Pit Stop: South of the Border

Hola! On the drive from the Northeast down to Walt Disney World, on the border of South and North Carolina is one of the most amazing places on Earth: South of the Border. Started as a truck stop and cheap place for North Carolina residents to get beer at extended hours, this is now a…

Field Station: Dinosaurs in Leonia, NJ

Hello! In this rare non-Disney post, my fiancĂ©e and I take you on a tour of Field Station: Dinosaurs. These photos were taken at their Secaucus location before they migrated a little bit north to Leonia, NJ. This park is open during the daytime seasonally and tickets are under twenty bucks. I highly recommend you…

Cretaceous Christmas

Merry Christmas! One of the oft-maligned lands at Walt Disney World is Dinoland, U.S.A. I love it – without apology – for what it is: a perfectly-themed roadside attraction and carnival that sprung up in the middle of the 20th Century around the site of an archaeological dig. Melissa has written much more about this…

Dinner at T-REX, Downtown Disney

To kick off my birthday weekend, we headed to T-REX at Downtown Disney for an afternoon bite. I had to be to bed pretty early to wake up for the Magic Behind our Steam Trains tour the next morning, so a 3:00 opening was perfect. We loved the sights and sounds inside T-REX, had some…