Donut Trail

My oldest has told me that I could be a tour guide of our area because I know a lot of places.  So during April, I’m going to share some of those local sights beginning with A and then ending with the letter Z.  I’ll be sharing these sights Monday through Saturday.  On Sundays, I’ll be continuing to share my Disney photos.

So where are these local sights?  They are mostly in the Dayton, Ohio area.  Some of them are in Columbus or the Cincinnati area.

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Second Street Market (2nd Street Market)

My oldest has told me that I could be a tour guide of our area because I know a lot of places.  So during April, I’m going to share some of those local sights beginning with A and then ending with the letter Z.  I’ll be sharing these sights Monday through Saturday.  On Sundays, I’ll be continuing to share my Disney photos.

So where are these local sights?  They are mostly in the Dayton, Ohio area.  Some of them are in Columbus or the Cincinnati area.

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Riverscape

My oldest has told me that I could be a tour guide of our area because I know a lot of places.  So during April, I’m going to share some of those local sights beginning with A and then ending with the letter Z.  I’ll be sharing these sights Monday through Saturday.  On Sundays, I’ll be continuing to share my Disney photos.

So where are these local sights?  They are mostly in the Dayton, Ohio area.  Some of them are in Columbus or the Cincinnati area.

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Oakes Quarry

My oldest has told me that I could be a tour guide of our area because I know a lot of places.  So during April, I’m going to share some of those local sights beginning with A and then ending with the letter Z.  I’ll be sharing these sights Monday through Saturday.  On Sundays, I’ll be continuing to share my Disney photos.

So where are these local sights?  They are mostly in the Dayton, Ohio area.  Some of them are in Columbus or the Cincinnati area.

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Carillon Historical Park

My oldest has told me that I could be a tour guide of our area because I know a lot of places.  So during April, I’m going to share some of those local sights beginning with A and then ending with the letter Z.  I’ll be sharing these sights Monday through Saturday.  On Sundays, I’ll be continuing to share my Disney photos.

So where are these local sights?  They are mostly in the Dayton, Ohio area.  Some of them are in Columbus or the Cincinnati area.

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The Carillon Historical Park is part of an organization called Dayton History.  Other places in organization are the Carillon Brewing Company, Hawthorn Hill (Orville’s mansion), The Paul Laurence Dunbar House Historic Site, Patterson Homestead, the Old Courthouse, Memorial Hall, and the Archive Center.  I’ve provided links to the other sites except for the Archive Center.

Carillon Park was founded by Mrs. Deeds.  She was the husband of Edward Deeds.  He was the president of the National Cash Register (NCR) and then along with Charles Kettering helped find Delco.  Charles Kettering invented the self starter for cars.  He is also known for helping build the dams after the Great 1913 flood.

In 1942, Mrs. Deeds funded building the carillon known as the Deeds Carillon.  It was built as a memorial to the Deeds family.  At the time it was built. it had 23 bells engraved with the names of their family.  Now it has 57 bells and is the largest carillon in Ohio.

The historical park has historic buildings and exhibits about the history of Dayton from 1796 until now.  The 1905 Wright Flyer III is located there and is the only airplane listed as a National Historic Landmark.

My favorite part of the Carillon Historical Park is the carousel.  Instead of horses, you ride on Dayton innovations.  Click here of more information.

I could ramble on about Carillon Historical Park.  However, I’m going to allow some of my photos of the park do the talking.

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Join me tomorrow for a local quarry that is now a park.

Have a magical day,

Traci

Ohio Cavern

My oldest has told me that I could be a tour guide of our area because I know a lot of places.  So during April, I’m going to share some of those local sights beginning with A and then ending with the letter Z.  I’ll be sharing these sights Monday through Saturday.  On Sundays, I’ll be continuing to share my Disney photos.

So where are these local sights?  They are mostly in the Dayton, Ohio area.  Some of them are in Columbus or the Cincinnati area.

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National Museum of the United States Air Force

My oldest has told me that I could be a tour guide of our area because I know a lot of places.  So during April, I’m going to share some of those local sights beginning with A and then ending with the letter Z.  I’ll be sharing these sights Monday through Saturday.  On Sundays, I’ll be continuing to share my Disney photos.

So where are these local sights?  They are mostly in the Dayton, Ohio area.  Some of them are in Columbus or the Cincinnati area. Continue reading National Museum of the United States Air Force

Yacht and Beach Club

Join me on Saturdays to see photos from our Universal Studios/ Walt Disney Resort vacation during Thanksgiving.

  1. Cabana Beach Bay Resort – Part 1
  2. Cabana Beach Bay Resort – Part 2
  3. Cabana Beach Bay Resort – Part 3
  4. Islands of Adventure – Part 1
  5. Islands of Adventure – Part 2
  6. Universal Studios – Part 1
  7. Universal Studios – Part 2
  8. Characters in Flight
  9. Disney Springs
  10. Port Orleans – French Quarter
  11. Pop Century
  12. Art of Animation
  13. Animal Kingdom Lodge / Entrance area of Animal Kingdom
  14. Boardwalk / Entrance of Hollywood Studios
  15. Yacht and Beach Club
  16. Contemporary / Entrance to Magic Kingdom
  17. Polynesian
  18. Grand Floridian
  19. Wilderness Lodge / Entrance to EPCOT
  20. Wishes

After we were finished at the Boardwalk, we walked along the path from the Boardwalk past the Swan and Dolphin and then onto the Yacht and Beach Club.

The Exterior of the Resort

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Christmas Decorations in the Yacht Club

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Christmas Decorations at the Beach Club

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The Pool Area

The pool has a sand bottom which is cool.

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After we were finished walking around the Yacht and Beach Club, we rode the ferry back to the front of Hollywood Studios.  We then caught a bus back to Pop Century because we knew the next day was going to be a busy one because we were going to visit the Contemporary, the Polynesian, the Grand Floridian, and Wilderness Lodge.

Join me next week for our visit to the Contemporary and the Entrance of the Magic Kingdom.  The Imaginative One and I visited the Contemporary 3 times on Black Friday so I’m going to have lots of photos.

 

Have a magical day,

Traci

Clifton Mill

My oldest has told me that I could be a tour guide of our area because I know a lot of places.  So during April, I’m going to share some of those local sights beginning with A and then ending with the letter Z.  I’ll be sharing these sights Monday through Saturday.  On Sundays, I’ll be continuing to share my Disney photos.

So where are these local sights?  They are mostly in the Dayton, Ohio area.  Some of them are in Columbus or the Cincinnati area. Continue reading Clifton Mill