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Watching our first baseball game in Dallas

Watching our first baseball game in Dallas

(These blog posts are way behind I know – I’m determined record this amazing trip before I forget all the little details!) It seems we were pretty set on enjoying ALL that there is that is traditional American culture on this trip!  Before we left the big city and started exploring the littler towns in America we wanted to catch a sports game.  I’ll be honest, I didn’t care whether it was American Football, Basketball, Ice Hockey or Baseball – I…

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Drive in movies and discovering Dallas

Drive in movies and discovering Dallas

We had a great time in Dallas, our very first taste of the USA.  One of our favourite things we experienced was the drive in movies – something we don’t have back in the UK! Discovering Dallas One of the selling points I gave James and the kids when I was proposing a trip to Dallas was that we could potentially visit the home of Gas Monkeys which is the base of a TV show called Fast n Loud on…

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Skyline views at the Reunion Tower Dallas

Skyline views at the Reunion Tower Dallas

As I may have mentioned a few times, this was our first trip to the USA and coming from the UK where we don’t have too many skyscraper skylines, we were pretty excited to see it while in Dallas which is a pretty big city. Every time I saw pictures and videos of the city there was always this one tower that stood out – it had a ball on the top that was lit up at night time.  It…

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Visiting the JFK Museum in Dallas with kids

Visiting the JFK Museum in Dallas with kids

As soon as we knew we were landing in Dallas we knew we had to learn more about President Kennedy and his assassination which happened in downtown Dallas.  We were excited to learn that there was a JFK Museum in Dallas called the Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza which had loads of information about the events and was housed in the actual building that JFK was supposedly shot from. Marcus is my history buff and recently he’s been learning more…

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