Wednesday, June 30, 2010


On Fathers Day weekend, we packed up the car (as full as we possibly could) and headed north to East Harbor State Park for three nights of camping fun.  After receiving 10+ inches of rain in the first half of June, we were fortunate to have three nights without any precipitation, other than the hoards of mayflies.

We checked in and set up on Friday afternoon, then spent Saturday afternoon at Cedar Point.  It comes as no great surprise that Owen likes thrill rides.  He did not hesitate to get on any ride, including some of the bigger spinning rides like the Monster.  Clara also enjoyed the rides she was able to ride.  It was a long, hot day, but the kids did very well.  Fortunately we were able to take a break during the middle of the day at Soak City to cool down and relax a bit.

Set up on site 34A in the no pet, non-electric portion of the campground.  As you can tell, it was not a busy weekend.

Clara lounging in her camp chair while we set up.

Apparently, setting up camp is boring for a two year old. Don't ask me how she managed to get herself turned around without tipping the chair over.

Waiting in line for the boat ride at Cedar Point, and happy to be out of the stroller.

Owen did not hesitate to get on a single ride during his first trip to Cedar Point. 

Owen in front of the Marblehead Lighthouse.  We had not yet discovered all of the cool rocks that he needed to climb on.

Owen and Clara on the cool rocks at the Marblehead Lighthouse.

Owen checking out Lake Erie at from the Marblehead Lighthouse.  He kept referring to the lake as that "big pond".