Connecticut, Hikes, Travel

A Promise of a Castle – Heublein Tower

Recently while driving through Avon, Connecticut on our way to a farm for some strawberry picking, our littles excitedly pointed to a tower purged on the top of a hill asking me what that could be. After some short research we discovered that what was standing on the top of Talcott Mountain was Heublein Tower. A 165-foot-tall tower built to […]

Berkshires, Hikes, Travel

Balancing Life with a Toddler at Balance Rock State park in Pittsfield, MA

We do hikes with our littles fairly often and we thoroughly enjoy them. It’s one of our favorite ways to spend quality time as a family and bond while recharging and enjoying all that nature has to offer us. The Balancing Rock at the Pittsfield State park was an unexpected fun experience that we didn’t necessarily plan. We were driving […]

Connecticut, Granville, Hikes

New Year’s Hike to The Indian Council Caves

Just short of 5 mile moderate hike In Barkhamstead, Connecticut will take you to spectacular views over a white pine forest if you decide to follow the Indian Council Caves Trail located close to the border of Connecticut and Massachusetts. The trail is part of the 79 mile long Tunxis Trail and is located along Route 219 west of the […]

Berkshires, Hikes

Where to enjoy one of the most expensive views in The Berkshires

Chances are if you are visiting The Berkshires of Western Massachusetts you have wondered where to go in order to enjoy the best views of the Hills. We’ll share a place we discovered while driving around The Shire one morning with the hopes of our toddler taking a nap in the car. As you can guess he did not, which […]