I can’t believe Summer is coming to an end and the kiddos will be starting school soon. This past weekend we decided to have one last outing away from home. We’ve been camping, visited Six Flags, and have seen a lot of forts but haven’t been to one place that you can swim, enjoy a picnic and hike all at the same time.
While at one of my kiddos recent doctors appts the doctor gave us a pass good for a visit to any State park of our choice which I thought was pretty cool! =) I wanted to go somewhere the kids hadn’t been before and my husband had remembered a place that he use to go to a lot when growing up so away we went.
The weather had called for a chance of showers that morning but we decided to go anyway which I’m glad we did because it turned out to be a gorgeous day that wasn’t too hot and was perfect.
When we first got there we decided to take a walk along the Oceanside upon some rocky ledges. It was so beautiful looking out in the ocean and seeing all the sailboats sailing by.
After some sight-seeing we chose a perfect spot to have our picnic. There were picnic tables to sit at and the views there were nice as well.
While we were eating there was this one seagull that kept trying to eat our paper bag. I felt bad and figured it was hungry so the kids tossed it some of their left over bread. It kept coming closer so I thought I would see if it would eat out of my hand. I have never tried that before and being the pansy that I am lol, I’m surprised I did.
Check out the video below of me feeding the seagull.
After lunch we went on the beach and set up our chairs and watched the kiddos play in the sand. My little guy had never seen the ocean before and to be honest I hadn’t been near an ocean since I was a kid and it certainly wasn’t as beautiful as this place.
It felt so good to be able to relax for a bit and be barefoot in the sand with my hubby while the kids enjoyed covering each other with sand and exploring the beach. I don’t go swimming often and neither does my hubby but we both decided since it was the end of Summer we would hit the icy water and have a good time.
What grand adventures has your family been on this Summer?