Every summer, the girls and I take a mini vacation with my mom to a nearby (driveable) destination. We’ve been all over Ohio and last year ventured over to Baltimore, but with my dad’s poor health, we decided to stay closer to home this year and just traveled down I79 to Pittsburgh.

We stayed at the Hampton Inn in the best hotel room I’ve ever had. While in the ‘burg, we hit the Sky Zone trampoline park, the Carnegie Science Center, the zoo, the Natural History Museum and a 1920s-era ice cream shop where they actually make the waffle for your cone right there…so they are warm…which is pretty awesome.

A few pix:

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