holland. What we looked at also, you experience the following article.

Chicago from above

Chicago experience with the Chicago City Pass (Day 2)

The day before the City Pass has clearly paid off and we had a blast. On our second day in Chicago we visited the Natural History Museum "The Field Museum", the Adler Planetarium, went to the tallest building in Chicago and let the day fade away in Millennium Park.

Cherry blossom in Chicago

Chicago experience with the Chicago City Pass (day 1)

In May, it was the first time for the three of us, for our son to the United States. We started our little tour in Chicago. Two days we had planned for this and to visit with the Chicago CityPass enough attractions. What can you experience it all and we can recommend it, learn it this post.

Planespotting am Boeing Work

Planespotting at the Boeing plant / Paine Field Airport

About 50 kilometers north of Seattle is the largest and most important production site by Boeing. Next to the airport Paine Field (Snohomish Country Airport), the widebody Boeing 747, 767, 777 and 787 produced in the second largest building in the world. As with any visit to Seattle we were this time for Plane Spotting at the Boeing plant.

Seattle at night - view from Kerry Park

Seattle experience with the Seattle CityPass

What to see in Seattle? Thanks to the Seattle CityPASS, you can five of the most beautiful attractions of Seattle visit and saves money at the entrance. You get when you buy the pass is a small booklet, in which the Tickets for the attractions. On-site you must do so using nothing more than your ticket booklet to show for it. You will save yourself long waiting times when purchasing a ticket. What are the five attractions are included in the Seattle CityPass, we present to you here.

Chicago – Windy City: you should see This! (Part 2)

In the second part of our travel tips for “Chicago – Windy City: you should!” be to imagine we see a brewery, the Navy Pier visit to us by the police when Photographing is set, and a visit to last but not least, a quarter of the German emigrants.

Cloud Gate im Millenium Park

Chicago – Windy City: you should see This! (Part 1)

In the first part of our trip tips for "Chicago - Windy City: You should see" we will go to "The Loop" visiting Buckingham Fountain, which run along the Magnificent Mile and admire the views from the John Hancock Center.

White House

Washington D.C. - Sightseeing in the rain

Before, it was a Sunday afternoon back home, I wanted to use the opportunity, me the sights of Washington, D.C., and the National Air and Space Museum at the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center to look at. Unfortunately, the weather played with and it rained all day.

Piece Deep-dish pizza

Chicago - Dining: Deep-dish pizza and hot dog

With over two million inhabitants, Chicago is the third largest city in the USA. The famous city on Lake Michigan is but not only for its stunning architecture but also for its culinary delights.

Manhattan Bridge

New York Sightseeing Part 3

Tomorrow night it goes back into the home and there are still a few items on our ToDo-list. After a short Breakfast, we dive again in the big city adventure New York City. However, we can clearly see that today is Sunday. The trains run irregularly and it's just the little people on the go.

Empire State Building und Manhattan Bridge

New York Sightseeing part 2

The weather Outlook for today are awesome. Even if it is colder, a few degrees as of the last day, will seem the sun all day. Today we try the Hotel Breakfast, but the selection is rather modest, so there is only a coffee-to-go, and we wait...

The Chrysler Building from Lexington Ave.

New York Sightseeing part 1

For the next few nights in New York City, we have billeted us in Queens at the Country Inn & Suites. The Hotel is located in the immediate vicinity of the railway station Queensboro Plaza. We refer to our room in the 8. Floor, and so that we can counteract is equal to the fatigue, make us equal on the way to...